Gear we can't live without
The business tools that four tech luminaries love the most.

(Business 2.0) - Busy, successful people can't do it all on their own, even if it may look like they do. Most have secret weapons that help them stay productive during even the most hectic days.

Business 2.0 asked four technology mavens to reveal which business tools they can't live without. Their answers range from a slick-looking espresso machine to a smartphone smart enough to work all over the world, a tiny-but-fast business card scanner and a wireless broadband card that works everywhere -- not just with hotspots.

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