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Making a continued resurgence from obscurity, Motorola looks to steal some of the blogosphere chatter with the announcement of its Droid X smartphone on Verizon's network today.
Road warriors have long touted the benefits of MiFi products from Sprint and Verizon since their inception. The ability to have 3G data speeds wirelessly routed to 5 different devices have allowed for an unprecedented level of productivity as Team GBM demonstrated at CE...
Toshiba is the first company out of the gate to announce the release of an Android-based Smartbook (albeit not in North America) by Q3 2010.
ECS showed off a mockup of their upcoming T800 smartbook at Computex 2009 and Sascha from netbooknews.com got some hands-on time with the device.
JKK, from jkkmobile.com is at Computex 2009, where Asus showed off its newest EEE PC. Unlike the rest of the EEE line of netbooks that are constrained by restrictions placed on the devices by Microsoft, the Snapdragon smartbook is running an expanded version of the Andr...
Given the current state of the economy, I can't think of a better way to jumpstart your gadget addiction than to start giving away more mobile devices.
One of the most frustrating things about being mobile is the lack of a decent outdoor viewable screen. Even in a classroom environment, the overhead banks of fluorescent lights often make glare an issue.
Ok, so I'm really confused now. I mean, it doesn't take a lot to confuse me, but still. Just a few days ago, I reported on the Nokia N900 that will blur the line between MID/UMPC and smartphone.
While Microsoft and Yahoo enjoys an on-again, off-again acquisition relationship, rival Google continues to expand its lion's share of search queries.
The health care industry is undergoing some possible changes under the current administration with its push towards electronic medical records and Tangent is throwing their own iteration in the mix with the Medix 10T.
Chippy over at UMPCPortal has put up a thorough review or the Smart Q7 internet tablet device. This device isn't a full on UMPC or MID, but rather, is more or less a capable companion device for those situations when reaching for your tablet, notebook, UMPC, or MID isn...
Clevo slid under our radars again with their new TN70M available now for purchase. In March 2008, we missed the TN120R announcement, which turned out to be a 12.1Ã¢â‚¬Â convertible tablet that was very customizable.
The Nokia N810 was a definite niche device with limited appeal to the masses. With only wifi connectivity, sales were sluggish and Nokia pulled the plug late last year with a last-minute, limited release of a model sporting WWAN.
We've reported on a similar product in the Hanwha Duo, but now we have a review of a working unit of the Hantech Siso Tablo from the folks over at Slashgear.
The notion of an Apple tablet selling for $500-$700 is as ludricous as it is unbelievable. But that's exactly what Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is claiming we can expect from the Cupertino team by this time next year.
Although details emerging are still murky, it looks as if the German auto-maker is developing an in-car computer (carputer, anyone?) based on Intel's In-Vehicle Infotainment reference design that includes WWAN 3G connectivity via EVDO Rev.
RUGGEDBOOK, known around these parts for their tough slate tablets, has updated the SR series with the announcement of the SR820.
Asus' highly regarded 1008HA Seashell series EEE PC introduced at CeBit 2009 has been officially announced for the North American market.
In the seemingly never-ending battery fire fiasco, HP has just announced another battery recall. In November, HP issued a recall of over 100,000 batteries due to similar concerns of leakage and possible fire hazards.
At the end of March, we brought you news of a new player in the netbook market that raised a few eyebrows. What set this netbook apart from the rest of the pack wasn't its stellar design, groundbreaking processor, or any breathtaking innovation.
Here at GBM, we are both overwhelmed and underwhelmed by the netbook craze. Overwhelmed by the fact that every time we blink, another manufacturer is introducing their own model to the exponentially growing market.
Microsoft will be making the much anticipated IE8 available at 12pm EDT, today, March 19th, 2009. Microsoft's latest attempt to keep its market share in light of some stiff competition from Mozilla's Firefox, Opera Browser, Apple's Safari, and even Google's Chrom...
Do you find yourself wishing your notebook computer was sometimes a tablet? Have you been putting off getting a tablet because of the tradeoffs? Are JKK's and Chippy's touchscreen modifications to standard netbooks something you've always wanted to do but weren't comfo...
Netbooks seem like the only subcategory in the computer segment that is enjoying recession-proof growth and Targus has joined in on the craze.
Trimble, a small Sunnyvale-based company focused on mobile location-based computing, has announced its latest Tablet UMPC dubbed the Yuma.
Mobile World Congress 2009 wrapped up today, and buried deep within the myriad of phone related announcements lies this little gem of a convertible tablet PC.
If you have been in college in the last 5 years, you've probably seen SMART Board technology in the classroom. I remember my first experience with it and was completely blown away by how "smart" the board really was.
In this Inkshow, I take a look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U820, a tablet UMPC/MID released at the end of 2008 that employs Intel's Atom Z530 processor.
We met Tariq Krim at CntrStg during CES 2009 and were enamored with the concept of a netbook-centric operating system that would make navigating to our favorite sites easier.
The madness that surrounds CES and our efforts in maximizing coverage with a staff of four means that in-depth interviews are few and far between during the show.
CES 2009 is over, and man, am I tired! It's Monday afternoon and I think I've finally recharged the batteries enough to be productive again.
The Tablet PC MVPs hosted the Touch and Tablet Community Meetup at CntrStg this afternoon and representatives from Digifriends paid a visit to the festivities.
I just sat through a back to back presentation from both HTC and Microsoft Windows Mobile representatives. Although nothing groundbreaking was announced at CES 2009 from either company, a few upgrades are worth mentioning.
CntrStg has been our base of operations for CES 2009 and is also the site of featured speakers from select tech companies. Today, during a segment dubbed "Touch the Future," HP's VP and Chief Technology Officer of the Personal Systems Group Phil McKinney spoke about th...
In a market saturated with me-too products, OEMs are striving to set their products apart from the crowd. In this video, Warner checks out MSI's latest attempt at differentiating themselves with a lighted touchpad.