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Setting Up Your Mobile Office to Work from Anywhere
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Setting Up Your Mobile Office to Work from Anywhere

with Jess Stratton

Video: Welcome

Welcome to Setting Up Your Mobile Office. I'm Jess Stratton and I'll be taking you through, start to finish ,setting up a multidevice environment. I'll start by giving you some pointers as to what devices you'll actually need and how to research and buy them. I'll show you have to keep your task list under control, as well take full advantage of Siri. I'll show you how to update your blog on the road, as well as keeping communication with your clients through instant messaging.
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  1. 5m 12s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. What is "the cloud"?
      2m 54s
    3. Who is this course for?
      1m 16s
  2. 10m 17s
    1. What devices do you need?
      4m 19s
    2. Choosing an operating system
      2m 44s
    3. How to research a technology purchase
      3m 14s
  3. 11m 19s
    1. The difference between 3G, 4G, LTE, and Wi-Fi-only
      3m 7s
    2. Using a mobile hotspot
      3m 4s
    3. Connecting to the Wi-Fi at airports and other public places
      5m 8s
  4. 9m 50s
    1. Adding multiple calendars to your devices
      2m 58s
    2. Working with multiple Apple IDs
      2m 45s
    3. Sending email from multiple email addresses
      1m 42s
    4. Creating multiple signature files
      2m 25s
  5. 13m 12s
    1. Use Ninite to install multiple apps on your Windows laptop
      2m 12s
    2. Use iCloud to set up a backup of your iOS devices
      3m 2s
    3. Gathering all your email addresses
      1m 33s
    4. Using Google Voice to get text transcriptions of your voicemail messages
      6m 25s
  6. 6m 55s
    1. Saving email attachments directly to the cloud
      3m 12s
    2. Editing files with Quickoffice Pro
      3m 43s
  7. 8m 7s
    1. Managing multiple projects with Wunderlist
      2m 33s
    2. Siri, your mobile office assistant
      3m 1s
    3. Managing web clips with Evernote
      2m 33s
  8. 13m 5s
    1. Update your blog on the road with WordPress
      3m 25s
    2. Connect to all your instant messaging accounts with IM+ Pro
      5m 0s
    3. Use Skype on a mobile device to make international calls
      3m 2s
    4. Using FaceTime to video chat on Apple devices natively
      1m 38s
  9. 21m 28s
    1. Use the TripIt service to manage all your trips
      3m 18s
    2. Use Twist to tell your customers when you will be there
      2m 56s
    3. Turning your smartphone into a GPS device
      2m 32s
    4. Finding flight statuses and handling delays
      2m 33s
    5. Getting movies and books on a device for long flights
      4m 30s
    6. Keeping a tech kit in your suitcase
      1m 33s
    7. Scanning your important travel docs
      1m 29s
    8. Genius Scan for expenses and pocket scanning
      2m 37s
  10. 4m 5s
    1. Organizing your iOS apps into folders
      2m 38s
    2. Using iOS Spotlight search to find mail and apps
      1m 27s
  11. 6m 47s
    1. Printing to an AirPrint-enabled printer
      1m 21s
    2. Items that will sync between all iOS devices and Mac desktops and laptops with Mountain Lion OS
      3m 5s
    3. Cloud apps that you can also install on your desktop to sync
      2m 21s
  12. 6m 31s
    1. Using join.me to remote control a desktop from your tablet
      2m 40s
    2. Using LogMeIn to connect to your desktops from your tablet
      2m 28s
    3. Using a remote desktop protocol (RDP) app to connect to a multiserver environment from your tablet
      1m 23s
  13. 11m 33s
    1. Adding 2-step verification to your accounts
      2m 53s
    2. Adding a PIN code to your devices
      1m 23s
    3. Finding a lost iPhone or iPad
      5m 34s
    4. Enabling in-app PIN codes
      1m 43s
  14. 33s
    1. Next steps
      33s

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Setting Up Your Mobile Office to Work from Anywhere
2h 8m Appropriate for all Sep 12, 2013

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Workers today are not just confined to a cube or an office—they can work anywhere and anytime. All you need are the right productivity tools and an Internet connection. In this course, Jess Stratton shows you how to set up your own mobile office. Decide what devices are right for you, and then learn how to get connected with mobile hotspots and public Wi-Fi. Jess gives you advice on how to separate your personal life from work—using multiple calendars, Apple IDs, email addresses, and signature files. Plus, learn to manage your task list and files and get the most out of traveling with your devices, from TripIt for planning your trips to other apps for keeping on schedule. The course also includes a section on securing your accounts and devices, so you can make sure they are safe wherever you are working.

Topics include:
  • Researching purchases for your mobile office
  • Getting connected to the Internet on the go
  • Using separate calendars and email for personal use and business
  • Setting up productivity tools like iCloud and Google Voice
  • Saving email attachments to the cloud
  • Managing your task list with Wunderlist
  • Keeping in touch on the road
  • Using TripIt to manage your trips
  • Organizing apps on your phone or tablet
  • Syncing devices
  • Connecting to a desktop computer
  • Securing accounts and devices
Subjects:
Business Productivity Home + Small Office Business Skills Freelancing Teacher Tools Communication Education
Software:
Windows iPad iPhone
Author:
Jess Stratton

Welcome

Welcome to Setting Up Your Mobile Office. I'm Jess Stratton and I'll be taking you through, start to finish ,setting up a multidevice environment. I'll start by giving you some pointers as to what devices you'll actually need and how to research and buy them. I'll show you have to keep your task list under control, as well take full advantage of Siri. I'll show you how to update your blog on the road, as well as keeping communication with your clients through instant messaging.

I'll even show you how to be a smart traveler, showing you why it's important to scan all your travel documents, and how to check your next flight status before you even get off the plane. I'll show you how to remotely connect to another computer from your tablet, giving you three different apps to choose from, and I'll explain how to completely secure your device and your data and then how you can find it, should it get lost. I've got a lot to cover so let's get started.

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