In Pictures: Top 25 iPhone and iPad apps for business

Apple's iPhone and iPad may have been built for consumers, but the folks in Cupertino correctly guessed that what's good for consumers is good for businesses. The only stumbling block may be the growing volume of apps available: more 140,000 natively for the iPad and over 500,000 that work on the iPhone and iPad. Here are 25 go-to iOS apps for business users, from travel planning to document editing using Microsoft Office tools to time tracking to getting a good night's sleep.

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Keynote $10. Current version average rating: 4 stars Designed for iPhone, iPad


Apple's answer to PowerPoint is a slick, drag-and-drop-easy iOS (and Mac) app for creating visually compelling presentations. The app includes 12 presentation theme templates to get you started. You can also import and edit PowerPoint decks and export back to PowerPoint or PDF. (To start, you may want to email the PowerPoint deck to yourself and open it in Keynote, or open it from your Dropbox folder if you have the iOS Dropbox app.) Apple's Keynote Remote app ($1) lets you use an iPhone as a remote control for a Keynote presentation on your iPad over a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection. You can control a Keynote deck on a Mac as well, but only over Wi-Fi. The app also displays your presenter’s notes.

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