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Macs on the Go!: Guide to Mobile Computing for Mac Laptops Using Mac OS X by Robin Williams, John Tollett

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1. Being Mobile Things You Can Do

For those of us who own a laptop computer, such as the iBook or PowerBook, to be or not to be mobile is not really the question. Even if the extent of your travels is only to carry your laptop from one side of the house to the other, you’re mobile. So, for most of us, the question actually is “How mobile do I want to be?”

Depending on your needs and what services or accessories you’re willing to buy, the answer to this question can range anywhere from “I want to check my email from the bedroom” to “I want to be a Road Warrior.”

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How many ways can a person be mobile? More than we can cover in this book. Our information ...

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