Best work gadgets: Mobile office
Wherever you lay your laptop, that's your office. Today’s workers can get just as much done in the car or the nearest coffee shop as they can behind an office desk, using the latest in portable technology
Roaming entrepreneurs need not be weighed down; this collection of the finest svelte, lightweight, high-powered kit is the ultimate take-anywhere workspace…
1 Knomo Kilkenny Bag
This leather messenger is the best purpose-built carrier for the diminutive MacBook Air, providing ample shock protection and space for extra everyday essentials.
2 Ogon RFID wallet
Protect your credit and debit cards with this smart aluminium case. The metal also prevents hacking or accidental reading of your contactless payment cards – useful if you’re a member of the tinfoil hat brigade.
3 Sony DSC-TX9
Sony’s squeezed a 4x optical zoom, 12.2-megapixel sensor and HD video recording into a compact camera with a barely-there 17.5mm profile.
4 Toshiba Stor.E ART 500GB HDD
At just 200g Toshiba’s newest scratch resistant hard drive is tough to fault, especially given the low price and high capacity. Price: £56,
5 HP Photosmart eStation
This printer’s bundled, seven-inch Android tablet comes with Wi-Fi connectivity and apps. Thus you can send documents, emails and photos to be printed remotely on the eStation in your office or home.
6 BlackBerry Bold 9780
With all-new OS 6 and an improved camera, the 9780 is the best BlackBerry yet, with peerless email support as always. Review on p135.
7 Garmin Nüvi 3790T
With 3D routing and the option to navigate in-car and on foot, plus the ability to locate your car in a packed multi-storey, this satnav is top gear. Its iPhone-style design is unusually sexy, too.
8 Three MiFi
T3’s Work Gadget of the Year 2010, this invaluable pebble gifts speedy, zero-hassle 3G broadband via Wi-Fi wherever you are. Don’t leave the office without it.
Price: £40 PER MONTH FOR 5GB OF DATA,
9 Apple MacBook Air 11-inch
The Air is a unibodied miracle of simplicity. With up to 128GB of solid-state storage and a fi ve-hour battery life it’s the most stylishly compact laptop money can buy.
Price: FROM £929,