By Leo Notenboom
In a recent podcast about mobile
connectivity, I briefly reflected on some of the options available to the
wired traveler. That podcast was, itself, an example of how I stay connected
while traveling since it was recorded, written, and posted from my RV in a
state park many miles from my home.
Let’s look at it in a little more detail.
Mobile connectivity has improved dramatically in recent years. I’ll cover the big options for the traveling internet user.
Obsolescence. It is almost a given in the high paced PC industry. The word always gives a bitter sweet feeling in the gut. On one hand, there is a certain frustration that your current PC is getting out of date. But this is coupled with the excitement of knowing that you will soon be in the market for a new one. I think we’ve all been through it.
As the popularity of broadband internet connections has increased, the prevalence of analog modems has declined. Over 40% of desktop PCs running the PC Pitstop on-line tests do not have a modem installed.