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What good are specs if you can't show something off, right? Well, in this GBM Shortcut I demo Motion Computing's J3400 Tablet PC with their improved 1.6 ghz processor, 64 gb SSD, 4 gb of RAM, and Windows 7 Build 7201. Cold boot: 26 seconds Shutdown: 5 seconds ...
One of the best things about the iPhone 3G S is that it records videos. Video quality is mediocre compared to HD camcorders, but the convenience of being able to upload directly to YouTube is awesome.
Every geek loves "As Seen On TV" junk and I am no exception. While perusing Bed Bath & Beyond with my daughter tonight, we happened upon some ShamWow cloths.
I received an exclusive invitation to preview Microsoft's new search engine, Bing. Here is a quick GBM Shortcut video demoing a little bit of Bing and doing some searches on text, video, and images.
I've been looking for a bag like Waterfield Design's Laptop Muzetto for a long time - leather, rugged looking, light weight, messenger type, fold over flap, plenty of pockets, and roomy enough to support either my Macbook Pro or a Tablet PC.
Lenovo's officially introduced the first notebook to feature NVIDIA ION graphics. This new graphics platform offers outstanding graphics performance without sacrificing too much battery life.
I got a chance to take a close look at the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 today. It shares a lot of components with the original IdeaPad S10, but there are some nice upgrades.
I sat across the aisle from David Cush on Virgin America's inaugural flight from SFO to SNA yesterday. He was using a ThinkPad x60 and had a lot of good things to say about it.
HP released MediaSmart iStream, an iPhone application that gives users access to all of the multimedia content on their MediaSmart home servers.
I have large hands, which usually makes it extremely uncomfortable to use compact mice, but the Microsoft Arc Mouse has enough curvature and surface area to make it comfortable to use for hours on end.
I just received an evaluation HP DV2-1001 and took a few minutes to film a quick unboxing. This little media machine comes with an external Blu-ray drive and lots of glossy everything. GottaBeMobile Shortcuts are Sponsored by Lenovo..
Given a choice, I will always use a mobile computer that supports an extended battery over a regular battery. For me, the benefit of additional battery life outweighs the extra weight or thickness.
The economy's in the dumps and we know our readers aren't buying as many computers and accessories as usual. To help aid your gadget deficit, we're kicking off the GottaBeMobile and Notebooks.com Gadget Stimulus Plan.
I'm hanging out in Seattle and Redmond this week attending Microsoft's MVP Summit. In this GBM Shortcut, I give a quick look at my gear, as well as the gloomy weather of Seattle. All GBM Shortcuts are sponsored by Lenovo. (more...).
There is nothing like getting a sweet gadget snatched from your hands - one minute I had a Kindle 2, the next minute it was gone, gone, gone. Fortunately, Amazon quickly stepped in to save my broken heart and shipped me a replacement Kindle 2, which arrived just minu...
We are very excited to announce Lenovo as the Exclusive Sponsor for GottaBeMobile's GBM Shortcut videos. GBM Shortcuts are 3 to 5 minute informal videos featuring hardware, quick looks at software, accessories, and editorials.
As you'll see in this video, my wife absolutely loves Super Bowl Sunday.... .
2008 has been a very busy year for your tireless servants at GottaBeMobile.com. In 2008 alone, we published 2,727 articles, produced 147 InkShow and Shortcut videos, and 22 Podcasts.
Several weeks ago we brought you news about Atek's new "mobile" solution, the OnBoard Travel Keyboard. We got our review unit in a few days ago, and in this GBM Shortcut I share my impressions about Atek's mobile solution.
If you are hankering to make a good impression for your next meeting, then take a look at the sleeves and cases from Proporta.com.
In this GBM Shortcut, I take a quick look at one of the prizes we gave away several weeks ago - Seagate's FreeAgent Go portable hard drive. Enjoy! (more...).
Finding a good stand for a tablet pc takes a lot of trial and effort. They have to light weight, mobile, and provide a good range of angles.
Yesterday, we let you know about the new Flip Video MinoHD, and today we are excited to bring you an unboxing of this amazing little video camera.
In this final installment of my look at the Ford Escape and SYNC, my kids offer up their take on the car. Click through to the Read More link to see the video and be sure to check out the previous coverage: (more...).
I caught my neighbors trying out the mood lighting in the Ford Escape Click through to the Read More link to see the video and be sure to check out the previous coverage: (more...).
In day 5 of my adventures with the Ford Escape Hybrid and SYNC, I give Warner a call and we talk about the weather, gas prices, engines, and generally just have a good time.
In day 3 with the Ford Escape, our family heads out to Starbucks and experiments with voice recognition and SYNC. Our results? Check it out for yourself! Be sure to follow my other coverage on the Ford Escape and SYNC: GBM Shortcut: The Ford Escape Hybrid with Sync a...
There is nothing like the smell of a new car to get your blood going in the morning - couple that with some good tunes + coffee, and you can certainly count yourself blessed. I headed out to work this morning in the Ford Escape and captured this video to show how ea...
Ford just delivered the Escape Hybrid for me to review, and my girls are already planning everything they want me to do with it.
In this GBM Shortcut, I take a quick look at Quicklook2, a feature that HP includes on the HP2730p Elitebook Tablet PC that allows you to view your PIM data without having to fully boot into Windows (Vista or XP). Quicklook2 does not work in Sleep or Suspend modes wh...
The Lenovo/HP Tablet PC Shootout continues. As I mentioned in the full review of the HP 2730p Tablet PC I'm not too fond of the output of the single mono speaker.
The one thing about gadget lust that I hate is knowing sooner or later I'm going to have to open up the package. And in many instances that means I have to work through that curse on all man and woman kind, blister packaging.
In this GottaBeMobile Shortcut, we take a look at a cheap and practical way to make your own mobile charging station. A mobile charging station is a great place to store your mobile devices while they charge. You can create your own mobile charging station ...
The good folks at StarTech.com sent along an evaluation unit of their USB to VGA Dock for us to take a look at and here we go.
In this GottaBeMobile Shortcut, we take a look at the Freedom Antenna from ARC Wireless. The Freedom Antenna supports broadband capabilities, is designed to reduce dropped calls and helps you find service where none is available. It can be purchased from Bu...