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The upcoming tablet devices from Steve Jobs and Michael Arrington's crews have the potential to greatly impact how people interact with digital media and the Internet. Aside from being easy-to-use Internet companions and multimedia centers, these two devices could ...
A few arguments are developing over the upcoming generation of entertainment-focused tablet devices: Are these niche products? Should we even refer to them as Tablets? The folks over at Unplggd are asking readers whether an Apple tablet device has mass appeal and ...
Apple Insider is reporting that the much talked about Apple Tablet is set for an early 2010 appearance. The brainchild of Steve Jobs, the Apple Tablet will feature a 10" touchscreen and 3G. Apple Insider reports that Jobs had been working behind the scenes during hi...
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have changed the way people organize and share information, but there is still a lot of resistance from educational institutions, businesses and individuals to accept these forms of communication.
Rugged Tablet PCs have been around for a while, but the Intel Atom processor seems to be opening the door to a new breed. Hothardware reports that the Duros 8404 rugged Tablet has been given the netbook's famed Intel Atom processor (as an option rather than a 1.0 GHz...
The other day I dropped a computer off at the local repair shop because it was under warranty. After verbally asking for my contact information and email address, the attending technician asked, "What's the password on this machine?" I answered audibly, without cons...
The following GottaBeMobile readers have won a full license to Eltima Software's SyncMate, a program that enables easy syncing between Windows Mobile devices and Mac OS X: Bito, Nike, R, Michael Anderson, and tivoboy.
Gizmodo is reporting via the China Times that an $800 Apple Tablet will be arriving in October, giving consumers time to stimulate the economy for the Christmas shopping season.
Remember that today is your last opportunity for a chance to win Eltima Software's SyncMate software which syncs your Windows Mobile device with Mac OS X.
Perhaps you remember my previous review of Eltima SyncMate, the software solution for syncing your Mac and Windows Mobile device.
The little mobile companions we've come to know as Netbooks have been declared dead, brought back to life, had a funeral, and been resurrected yet again.
Looking for a cheap way to customize your netbook's keyboard? Eee PC owners that have the newer chiclet-style keyboard may be interested in this post over at the Eeeuser.com forums.
Very little brings me the joy that's experienced when a few pennies are pinched, dimes are saved, and dollars stay in my wallet. A couple money saving projects I've completed this summer have been inspired by great do it yourself (DIY) web sites and articles that I ha...
What can $99 buy? How about the ability to access a USB hard drive from anywhere in the world with no subscription fee. Cloud Engines has announced that the Pogoplug, a small device that connects a USB hard drive to the Internet, is now shipping.
While not a mobile device, our fascination with all things touch at GBM has us wanting to learn more about this rare, early generation iMac with an installed touchscreen.
Seems like the developing trend towards Linux-based, Instant-on environments is just beginning to blossom. The folks over at Netbooknews.de are featuring a brief video showing the speed of the new Linpus Linux quick boot OS.
The Asus N10 Business Netbook has been primary computer for the past week, and I have been impressed with its features, performance, and usability.
Thanks to the folks at Asus, I've got a week to play around with the Asus N10J, a netbook targeted towards business and corporate users.
Although putting OS X on your netbook may be illegal and certainly violates the EULA, one curious individual has taken the time to benchmark the MSI Wind clone, the Advent 2411.
The New York Times has published an article detailing the impact of the $200 laptop. Naming netbooks specifically, the article discusses the impact of cheaper devices and software.
Looks like Acer may be coming up with an answer to the upcoming Asus T101H and T91 Tablet PCs. Electronic Pulp has gotten their hands on a recent Acer patent showing a "portable electronic device" that resembles a netbook/MID.
A recent article by Peter Glaskowsky at the CNET News Blog outlines what the author believes to be the death and end of netbooks, the affordable, ultraportable computers. As many readers have commented on his article, Mr.
eee-pc.de has gotten their hands on a great preview video of what appears to be one of the upcoming Asus Eee PC Tablet PC netbooks.
A few weeks ago we saw controversy on the netbook scene; the makers of the original Psion netBook sent word that they were upset with individuals and companies that were profiting from use of the word "netbook," a term they claim is their registered trademark.
With tons of hype and a multitude of screen shots being posted, I was eager to get some hands-on time with the Windows 7 public beta.
Tony Franklin, Microsoft Solution Specialist, will present a free webinar for educators about using Microsoft OneNote 2007 in the classroom on Tuesday, January 20th from 1:00 p.m.
Hear that sweet music? It's coming from Hugh Sung and his new company, AirTurn. The company sells wireless, hands-free page turning transmitters for musicians that use Tablet PCs or laptops to read music.
One word has been used by journalists to describe Apple's last Macworld: dull. Blogs such as Unpluggd featured polls for readers to chime in on what new products they expected from Apple.
TechwareLabs is reporting that Asus has introduced their new Eee PC keyboard with an integrated screen. The keyboard itself apparently features the guts of a typical netbook and integrates some type of built-in navigation screen.
Engadget is has a few sleek shots of the new FreeStyle Dr. Mobile Netbook which features the VIA Nano Processor, the popular Atom's new competition.
It appears that netbook popularity is flowing into Energy Star, a joint venture between the EPA and U.S. Department of Energy that helps consumers make informed energy choices.
Ever wonder how you could install different operating systems on your new netbook or backup all your data to a DVD-R? A USB to IDE adapter is one device that might be unfamiliar to novice computer users, but soon finds great value as a necessary, must-have item.
Best Buy has attempted to resolve consumer confusion regarding the purpose of netbooks with this flash presentation. As Warner described, many first time shoppers and novice users are purchasing netbooks with the belief that they will be a desktop/laptop substitu...
'Tis the season to give gifts. Finding a few items to regift has come in handy a few times that I've been in a pinch. Regifting involves the redirecting of a gift that you've received, giving your gift to someone else.
Want to add a few Mac goodies under your Christmas tree? Head on over to the MacHeist Giving Tree where the MacHeist folks are promising some free goodies for your Holiday Season.