Matt Faulkner

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HP Mini-Note 2140 Announced

HP has announced a refresh to their Mini-Note with the HP Mini-Note 2140.  This refresh has really bumped up the specs to make it a very capable netbook f...
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X301 Mobile at the Coffee Shop

As I am sure most of you are aware by now Team GBM is using some loaner Lenovo computers to cover CES (if you didn't know that, they did :) ).   I was supposed...
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Gmail Adds TXT – Again

Gmail has just added the ability to do text messaging from the chat window.  Text messaging was actually supposed to come out a few weeks ago, but was pul...
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A Weekend of HP Rebuilds

Boy did I have a great time this weekend, I had to rebuild two HP machines (the tx2051 and the tx2525)! All kidding aside though, over this weekend I spent so...
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Xplore Technologies New iX104C4

Xplore has released another unit,iX104C4 Rugged Mobile Computer, the into their rugged arsenal with a Tablet PC that can be dropped from 4 feet without breaking. In addition to the added ruggedness of the unit, an anit-glare screen is on the unit for added visibility for those sunny days out in the field. Read the full press release after the jump.
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Inker the TIP Replacement

I don't have my Tablet PC with me today to check this out right now, but Inker looks like a great way to enhance the TIP.   Make sure and watch the v...
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GMail has Themes

I was just granted access to the new Gmail Themes.  I am really enjoying what I see, it's great to have something a little different to look at while read...
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I’m A Tablet PC!

All the ‘I'm a PC' commercials inspired some people at WIPTE 2008 this year to do a little video for themselves Check out the ‘I'm a Ta...
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Zune 3.1 Update is Available

I have an old Zune 30 gig first generation that I am still holding on to because of the FM player. Last I had it out was when the 3.0 software came out. I'm just wondering how fast I should dust of the old thing and give it an update. The update adds a few games and some new 'social' features. Any readers out there Zune users? How's the update working out? My Zune seems to have been replaced by my iPhone...On another note, there was also a price drop that takes them lower than the iPod of similar storage. Sounds like a good move for stealing some sales for the holidays... Unless Apple counters.Prices are as followes:
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Lenovo x61t On “Sinking” IBM Commercial

Last night watching Monday Night Football I snagged this from the 'sinking' IBM commercial. The commercial doesn't have anything to do with Tablet PC's, it's just a prop... but still, it's a Tablet PC in a commercial :)Click through for a larger image of the capture
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Dwell Wacom Live Design 2D Rendering Videos

Below are 3 videos from the Dwell Wacom Live Design 2D Rendering Challenge that were posted up on YouTube. The videos are done on either a Mac or PC using a Wacom Cintiq Tablet with Adobe Photoshop, and/or Autodesk Sketchbook. The videos are compressed and each one is about 60 seconds long, but the drawings look great when they are done! Check out each one after the jump:

Matt Faulkner

As a News and Features Writer for GBM, Matt lives and breathes gadgets and mobile computing. In addition, he contributes to daily news posts, InkShow video reviews, and podcasts.Send email to Matt