“My dream gadget: A handheld device powerful enough to let me leave my notebook computer home and still get things done on a weekend trip without too much difficulty. By ‘things’ I mean getting real work done — writing, e-mail, Web browsing, making and receiving phone call,” Joe Hutsko reports for MSNBC.
“I shut off the computer and made a pact to spend the next week or so using the iPhone for my day-to-day e-mail and Web browsing, going back to the computer only to sync or when faced with something beyond the iPhone’s reach… the iPhone has proven that it can meet my requirements as a notebook replacement for day or weekend trips,” Hutsko reports. “As the week progressed, my understanding and appreciation of that reach grew every day.”
“Can I type as quickly on it as I can on my MacBook or any real keyboard? No. As fast as on my Treo 680? Yes. Faster, actually. And comfortably enough that I can imagine getting real editing work done once there’s a Word-compatible editor for the iPhone,” Hutsko reports. “And not just editing, but real writing too, as demonstrated by this story — the first draft of which was written entirely on the iPhone.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “tuskenjedi” for the heads up.]