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I have railed about the sleep problems that I have started having on my Vista-based HP 2710p and also detailed what steps I have been taking to try to eliminate them.  You recall that my HP ran for months absolutely fine and then developed these sleep […] Read more »

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Maybe it’s the cute, appropriate name of Pingie that got my attention. After all, just last week there was news of some RSS to SMS services, so why highlight this one? Aside from the name and the fact that it comes from our good friends at […] Read more »

EverythingUSB put the Moxia USBCell AA batteries through a cycle or two and finds that while the overall power capacity is lacking, these cells are still very useful. Since part of the battery footprint is taken up by a USB port, the batteries can only hold […] Read more »

The BBC has a top-five list of technologies that will make headlines in 2008 and I’m happy to see the UMPC at number two. In a fair criticism, they say that the original debut of the companion devices was plagued by poor battery life and high […] Read more »

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We’ve seen iPhone-like interfaces on Windows Mobile devices before but Pointui looks like the closest faxsimile to date. The interface truly impressed me in this YouTube video and you can see the obvious, but well programmed, touch integration. The UI appears very responsive, although that could […] Read more »

Jenn at Pocketables has picked up some information about a new UMPC from Asian company E-Lead Electronic called the NoahPad UMPC.  This is a typical UMPC running Windows XP on a Via processor and using a 7-inch screen but the keyboard on this swivel-screen UMPC is […] Read more »

Those of you left with a gaping void with Palm’s killing off the Foleo smartphone companion pre-launch should take note at an interesting product(s) that will be announced at CES.  I have been in conversation with Celio Corporation who will be showing the Redfly product line […] Read more »

  This final (I swear) test is with multiple photos snapped from the show floor.  Just use your imagination. OK, I now see that only one photo will appear in each post, even though I took two in this test.  That’s why we test these things.  […] Read more »

I don’t seen any news on the Raon Digital site to confirm, but MobileWhack indicates that the latest and greatest EVERUN model now sports integrated WiBro for connectivity. The Korean model is S60H and likely supports the 802.16 wireless standard. Since WiBro is the South Korean […] Read more »

The quest for the perfect gear bag is almost as pressing to the geek as the quest for the perfect gadget.  We always look for a better and more comfortable way to carry all the stuff we might need on our daily jaunts into the real […] Read more »

You may have listened to the final OnTheRun with Tablet PCs podcast by now.  The podcast that I did with Marc Orchant came to an end with the untimely death of Marc earlier this month.  I expected heavier than normal listenership due to its being the […] Read more »

We have always been fans of external batteries that provide much needed extended battery life to our mobile gear, especially on trips.  Judie of Gear Diary has reviewed such an external battery, the Proporta Laptop Battery, and she gives a typically detailed overview of using this […] Read more »

I was hoping to catch this one exactly, but I’m at the Toyota dealer getting the Hybrid serviced while James got a few posts out this morning. Call it karma or call it amazing coincidence, but we’re ending the year here at jkOnTheRun with over 7,000 […] Read more »

The problem sleeping and resuming that my HP 2710p Tablet PC suddenly developed has been preoccupying my time over this long holiday period and has resonated with a lot of readers.  Some readers agree with me that Vista is to blame for my problems and others […] Read more »

Fellow podcaster Matt Miller handles a lot of gadgets over time, if you want to know how many he’s seen this year check out his look back at the gadgets he’s played with this year.  Talk about geek overload!  He’s written up his favorite devices and […] Read more »

Tired of someone else giving you directions when driving? Why not substitute your own voice for the one on your GPS? YourPND is a service that records your voice speaking the many standard navigational words found in GPS devices. The phrases are then saved to file […] Read more »

I can’t just bash Vista and ignore Mac problems when they arise and today for the first time one did on my MacBook Pro running Leopard.  I booted into Vista Ultimate using Boot Camp and played Call of Duty 4 for a while.  I am totally […] Read more »

Although I have yet to personally see either model handheld, Nokia N77 and N82 owners might be interested to know that Mail for Exchange now supports their device. The latest version of the application is v2.2, but the only changes from the prior release is the […] Read more »

Ever since I left my I.T. career to write full time earlier this year, I’ve been paying much closer attention to my budget. I’m losing the budget battle, but I’ve gained a different perspective in terms of device pricing for the feature set. Case in point: […] Read more »

I realize that the 4G wireless data networks are yet to be chosen by all of the U.S. carriers, but perhaps the latest real world trial results will favor LTE. Long Term Evolution was recently chosen by Verizon Wireless and if the recent tests are any […] Read more »

Well here we are at the end of the year and my work set up in my home office has been honed to work like a fine machine.  The way I work in my office is I have the MacBook Pro on the desk to the […] Read more »

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