Perhaps you want to lighten your load. Perhaps you want to save money. Perhaps you want to make the most of your investment in your iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, etc. Brainstorming with CEOs, other senior level executives, and owners resulted in the following list of 78 items your device can replace.
Airline boarding pass
Backup (happens in cloud now)
Bank tellers – depending on the task
Bar code scanner
Books / Magazines
Business Cards (use NFC)
Calorie counters by scanning food barcode labels
Carpenter’s Bubble Level / plumb bob
Credit Card Machines
Dedicated music players
Dials an stay on hold for you (App is named Fast Customer)
Expensive video conferencing tools
Garage Door Opener
GPS Directions & Traffic
Laptop Computer – especially: Web browsing, Email, Presenting
Paper tablet on which to take notes
Paper based tools commonly referred to as “planners”
Portable DVD Players
Post-It ® notes
Really long arms – LogMeIn etc.
Retail Stores – use Amazon etc. now
Smart Boards ®
Starbuck’s ® Card
String on your finger
TV Remote Control
Can you add more items to the list?
Please post your comments, and other items not on this list, on this blog.