003 Second Screen Productivity - ProductivityCast

003 Second Screen Productivity – ProductivityCast

Ray and Augusto recently both obtained new mobile tablets. We talk about how we’ve implemented them in our work and personal lives, and why mobile tablets are becoming a powerful primary computing device.

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Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

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are you ready to manage your work and

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personal world better to live a more

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fulfilling productive life then you’ve

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come to the right place

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welcome to productivity cast the weekly

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show about all things productivity here

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are your hosts Ray Sidney-Smith and

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Augusto Pinaud our show today is going to

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be about second-screen productivity and

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not really its corollary of the concept

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of second-screen where you use a mobile

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device while you’re watching a

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television and you’re accessing

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potentially supplemental content and and

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other information or interacting with

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social media while you are watching

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television we’re really gonna be talking

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about Hardware the fact of the matter is

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is that gusto and I both recently got

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new tablets and while gusto is the

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tablet ninja I mean he’s really the

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expert here in terms of using his iPad

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only he wrote a book on the topic I am

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just getting really comfortable with

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using a tablet for more than just

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watching Netflix so um so we’re gonna

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talk about what we’ve been doing and how

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much more productive we have been as it

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relates to tablet productivity or even

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using your your phone as the second

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device and sort of the experience we’ve

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been we’ve been having you are using the

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iPad as a primary computing device and

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have been comfortable with that for many

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years and in contrast I have been using

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both iOS as well as the Google Android

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OS for many years concurrently but not

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really for high level activities and

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only recently did I get a Samsung Galaxy

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and the 8 inch variety so that it was

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large enough for me to be able to read

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on the screen I had the Nexus 7 prior to

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that which is the Google tablet and I

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really loved it it’s then it’s light

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it’s powerful and so the Samsung Galaxy

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Tab that I have also has a sim card in

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it so this one has data so that wherever

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I am I can access you know just basic

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email and and web browsing and that kind

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of thing when I’m on the road so that’s

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been really really helpful

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and it has the case that I got has a

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stylist you know that plugs into it and

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at a magnetic screen case and it’s just

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really great I have to I have to admit

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it it does do much more today for me now

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that I’m able to take notes say in

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Evernote on the larger screen and also

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you know just sort of getting around I

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can see more email at once so I can

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process multiple emails you know that

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just need to be deleted I don’t have to

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scroll through page after page after

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page of email I can quickly go through

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full pages just as I would on my laptop

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screen I can do that here on the tablet

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as well and so you you don’t process

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email on your phone but you processed it

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on the tablet and it’s a very similar

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interface since you’re using and I

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really like this idea here I think that

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this is something not to be lost on

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people that is because you’re using iOS

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across all of your devices you are in

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essence creating the compound benefits

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based on the fact that you’re going to

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know more and better of how iOS works

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how your computing operating system

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works because you are not having to

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switch gears every time you look at a

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different screen cuz they’re all the

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same

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am i correct there you are correct there

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even that I treat them as DIF 3 screen

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as you are you correctly said I have I

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don’t check on anything on on the iPhone

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and the reason I do that what I discover

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with email is I was reading email

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multiple times so I was with my phone

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getting distracted because it vibrate or

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let me know or give me a some kind of

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indication or alert that I just received

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an email look at on my phone and then go

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somewhere else were then when I need

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back went back to really processing

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email then I prefer the bigger screen I

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prefer the iPad and then I went and then

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read that email again without any doubt

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reading emails multiple time it is

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highly inefficient ok so that’s the

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reason I came with a

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that I don’t read email on my phone and

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actually I don’t even have email

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configured because the problem for must

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be is if you cannot process email

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efficiently on your phone and there is

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people who can then you should not check

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email on your phone

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period if you have the systems and the

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workload to do it then that’s totally

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fine but if you are just checking to see

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if something it’s going to explode or

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not and for to see you know just to be

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curious what is coming you are really

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being highly ineffective not only that

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if you are in like you know I received

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between 100 and 150 m of a day you know

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I’m basically getting distracted 100 250

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times a day it’s impossible to do

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anything of significance if you are

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getting distracted often by something

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that you are not doing anything with you

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are just getting distracted look who’s

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come and then if it sounds fun or

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interesting then open and see what it is

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just to discover oh I need to process

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this later the exception to that is if

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I’m traveling if I am traveling while

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I’m in transit then I may check email

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while I’m transit but as soon as I get

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to wherever I am then I come to the

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settings of the phone and then turn

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email again off so that way I’m

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accessible and available while I’m

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moving around but not on the other on

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the other time and the effect of that

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has been incredible number one you start

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looking your phone in a completely

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different way and you discover ways to

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use your phone in a matter there is more

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effective if they someday I have come to

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use often

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you know the split screen ability on iOS

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that’s one of the reasons I don’t know

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even if some day Apple come with the

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ability to split a screen on my iPhone

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if I want to do that on 16 you know even

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though I have the largest the iPhone

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plus the largest option you can have you

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can be an iPad Mini or even now that

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will Finch

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if you think on dimensions on the screen

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for people and iPhone 6 plus okay is the

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equivalent on size two of them are the

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equivalent on size to an iPad Mini on a

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split screen if you get now a nine point

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seven and do split current is the

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equivalent to have two iPad minis and if

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you get a twelve point nine interests if

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they have to interpret and respond to

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something so powerful you split that

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screen and you really have two iPad

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side-by-side working with you it’s a

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shame that every developer has activated

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a split screen there are a few that

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haven’t but the ones who haven’t really

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make it for an incredible powerful thing

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to be able to work with two different

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applications in that split screen view I

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am on android OS you know you can do

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that for most applications as similar to

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iOS and I’ve actually really found it to

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be helpful

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you know like flash back to the 90s and

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and just so everybody knows you know

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Windows has had the ability to what they

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call tile

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you know tile screens which is what I

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still call it the screen tiling is the

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idea to work in multiple screens at once

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and it’s had it think since probably

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windows 95 probably earlier than that

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but that’s where I entered and I mean I

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I just I love the concept of it and

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there was there’s really not an easy way

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for that to be done on Mac OS X and so I

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always lament that you know like on a

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Windows computer you right-click on the

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taskbar and you say to pile you know

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windows and whichever active windows you

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have open it automatically puts those up

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on the screen and split them equally on

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the screen so if you’re working on data

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entry you’re looking at a PDF and you’re

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trying to do data entry into Excel you

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can easily do that or if you need to

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different web browser windows open side

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by side while you’re comparing to Google

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Documents you can do that as well and so

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that’s super super helpful from iOS now

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I’m proud for a couple of iterations

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it’s limited again to what the developer

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you know house done or not done it

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doesn’t work with every configuration on

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every

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but if you click on iOS on the green but

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you have basically I read a gray and a

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green button to expand or compressed it

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the screen but if you click on the green

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and let it pressed they will tell you on

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that application what abilities you have

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to do the equivalent of tile so to make

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this app fullscreen on half of the

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screen three-quarters of the screen or

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just a quarter of the screen depending

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on what the developer has decided a

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minimum size that it can work and it’s

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really useful for things like comparing

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to Google Docs document because now you

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can open both side by side and allow

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Apple to consider or back Oeste consider

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that to full document and this really

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comes down to how we’re using our

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tablets productively now in our worlds

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because I’m using that tablet screen as

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that second screen more often than not

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you know I usually have a Windows

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computer in front of me a typically have

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a Mac OS you know device in front of me

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either you know one of my Mac books and

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now I’m having this this screen in front

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of me and and then occasionally I have a

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Linux laptop as well that I’ve been

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running Linux Mint on and so having that

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screen has now allowed me to open up

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another say if I’m referencing a PDF I

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will typically have that open on the the

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mobile tablet to be able to view that

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data while I’m entering it into my

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primary you know keyboard whichever

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primary keyboard I’m using at that

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moment and that’s actually been really

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really helpful because I’ve it’s it’s

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very quick and simple for me to be able

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to have the applications that have all

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of my data in them because they’re in

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cloud storage you know options whether

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that be Google Drive Dropbox or

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otherwise and so pulling them up and

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open you know even opening up a PDF or

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an image that I’ve taken picture of a

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page and a book you know that I that I

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want a reference I just open it up from

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Evernote and it’s there I can read it

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and data enter that stuff and so just a

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couple of things that I think would be

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for folks to sort of think about when it

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comes to tablet productivity is that

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what I’ve decided to do is across all of

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my mobile devices since I’ve made that

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transition while I still use iOS and in

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testing and other environments in

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production I’m only using that is in the

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real world that I’m you know running

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around all the time for work I’m

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actually using Android OS for all of my

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mobile devices now the idea for me is to

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have my home screen be a sort of a base

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station for easy access to my most

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frequently used applications and while

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this is different between iOS and

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Android I’ve just chosen to orient that

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home page to have the the widgets and

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folders dedicated to the most primary

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stuff right and so I’ve actually created

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a series of folders that help me just

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sort of understand what it is that I’m

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doing and so I’ve chosen a couple of

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verbs you know so like I have a folder

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called Reed and that allows me to have

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all of my news applications my Amazon

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Kindle app my library application news

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and weather which is the Google News and

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weather application and my my RSS feed

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reader I use feedly and so all of those

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are in the read read

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you know folder and when I look at it I

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know that’s read so that’s where I can

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do that so if I’m in a space where I

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don’t have headphones I’m gonna be in an

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environment where it’s quiet I’m going

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to be able to read as opposed to listen

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and then I have my listen folder so my

0:12:40.160,0:12:44.360
listen folder has my audio library audio

0:12:42.589,0:12:47.300
app which I use overdrive which is

0:12:44.360,0:12:49.310
awesome and I have my NPR news app I

0:12:47.300,0:12:51.830
have stitcher google play music and some

0:12:49.310,0:12:53.330
podcast applications all in the listen

0:12:51.830,0:12:55.390
app so I can if I want to listen to an

0:12:53.330,0:12:58.700
audiobook I have headphones with me and

0:12:55.390,0:13:00.500
and I have some time between you know

0:12:58.700,0:13:02.000
say I’m on a layover I’m in a space

0:13:00.500,0:13:04.730
where I could do that I can go ahead and

0:13:02.000,0:13:06.500
do that so I’ve just as a as these this

0:13:04.730,0:13:08.000
is not an archetype for anyone but I

0:13:06.500,0:13:11.209
just figured you know it’s good to know

0:13:08.000,0:13:14.690
I have read listen watch write and that

0:13:11.209,0:13:17.660
actually matches by my my system across

0:13:14.690,0:13:20.000
my entire system wherever I have sort of

0:13:17.660,0:13:20.960
read later opportunities they’re going

0:13:20.000,0:13:22.490
to be listen read

0:13:20.960,0:13:25.220
watch right those are the things that we

0:13:22.490,0:13:29.210
can we can do input wise as humans and

0:13:25.220,0:13:32.420
so as soon as computers give the ability

0:13:29.210,0:13:34.610
to taste I’ll add a context for taste

0:13:32.420,0:13:36.560
but the but the reality is is that I

0:13:34.610,0:13:39.320
have listened read and watch and so I

0:13:36.560,0:13:42.170
have those there I have create which is

0:13:39.320,0:13:44.900
basically all of my you know Google Docs

0:13:42.170,0:13:46.940
Google sheets Google slides but it also

0:13:44.900,0:13:49.480
includes you know Dropbox and Google

0:13:46.940,0:13:51.980
Drive then I have a context for

0:13:49.480,0:13:54.230
communicate which includes all of my

0:13:51.980,0:13:56.780
messaging apps and phone apps and and

0:13:54.230,0:13:59.810
and then I have a learn as you know my

0:13:56.780,0:14:01.670
duolingo and my other language apps and

0:13:59.810,0:14:04.190
all the other MOOC apps like Coursera

0:14:01.670,0:14:05.390
and you Demi and other apps like that

0:14:04.190,0:14:07.550
and that’s really just been very very

0:14:05.390,0:14:10.040
helpful for me to streamline it down to

0:14:07.550,0:14:11.300
what fits into those folders and you

0:14:10.040,0:14:13.730
know I have other folders as well you

0:14:11.300,0:14:15.980
know I have a money folder which is for

0:14:13.730,0:14:18.440
apps that I for shopping and for

0:14:15.980,0:14:20.090
purchasing and Android pay and Google

0:14:18.440,0:14:21.740
Wallet and PayPal and so and so forth

0:14:20.090,0:14:23.450
all of those are in there and I have a

0:14:21.740,0:14:25.640
work one which includes all the work

0:14:23.450,0:14:27.440
applications that I use but the primary

0:14:25.640,0:14:29.870
point of me talking about this was that

0:14:27.440,0:14:31.910
I like the idea of having those verbs to

0:14:29.870,0:14:34.520
tell you what you’re going to do very

0:14:31.910,0:14:37.700
similar to defining the next action in

0:14:34.520,0:14:39.350
getting things done methodology it’s all

0:14:37.700,0:14:40.970
about what is the thing that you have to

0:14:39.350,0:14:42.620
do what is that action that you’re going

0:14:40.970,0:14:44.840
to take and being able to look at your

0:14:42.620,0:14:46.610
phone on your mobile tablet and decide

0:14:44.840,0:14:50.800
on what that’s going to be it’s very

0:14:46.610,0:14:53.930
useful for me for me again about

0:14:50.800,0:14:56.300
simplest you know and and I have always

0:14:53.930,0:14:57.920
laughs and I open to you when you

0:14:56.300,0:15:01.610
mention all the device and I understand

0:14:57.920,0:15:05.870
for what you do the devices are critical

0:15:01.610,0:15:09.530
but I begin simplifying in the name of

0:15:05.870,0:15:12.650
focus many many years ago so for me a

0:15:09.530,0:15:15.170
screens even contact I used to have at

0:15:12.650,0:15:18.890
some time on my life context of contact

0:15:15.170,0:15:22.340
the contact context and today I have

0:15:18.890,0:15:25.190
really six of them but in general I want

0:15:22.340,0:15:29.900
to go back to that level of simplicity

0:15:25.190,0:15:34.010
and it is not other than allows me to

0:15:29.900,0:15:34.819
keep my focus for longer that allows me

0:15:34.010,0:15:39.609
also

0:15:34.819,0:15:42.199
to accomplish more in less time so that

0:15:39.609,0:15:46.160
they know answer to what you’re saying

0:15:42.199,0:15:48.350
is my screen you know I carry with me

0:15:46.160,0:15:52.850
you know two or three devices depending

0:15:48.350,0:15:55.309
where I am I have my iPad 12 that is set

0:15:52.850,0:15:58.549
up in a way mostly because that is my

0:15:55.309,0:16:00.619
main machine I still carry with me my

0:15:58.549,0:16:03.379
iPad Mini that now is set up in a

0:16:00.619,0:16:06.889
different way because he set up more as

0:16:03.379,0:16:08.689
a reading consumption device so I set up

0:16:06.889,0:16:11.359
in a completely different way and

0:16:08.689,0:16:13.579
finally I have my iPhone that if someday

0:16:11.359,0:16:15.319
Apple is kind enough to do an Apple

0:16:13.579,0:16:17.479
watch that can make phone calls without

0:16:15.319,0:16:19.220
having an iPhone I basically will get

0:16:17.479,0:16:22.970
rid of it because I don’t use it anymore

0:16:19.220,0:16:27.529
I my iPhone has returned to be now a

0:16:22.970,0:16:30.769
place where I make phone calls and has

0:16:27.529,0:16:33.529
been relegated really back to a phone I

0:16:30.769,0:16:36.079
use it for a phone or as a data terminal

0:16:33.529,0:16:38.329
when I bought the iPad I decide I wasn’t

0:16:36.079,0:16:40.220
going to get the one we say Wi-Fi

0:16:38.329,0:16:42.889
because anyways I need to carry the

0:16:40.220,0:16:45.619
phone so I could use the phone as a data

0:16:42.889,0:16:48.679
terminal but that’s pretty much for what

0:16:45.619,0:16:52.159
I use there is nothing really there is a

0:16:48.679,0:16:54.529
little that I do in my day to day on the

0:16:52.159,0:16:57.019
iPhone in comparison to what I will have

0:16:54.529,0:17:01.759
done years ago and I think one of the

0:16:57.019,0:17:05.059
things we tend to to do is be conscious

0:17:01.759,0:17:08.449
or unconscious and mostly unconscious we

0:17:05.059,0:17:10.789
tend to overcomplicate and we tend to do

0:17:08.449,0:17:14.089
things in a way that is way more

0:17:10.789,0:17:26.240
complicated that what we need and what

0:17:14.089,0:17:30.559
we don’t that is not by the way I was

0:17:26.240,0:17:33.230
guilty of okay I years ago when you know

0:17:30.559,0:17:37.549
when the pump way before iPhones

0:17:33.230,0:17:40.190
I know that I had a pump I and I

0:17:37.549,0:17:44.450
remember when pound cake with the

0:17:40.190,0:17:47.059
options add color to their calendar day

0:17:44.450,0:17:48.650
and this is around 2000 beginning of

0:17:47.059,0:17:53.150
2000 2001 maybe

0:17:48.650,0:17:55.880
maybe 2002 and I spent I’m not going to

0:17:53.150,0:17:59.510
admit how many hours per gay figuring

0:17:55.880,0:18:02.510
out I had a color poem at that time but

0:17:59.510,0:18:05.300
my palm did not did a roll out of the

0:18:02.510,0:18:08.540
system backwards they announced that as

0:18:05.300,0:18:10.580
a feature for the new machine and I

0:18:08.540,0:18:13.610
spend I’m not going to say how many

0:18:10.580,0:18:15.050
hours breaking and hack into my palm so

0:18:13.610,0:18:17.720
I could have the calendar application

0:18:15.050,0:18:19.910
with the colors on my current Arwen

0:18:17.720,0:18:24.980
given I was in college and I could not

0:18:19.910,0:18:28.910
afford the pump I thought I wanted okay

0:18:24.980,0:18:32.950
and and same thing I had Mac I had

0:18:28.910,0:18:35.480
Windows and for many many years I

0:18:32.950,0:18:38.690
ridiculous amount of time over

0:18:35.480,0:18:41.420
complicating the things I could do truth

0:18:38.690,0:18:46.490
I could think that people will not dream

0:18:41.420,0:18:48.230
to do a dot on their devices but it was

0:18:46.490,0:18:50.180
worth it to over complicate it

0:18:48.230,0:18:52.340
I don’t know I can tell you I learn a

0:18:50.180,0:18:56.090
lot I don’t know it was worth it from a

0:18:52.340,0:18:57.890
Productivity point view okay from the

0:18:56.090,0:19:03.740
geek point of view I had a lot of fun

0:18:57.890,0:19:07.250
but in 2007 when I moved from the PD

0:19:03.740,0:19:10.310
world and I shut down my PC for the last

0:19:07.250,0:19:13.400
time and moved to a Mac OS one of the

0:19:10.310,0:19:17.960
things that I wanted to accomplish to

0:19:13.400,0:19:19.460
simplify my computer need that was part

0:19:17.960,0:19:21.560
of the reason when the iPad was

0:19:19.460,0:19:25.850
announced years later I was so excited

0:19:21.560,0:19:29.360
because as limited as may have seen at

0:19:25.850,0:19:32.380
that time I understood that having Pages

0:19:29.360,0:19:35.570
and Numbers what was 90% of the world

0:19:32.380,0:19:38.000
including myself oh could sometimes I

0:19:35.570,0:19:40.580
run into things I would love to have a

0:19:38.000,0:19:42.650
really powerful thing yes I do and

0:19:40.580,0:19:46.910
that’s normal and that’s happened to

0:19:42.650,0:19:50.090
everybody but if so when that happen but

0:19:46.910,0:19:51.740
you know doesn’t matter anymore an iPad

0:19:50.090,0:19:53.450
basically gives you eight hours of work

0:19:51.740,0:19:54.950
so that means I’m working more than an

0:19:53.450,0:19:58.930
hour shame on me but that’s different

0:19:54.950,0:20:01.970
disk but the fact is that simplicity

0:19:58.930,0:20:02.450
allows me to then instead of focus how

0:20:01.970,0:20:05.960
am I

0:20:02.450,0:20:08.780
Hart is going to do X to really finish X

0:20:05.960,0:20:11.300
in lesson and that for me is one of the

0:20:08.780,0:20:13.580
powers of that focus and that’s implicit

0:20:11.300,0:20:15.680
in the interest of simplicity as you’re

0:20:13.580,0:20:18.140
talking about gusto you know we need to

0:20:15.680,0:20:20.930
all remember that there are some really

0:20:18.140,0:20:23.840
amazing web applications out there that

0:20:20.930,0:20:26.660
have mobile apps and we need to make a

0:20:23.840,0:20:28.670
choice when we put those on our tablets

0:20:26.660,0:20:32.030
you know our tablets tend to have less

0:20:28.670,0:20:35.660
memory outside of your iPad pro for the

0:20:32.030,0:20:37.850
rest of us the you know our our tablets

0:20:35.660,0:20:40.040
our tablets actually have usually less

0:20:37.850,0:20:42.050
memory and your operating system

0:20:40.040,0:20:43.250
actually slows down when you when you

0:20:42.050,0:20:45.290
start to fill it up with too many

0:20:43.250,0:20:46.940
applications and so one of the things

0:20:45.290,0:20:49.760
that I think could be really helpful is

0:20:46.940,0:20:51.980
for you to go in and decide which

0:20:49.760,0:20:54.260
applications actually have comparable

0:20:51.980,0:20:56.480
mobile applications for doing those

0:20:54.260,0:20:59.120
things so I’ll give a couple of examples

0:20:56.480,0:21:00.740
that of ones that I’ve used and have

0:20:59.120,0:21:03.770
just chosen that I’m gonna use those

0:21:00.740,0:21:06.740
mobile applications as opposed to the

0:21:03.770,0:21:09.760
full mobile app that you install from

0:21:06.740,0:21:13.760
say the iOS App Store or through Android

0:21:09.760,0:21:15.590
the a Droid Google Play Store and so for

0:21:13.760,0:21:17.150
example there’s an application called

0:21:15.590,0:21:19.220
telegram which is a messaging

0:21:17.150,0:21:21.440
communication application and I use that

0:21:19.220,0:21:24.080
with my clients because it’s open

0:21:21.440,0:21:25.670
sourced and I and it’s secure you know

0:21:24.080,0:21:28.760
and I can I can feel comfortable doing

0:21:25.670,0:21:30.860
that and so we go ahead and use telegram

0:21:28.760,0:21:33.980
for these for these communications and

0:21:30.860,0:21:36.080
on the tablet I actually used the the

0:21:33.980,0:21:38.030
web app it’s the mobile version or I

0:21:36.080,0:21:40.160
guess it’s just responsive and so the

0:21:38.030,0:21:43.100
web app itself loads in the browser and

0:21:40.160,0:21:45.560
so on mice on my home screen you know

0:21:43.100,0:21:47.900
there’s the telegram icon it looks like

0:21:45.560,0:21:49.790
the normal mobile application icon but

0:21:47.900,0:21:52.670
it actually just opens up a web version

0:21:49.790,0:21:54.680
it’s full screen and it does everything

0:21:52.670,0:21:56.690
the mobile application does I don’t need

0:21:54.680,0:21:58.220
it to be any more fancy you know it’s

0:21:56.690,0:22:00.980
not like it’s doing anything more than

0:21:58.220,0:22:03.380
just messaging so don’t need it you know

0:22:00.980,0:22:06.590
Facebook Facebook is a huge application

0:22:03.380,0:22:08.450
on mobile devices you know it’s probably

0:22:06.590,0:22:10.520
over a hundred megabytes or even more

0:22:08.450,0:22:12.800
than that plus if you install messenger

0:22:10.520,0:22:14.540
and you install pages which if you have

0:22:12.800,0:22:15.789
a Facebook page or multiple Facebook

0:22:14.540,0:22:17.169
pages

0:22:15.789,0:22:19.119
you know you’re running many many

0:22:17.169,0:22:20.889
different facebook applications that’s a

0:22:19.119,0:22:23.109
big footprint on your mobile device and

0:22:20.889,0:22:26.019
it turns out that the Facebook mobile

0:22:23.109,0:22:27.909
application works just fine for my needs

0:22:26.019,0:22:30.639
they may not for yours but it does for

0:22:27.909,0:22:33.279
mine I very rarely log into Facebook

0:22:30.639,0:22:35.080
proper you know I interact and engage in

0:22:33.279,0:22:37.659
multiple professional groups on Facebook

0:22:35.080,0:22:39.100
you know and so I’m in the group’s app

0:22:37.659,0:22:41.259
and I’m in messenger you know

0:22:39.100,0:22:43.749
communicating one-to-one with a variety

0:22:41.259,0:22:46.600
of friends and family but I just don’t

0:22:43.749,0:22:48.999
interact with Facebook’s newsfeed enough

0:22:46.600,0:22:50.409
on a mobile device you know I’ll do that

0:22:48.999,0:22:51.909
on the on the desktop but I’m just not

0:22:50.409,0:22:53.889
gonna do that on the mobile device so I

0:22:51.909,0:22:57.489
don’t need the app so that saves me a

0:22:53.889,0:22:59.109
hundred megabytes or more of space that

0:22:57.489,0:23:01.059
then is constantly running in the

0:22:59.109,0:23:02.889
background updating and doing all of

0:23:01.059,0:23:04.419
that stuff so just for purposes of

0:23:02.889,0:23:07.139
thinking about that because you can

0:23:04.419,0:23:10.479
bookmark or create a shortcut to

0:23:07.139,0:23:13.840
webpages that you frequently access you

0:23:10.479,0:23:15.909
can also link to the mobile version of a

0:23:13.840,0:23:17.679
lot of applications without needing to

0:23:15.909,0:23:20.470
actually download and install the app

0:23:17.679,0:23:22.179
one cool productive benefit is that if

0:23:20.470,0:23:24.549
you have an app that sends a lot of push

0:23:22.179,0:23:25.659
notifications inside the mobile app like

0:23:24.549,0:23:28.059
notifying you about things you don’t

0:23:25.659,0:23:29.950
want to know by enabling the browser

0:23:28.059,0:23:32.519
version that’s just gonna open it up in

0:23:29.950,0:23:34.869
your you know either Safari or Chrome or

0:23:32.519,0:23:37.029
whatever mobile app mobile web browser

0:23:34.869,0:23:39.879
you’re using you’re really eliminating

0:23:37.029,0:23:42.399
that an unnecessary notification push

0:23:39.879,0:23:43.179
that happens on the regular on your

0:23:42.399,0:23:45.549
mobile device

0:23:43.179,0:23:48.129
so I highly recommend that speaking

0:23:45.549,0:23:50.950
about pushing things there is a program

0:23:48.129,0:23:52.749
called push bullet and pushbullet is the

0:23:50.950,0:23:56.710
is this tool that I use quite frequently

0:23:52.749,0:23:59.710
for being able to push tabs of my

0:23:56.710,0:24:01.989
browser or different kinds of data from

0:23:59.710,0:24:04.090
one device to the other so I’ll give you

0:24:01.989,0:24:06.340
an example I’m where I work in primarily

0:24:04.090,0:24:10.029
Google Chrome you know across my

0:24:06.340,0:24:11.859
ecosystem and so I am in Chrome in the

0:24:10.029,0:24:13.929
Chrome browser on my mobile tablet and I

0:24:11.859,0:24:15.879
see a webpage that’s really cool but

0:24:13.929,0:24:17.499
it’s not really mobile responsive it’s

0:24:15.879,0:24:19.479
just not a mobile website so it’s just

0:24:17.499,0:24:22.960
not displaying properly I can click on

0:24:19.479,0:24:24.669
the share icon in the mobile browser and

0:24:22.960,0:24:26.799
click on pushbullet

0:24:24.669,0:24:28.989
and pushbullet will give me a list of my

0:24:26.799,0:24:29.460
devices all of the devices that have

0:24:28.989,0:24:31.289
pushed

0:24:29.460,0:24:34.679
on it and I can select you know the

0:24:31.289,0:24:38.309
desktop Chrome browser on my MacBook Air

0:24:34.679,0:24:41.460
13 inch and now it will literally open

0:24:38.309,0:24:44.250
up a new tab in real time of that

0:24:41.460,0:24:45.720
browser tab and now that web page that

0:24:44.250,0:24:47.850
wasn’t displaying properly on the mobile

0:24:45.720,0:24:50.130
tablet now displays properly on the

0:24:47.850,0:24:51.750
desktop and I can now interact and

0:24:50.130,0:24:53.460
engage with it on the full screen and I

0:24:51.750,0:24:55.890
didn’t have to copy and paste email

0:24:53.460,0:24:57.270
myself a link you know what have you it

0:24:55.890,0:24:59.610
just automatically does all of that

0:24:57.270,0:25:01.169
stuff if I’m on my phone and this

0:24:59.610,0:25:03.090
happens to me quite frequently I look at

0:25:01.169,0:25:05.190
a whole bunch of websites you know and

0:25:03.090,0:25:06.990
now I have a bunch of tabs open in the

0:25:05.190,0:25:07.950
mobile browser well I could just click

0:25:06.990,0:25:10.230
on pushbullet

0:25:07.950,0:25:12.240
and push those to the desktop which I

0:25:10.230,0:25:14.669
can then process really easily without

0:25:12.240,0:25:17.429
it sitting open and taking up space on

0:25:14.669,0:25:19.890
my mobile browser you know in the mobile

0:25:17.429,0:25:21.179
browsing app so pushbullet is really

0:25:19.890,0:25:23.190
really great for that kind of stuff so

0:25:21.179,0:25:25.169
just to keep keep in mind that you don’t

0:25:23.190,0:25:28.020
need to use up a lot of space on your

0:25:25.169,0:25:30.419
device if you use the right things which

0:25:28.020,0:25:31.980
is bookmarking shortcuts and even

0:25:30.419,0:25:37.620
pushbullet you know one of the great

0:25:31.980,0:25:40.320
things with each other yeah because what

0:25:37.620,0:25:43.500
most people don’t know is developed for

0:25:40.320,0:25:47.010
mobile it’s a pain mostly because as

0:25:43.500,0:25:50.309
with computer we have come to a kind of

0:25:47.010,0:25:53.399
a send on resolutions and it’s when you

0:25:50.309,0:25:56.490
get to mobile that is all throw out of

0:25:53.399,0:25:58.590
the window maybe someday we will get we

0:25:56.490,0:26:01.020
will get there but right now that we’re

0:25:58.590,0:26:03.419
in fight against people who produce

0:26:01.020,0:26:05.730
devices and resolutions and all that

0:26:03.419,0:26:09.029
everything change that make a challenge

0:26:05.730,0:26:11.250
and what works great even on on that

0:26:09.029,0:26:13.200
device that you have and that fancy now

0:26:11.250,0:26:14.279
you put it on an iPad and doesn’t work

0:26:13.200,0:26:16.710
and vice versa

0:26:14.279,0:26:20.010
and it’s nothing to do with Apple or

0:26:16.710,0:26:22.890
Samsung or any other or Google devices

0:26:20.010,0:26:25.440
has to do with the back end the code and

0:26:22.890,0:26:28.980
the software that’s number one number

0:26:25.440,0:26:32.070
two one of the things I believe make

0:26:28.980,0:26:35.130
really powerful they this new generation

0:26:32.070,0:26:39.049
of tablets and mobile device are the app

0:26:35.130,0:26:42.340
and in many cases really the

0:26:39.049,0:26:46.420
applications don’t use as much space as

0:26:42.340,0:26:48.640
use on on a regular computer and you

0:26:46.420,0:26:53.200
could feed a lot more applications than

0:26:48.640,0:26:55.330
what do you expect on it the other thing

0:26:53.200,0:26:58.300
is because not everything works really

0:26:55.330,0:27:01.510
well on a mobile device then it gets to

0:26:58.300,0:27:04.210
be painful if the app version you know a

0:27:01.510,0:27:06.280
web mobile version works great and

0:27:04.210,0:27:08.800
that’s fantastic you can even go and

0:27:06.280,0:27:12.490
create a direct access on your desktop

0:27:08.800,0:27:16.030
and all that but my experience tend to

0:27:12.490,0:27:17.950
fail more than succeed with that and I

0:27:16.030,0:27:20.260
found then maybe sometimes they were

0:27:17.950,0:27:22.240
great on the big iPad but then you go

0:27:20.260,0:27:23.890
and ask try to exit from the phone and

0:27:22.240,0:27:27.670
doesn’t work that make it really

0:27:23.890,0:27:29.230
frustrating for me so I am a big

0:27:27.670,0:27:31.900
proponent of apps

0:27:29.230,0:27:35.770
I like apps I like when things work and

0:27:31.900,0:27:38.230
that has always been the case also I

0:27:35.770,0:27:41.650
think it’s important for people to take

0:27:38.230,0:27:44.440
into consideration that in the same way

0:27:41.650,0:27:48.640
when do you move from a Mac to appeal or

0:27:44.440,0:27:50.830
from a PC to a Mac things change and are

0:27:48.640,0:27:53.380
different happen the same thing when you

0:27:50.830,0:27:56.320
go to the tablet most people I know

0:27:53.380,0:27:59.920
don’t have the ability to do what you do

0:27:56.320,0:28:02.620
that is having six OS and constantly

0:27:59.920,0:28:04.780
working effective on them most people I

0:28:02.620,0:28:07.600
know can handle one and that make a

0:28:04.780,0:28:10.510
difference when you are working now on a

0:28:07.600,0:28:13.030
tablet understand that is going to work

0:28:10.510,0:28:15.130
differently and unless you move in you

0:28:13.030,0:28:17.920
are never going to do with that stain

0:28:15.130,0:28:20.200
more than play you want that to be a

0:28:17.920,0:28:21.760
really productive device then you need

0:28:20.200,0:28:24.790
to move in you need to make that your

0:28:21.760,0:28:27.460
main diva but if every time you find a

0:28:24.790,0:28:29.710
problem and you will instead of trying

0:28:27.460,0:28:31.840
to spend the five minutes it’s going to

0:28:29.710,0:28:35.860
take you to solve it you go and

0:28:31.840,0:28:38.410
immediately jump to the Mac or the PC or

0:28:35.860,0:28:40.510
the traditional device instead of trying

0:28:38.410,0:28:42.790
to solve it you are never going to make

0:28:40.510,0:28:46.720
that your your main line part of the

0:28:42.790,0:28:49.240
reason I can do so much on my iPad as I

0:28:46.720,0:28:52.870
said is because that’s my main device

0:28:49.240,0:28:55.670
for years I’ve been living on iOS for

0:28:52.870,0:28:57.830
the last five years around 2002 and I’d

0:28:55.670,0:29:00.800
carry on like I don’t have a Mac and I

0:28:57.830,0:29:03.170
don’t I have a Mac at home that is plug

0:29:00.800,0:29:05.750
to a charger and I will be afraid to try

0:29:03.170,0:29:08.480
to use that battery today because I the

0:29:05.750,0:29:11.000
only reason I keep it around you so once

0:29:08.480,0:29:15.740
in a while I can play with iTunes and

0:29:11.000,0:29:17.150
the movies for the kids what do they

0:29:15.740,0:29:19.790
call them they clever they call that

0:29:17.150,0:29:26.990
parenting by iPad or parenting by

0:29:19.790,0:29:28.700
Netflix we were traveling a point aside

0:29:26.990,0:29:30.800
of all the discussion we were traveled

0:29:28.700,0:29:34.700
recently because Spring Break of the

0:29:30.800,0:29:36.620
kids and we got to the hotel they turn

0:29:34.700,0:29:39.320
on the TV in the hotel as we were

0:29:36.620,0:29:42.080
unpacking all this and my four-year-old

0:29:39.320,0:29:44.960
came really man and said my movie stops

0:29:42.080,0:29:46.490
and I went there well there was not that

0:29:44.960,0:29:47.210
the movie stuff there was a commercial

0:29:46.490,0:29:50.600
okay

0:29:47.210,0:29:54.110
we cut the table many years ago so for

0:29:50.600,0:29:55.790
them TV is Apple TV or met they don’t

0:29:54.110,0:29:58.190
understand what a commercial is they

0:29:55.790,0:29:59.930
really don’t know what a commercial is

0:29:58.190,0:30:01.790
because they don’t watch them at all or

0:29:59.930,0:30:03.560
in the hotel he saw the commercial was

0:30:01.790,0:30:06.140
like why my movies that doesn’t make

0:30:03.560,0:30:08.180
sense it wasn’t and he’s right but

0:30:06.140,0:30:09.860
that’s what he used to that’s amazing

0:30:08.180,0:30:13.160
yeah when you talk about when you talk

0:30:09.860,0:30:15.620
about the the movement from desktop to

0:30:13.160,0:30:17.150
mobile and back I just want folks to

0:30:15.620,0:30:20.210
know that there are some options out

0:30:17.150,0:30:21.710
there or at least on on Android OS and I

0:30:20.210,0:30:25.160
I’ll find this out and put this in the

0:30:21.710,0:30:27.710
show notes to clarify but I use the

0:30:25.160,0:30:29.660
chrome remote desktop for purposes of

0:30:27.710,0:30:32.660
accessing now that I have the mobile

0:30:29.660,0:30:34.040
tablet and it has broadband access on it

0:30:32.660,0:30:35.510
where I don’t have to tether you know

0:30:34.040,0:30:38.900
typically I’ll to other I would tether

0:30:35.510,0:30:41.300
my old tablet to my phone for accessing

0:30:38.900,0:30:43.490
Internet now I just just I’m on the

0:30:41.300,0:30:45.710
mobile broadband tablet so I can just do

0:30:43.490,0:30:48.620
that as a oh I’m gonna take an aside

0:30:45.710,0:30:49.430
here which is that really oddly enough I

0:30:48.620,0:30:52.160
use IFFT

0:30:49.430,0:30:56.000
IFTTT if this then that so it’s a tie

0:30:52.160,0:30:57.920
IFFT ifttt.com so it’s three T’s it’s an

0:30:56.000,0:30:59.990
automation tool for lots of different

0:30:57.920,0:31:01.820
web services but one of the things you

0:30:59.990,0:31:05.120
can have it do is interact and engage

0:31:01.820,0:31:06.980
with your phone right and so since

0:31:05.120,0:31:09.080
you’re my tablet now has its own phone

0:31:06.980,0:31:12.379
number I had to create a separate

0:31:09.080,0:31:14.360
if to count for that functionality so if

0:31:12.379,0:31:16.730
I wanted things to come directly to my

0:31:14.360,0:31:18.769
mobile tablet and not to my like sending

0:31:16.730,0:31:21.889
a text message or those kinds of things

0:31:18.769,0:31:24.259
it it needed a separate if to count so

0:31:21.889,0:31:26.869
if any of you are deciding on getting a

0:31:24.259,0:31:28.539
tablet and getting its with with its own

0:31:26.869,0:31:31.249
SIM card it’s old Mobile Broadband Plan

0:31:28.539,0:31:33.529
just take that into account that you it

0:31:31.249,0:31:35.989
if it only allows you to connect to one

0:31:33.529,0:31:38.029
phone number so if you want to actually

0:31:35.989,0:31:39.559
split up your contexts in terms of

0:31:38.029,0:31:41.450
what’s going to be done on your mobile

0:31:39.559,0:31:43.940
tablet versus your phone which in my

0:31:41.450,0:31:45.830
case I did I wanted messages to only be

0:31:43.940,0:31:47.840
some of those messages that I want to

0:31:45.830,0:31:49.580
send to myself on a regular basis to as

0:31:47.840,0:31:51.980
reminders I only wanted them on my

0:31:49.580,0:31:53.450
tablet well you need that to IFFT

0:31:51.980,0:31:56.659
accounts in order to basically do that

0:31:53.450,0:31:58.220
it was a minor inconvenience but it made

0:31:56.659,0:31:59.659
me it allowed me to be able to set up

0:31:58.220,0:32:01.789
the additional workflow automations

0:31:59.659,0:32:04.429
which is kind of Awesome ok back to my

0:32:01.789,0:32:06.830
primary point which was that I cry I

0:32:04.429,0:32:09.529
install chrome remote desktop it’s a

0:32:06.830,0:32:11.659
it’s an extension slash app I suppose

0:32:09.529,0:32:13.549
that lives inside of google chrome the

0:32:11.659,0:32:15.230
browser and then you install the

0:32:13.549,0:32:18.230
application all from the Google Play

0:32:15.230,0:32:20.119
Store on your Android tablet I don’t

0:32:18.230,0:32:22.190
know if it’s available on on iOS and

0:32:20.119,0:32:26.330
I’ll have to look that up I’m actually

0:32:22.190,0:32:29.720
searching for it right now and yes it is

0:32:26.330,0:32:33.859
available on iOS I actually have it

0:32:29.720,0:32:36.379
installed in in my machine I have not

0:32:33.859,0:32:38.690
for accessing my computer but for

0:32:36.379,0:32:40.999
accessing my parents computer so you

0:32:38.690,0:32:43.399
don’t need trouble that’s how I

0:32:40.999,0:32:48.139
troubleshoot my pattern my pattern for

0:32:43.399,0:32:50.570
the parent I asked them to get into

0:32:48.139,0:32:52.999
their pewter and I then managed with

0:32:50.570,0:32:54.409
Google Chrome yeah there you go so so

0:32:52.999,0:32:56.389
this is a really really great

0:32:54.409,0:32:59.989
application especially you know on a

0:32:56.389,0:33:03.169
phone not so easy to use a remote access

0:32:59.989,0:33:06.289
tool like that you can it’s totally

0:33:03.169,0:33:09.350
doable but with the tablet I’ve been

0:33:06.289,0:33:11.359
able to be on the road and and and since

0:33:09.350,0:33:13.429
I have multiple offices you know the the

0:33:11.359,0:33:14.960
the office that I don’t go to very

0:33:13.429,0:33:16.639
frequently I’m only there maybe two or

0:33:14.960,0:33:18.590
three days of every month you know that

0:33:16.639,0:33:21.649
computer that sits there and has quite a

0:33:18.590,0:33:23.000
bit of important database software that

0:33:21.649,0:33:24.590
you know we don’t want

0:33:23.000,0:33:27.230
to be accessed really but on that

0:33:24.590,0:33:28.730
computer well it’s there now and I could

0:33:27.230,0:33:31.220
just go ahead and log into it from

0:33:28.730,0:33:33.110
anywhere and I’ve got the google chrome

0:33:31.220,0:33:35.360
remote desktop and it has all of my

0:33:33.110,0:33:38.090
computer’s so if any one of them is

0:33:35.360,0:33:39.860
sitting on and open you know connected

0:33:38.090,0:33:42.860
to the internet that is it’s I can log

0:33:39.860,0:33:45.260
into it and now have access to it and

0:33:42.860,0:33:47.240
it’s super super helpful as Augusto said

0:33:45.260,0:33:49.850
it’s great to have it installed on upon

0:33:47.240,0:33:52.220
a you know someone who is elderly or

0:33:49.850,0:33:53.810
parents you know device where you need

0:33:52.220,0:33:55.640
to be able to log in and be able to help

0:33:53.810,0:33:58.190
them this can even work in the opposite

0:33:55.640,0:33:59.900
if you have children and you spend a lot

0:33:58.190,0:34:01.820
of time on the road and you want to be

0:33:59.900,0:34:03.680
able to help them with homework or

0:34:01.820,0:34:05.600
working on a paper or something like

0:34:03.680,0:34:08.659
that together in real time you can

0:34:05.600,0:34:10.399
either use Google Docs but also for you

0:34:08.659,0:34:12.950
being able to interact and engage with

0:34:10.399,0:34:14.690
their entire computer screen you can go

0:34:12.950,0:34:17.960
ahead and use Google Chrome’s

0:34:14.690,0:34:20.030
remote desktop application and the other

0:34:17.960,0:34:21.889
side to that is TeamViewer TeamViewer is

0:34:20.030,0:34:23.510
a free application where you can you

0:34:21.889,0:34:25.490
have various levels you can you can have

0:34:23.510,0:34:28.159
it just host so you can always log in

0:34:25.490,0:34:31.159
remotely you can have it on the computer

0:34:28.159,0:34:33.500
for so say you know you’re your parent

0:34:31.159,0:34:36.649
or your mother father grandfather on

0:34:33.500,0:34:38.450
uncle um doesn’t want you always having

0:34:36.649,0:34:40.760
access to login to their computer

0:34:38.450,0:34:42.980
TeamViewer gives them the ability to be

0:34:40.760,0:34:45.139
able to sit there read a code on the

0:34:42.980,0:34:46.940
screen when they open up TeamViewer and

0:34:45.139,0:34:49.100
then you punch that code in over the

0:34:46.940,0:34:50.929
phone and now you have access to it so

0:34:49.100,0:34:52.429
it gives you the ability to go ahead and

0:34:50.929,0:34:54.440
access it only when the person on the

0:34:52.429,0:34:56.480
other side gives you you know the the

0:34:54.440,0:34:58.880
ability to do so which gives people

0:34:56.480,0:35:01.570
sometimes a level of privacy and comfort

0:34:58.880,0:35:05.210
that they can compute without you know

0:35:01.570,0:35:07.340
someone looking over their shoulders so

0:35:05.210,0:35:09.500
I really do like the ability on the

0:35:07.340,0:35:12.650
mobile tablet now to you know have a

0:35:09.500,0:35:14.420
mobile keyboard have the tablet you know

0:35:12.650,0:35:17.120
and when I’m sitting on a plane train

0:35:14.420,0:35:19.610
you know or whatever passenger vehicles

0:35:17.120,0:35:22.250
you know and I’m just sort of getting

0:35:19.610,0:35:25.040
work done I can now access both my apps

0:35:22.250,0:35:27.410
on my phone or web apps that I’m logging

0:35:25.040,0:35:29.450
into and using but now I can also log

0:35:27.410,0:35:31.520
into computers that might have full

0:35:29.450,0:35:34.640
software like you know adobe premiere

0:35:31.520,0:35:36.320
for video editing or you know audacity

0:35:34.640,0:35:37.960
which I use for

0:35:36.320,0:35:40.250
you know the podcast editing or

0:35:37.960,0:35:43.010
applications like that that I don’t have

0:35:40.250,0:35:45.170
a web application parody for that so I

0:35:43.010,0:35:48.500
need to be able to access a desktop that

0:35:45.170,0:35:50.570
can do that work and now I can and it’s

0:35:48.500,0:35:54.740
pretty seamless so pretty cool stuff

0:35:50.570,0:35:56.570
there and also you know when for the

0:35:54.740,0:35:58.970
people that you are going to be helping

0:35:56.570,0:36:01.490
and accessing this remote in case we’re

0:35:58.970,0:36:04.820
talking about that they have when you

0:36:01.490,0:36:08.060
log in remotely their Google if you use

0:36:04.820,0:36:10.310
the Google Chrome it will tell them that

0:36:08.060,0:36:11.930
somebody is looking so it will tell them

0:36:10.310,0:36:15.170
on the screen so if they have that

0:36:11.930,0:36:17.300
concern for whatever reason you can

0:36:15.170,0:36:19.760
explain to them no no you are going to

0:36:17.300,0:36:21.470
have the ability to know this is

0:36:19.760,0:36:22.370
happening because it’s going to set at

0:36:21.470,0:36:24.470
the bottom of your screen

0:36:22.370,0:36:26.990
somebody is looking to you and it’s hard

0:36:24.470,0:36:30.140
to tell so in case you get those

0:36:26.990,0:36:32.870
concerns that are completely valid then

0:36:30.140,0:36:34.970
that way you can get you can explain

0:36:32.870,0:36:37.360
them how that’s going to work so they

0:36:34.970,0:36:39.800
are not concerned about those things

0:36:37.360,0:36:42.140
absolutely and and I think it’s really

0:36:39.800,0:36:44.060
important when you are helping family

0:36:42.140,0:36:45.650
and friends you know in that remote

0:36:44.060,0:36:48.080
environment to just make sure they’re

0:36:45.650,0:36:49.880
comfortable with what you’re with what

0:36:48.080,0:36:52.850
you’re doing and I think all of us you

0:36:49.880,0:36:55.310
know who are more tech-savvy more you

0:36:52.850,0:36:56.900
know more productivity oriented tend to

0:36:55.310,0:36:58.190
be more technologically savvy that’s not

0:36:56.900,0:36:59.720
necessarily true so if you’re listening

0:36:58.190,0:37:01.520
and you’re like oh my gosh I’m a total

0:36:59.720,0:37:04.310
technophobe that’s okay

0:37:01.520,0:37:06.260
we’re not buts but it just turns out

0:37:04.310,0:37:08.690
that you know people who who tend to be

0:37:06.260,0:37:11.540
tech savvy tend to forget that we need

0:37:08.690,0:37:13.340
to move slower with people who are not

0:37:11.540,0:37:15.710
more comfortable with it even if what

0:37:13.340,0:37:17.990
you’re doing they don’t need to see it’s

0:37:15.710,0:37:20.270
really helpful to just slow down so they

0:37:17.990,0:37:22.760
don’t feel overwhelmed by by what you’re

0:37:20.270,0:37:25.340
doing or as I tell I have a family

0:37:22.760,0:37:28.280
friend who is elderly and I will just

0:37:25.340,0:37:30.350
tell her you step away and let me do

0:37:28.280,0:37:32.960
what I’m going to do which is like

0:37:30.350,0:37:34.610
updating you know the doing the updates

0:37:32.960,0:37:35.930
for the operating system and those kinds

0:37:34.610,0:37:37.610
of things you know and security updates

0:37:35.930,0:37:40.010
and whatever which would which would

0:37:37.610,0:37:41.660
literally causes anxiety for her when

0:37:40.010,0:37:43.370
she’s watching these things done it’s

0:37:41.660,0:37:45.530
like you just go sit down have a cup of

0:37:43.370,0:37:46.880
tea and I will go do this and that way

0:37:45.530,0:37:48.440
you don’t have to actually worry about

0:37:46.880,0:37:49.609
it so I’ll remotely log in and take care

0:37:48.440,0:37:51.289
of those things

0:37:49.609,0:37:52.640
and I find that to be much better you

0:37:51.289,0:37:54.380
know but if they’re in front of your

0:37:52.640,0:37:55.759
screen with you just walking through

0:37:54.380,0:37:57.259
what you’re doing and actually

0:37:55.759,0:37:59.930
explaining what you’re doing as you’re

0:37:57.259,0:38:01.519
doing it sometimes helps them reduce

0:37:59.930,0:38:02.839
their anxiety as it relates to the

0:38:01.519,0:38:05.150
computing experience and makes them more

0:38:02.839,0:38:09.380
comfortable with it so this is just a

0:38:05.150,0:38:11.539
little tip there if you go back to 2000

0:38:09.380,0:38:14.779
and I understand now ten years ago that

0:38:11.539,0:38:16.730
is a lot the way computing was going was

0:38:14.779,0:38:20.960
you were upgrading your computer every

0:38:16.730,0:38:22.910
year okay and computer were growing at

0:38:20.960,0:38:26.180
that time because people and converse

0:38:22.910,0:38:28.549
were doing that when the recession is

0:38:26.180,0:38:30.440
consistent stabbed and people said oh I

0:38:28.549,0:38:33.769
cannot pay my mortgage I cannot buy a

0:38:30.440,0:38:37.279
new computer and that was a moment were

0:38:33.769,0:38:39.230
really computing as we know it or at

0:38:37.279,0:38:40.609
least preferred it for the geeks at

0:38:39.230,0:38:44.690
heart who understood what was happening

0:38:40.609,0:38:49.670
under under good change and that even

0:38:44.690,0:38:51.410
backers okay man to case that will work

0:38:49.670,0:38:54.529
in other machines because they

0:38:51.410,0:38:56.269
understood that the game as it was being

0:38:54.529,0:38:57.380
played was not going to be played

0:38:56.269,0:39:00.769
anymore

0:38:57.380,0:39:03.769
when again those same times you know I

0:39:00.769,0:39:07.999
was able to write documents as you do

0:39:03.769,0:39:10.279
now on tablet when I had a vampire but

0:39:07.999,0:39:13.519
that was for something that was only

0:39:10.279,0:39:13.940
available for the people were a geek at

0:39:13.519,0:39:16.970
heart

0:39:13.940,0:39:19.819
now that’s me that’s available for

0:39:16.970,0:39:23.119
everybody not only that it’s actually

0:39:19.819,0:39:27.499
simpler for most people who don’t need

0:39:23.119,0:39:30.559
the complexity of a computer and so cool

0:39:27.499,0:39:32.869
and just need something that works the

0:39:30.559,0:39:35.329
biggest barricade to move from a

0:39:32.869,0:39:38.119
traditional environment to a tablet

0:39:35.329,0:39:41.809
piece your mouth or I made a your

0:39:38.119,0:39:44.269
addiction to the mouse a tablet for most

0:39:41.809,0:39:47.119
users and I will argue that more than

0:39:44.269,0:39:49.369
what people think it’s more powerful and

0:39:47.119,0:39:52.339
most of the laptops and except people

0:39:49.369,0:39:55.160
have but is that addiction to the mouse

0:39:52.339,0:39:59.059
that make them think that is impossible

0:39:55.160,0:40:01.519
to move onto the things in there start

0:39:59.059,0:40:03.109
considering simplifying productively in

0:40:01.519,0:40:05.119
the name of the focus

0:40:03.109,0:40:08.180
you will discover that you will deal

0:40:05.119,0:40:09.410
much left with the technology especially

0:40:08.180,0:40:12.259
if you don’t like the delivery

0:40:09.410,0:40:15.440
technology and will then spend more time

0:40:12.259,0:40:17.480
doing exactly what you like and enjoy I

0:40:15.440,0:40:18.799
think I can agree with that I think that

0:40:17.480,0:40:21.890
it’s really important for us all to

0:40:18.799,0:40:24.890
recognize that once if you’re going to

0:40:21.890,0:40:26.809
use a tool you should really just get to

0:40:24.890,0:40:28.549
know it well and the more you get to

0:40:26.809,0:40:31.099
know it the more productive you can be

0:40:28.549,0:40:32.059
with it mostly by knowing its

0:40:31.099,0:40:33.019
limitations

0:40:32.059,0:40:34.999
I don’t think that knowing the

0:40:33.019,0:40:37.519
limitations of something means that that

0:40:34.999,0:40:39.589
thing isn’t good enough for you it’s

0:40:37.519,0:40:42.140
knowing the thing as being powerful

0:40:39.589,0:40:44.180
enough to be able to to work I think

0:40:42.140,0:40:46.609
it’s really important for people to be

0:40:44.180,0:40:48.319
able to work with the limitations versus

0:40:46.609,0:40:51.099
really thinking that they’re going to

0:40:48.319,0:40:54.589
know very little about the device and/or

0:40:51.099,0:40:56.749
tool whatever that tool is and just keep

0:40:54.589,0:40:58.430
working in a very limited arena that

0:40:56.749,0:40:59.869
they have been working you know I think

0:40:58.430,0:41:02.660
that’s what most people do they work in

0:40:59.869,0:41:04.670
as little tiny narrow band of

0:41:02.660,0:41:07.220
productivity because they don’t know how

0:41:04.670,0:41:10.009
the device works and they think that the

0:41:07.220,0:41:12.289
device is working potentially correctly

0:41:10.009,0:41:13.999
but it has a limitation and we don’t

0:41:12.289,0:41:15.619
learn how to get around those you know

0:41:13.999,0:41:17.720
create workarounds of limitations or

0:41:15.619,0:41:19.460
that some limitations of mobile tablets

0:41:17.720,0:41:21.410
are actually imposed upon you by default

0:41:19.460,0:41:24.140
that you can turn off you can you can

0:41:21.410,0:41:25.999
opt out of the limitation and and you

0:41:24.140,0:41:28.579
can actually be more productive by doing

0:41:25.999,0:41:31.279
so by learning the tool fully and and so

0:41:28.579,0:41:34.999
I really you know while I am somebody

0:41:31.279,0:41:36.739
who for good professional reasons I

0:41:34.999,0:41:38.690
use in many different operating systems

0:41:36.739,0:41:41.299
I still think it’s really really cool

0:41:38.690,0:41:43.099
I’ll be gusto that you use one primary

0:41:41.299,0:41:46.369
operating system across all of your

0:41:43.099,0:41:49.160
devices and and and just knowing the

0:41:46.369,0:41:50.989
productive gains that you get for being

0:41:49.160,0:41:53.359
able to do so I think is really powerful

0:41:50.989,0:41:56.420
from a Productivity perspective so hat

0:41:53.359,0:41:58.549
tip to you and and so that closes out

0:41:56.420,0:42:00.769
this episode of productivity casts the

0:41:58.549,0:42:04.220
weekly show of all things productivity

0:42:00.769,0:42:05.960
I’m ray Sydney Smith and thanks so much

0:42:04.220,0:42:08.239
here’s your productive life everybody

0:42:05.960,0:42:10.640
that’s it for this episode of

0:42:08.239,0:42:13.489
productivity cast the weekly show about

0:42:10.640,0:42:18.160
all things productivity with your hosts

0:42:13.489,0:42:18.160
ray Sydney Smith and Augusto pan out

 

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