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Replace Your Laptop with a USB Key

Every traveler dreams of finding a way to make money while they travel. They fantasize about some magical way to earn cash on the road, so they can continue to travel. Some of the most sought after jobs are those working online. Why not? It’s easy and you can make money without even being on the computer.

The problem is, traveling with a laptop isn’t always an option. Some places it’s just not safe. Your laptop would disappear before you even had a chance to turn it on. In other places, internet cafes frown upon hooking up a laptop. So, what’s an entrepreneurial traveler to do?

The answer is a combination of USB Keys and a program called PortableApps.


A USB key is nothing more than a very small hard drive. Portable Apps is an application that lets you store computer programs and information on a USB key, thus letting you have access to your most needed applications from any computer.

Portable Apps has this to say about their product:

“A portable app is a computer program that you can carry around with you on a portable device and use on any Windows computer. When your USB flash drive, portable hard drive, iPod or other portable device is plugged in, you have access to your software and personal data just as you would on your own PC. And when you unplug the device, none of your personal data is left behind.”

Pretty cool, right? Now you can have everything you need for work, on the road, without having to carry around a laptop!