This $9.99 app is targeted for consultants, attorneys, or contractors who work with multiple clients and jobs. It helps you track the time and expenses you spend on each assignment. You can view and share daily reports in HTML or CVS. Plus with an add-on module you can generate invoices and export data to Quickbooks. Then so you don't loose your valuable info, you can back it up to your PC via Wi-Fi.
If you're a road or sky warrior, this app can help you record, track, and report all your expenses and mileage. It supports the major currencies, includes reporting and exporting via email or Wi-Fi, and features password protection. Plus it helps you track the status of reimbursements.
17. Flight Track
This is a must-have app for frequent flyers. It does more than just check for flight delays. It tracks all the flight info, including gate numbers and baggage claim details, and lets you easily share it with colleagues or family. View the flight path overlaid with a live weather radar map so you can predict delays. Its $4.99 for the basic app and $9.99 for the Pro version which includes enhanced updates and TripIt support.
Flight Track iPad app
This app offers the same features you'll find on a desktop FTP client. This is great if you're a webmaster and want to make a few site changes when away from the office. Other business users might also find it convenient to upload or download, stream, or edit files right from the iPad.
If you're a Twitter addict, you ought to check out this free iPad app. It supports multiple accounts, geotagging, and has a customizable multiple column display. You can tweet, upload photos, reply, retweet, and direct message. You can also view user profiles, follow/unfollow, block/unblock. If you do some digging, you might even find some hidden features and gestures.
TweetDeck for iPad
Whether you want to reconnect with past colleagues, advance your career, or find a job, you can network with professionals on LinkedIn. Though developed by LinkedIn, currently this app isn't customized for the iPad. Nevertheless, you might find it more useful than using the web interface. You can search for and add people, check your messages, update your status, and do pretty much everything else.
As a staffer on the run, you sometimes need a fast information source -- about anything. This iPad app will enable you to quickly scour Wikipedia for some easily digestible factoids. Quick, what year did that happen? What about that technology, product, person? Do some brief research ahead of time and appear ready for the big meeting.
Eric Geier has authored many networking and computing books for brands like For Dummies and Cisco Press. He's also the Founder and CEO of NoWiresSecurity, which helps businesses easily protect their Wi-Fi network.