How Cell Phones and Tablets Enable Telework

Tech Soup Blog

To be able to telework, people usually need five things: a computer or tablet, broadband Internet, access to work email, access to work documents, and a phone. The processing power of our mobile phones roughly doubles every 18 months as does storage capacity, as do Internet speeds with the advent of faster 4G and 4G LTE mobile networks. As smartphones mature, we’re doing more on them and less on our laptops. Often our best contact lists are now on our phones.

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WebEx and GoToMeeting , available through TechSoup, offer free iPad apps and easy availability on mobile devices. Facebook — We post frequently to our TechSoup Facebook page from our laptops, tablets and phones by tagging @TechSoup in our updates. This post was written by Evonne Heyning , part of TechSoup's Community team.

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The Best Tablet for Business Use

Connection Cafe

Five years ago, it was the laptop. In the past few weeks, I’ve used my iPad to connect to WebEx conferences, FaceTime with coworkers, update my OneNote folders and Evernote Notebooks, and take a picture of my receipts to attach to an expense report. It doesn’t replace my laptop, but I sure get a lot of use out of it. –Tom whiteboard app, Webex, Office) or connecting to important business applications (e.g. Twenty years ago, everyone brought pen and paper to meetings.

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