Digital video has become common in the workplace. At work, I often create promotional videos, training videos and videos of company events and distribute them to my colleagues.
Tips, tricks for the enterprise user.
Lee Lup Yuen
Lee Lup Yuen is passionate about mobile phones and PDAs, as he is constantly buying new gadgets and programming them in J2ME, .NET, Symbian and AppForge. <br>He has developed commercial applications with mobile technologies like SMS, MMS, WAP, 3G video streaming and location-based services.
Nokia's Mail For Exchange lets you sync your e-mail, calendar, contacts and tasks between your Nokia phone and your company's Microsoft Exchange server over the mobile Internet. This is a free application from Nokia that works on many Nokia N-series phones.
People who see me working on my notebook are often amazed with the speed at which I perform tasks by using the keyboard instead of the mouse.
Google Docs offers free, feature-rich Web-based tools for editing and sharing spreadsheets and text documents. Using a Web browser on your notebook or netbook, you may sign in to Google Docs to create a spreadsheet or text document.
2008 was a great year for enterprise mobility, with plenty of new technologies and gadgets to keep us mobile workers happier than ever. This year I'm particularly thankful for:-- Apple iPhone 3G for giving us the best mobile Web browsing experience possible on 3.
HAVA is a networked appliance that can encode a video source in real-time and stream it to your mobile phone. For example, you can connect a surveillance camera to the HAVA box and you will be able to watch the surveillance video on your mobile phone, via the HAVA mobile client software.
If you need to track the whereabouts of your co-workers, or to give them your precise location, try using the free GPS tracking service by InstaMapper. (You still need to pay for mobile data charges though.
Some mobile operators offer a multi-SIM service that effectively "clones" your SIM card, allowing you to use multiple phones and PDAs with multiple SIM cards that are linked to a single mobile subscription.You may make multiple phonecalls and mobile data connections simultaneously.
The new Google Android HTC G1 smartphone promises to cover the middle-ground, between the Apple iPhone and Windows Mobile smartphones.iPhones are easy to use with their large touchscreens but as I mentioned in my earlier blog posts, some common messaging features are missing and building enterprise applications can be tedious.
The iPhone has a terrific touchscreen and great features like 3.5G mobile broadband and GPS, making the iPhone highly suitable for some enterprise mobile applications.
If you're using a newer Nokia phone like Nokia N95 and N82, you can install the JoikuSpot software to turn your Nokia phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot. This means that you will be able to connect notebooks, PDAs and other Wi-Fi devices to your phone and enable them to access the Internet via the phone's 3G/GPRS mobile data function.
Compact, inexpensive Netbooks like the ASUS Eee PC 701 are getting cheaper and more powerful. Why not consider using them for mobile fieldwork applications, like surveys and order entry?
I recently bought the Apple iPhone 3G from my local mobile operator, used it for a week and found the iPhone 3G strangely "anti-social" for a modern 3G mobile phone:It can't forward SMS messages.It can't send SMS messages to a predefined group of recipients (contact group).
I recently ordered two Dell Studio notebooks online and I was pleasantly surprised by the wide variety of options offered.Here are some selections for those who are interested:Choose your CPU, RAM, hard disk: You can tweak the options and get instant feedback on the total price of your notebook.
I recently migrated to a new Windows Vista notebook and I'm still having problems working on it. So allow me to share my Vista migration tips, and hopefully you won't experience the same problems:Choose Vista Business, Ultimate or Enterprise: These editions of Vista have a built-in backup feature, which should be very useful for backing up your work to an external hard disk.