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Android Apps for CIOS

Nov 20, 2013 06:35 PM EST

There are useful Android apps for CIOs. For CIOs who are always on the move, these smartphone devices for Android will be sure to improve efficiency, speed, reliability, increase productivity levels and more. Smartphones also enable a collaborative environment through apps and modern device functionalities. Executives are driving the BYOD trend. C-Level executives are using their Android devices for the workplace.

Below is a list of recommended Android Apps for CIOs:


Scatterslides for Android app can stream executive presentations via large displays to Wi-Fi. Scatterslides also  supports video, audio, animations, Microsoft PowerPoint and OpenOffice Impress files. A free app  to download.

Mobile Security & Antivirus

Mobile Security & Antivirus by Trend Micro offers privacy protection, data backup and social media antivirus protection using Facebook privacy. The software also allows Android users to detect malicious apps. According to, Trend Micro Mobile Security is at a 99.9% detection rate. Mobile Security & Antivirus is a free version which includes a Anti-virus scanner, privacy scanner for Facebook and 50MB cloud storage.


The Locale for Android App features an advanced touch-screen interface. The app is quick with an integrated Google Maps interface. There is GPS, Wi-Fi, mobile and other data information for gathering device location.  Android Scripting Environment, PowerfulLocale and MyToodle are also included.

PocketCloud Remote RDP / VNC

PocketCloud Remote App allows Android users to run applications and access files on a remote desktop. The technology features business-class remote access and virtualization. The WiFi and 3G/4G networks make for fast performance. Files can be accessed with PocketCloud. The app is great for presentations, accessing spreadsheets and reports while traveling. This popular app already has over millions of installs.


UberSocial is an Android Twitter app for multiple account management with engagement posting on Facebook. Collaboration can schedule across all departments and to make decisions to where the CIOs can also be social.

Google Drive

Google Drive for Android allows sharing and file storage in one place. The Google Drive Android app lets users access video, photos, documents, videos and other files. Uploading, Managing files, Editing Google documents and Google spreadsheets are supported. Users can also view Google presentations and print files with Cloud Print.

ES File Explorer File Manager

ES File Explorer File Manager for Android App has over 200 millions global downloads. V3 is also coming soon. ES File Explorer is an executive file and application manager. The Google Play App includes: file manager, application manager, task killer, cloud storage client (compatible with Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive,, Sugarsync, Yandex, Amazon S3, and Ubuntu One), FTP client, and LAN Samba client. The ES File Explorer connects over 3G.

Google Play

Google Now

Google Search App for Android features Google now. For those who want more out of data security a vCIO makes sense. And cost wise it may be better affordable for the business. Virtual CIO apps like Google Now virtual assistance have a good benefit where the team can go through technology ideas from the vCIO and collaborations.


The ServerUp App for Android has 3G and is Wi-Fi enabled. The Android App works for users who use LANs through Wi-Fi and local computer management. ServerUp App can support whois, ping and  traceroute capabilities.

CIOs of today are extremely technology savvy. With cloud, Android mobile devices provide easier access. Working under pressure and being able to embrace technology faster improves executive productivity. Smartphones and tablets for Android are increasingly becoming a valuable partner for CIOs and the organization.

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