Travelling by plane in the US can be a hassle nowadays with the stringent security checks. If you're travelling between Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC, consider taking the high-speed Acela Express train.
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.
Remember the low-powered Palm PDAs that were so popular and fashionable around the late nineties till 2004? Most of us have moved on to more powerful devices running on Windows Mobile and Symbian, but the original Palm OS PDAs are now used in Africa as data entry devices for healthcare.
Take an iPhone, remove the phone and what do you get? The iPod touch.
Someday soon when you're flying economy class, you'll have a personal in-seat PC with 10.6-inch LCD monitor that will let you work without opening your laptop.
Are the built-in applications in your mobile phone inadequate for your business needs? Good news -- there are plenty of business applications that you can buy and install into your phone to make you more productive.
Have you done anything lately to save the environment? Adopting mobile technology is a great way to conserve natural resources.
As noted in this report, there are about 150 government services in Singapore that are accessible via mobile devices like mobile phones and PDAs. Let's take a look at some of the services that are available to the mobile citizens of Singapore:SMS: Citizens can sign up at MyeCitizen portal to receive SMS alerts when their passports are about to expire and when their road taxes and library books are due.
Is your laptop getting too heavy (and hot) for your lap? Palm and ASUS have announced new ultraportable laptops that are very light and relatively inexpensive (under US$500) but you may be underwhelmed by the performance.
No need to waste time while flying, it's actually possible to work right from your seat in economy class!In-Seat Power Supply: Some flights have a power supply system built into every economy class seat, so you can charge up your laptop while working.
This week, I'm bringing The M Files halfway across the globe from sunny Singapore to rainy Seattle. Here's what I packed for my trip:Backups, backups and more backups: I always back up my e-mail and lock it up safely in the office before travelling.
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a great way to get updates on news, blogs, even calendar events. Now it's possible to read RSS feeds on your phone.
Mobile barcodes enable you to share URLs and other information easily. Just ask your friends/coworkers to point their mobile phone cameras to your barcode and the encoded information will magically appear in their phones.
The Nokia N95 seems to have everything in it. But is it really useful for the mobile worker?
Our tip today looks intimidating to most people, but may be a life saver to server administrators. If you're a server administrator, you would probably have used text-based terminal protocols like Telnet and SSH (Secure Shell).
Do you work in sensitive environments where camera phones are banned? As a mobile warrior I always carry an extra non-camera phone (Nokia 2650) in case I need to visit such places.