Archives For January 2007
This is just a silly read for a Sunday morning. How to build your own Tablet PC from your wife’s computer and a Pizza Hut box.
A lot of you know we've been running Windows Vista on our Tablet PC's for a while at GottaBeMobile.com, and running programs on them can sometimes be a chore. I have all the W-2's needed for filing taxes this year so we planned to buy TurboTax again this year ...
I’m back on the road again this week for a two day auditon trip. Not a long trip, and not one where I”ll have time for much mobile computing.
Hugo Ortega is running a big risk of some kind of Tablet PC overdose or something. He had a total of 12 Tablet PCs and UMPCs in his house (amazing).
In response to a reader’s question, Judie at Gear Diary takes a look at an accessory I have used for some time as a cooling solution for my Tohisba M200 Tablet PC and also now use, (though less frequently) with the Lenovo Thinkpad X60 Tablet PC.
Remind me never to get into any kind of scavenger hunt contest with Steve at Carrypad. He has been tireless in tracking down infor on the US700 UMPC and come up with another link to more info and pictures.
Ed Bott has published an interesting article with some good info for those curious about Vista ReadyBoost. In the article he posts the requirements for a device being ReadyBoost compatible, and also for those interested in the behind the scenes, where you can find Vist...
This looks promising. jkkmobile has posted a video of Vista Ultimate on the Asus R2H UMPC. Also remember Josh Bancroft had done a video of this earlier.
Are you a developer looking for that new mobile pc market opportunity? You might want to take a look at the Windows SideShow area.
When Dennis and I started GBM last March, one of the major things we wanted to do was produce quality Tablet PC / Ultra-Mobile PC video reviews that cover hardware, software, accessories, and interviews.
Ok, this has got to be one of the sweetest looking UMPC's I've seen yet: convertible keyboard model option 6 hour battery life 1024 x 600 resolution weight: 650g.
Thanks to eagle-eyed GBM Forum member kevjey, there is some good news for those who used the Windows XP Powertoy SyncToy as a syncing solution.
Here’s an interesting little mobile hack. jtwinters on the PETSCII.com forums created what he calls the DTV Hummer project, which is actually the guts of a Commodore 64 (ah, nostalgia) and on old PSOne LCD, among other bits and pieces.
While cruising to a primary target at CES, Warner, Eddie, and I decided to stop by a booth for a company named Panavise that offered mounting solutions for multiple device types for automobiles. I pulled out my trusty TabletKiosk eo i7210 Ultra-Mobil...
The Nokia N800 Internet Tablet has a lot of folks interested. Mobilecrunch has published a review of the mobile device, comparing it to the earler N770 in a real world hands on look.
Lets' hope that Microsoft has been pumping up those download pipes, because when Vista and Office 2007 are released on January 30, customers will be able to buy and download the software from Microsoft, who announced the program late Wednesday evening.
Just about everything I've seen on the ModBook Tablet has been in the form of pictures or text. This video from Notebook.com is the first interview I've seen where the tablet is actually demoed by Axitron Chief Engineer and President Andreas Haas.
I don't know about you, but I'm getting tired of the black and silver tablet pcs out there. It was great to see Toshiba buck the trend, and come out with a piano white R400; and to see Dialogue outfitting their FlyBook Tablet PCs with red, pink, and silver.
Along with keeping my eye on the PepperPad, I've been keeping a close eye on Nokia Internet Tablet, primarily the new N800. Unfortunately, I didn't make it by the Nokia booth at CES, so I'm left to read about the N800 on various sites and blogs. When...
Our good friend from New Zealand, Craig Pringle, has penned a great article on ink-enabling a non-Tablet Vista Notebook, noteably the Ferrari 1000.
A long while back (in mobile computing years) I tagged Rob Bushway with the monkier, The Man of Many Tablets (MMT). At the time he had several at his disposal and was the envy of many with gadget lust.
One of the vendors I really wanted to check out at CES was Hanbit America, the folks behind the PepperPad. I've read a lot about the device, but have never had the opportunity to try one out and compare it to the Origami / Ultra-Mobile PC.
From my earlier post, you can see that I went to the 'Ready for a New Day' Microsoft Office 2007 / Exchange 2007 / Vista events that are touring around the US. What I didn't tell you is that I got the e-mail about the event this morning. Luckily, the ...
As you can see from the image here, I am installing Windows Live OneCare. I have heard a lot of bad things so far about the previous versions, mostly complaining about performance.
One of the vendors I desperately tried to get to see at CES was LCDArms. Unfortunately, time got away from us and we were not able to make it by.
Moore's Law might get shaken up a bit with news that Hewlett Packard is gonig to report an advance in adaptabile circuitry featuring the use of nano-technology.
My, oh, my. Time for a little. er… um… toilet humor. CAP News has a wonderfully silly article on the device Microsoft didn’t unveil at CES: the eToilet.
After being back form CES for only a few days, there is another Microsoft event closer to home. Today starts a tour to show off some of the features for developers and partners. Look for an event near you by going to the Microsoft Launch 2007 site.
Our friend John Hill at Allegiance Technology Partners has started a new series of reports on Tablet PC usage he is calling, "True Tablet Heroes". These reports are intended to show real use of Tablet PC's in actual working situations.
I ordered a new gadget yesterday and I am really excited about the item. It will change my mobile experience in many ways!! What is it?? Well, since I have been dubbed KOF (King of the Forums - since that is my main focus here at GottaBeMobile) t...
In this three-part video series, Hugo Ortega, a Microsoft Tablet PC MVP, lays out a fantastic argument on how he was able to replace his desktop with a Samsung Q1 Ultra-Mobile PC.
FranklinCovey has announced a new update to its PlanPlus for Outlook and PlanPlus for Windows applications that includes the Task List Gadget, a Windows Sidebar Gadget for Windows Vista, and support for Outlook 2007.
NetFlix, who many thought was in a death spiral, has announced that they will be delivering streaming video via the Net. The $18 a month subscription plan allows the user to view 18 hours of video.
Electrovaya is well known for their long battery life Tablet PCs, but more known for their PowerPad batteries that can be used on a number of laptops, Tablet PCs, and accessories.