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Every time I think I'm done with the HP Elitebook 2760p, something new pops up. This time, it's Bluetooth pairing with an iPhone or iPad for audio streaming and control.
The HP Elitebook 2760p convertible tablet packs a lot of weight, toughness, and stamina in a triangle of intertwined traits.
A look at the HD webcam quality of the HP Elitebook 2760p, measured up side-by-side against the front cam of the iPad 2.
It's the question that gets asked of any tablet: "How's the outdoor visibility?" So I'm answering it first with my review of the HP Elitebook 2760p convertible Tablet PC.
My time with the HTC Flyer has come to an end, and my extended live and un-live review goes with it. It's not a perfect device by any means, but overall I found it quite good, and I see many ways it could be truly great.
DC Comics is relaunching their entire line with same-day digital and print release. See how to get them on iOS, Android, and the Web.
A review of Opera Labs release Opera Mobile 11 for Windows on a Fujitsu Lifebook T900 convertible Tablet PC with active pen and multi-touch input.
Rehearsal ended today at a few minutes to 3pm. My buddy and collaborator Steve Przybylski headed out in a hurry to see if he would have any luck at the local stops that might have iPad 2s in stock.
The OnLive Game System is a streaming gaming console that treats gaming like the Roku Box treats watching video. We did an unboxing and here is the video.
Don't let the headline deceive you. This isn't about hacking the Google Chrome OS onto a Tablet. Instead it is running the Google Chrome browser, and more specifically the Google Web App Store, which in essence offers you most of what the Chrome OS will offer on a Table...
The Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse is now available at most retailers for $69.99. As far as a mouse goes in my view it is not a bad alternative if you need a mouse that is relatively compact for your bag or you pocket with one exception.
We've been running several posts about products designed to let you use your capacitive touch screen devices out of doors in cold weather and given that the US (at least the central and eastern part of the US) is in the grips of a major cold wave, I'm guessing that some...
The quest for a good stylus that works with devices using capacitive screens like the iPad continues. But I think I might have found a winner.
I posted about AGloves a week or so ago. Although I don't think they are actually for me, AGloves actually do work quite well with capacitive touch screens.
In this first of two videos, Xavier gives us a quick and dirty once-over of the HP Slate 500 Tablet PC. More details to come in a second, longer video, but if you just want the four-minute tour or something to whet your appetite for the main event, check it out: (more...
While Warner focuses on the OOBE and non-geek perspective on the TEGA v2, I'm going full geek with mine. In this shortcut, I demonstrate what I've done with Firefox to make it better suited for a small touchscreen device. (more...).
Scott from SCOTTEVEST (SeV) sent over an Outback jacket for me to check out. This jacket's a little different than all the other SeV gear I use, which is primarily designed for travel.
RIM's generated a ton of buzz around the BlackBerry PlayBook, its 7-inch tablet device that debuted at DEVCON 2010 on Monday. A conference with thousands of BlackBerry developers and enthusiasts sure sounds like the perfect place to demonstrate the first BlackBerry devi...
Earlier today I mentioned that the WeTab (formerly known as the WePad) is getting a lot of attention here at IDF 2010. I got a chance to catch up with 4tiitoo CTO Stephan Odoerfer, who gave me a full walkthrough of the device.
After posting a GBM Shortcut demonstrating FastFinga's features, I was prompted by Dan Bricklin via Twitter to check out his Note Taker HD app for the iPad.
I'm always on the hunt for iPad apps that turn the media consumption device into a useful productivity tool. Unlike Steve Jobs, I still believe that the pen has a place in digital note taking and computing.
The ThinkPad X100e was announced at CES 2010 and is now the most affordable ThinkPad available. Starting at just $449, the Thinkpad X100e is an ultraportable business users, especially current ThinkPad users, will appreciate.
Charles Sune from Lenovo gave us a quick overview of the ThinkPad Edge 13. The new ThinkPad Edge series is much more affordable than ThinkPad's T and X Series, but retains some of the things I like about the more expensive ThinkPads.
I landed in Mumbai last night for my brother-in-law's wedding and will be in India for a couple of weeks. Getting online was quite an ordeal, but I was finally able to get online with a Reliance 3G modem tonight.
Well color me confused, embarrassed, and a bunch of other things. Upon receiving the Lenovo X200T Tablet PC, I tried some pinch and zoom to see if that worked.
Flixter is an incredibly popular community that revolves around movies. Flixter's iPhone app has been. and one that I use on a regular basis.
Toshiba sent over a PortÃƒÂ©gÃƒÂ© R600-s4201 for me to take a look at and I really dig this ultraportable so far. It's very here in San Francisco, which is a rarity.
In this GBM Shortcut, I have some fun with testing out the quality of the webcam in Samsung's N310 Netbook. I used a built-in application called Cyberlink YouCam.
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.
Simple is often best. If you use a Netbook, or a Tablet PC, or for that matter just about any notebook, you don't have a separate numeric keypad like you do on a desktop.
Are you in to Tablet PCs? Wanna take a sneak peak at inking in Word and OneNote 2010? Then take a quick look at this GBM Shortcut video where I demo inking, screen capturing, and customizing pen favorites.
The HP Pavilion dv2z is a relatively low-cost 12" device that comes with a dedicated graphics card. The base configuration of the dv2z comes with a single-core AMD Neo processor and ATI Radeon x1250 graphics with 64MB of memory, but the review unit HP sent over is highl...
Good news - Lenovo's improved S10-2 Netbook is shipping and Lenovo was kind enough to send me a production ready machine to play with for a few months.
Dell introduced Dell Wireless 700, an option that adds GPS and Skyhook's Wi-Fi positioning system. I sat down with Hari Ganti and Alan Sicher for a demo of the GPS-enabled Dell Mini 10.
Browsing with your finger in Windows 7 is going to be a different experience across each browser and Windows 7 system. As demonstrated in this GBM Shortcut video, the experience will be based upon the type of touch digitizer your system has, whether the system is Window...