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Upgrade your business trip with enRoute’s round-up of apps and gadgets for frequent flyers.
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The Quickoffice Pro and Quickoffice Pro HD (for tablets) apps allow you to view, create and edit Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations, with all the functions you're used to having on your desktop or laptop. 
$15 (cellphone); $20 (tablet) [Apple, Android]

Take a photo of your dinner receipt, and the Expensify app will send it back to you, digitized and ready for Excel. You can also track hours and mileage and submit expense reports directly from your phone.
free (personal account); two free users per month, $6 per additional user (professional account) [Apple, Android]

Dropbox for Business, an amped-up version of the cloud-based file-hosting service, gives you unlimited storage space and extra security and even keeps a record of deleted files in case you or a co-worker has trashed something accidentally. You can also track who's working on what. 
Starts at $795 per year for five licences [Apple, Android]

Evernote will quickly become an indispensable research tool. It allows you to take notes (both written and audio), save entire Web pages and files (including copies of your passport and travel medical insurance), clip text and add snapshots. You can synch your entire account on all your devices and share with co-workers too. 
Free [Apple, Android]

Keep track of loyalty points from 562 airlines, hotels, retailers and credit cards with AwardWallet – and get a warning when they're about to expire.
Free [Apple, Android]

Virtual Office

The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover connects to your iPad via Bluetooth, transforming it into a near-full-functioning laptop;
it also acts as a secure cover, thanks to the magnetic clip. At less than 250 grams, it won't weigh down your carry-on, and since one full charge lasts six months, you won't even have to pack the cord. 
$100

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