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Just got a note from Linda Epstein of TabletPC2.com. The company that hosts TabletPC2.com has experienced a hard drive failure, but they expect to be online again within the next day or so.
As I continue my review of the GETAC/TabletKiosk G840XT, this post is going to focus on the integrated GPS reciever that is built into the unit. Though we had some initial doubts, the GPS proved to be a solid performer for data collection while being tested out i...
This could be a game changer for Microsoft Ã¢â‚¬" a new OS code-named Windows Cloud that is aimed at developers writing cloud apps.
Big kudos to my main man Warner Crocker on being re-awarded Microsoft's MVP for Tablet PC for the 4th straight year. Warner, you give so much to the mobile pc community and this site wouldn't be what it is without you.
it is no secret that I'm a big fan of Evernote. I think and hope this presages even more good things to come from the creators of Evernote.
Our good friend is at it again. Microsoft Research's Ken Hinckley has unveiled a prototype project he's working on called The Codex that brings two OQO Model 02's together to take advantage of a multiple tablet pc configuration.
Touch, touch, touch. I'm not quite sure how I feel about gestures on trackpads. First, I've become less and less of a fan of trackpads, and second, I'd rather see touch directly on screens.
On the Active Ink Software Blog they are touting virtual keyboards that work with their products. While I never was a heavy user of virtual keyboards, all this virtual keyboard news of late is making we wish I had a touch screen enabled device lying around.
Google has opened up their January 2001 search index, giving us a reminder of what things used to be like. My, how times have changed.
Need a good look at the Kohjinsha SC and SX ultra-mobile PC? Check out the image gallery of 22 pictures over on Ubergizmo. We've been seeing these around since June, but the Ubergizmo team is at CEATEC 2008 right now and snapped these up close photos. ...
Starting young is never a bad thing Ã¢â‚¬" to be an artist or a Tablet PC advocate :) > > .
The Screen Protector Shootout ended but it had a glaring omission of one of the key competitors. Steve Seto graciously sent me a sample and I was able to give it a good go-round.
The online application market is heating up. Apple's App Store is certainly a hot commodity both for developers and users, as well for controversy.
What are you waiting for Toshiba. Let's get a move on. One of the lagging areas of innovation in mobile computing is the manufacture of batteries.
If you're a Comcast user get ready for caps to be put in place as of tomorrow October 1. Comcast is imposing a 250GB monthly limit, and as Om Malik says, they "“will become the symbol of a new Internet eraÃ¢â‚¬Â that features monitoring and metering.
Many of our readers are looking to get in to a tablet pc for the very first time. As one might expect, the terrain can be a little difficult to navigate.
Are you LinkedIn? LinkedIn is a networking site with a business and career connection focus. And like most networking sites there are various ways to connect to others who share interests and perhaps opportunities.
If you're one of those waiting to get your hands on a Mobile Internet Device this may be one of your best chances. Yes, there are a few on the market already if you work hard and trust eBay, but this looks like it might be an easier alternative.
If you use multiple monitors, then I have one word of advice for you: UltraMon Ã¢â‚¬" it is THE application for superb multi-monitor support.
It's a well-advertised claim that SSDs stand up to abuse much better than their spinning platter counterparts. I've always been a sucker for destruction tests, and this three story drop of Samsung's SSD really rocks my socks.
For the foreseeable future, mobile folks will be looking to cut expenses the best way possible. However, that doesn't mean giving up "“going mobileÃ¢â‚¬Â.
Comfort Software has released a new version of their on-screen keyboard. Version 3.2 comes in both Lite ($9.95) and Pro versions ($19.95).
I'm using the latest round of Apple rumors about a possible Tablet PC as an excuse to post these pictures of a mockup of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) version 2.
With any new movement, trend, or paradigm shift there are always those who don't see eye-to-eye with all of the eyeballs that are following the masses.
I am really, really enjoying using both the HP 2730p and the Lenovo ThinkPad X200 Tablet PCs. I've said this before and will say it again, these are both excellent additions to the ranks of Tablet PCs.
One thing I'll give most of the companies jumping into the Netbook fray. They at least are coming up with names. That is certainly better than just stringing some letters and numbers together and calling it a product name.
All broadband eyes are on Baltimore, MD, today. Sprint is beginning to rollout out its XOHM WiMAX service there. This is the big test that will hopefully lead to greater WiMAX coverage in other areas.
Leave it to our forums to come up with some breaking news on a Sunday. GBM Forum member UCDS linked up to a post that has some specs on what is being called the new Stylistic ST6012. I find the placement of the camera a bit odd though on the back?...
New speech forum: there is now a forum for Microsoft speech. It has just opened for business. For those who use Vista speech or those considering using Vista.
This is a great thing for the community. Three fantastic resources on ultra mobile computing, UMPCPortal, jkkmobile, and Liliputing are teaming up to help provide us with more information on what is going on in the wacky world of mobile computing.
Netbooks are certainly capturing a lot of attention and apparently a lot of sales. They've certainly captured the imagination. In the long run, it will be interesting to see what the impact we're all feeling today will really mean in the long run.
Several years ago, as fingerprint readers first began appearing in tablet pcs, I began using them a lot to login to the OS, login to web sites, scroll web pages, etc.
I never thought of playing Call of Duty 4 on a Netbook wouldn't have ever thought it was possible. But that has changed thanks to Mobile Computer. They did the install, took it for a few rounds and it doesn't actually look half bad. The whole video ...
If you're a fan of Internet Radio or streaming music, or just a fan of Pandora (I'm a fan of all three) then you might want to heed a call from Pandora for some help.