PDA - BLACKBERRY 7730
I live on my 'Berry, it's the centre of my world. It's just so convenient: all my contacts, e-mail addresses and phone numbers are in one place, I can send and receive e-mails and SMSs, even phone calls. This is SMS for grown-ups. When I got my first 'Berry about two and a half years ago, no-one else in the company had one. I even had to set it up myself - the IT support guy told me it wasn't working! Now we all have them. But we're not allowed to use them in board meetings any more.
MOBILE PHONE - NOKIA 6800
The one with the fold-out keyboard. I actually have three cell phones, two Nokias (one based in Germany and one in the US), and my Blackberry is also a cell phone, although I don't use it as one very much; it's more of a back-up. I travel so much that I need the separate phones to keep my bills on both sides of the Atlantic down. I've just got a Bluetooth headset, but I don't like it: it has to be charged separately from the phone. I always forget and end up carrying round a headset that doesn't work.
PC - TOSHIBA TABLET PC
The tablet PC is a fascinating development. I particularly like it because when I'm presenting, I can make a note on the screen and it comes up right there on the projector. So a presentation becomes a two-way dialogue, which is so much more than just a set of slides. This has been a good machine; it has survived me for a year, but I am looking at the second-generation ones now. I'd like more than 2.5hrs on one charge, and something that is a bit more stable.
AT HOME - TiVO
TiVo changes your life. When you get home there's so much stuff recorded that you just have to watch. And with a bit of practice you can watch an hour's television in 15 minutes using the fast forward. I also have four Macs wirelessly networked through an AirPort, one Windows PC and a Linux box that I built myself. I've got two laptops, a digital SLR camera, a professional video recorder and at least four or five i-Pods, including one that was a present that I've never even opened. There's videoconferencing in my home office, and I've got a 42in plasma TV and a 60in projector TV. What can I say? I'm a geek.
WISH LIST - APPLE EYEHOME
This is a wi-fi enabled box that you plug into the mains and then into your stereo system. You can then play all the music stored on your Mac's hard drive through your living-room stereo system. It's like $199, and I want one.