Lars Schmidt and Craig Fisher recently recorded a podcast for the Cool Tools show with guest Chip Luman from Hirevue about how to ditch your laptop and live in the cloud.
Chip is a frequent business traveler like Lars and Craig and has taken to using just small devices on the road and keeping all his data stored in the cloud.
We discuss our top tips, apps, and strategies for being more lightweight in the air and on the ground.
Cloud apps: various free cloud storage apps, Dropbox, Box, Google Drive to store my stuff, Evernote, Cloudmagic, LastPass, Haiku Deck, Presi and CloudOn to access and manage my stuff, Bloomfire, Salesforce for work specific stuff – of course Pages, Numbers & Keynote get used too.
Capture – FilmicPro, Camera+, Instagram
Travel – TripIt, Delta
Social – Hootsuite, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, – kinda use Google+
Checking out – Refresh, Wunderlist (as a replacement to ZenDone that is not planning an iPad app) and Cloudbeats/TuneBox
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Zagg keyboard, Jambox, Bluetooth for the Jambox and Zagg
Music: iTunes, Shazam, Spotify, Soundcloud, Songkick, BandsInTown, Last.fm, KRCL 90.9, NPR Music, Checking out – Cloudbeats/TuneBox