Don't-Miss Business Mobility Stories

How to break through the Great Firewall of China on iOS

If you're visiting China, you can use a VPN to gain access to banned sites like Facebook and Twitter.

How to sync an Android phone to your Mac

Syncing an iPhone to a Mac is simple. Syncing an Android phone may not be quite as easy, but it isn't hard. Here's how to do it.

How to take meeting notes that really work

We all have to go to meetings. Some of us have to take notes on those meetings. Here's one workflow for making sure those notes are as useful as possible.

Discussing the business iPad

Host Chris Breen is joined by Serenity Caldwell, Dan Moren, Scholle McFarland, and Joe Kissell to discuss the iPad in the business environment.

Editing PowerPoint documents on an iPad

You love your iPad, and chances are good that you need to use Microsoft Office for work. You have lots of options for editing documents created in Microsoft Word and Excel on your iPad, but what about the third major component of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint?

App Spotlight: FineReader Touch brings multi-lingual OCR scanning to iOS

Need to convert a paper document into editable text? This app does it—in your choice of 42 languages

Keep your data safe when you travel for the holidays

Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.

How to run your business in Evernote

Evernote isn’t just for taking notes on the go. Here’s how to turn the must-have app into an essential part of your small-business workflow.

Editing Word documents on an iPad

Even though there's no iPad version of Word, you can read and edit Word documents on your iPad if you're willing to accept a few compromises. Joe Kissell shows you how.

Presenting with the iPad

Dreaming of the day you can leave the heavy laptop behind and give all your presentations from your iPad? Joe Kissell explores what's possible with the third-generation iPad and AirPlay.

The expert's guide to Instapaper

Marco Arment's Instapaper service-and-app is a great way to save Web articles for later reading on your iPad. If you haven't tried it, here's a quick guide to getting started. And if you already use it, here are some tips for getting more out of it.

Send text, files from Mac to iOS via Messages

There are a variety of ways to send text and files from your Mac to your iPhone or iPad (and vice versa). But you might not have thought of one of the easiest: Use Messages.

How I use Evernote for work

You might know Evernote as a great tool for clipping stories from the Web and collecting recipes. But you not have considered how useful it can be for business, too. David Sparks explains how he does just that.

Missing apps, missing Safari warnings, and more

Chris Breen gets a lot of questions but those questions don't always merit a long answer. In this edition of Mac 911 he makes a dent in the mailbag by answer questions about missing iOS apps, how to restore Safari warnings, using a "PC" hard drive with a Mac, and redownloading the Lion installer.

Automator workflow of the month: Automate app backups

There's nothing more irksome than losing an iOS app that works perfectly for you because a less-than-perfect update has replaced it. Here's how to protect yourself from such mishaps with Automator.