iPhone & iPad Apps: QuickOffice Pro, Dragon Dictation and Best Parking

By Geri L. Dreiling, Esq

Portrait of Dan Pepper

Dan Pepper is the managing member of New Jersey-based Pepper Law Group, a boutique law firm that concentrates its practice in technology, Internet, and entertainment law. Pepper also counsels his clients in the areas of data privacy and technology and business process outsourcing.

Pepper, who has served as in-house counsel for General Accident Insurance, Oracle and BEA Systems, frequently speaks about a variety of issues including software licensing and distribution and digital rights management in multimedia transactions. On his Information Law blog, Pepper has tackled questions that arise when technology and the law intersect such as website privacy policies, reputation management and CAN-SPAM Act compliance.

This week, Pepper shares some of his favorite iPhone and iPad apps with Lawyer Tech Review.

Devices

iPhone 4 and iPad.

Apps for work

App to edit documents

Pepper notes that his practice involves “a tremendous amount of transactional and contract work, so I’m constantly reviewing documents.” To read and edit documents, Pepper likes QuickOfficePro. The app allows the user to create and edit Microsoft Office documents and comes with a WiFi file transfer tool. It is integrated with Huddle, SugarSync, MobileMe, Dropbox, Google Docs and Box.net. The app is available for the iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone, Android tablet, Symbian smartphone and HPwebOS. The iPhone app is $14.99. The iPad app is $19.99. (Affiliate links)

Another iPhone and iPad app that Pepper finds useful is Dragon Dictation. The speech-recognition app, which is free, allows the user to dictate emails and text messages quickly and easily. (To learn more about Dragon Dictation, read “How to Use Dragon Dictation on Your iPhone”)

App for fun

Best Parking App

“I travel into New York City and Philadelphia a lot,” Pepper explains, “so I use the Best Parking app.” Best Parking is a free app that helps users locate the cheapest parking garages and lots in 39 cities and 79 airports.

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