In Pictures: Most popular mobile apps in 6 key industries

Some industries adopt technology more quickly than others, but even the most careful and slowest-moving industries have bought into the value of mobile apps. Here are the top 10 apps in each of six major industries.

Manufacturers Brings Mobility to Factory Floors Tablets and smartphones have been showing up on factory floors, replacing paper binders for manufacturing salespeople, and being used by technicians out in the field repairing machinery. It's not just iPads, either. Android tablets are getting down and dirty on factory floors, and taking a bite out of Apple iPad's dominance there, according to GE Intelligent Platforms, which provides solutions primarily for industrial environments and municipalities.

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