Tablet PC 2.0: How Important is the Pen?

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The heart and soul of GottaBeMobile has been Tablet PCs; we’ve documented and provided news about the latest and greatest tablets to hit the market for several years. Our readers are perhaps the most savvy tablet experts around. That being said, what are your thoughts about purchasing any of the upcoming Tablet 2.0 devices that […]

Microsoft Promises a Whole New Beginning with Windows Phone 7

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It has taken awhile, but Microsoft is finally taking the wraps off of Windows Phone 7, the next generation of its mobile OS for smartphones. Microsoft is promising that this is a whole new beginning and not just a new chapter in using a phone. Throughout the presentation at Mobile World Congress a couple of […]

More Notion Ink Adam Tablet Video

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I’m telling you Notion Ink’s Adam Tablet keeps looking more and more interesting. SlashGear has some new video of the dual screen/dual display Tablet and this shows off the rotating webcam. Yep, it rotates. And Gizmodo is running what is said to be the final specs. This Tegra based dual screen design is something I’m […]

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t Multitouch Tablet Netbook Unboxing

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Lenovo looks to be one of the OEMs that wants to walk the walk with Tablets. The folks at Netbooknews.com got their hands on the IdeaPad S10-3T multi-touch Tablet which is a Netbook sized device. They’ve put together an unboxing video of the convertible device for all to see. It’s running the Intel Atom N450 […]

Sling Releases 3G Version of SlingPlayer for iPhone

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We knew it was coming and now it is here. Sing Media has released an update to its iPhone app (iTunes link) that now allows streaming video over AT&T’s 3G network via a SlingBox. If you recall, the $29.99 app only worked over WiFi previously and was the subject of quite a spat regarding AT&T […]

TrendyDigital Keeps iPad, Kindle Waterproof and Trendy

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Thinking about using that new iPad at the beach this summer? The folks at TrendyDigital have a few iPad and eBook accessories they’re hoping you’ll find useful. Among them is their new waterproof case that has been specifically designed for the iPad, Kindle, or Nook. A reasonable $19.99 can get your very own water-resistant pouch […]

Concept Mouse is Both Pen and Mouse

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I agree with the folks at Engadget. Too bad this is just a concept. The eVouse can be used as both a stylus or a mouse or an air mouse. Not sure how it would work exactly, but then, I guess that’s why it is only a concept. It certainly is intriguing look with its […]

HP Intros an Android Netbook at MWC

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According to VentureBeat, HP is going to roll out an Android Netbook at Mobile World Congress next week. It will be launched under the Compaq division and feature the same Android OS as currently appears on the Droid and the Nexus One. It will feature a touch based browser and other touch enhancements, but it […]

Smart Phone in a Snow Bank

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These last several weeks have been, well, to put it mildy, freaking insane at Wayside Theatre. We’ve dealt with three snowstorms that have left us with more snow than we can measure and lost performances. I was away on two audition trips in the middle of all of that dealing with the pain that comes […]

SIMFi turns your phone into a wifi hotspot… maybe

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Pretty exciting piece of news out of Mobile World Congress 2010 is a SIM card with wifi built-in that can turn any SIM-equipped phone into a wifi hotspot. From the press release. By turning the SIM card into a Wi-Fi hotspot, Sagem Orga and Telefonica have developed a solution without all these hurdles. An embedded […]

Multi-touch Wacom Cintiq spotted

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At SolidWorks World 2010, the convention for 3D CAD software company SolidWorks, a prototype Wacom Cintiq 21UX was spotted enabling multi-touch control in a software demo (around the 1:50 mark in the video – after the jump). 3D CAD blog SolidSmack has confirmed it is a Wacom prototype, not a mod, tentatively scheduled for release […]

Gadget Fatigue: Is It Hitting You Yet?

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MSNBC.com is running an article suggesting that the ho hum reactions to the iPad, Google Buzz and 3D TV might be due to tech fatigue and perhaps consumers just being smarter with their dollars in tight times. Suzanne Choney quotes analysts who suggest we’re getting smarter about our purchases and perhaps seeing through the hype […]

Slim Pickings at MacWorld Expo 2010

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I spent yesterday afternoon at MacWorld Expo 2010 here in San Francisco and was somewhat saddened by what I saw. What used to be a vibrant show has been reduced to little more than a discount-electronics bazaar. I went to my first MacWorld Expo was about 10 years old and have fond memories of what […]

Nexus One 3G Issue on Video: I Guess the Grass Isn’t Always Greener…

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When the Google Nexus One was introduced I almost pulled the trigger and bought one. T-Mobile recently installed four new cellphone towers in my neighborhood and is aggressively expanding its coverage in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s the slickest looking android phone I’ve seen so far and I started fantasizing that this was the […]

File Control Comes to the iPhone with iPhone Explorer

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Lifehacker is pointing to a nifty utility for iPhone and iPod Touch users. One of the bugaboos with Apple’s closed ecosystem is that you can’t treat those devices as a separate drive making it difficult to transfer files back and forth. iPhone Explorer looks to fill that gap, making it easier to move files back […]

Foursquare goes to the Olympics

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Today starts the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.  Time to watch all that snow, then again, if you live up north or over in Texas, you just have to look out your front door. If you want to keep up with all the action, there are plenty of web sites to assist you, including the […]

Rumor: Amazon to Give Away Kindle to Prime Subscribers

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Well there’s one way to make sure you gadget gets into folks hands when you’re in a competitive war. Give it away. That’s the rumor floating around from TechCrunch. Essentially a source is saying that Amazon is considering giving all Amazon Prime subscribers a Kindle for free, although there are no details and the rumor […]

Bulletproof BlackBerry Saves Life

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You’ve heard the legend of Lt. Dixon’s bulletproof gold coin, but what about the lady who lived to see another day thanks to her bulletproof BlackBerry?  A Dayton, Ohio, woman is lucky to be alive thanks to her lifesaving smartphone.  According to police, the BlackBerry was in the right place at the right time when […]

Microsoft “May” Bring Office to iPad

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Take this with a grain of salt (preferably the kind that melts snow), but T3 is reporting some loose conversation with a Microsof’s Mike Tedesco, the Senior Product Manager for the Windows Business Unit that says Microsoft may be looking at a version of Office for the iPad. The exact quote is “Yeah, it’s something […]