No matter where you seem to look these days, no one can deny how influential technology has become! In fact a recent Ofcom Communication Market Report suggests that over 90% of adults in the UK own and use a mobile device such as a phone, and that over half of 16-24 year-olds have a smartphone.
Technology has evolved at such a rapid rate that now pretty much everyone has some form of gadget whether it is a tablet, PC, laptop or smartphone. Further findings by Mintel reveal that 10% of adults own some form of tablet computer. According to AppsWorld, 87% of the world’s population are mobile phone subscribers, and one in seven searches on the World Wide Web is via a mobile device.
What do all these statistics mean? There are many gizmos on the market that can help your day-to-day lives. The Internet offers unlimited access to information from across the world. So make sure you pick the right device to help you organize your work in terms of meetings and events, and staying connected with your clients 24/7. What are the hottest new, must-have additions to the gadget revolution?
The iPhone 5 has become a necessity among business professionals. Stay organised with a diary and have access to calls, emails and correspondence at all times. Want more? Work on the move with Apple’s iCloud. If you often travel back and forth to your client, you can still pick things up from where you left them and you don’t even need to use the same device to access the information. It means you don’t have to carry around an external hard drive!
Google Nexus 7 from Asus Tablet:
This tablet allows you to work much faster, boosting productivity. It is extremely thin and light so it is very portable when travelling. It also has 9.5 hours of battery life so it will last all day.
Its super-fast Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor ensures that the pages load quickly and you can run multiple apps at a time.
The iPad mini packs all the punch of the full size version in a smaller package. Impress the client at a meeting by showcasing this gadget to indicate how proficient you are. Make sure it helps your work instead of hindering it- the plethora of access available shouldn’t distract you.
The Right Mobile Device:
To get ahead in today’s society, it helps to make use of the best technology available. Owning one of the latest and best quality gadgets can help not just your flexible work arrangements, but also your boost your presence as a true professional.
This article was provided by Nixon Williams, one of the leading contractor accountancy services in the UK. Speak to the experts today for professional IR35 advice and tips on starting out in self-employment.
Image Credit: Microsoft Clip Art