There aren’t many things I like more than sitting down for hours eating a multi-course Italian or Indian dinner. Conversing, laughing, eating, drinking in good company…it satisfies my mind, body and soul. Less satiating but in many ways just as vital to actually arriving at the big meal…is the snack. Snacks hit the spot and keep me going. And for my on-the-go lifestyle balancing (read: juggling) family and work, I’m finding that pint-sized computer devices are fulfilling my need for quick bites of the Internet.
computers are allowing me to quickly check-in live with email, Twitter,
Facebook and other Websites so I can communicate with others, or munch
on the latest news and information.
Mobile devices are making
Internet snacking easier, and in many ways allowing me to manage more
things, be in more places and with more people – especially my family
– than ever before. I’m certainly the extreme techie of our
household, but more and more I seen the rest of my family appreciating
the benefits of Internet snacking.
One Device Is Not Enough
When it comes to technologies on my daily menu, I consider my HP Laptop and MacBook
as serving me the full course Internet meal. The HP is my Intel
Centrino Pro powered business laptop managed by our Intel IT
department, and it reliably helps me manage all of my planning projects
and work collaboration. The MacBook is my portable powerhouse that
serves up all my video and photo editing and sharing needs. Already two laptops are too many, but having both helps me rev up my creativity and productivity.
sometimes I just don’t have time for a full boot up or a comfortable
place for working my laptop. That’s where my snacking devices coming
in into play. For me and my family, these snacking devices are Mobile
Internet Devices and netbooks: