Meet Your New Office Mates An app that maps out quiet, comfortable workplaces for mobile workers
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If your office is wherever you lay your laptop or smartphone, you can confidently call yourself a mobile worker. The next challenge is mitigating distractions.
Coffeehouses are an obvious stop, with Wi-Fi and productivity-enhancing java. But having a sensitive work conversation can be tough with the ear-splitting frappe-what's-it machine and the jabbering old ladies of the Sweet Potato Pie Book Club in the background.
Now there's an app for finding quieter places to work: London-based WorkSnug's iPhone app maps out a multitude of outposts in a particular city that are conducive to mobile work. Locations are recommended by other mobile workers.