Tech for travel

Summer vacation time is closing on those of us in the Northern hemisphere once more. In honor of Towel day and its idea of preparedness, I thought I’d share some thoughts on what tech I bring with me when I travel.

What’s in your bag?

I am lucky enough to travel as much as suits me, but not much more. However, I have developed a list of things I bring with me whenever I go travelling. There are two lists; the core list and the extended list. Here goes:

The iPad

Yesterday, Apple announced the long-anticipated, much hyped iPad. Looking like an overgrown iPhone, it sports a 9.7″ screen, with a resolution of 1024×768, multi-touch and your choice of WLAN (all models) 3G (some models) and 16, 32 or 64 GB memory.   A commenter at NRK Beta said it was disappointing that it didn’t have… Continue reading The iPad

Free eBook: Troubleshooting Windows 7

Working in IT, I often have people ask me about issues they are having with their computer. Now, while I’m happy to help out, I often find that the problems I solve for them are problems they could have solved themselves. Mitch Tulloch, a Microsoft MVP and lead author of the just-published Windows 7 Resource… Continue reading Free eBook: Troubleshooting Windows 7

Useful resources for eBooks

Wrapping up my series on eBook usage, I provide you with a list of handy links for legal download of books for your eBook, as well as other links that might prove useful:   Software: Adobe Digital Editions Calibre Sony eBook Library   Free eBooks: Baen Free Library ManyBooks.net Project Gutenberg   eBook shops: Books… Continue reading Useful resources for eBooks