Dan Thompson, Manager of Product Development for Claris Networks, gave the Motorola Electrify a spin as his primary work device for three weeks. To be clear, a guy who does nothing but troubleshoot computer/network issues, configure high level applications, and navigate the cloud on an enterprise level, used a cell phone AS
his desktop computer for three weeks. And it worked like a charm.
Are you tired of having a trusty computer for work and pleasure? Do you relish the anxious insecurity of knowing a creeper somewhere could be browsing all your personal and corporate information? Or are you just tired of things going smoothly at work and want some thin ice to walk on for a bit? Then this post is for you!
There are a lot of ways to make sure your laptop gets stolen and all your files compromised. Not only can you lose your personal documents, applications, pictures and videos, but your company’s confidential, proprietary data and sensitive customer data as well! It’s easier than you would think to completely mess stuff up, lose hundreds of dollars and make things pretty miserable for yourself!
You can probably identify with the “Oooooh no…” feeling. It’s the feeling you get when you realize the presentation you’ve been working on for 2 hours hasn’t been saved once, and you just ran out of battery, and it’s gone forever. Or after a month of working on a project, you are sitting pretty the weekend before the presentation, and your computer crashes. Gone. Monday’s coming. Due dates and unsympathetic board members await your data…or lack thereof. “Oooooh no!” Better get busy!
Here is a situation that will blow your mind: you’re a research scientist working long hours for over two years in search of, and making great stride toward, a cure for prostate cancer. Test after test after test, analysis after analysis after analysis, report after report after report. They all go on your computer. You put your faithful laptop in the trunk, pull into a restaurant and get lunch. Then, the unthinkable.