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Hey folks, Rob Bushway and Xavier Lanier here to bring you some exciting news.

Since launching in February 2006, has become a foremost authority for news, reviews, and commentary in the mobile PC space. In the past three years, we have grown from a site with just two guys and a passion for tablet PCs to an authority in the mobile pc space featuring 8 writers producing a wide array of media content. Needless to say, we have been really busy at GottaBeMobile and are very excited about this next step.

We’re happy to announce that has been acquired by, another authority in the mobile computing space. Combined, the two sites will continue to serve millions of mobile technology enthusiasts and buyers.

What this Means for readers can expect to see even more great content from the bloggers you’ve come to count on.’s founder, Rob Bushway, will now be able to focus on writing and producing content for, while also freeing up time to focus energies at home.   There will be no major changes to the format or tone of as the mixture of news, commentary, and reviews has proved successful. will continue to invest in and improve it however its readers and staff see fit. You can expect to see writers contributing to from time to time.


It is’s goal to dramatically expand its reach in 2009. We are in the midst of bringing on more bloggers from writers of all backgrounds, ranging from industry insiders and experts to students and casual users.’s stable of award-winning bloggers is second to none and have incredible insight into the ultra-mobile and Tablet PC space. Five of the bloggers have earned Microsoft MVP awards and all are respected tremendously in the mobile technology community.

Over the past few years, we have come to know and respect each other’s staff and work.

Thank you again for your amazing support of over the past three years. We are very excited about what the next three years will bring and look forward to blazing the trail right alongside you!

For and,

Rob Bushway and Xavier Lanier



  1. Kevin C. Tofel

    02/18/2009 at 10:03 am

    Congrats Xavier, Rob, Warner & the entire GBM gang! :)

  2. James Kendrick

    02/18/2009 at 10:13 am

    Glad to hear two faves joining forces. Congrats all around!

  3. Jason Dunn

    02/18/2009 at 10:20 am

    Congrats, this is big news!

  4. Sascha

    02/18/2009 at 10:26 am

    just reached me before i was going to bed. This is awesome. Congrats guys and cheers from Taipei

  5. jkkmobile

    02/18/2009 at 10:38 am


    It’s great that Rob can focus on mobility!

    Congrats to all!

    We Gotta continue to Be Mobile..

  6. Sumocat

    02/18/2009 at 10:40 am

    Quite an acquisition for, picking up a stable of award-winning bloggers, but what do you guys get out of it? Ha! Just kidding. I think there’s good synergy potential here. Sounds like a very positive deal.

  7. Vasanth

    02/18/2009 at 10:49 am

    Great news! Congrats.

  8. Benz145

    02/18/2009 at 10:55 am

    Wow congrats guys, this is great news!

  9. Kamal DS

    02/18/2009 at 11:01 am

    Congrats Fellas!

  10. Paul Harrigan

    02/18/2009 at 11:28 am

    Congrats, Rob!

  11. Toby

    02/18/2009 at 11:44 am

    Whilst making it big time, please continue keeping it real in the usual GBM way :)

  12. Rob Bushway

    02/18/2009 at 11:54 am

    thank you for all the great comments and notes – we really love our readers!

  13. borax99

    02/18/2009 at 11:55 am

    Wow, congratulations !

  14. Mak

    02/18/2009 at 12:23 pm

    Congrats guys! As one that remembers Rob and Warner back in the early days of tabletpcbuzz let me say all your hard work is paying off, and you all are most deserving of your success

  15. Brad Linder

    02/18/2009 at 1:49 pm

    Wow, that’s great news! Congratulations to all!

  16. Xavier

    02/18/2009 at 3:33 pm

    Thank you to everyone for all the kind comments and support. I really look forward to working with the GBM team!

  17. Gavin Miller

    02/18/2009 at 3:59 pm

    Good luck for the future! Certainly some amazing stuff coming up on the mobile scene!

  18. Robert Nelson

    02/18/2009 at 4:59 pm

    Great news, I look forward to see what the two combined forces will bring in the future.

  19. MiKeN

    02/18/2009 at 7:30 pm

    Congratulations!!! I’m happy for the whole gang.

  20. John Hill

    02/18/2009 at 7:59 pm

    Rob – if they don’t treat you right I’ll keep your account active at Tabletpcbuzz!


  21. Warner Crocker

    02/18/2009 at 8:56 pm

    This is all very exciting and thanks for the warm responses everyone.

  22. Patrick Moorhead

    02/19/2009 at 9:17 pm

    Good luck guys! Have just gotten to know you guys this year and has been a real pleasure.

  23. Stefan Constantinescu

    02/20/2009 at 4:56 am


  24. Amitai Rosenberg

    02/25/2009 at 8:26 am


  25. blash

    02/25/2009 at 10:49 am


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