As a small business are you excited about all the new mobile computing devices? You should be. All these new devices are going to have an impact on your business. So you better get ready to deal with them. You need to stay abreast of what is happening in the area of mobile computing. Your customers are going to be using these devices and you need to align your business to leverage new technology. You need to think about how your home business can be ready for mobile devices. Is your website ready to handle mobile requests? Will your site show up properly? Are you thinking about developing a iPhone app or iPad application? Your competition is probably reviewing this information as we speak. New technologies will impact your business so don’t delay thinking about the new mobile space.
Just a few years ago people only had access to there home desktop and laptop computers. Maybe they had access to a small pda ( personal digital assistant ) for keeping contact information. In just a few short years we have come a long way in mobile computing devices. Before you had to have several separate devices to get things done. Now we have smartphones and computing tablets that give you the power of a complete computer system.
Apple iPad got people interested again in a new computing interface. No keyboard to deal with. The power of a touch screen and a flat surface. This opens the market up to people that are not good at touch typing. Typing on a keyboard takes time to learn and master, but most people can touch the screen without a problem. This was a new way of interacting with a computer. No need for a mouse or keyboard. Just point your finger and touch what you want. Light and easy to carry. One of the real reasons that the ipad is taking off is because of the applications that it can run. There are many mobile devices on the market but the real power of any computing device is the software that you can run on it. Popular applications are what make having a mobile computing device worth it.
The netbook computer is small and powerful enough for you to get your basic computer needs done. Also very light and easy to carry. Some regular notebooks are heavy and lugging them around can be like exercise. A netbook computer can allow you to read your emails and surf the internet. Most have screens that are under 12 inches. One drawback of the netbook is the size of the keyboard. Due to the small size the keyboard can seem a bit cramped.