My spin: For me it’s not so much that I might have a CRUCIALLY important message, but to delete the hundreds of spam messages I get every day. While I’m sleeping, say 5 hours I could get 200 – 300 spam messsages. Imagine an entire day!
Executives on the road can get a little nervous if they cannot be contacted, even for a second or two.
Maybe the secretary is calling with a crucial message, or perhaps it’s the boss, spouse or client.
For business travelers, whether in a plane or at the hotel bar, being able to keep in touch with people, the Internet and corporate files via mobile, wireless networks has become essential.
And as the boundaries begin to blur between the different technology kits — PC, mobile, laptop, PDA — so does the distinction between work and personal time. (full story)