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1Desktop Virtualization

For example, access your desktop remotely with Citrix’s GoToMyPC software. Get access to that crucial file you left on the computer in the office.

2Google Voice or Virtual PBX

Don’t miss those important phone calls just because you are away from the physical phone in the office. Today there’s plenty of technology to route your calls to wherever you happen to be, including your home phone or cell phone. If your company won’t spring for it, Google Voice is free.

3T-Mobile MyTouch 4G

Looking for a smartphone that does double duty as a video conferencing end point, too? Check out T-Mobile’s new MyTouch 4G. With both front- and rear-facing cameras, plus access to T-Mobile’s "4G" network, this phone just may be your snow day secret weapon.

4iPad

Apple’s iPad is certainly a versatile device, and it can come to the rescue on a snow day too. For example, Cisco has created a WebEx meeting app specifically for iPad. So even though you are stuck inside, you don’t have to miss that important meeting after all.

5Google Docs

Even if your company hasn’t gone Google with Google Apps, you can still use Google Docs functionality to collaborate with your team when your team isn’t together. Share word processing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

6Video Conferencing

There are plenty of tools to choose from for video conferencing, from HP’s new suite of tools to free offerings such as Skype.

7Microsoft Kinect

If you’re snowed in then your kids are too. To keep them entertained so that you can work you’ll need the most sought-after video game&#151 something like Microsoft Kinect. Also good for breaks from your busy snowed-in workday

8Noise Cancelling Headset

And if your kids are home playing video games, shouting at the screen, celebrating their victories, it’s going to be too loud for you to concentrate on work. A noise cancelling headset can save your concentration and sanity on those cabin fever days.

Desktop Virtualization

For example, access your desktop remotely with Citrix’s GoToMyPC software. Get access to that crucial file you left on the computer in the office.

Google Voice or Virtual PBX

Don’t miss those important phone calls just because you are away from the physical phone in the office. Today there’s plenty of technology to route your calls to wherever you happen to be, including your home phone or cell phone. If your company won’t spring for it, Google Voice is free.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G

Looking for a smartphone that does double duty as a video conferencing end point, too? Check out T-Mobile’s new MyTouch 4G. With both front- and rear-facing cameras, plus access to T-Mobile’s "4G" network, this phone just may be your snow day secret weapon.

iPad

Apple’s iPad is certainly a versatile device, and it can come to the rescue on a snow day too. For example, Cisco has created a WebEx meeting app specifically for iPad. So even though you are stuck inside, you don’t have to miss that important meeting after all.

Google Docs

Even if your company hasn’t gone Google with Google Apps, you can still use Google Docs functionality to collaborate with your team when your team isn’t together. Share word processing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Video Conferencing

There are plenty of tools to choose from for video conferencing, from HP’s new suite of tools to free offerings such as Skype.

Microsoft Kinect

If you’re snowed in then your kids are too. To keep them entertained so that you can work you’ll need the most sought-after video game&#151 something like Microsoft Kinect. Also good for breaks from your busy snowed-in workday

Noise Cancelling Headset

And if your kids are home playing video games, shouting at the screen, celebrating their victories, it’s going to be too loud for you to concentrate on work. A noise cancelling headset can save your concentration and sanity on those cabin fever days.

Desktop Virtualization

For example, access your desktop remotely with Citrix’s GoToMyPC software. Get access to that crucial file you left on the computer in the office.

Google Voice or Virtual PBX

Don’t miss those important phone calls just because you are away from the physical phone in the office. Today there’s plenty of technology to route your calls to wherever you happen to be, including your home phone or cell phone. If your company won’t spring for it, Google Voice is free.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G

Looking for a smartphone that does double duty as a video conferencing end point, too? Check out T-Mobile’s new MyTouch 4G. With both front- and rear-facing cameras, plus access to T-Mobile’s "4G" network, this phone just may be your snow day secret weapon.

iPad

Apple’s iPad is certainly a versatile device, and it can come to the rescue on a snow day too. For example, Cisco has created a WebEx meeting app specifically for iPad. So even though you are stuck inside, you don’t have to miss that important meeting after all.

Google Docs

Even if your company hasn’t gone Google with Google Apps, you can still use Google Docs functionality to collaborate with your team when your team isn’t together. Share word processing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Video Conferencing

There are plenty of tools to choose from for video conferencing, from HP’s new suite of tools to free offerings such as Skype.

Microsoft Kinect

If you’re snowed in then your kids are too. To keep them entertained so that you can work you’ll need the most sought-after video game&#151 something like Microsoft Kinect. Also good for breaks from your busy snowed-in workday

Noise Cancelling Headset

And if your kids are home playing video games, shouting at the screen, celebrating their victories, it’s going to be too loud for you to concentrate on work. A noise cancelling headset can save your concentration and sanity on those cabin fever days.

Desktop Virtualization

For example, access your desktop remotely with Citrix’s GoToMyPC software. Get access to that crucial file you left on the computer in the office.

Google Voice or Virtual PBX

Don’t miss those important phone calls just because you are away from the physical phone in the office. Today there’s plenty of technology to route your calls to wherever you happen to be, including your home phone or cell phone. If your company won’t spring for it, Google Voice is free.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G

Looking for a smartphone that does double duty as a video conferencing end point, too? Check out T-Mobile’s new MyTouch 4G. With both front- and rear-facing cameras, plus access to T-Mobile’s "4G" network, this phone just may be your snow day secret weapon.

iPad

Apple’s iPad is certainly a versatile device, and it can come to the rescue on a snow day too. For example, Cisco has created a WebEx meeting app specifically for iPad. So even though you are stuck inside, you don’t have to miss that important meeting after all.

Google Docs

Even if your company hasn’t gone Google with Google Apps, you can still use Google Docs functionality to collaborate with your team when your team isn’t together. Share word processing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Video Conferencing

There are plenty of tools to choose from for video conferencing, from HP’s new suite of tools to free offerings such as Skype.

Microsoft Kinect

If you’re snowed in then your kids are too. To keep them entertained so that you can work you’ll need the most sought-after video game&#151 something like Microsoft Kinect. Also good for breaks from your busy snowed-in workday

Noise Cancelling Headset

And if your kids are home playing video games, shouting at the screen, celebrating their victories, it’s going to be too loud for you to concentrate on work. A noise cancelling headset can save your concentration and sanity on those cabin fever days.