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Don't Forget To Take Your Tablet

Thursday, October 20, 2011   By Mike Reddy


Think of it as maintaining a healthy business lifestyle - a daily dose of vitamins helps keep things running smoothly. Keeping up with the ever-changing technology that impacts on your business life is a must. Staying abreast of the newest wave can give you a distinct competitive advantage.

Read vitamins as tablets and you can start thinking about the most known tablet device today - the iPad.

However the development does not stop there. With every viable IT manufacturer getting its hands into this lucrative pie, the tablet is fast replacing its predecessor - the laptop.

A tablet computer is like an overgrown smart phone, or under developed laptop. With most of the capabilities of both, in one sleek, light weight and easy to handle package, the tablet possesses a flat touch-screen with a virtual keyboard. It is more hands on, so to speak, as you use your fingertip to navigate your device.

A tablet computer is not just a fancy fad. The benefits should result in a hefty return on investment.

Staying mobile without having to lug around a compartatively clunky lap top device frees you up to do more business on the go and the sleek design is the perfect travel companion. With full Internet capabilities, VoiP and digital personal assistant functions the tablet computer transforms all your gadgetry into one streamlined item.

Microsoft, Apple, Android and Linux - the list goes on. Tablets are accessible and user friendly and with all the varieties available, you can be sure to find something that suits your requirements.

Research before you buy. A basic Internet search can provide you with plenty of consumer reviews that will help you to narrow it down. Chat to others within your industry to get ideas on how this technology can improve your productivity and profitability.

Mike Reddy is a Chartered Accountant, business coach and advisor helping businesses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Gold Coast to easily increase their profits and cash flow. He is currently President of the North Sydney Chamber of Commerce, a Regional Councillor for Sydney North East and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Sydney leadership team. As well as advising businesses, Mike presents business development seminars and webinars and is regularly contacted by the media to comment on small business matters. You can connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.