During the second quarter of 2017, the Homeland security was considering banning any electronic device that is larger than a smartphone on commercial flights. Naturally, this included laptops. There was a slight panic among frequent travelers and business executives on how to sit through a long flight without their laptop.
Although, it is now clear that passengers can use their laptops in-flight. But, you have to wonder, what if you cannot travel with your laptop? What if, for some reason, you had to leave your laptop behind, what would you do?
We have some tips that’ll make it possible to get some work done and ensure you never get bored during your flight. Let’s jump right in, shall we?
Choose the Best Airline
Since you have no laptop to entertain you, the in-flight entertainment system is extremely important. That is because every moment you spend engrossed in that seatback screen is a moment you spend not worrying about your laptop.
Here is the thing, don’t get into any flight that doesn’t have a seatback screen, unless you want to die of boredom.
Get Work Done on Your Smartphone
Smartphones can now do almost as much as laptops. The Microsoft Office apps on Android and iOS devices makes it possible to edit your document on the go. In addition to this, there are Bluetooth keyboards that offer a decent typing experience and right viewing angle.
At the of your trip, you’ll still be able to access your edited document, thanks to cloud storage. Other things you’ll be able to do include access to your email and web browser.
Also, it can easily serve as your in-flight entertainment. You can read eBooks and stream movies on Netflix.
A Notepad Could be Enough
Use this opportunity to unplug and appreciate the absence of the distraction of your laptops’ screen. Use this free time for creative and strategic thinking instead. And jot your ideas in a good old notepad.
Another option is to get a noise-canceling earphones and give your brain the rest it deserves.
iPod touch for Kids
How about entertainment for your kids? Consider an iPod touch for your children’s entertainment. It offers the same number of apps as the iPhone. That means, your kids will have access to fun games and apps. You can also download movies.
Regardless of the tip, you choose to pick, the bottom line is to avoid boredom on a long flight. So, you can spend your free time editing your document, streaming on Netflix or meditating, just enjoy your time.
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Also published on Medium.