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Editor's note: Inman News will hold a contest each week asking readers to submit articles to the InmanWiki focused on a particular topic. The best entries will be featured the following week in Inman News. Last week's winner was Missy Caulk, a broker with RE/MAX Platinum in Ann Arbor, Mich. The following article was her submission to the topic, "Tell us about a new online service or application that changed the way you conduct your real estate business." Favorite Tech ToolsIn October of 2005, I purchased a Tablet PC. I chose the Motion Computer because of the long battery life. I can recharge with my keyboard at night and go all day without having to return to the office. I use a data modem card with it so I can log on anywhere. No more running to Starbucks or elsewhere to log on. This has increased my business productivity in many ways. When I am out with clients in the car and we pass a house that was not on their list of homes to view and they ask, "Why wasn't this house on the to...