Archives For July 2008
So this morning I needed to get some stuff done without the normal interruptions so I didn't go into the office One of the great things about being mobile is the ability to do just that Ã¢â‚¬" work anywhere! What makes it special is that this is the fir...
Insightful comments from Active Ink Software, one of the early and leading ISVs in the Tablet PC space, on Tablet PCs, sales, developers, and Microsoft: Any venture capitalists out there paying attention? As a tablet PC software developer, I feel your pain.
Jameson just posted about our big Summer Giveaway and is walking away with some loot. How about a 2007 Streets and Trips + an HP shirt? PM me in the forums, Jameson, with your contact info! Keep up the good work, folks.
Leave it to JkkMobile and his super hacking skills - touch added to an Asus Eee PC 900. Jkk - can you touch enable my MacBook please? I've also got a whole slew of other stuff I need hacked up - game? > > Technorati Tags: Asus, Eee PC, Touch.
The past few weeks I have been trying to find a Ã¢â‚¬Ëœcompanion' Tablet PC to go with my work laptop. The first device I had a look at was this HTC Shift provided by Dynamism. We have taken a look at the Shift in the past, but this is a different a...
BluesPapa is our Summer Giveaway winner for the day. I always appreciate your insights and participation on the site! Enjoy the BlueAnt Z9 Bluetooth headset, HP shirt, and Bluebeam PDF Revu shirt.
Looks like Microsoft is listening to feedback regarding XP and ULCPCs, allowing XP Home to be installed on devices up to 14.1" and those sporting touch screens.
HP has been in the news quite a bit lately, raising the bar on their Tablet PC and Mobile PC offerings. They certainly don't seem to be sitting idly by, choosing instead to take the mobile pc market by the horns and claim it for their own.
Late yesterday afternoon I got a call from Motion Computing regarding our "Talk To Motion" article. They are quite impressed with the level of information and passion that people are sharing, and wanted the community to know that they are listening.
The accolades for RitePen 3.0 keep pouring in, this time from ubber ink-blogger Sumocat. Take a read about what he has to say about RitePen and what makes it so special: In its previous version, ritePen (http://www.ritescript.com/Products/ritePen.aspx) was a handy t...
In the two and a half years that GottaBeMobile.com has been toiling away in the mobile pc space, we've seen tremendous growth in our traffic and participation from our readers.
My last post, which was about Microsoft's lack of Tablet marketing, generated some really good comments and discussion - thanks to all those who joined in.
July 1 was a big day for Tablet PC MVPs it seems. We’ve already seen news that our own Matt Faulkner was re-awarded, along with Steve Seto.
Yep, you read that right. Elantech has put out a driver that will give Eee PC owners some trackpad multi-touch capability. Elantech is the maker of the trackpad.
HP announced today a large scale deployment of the HP 2133 Mini-Note to the Fresno (Calif) United School District. The 7,000 Mini-Notes are going to kids in K-12.
Thanks to David Howard for helping out in our forums and for spreading the word about GBM! David is the new owner of Vista Ultimate, a 30 GB black Zune, and a 2 GB Lenovo USB stick.
Today is the day for handing out kudos, and with good reason. Steve Seto, a frequent contributor of GBM hardware and software reviews, has also been re-awarded by Microsoft as an MVP for Tablet PC.
The past few weeks have been the busiest ever for me. With trips to the Surface team, AMD, Dell, and Motion, my mind is crazy with everything that is going on.
Motion Computing is improving upon their C5 / F5 Tablet PCs by integrating WWAN into the C5, offering SSD as an option, increasing HDD capacity at no additional cost, and introducing new accessories like the new Mobile Dock and Flex Carry hand strap.
In our continuing effort to "give back" to our readers, we'd like to recognize Jeff Kent (aka Genghis Khent) for his activity and involvement on the GottaBeMobile.com site.
Major shoutout to our very own Sierra Modro on being awarded Microsoft's MVP for Tablet PC! Well done, Sierra. Microsoft was pretty smart to recognize the contributions you've been making in the Tablet PC space over the past five years.
The following is a guest article by Matthew Dillon - Matthew Dillon I love the idea of being tech-mobile AND not dependent of frequent recharges.
Big shoutout to our own Matt Faulkner on getting reawarded Microsoft's MVP award for Tablet PC. Keep up the good work, Matt!.
Truc Bui continues his fantastic Screen Protector Shootout Series, this time focusing on Clarivue Clear screen protectors. Video below, followed by the text review: > > Clarivue Clear - Truc Bui I must apologize to the GBM community for the delay in pushi...
OQO is known as the king of ultra-portability with their Model 02 Tablet PC. It is pocketable, wearable, inkable, thumbable, dockable, and ultra-small.
This will probably be a boon for frequent flyers. The TSA has approved a new design for those carrying computers when they fly that should make your trip through security a bit easier.
In an excellent piece on SSDs vs HDDs, Tom's Hardware has found that SSDs actually consume more battery power than HDDs, which is exactly the opposite from what most of all of us has heard.