By Doug Miller
Being constantly connected is critical for my work so when I was leaving for a 4 day business trip recently, I looked at my arsenal of devices and selected a range of connectivity solutions that would give me lots of options for keeping in touch. As I walked out to the door to the airport, I had the following in my carry-on bag:
- An HTC Titan II Windows Phone with LTE on AT&T’s network which also was enabled as a mobile wireless hotspot when needed.
- A Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Android-based tablet with LTE on Verizon’s network and also capable of being a mobile wireless hotspot.
- A small Acer notebook computer running Windows 7
- An Intel-based tablet computer running Windows 8 RTM
- A 3G USB stick that connects to AT&T’s HSPA+ network which can be used with either of my Windows devices
- A Sprint 3G/4G Overdrive portable wireless hotspot device
I have a first generation, WiFi-only iPad but decided to leave that at home.
So what did I find worked best to keep me connected?
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