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The Plantronics Pulsar 590E Bluetooth headphones arrived yesterday afternoon and after getting it all charged up I threw it into my little bag and headed off to the old Starbucks.  The audio quality is quite nice but the jury is still out if the microphone is […] Read more »

Reader Cody Blotske tipped me to a notification he received from Dynamism that the retailer is accepting pre-orders for the HTC Shift for $1,499.  I headed over to their site and sure enough they have it up already.  I find it a bit strange that neither […] Read more »

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I have been thinking about getting some Bluetooth headphones to use with the HTC Advantage and other devices that support the A2DP Bluetooth profile and after doing a lot of research I settled on the Plantronics 590E.  All of the user reviews I ran across were […] Read more »

The big 5-inch screen of the HTC Advantage makes it perfect for using in portrait orientation and Windows Mobile supports that.  What would be cool would be if an enterprising Windows Mobile programmer with an Advantage would write a utility that would auto-rotate the screen using […] Read more »

Oh no, I guess Homeland Security will ban Nokia phones on flights now after the company issued a recall for 46 million batteries that "in very rare cases" could create an explosive burn while charging.  The batteries were manufactured by Matsushita (Panasonic) between December 2005 and […] Read more »

The king of lists on Windows Mobile devices, ListPro 5.0 from Ilium, has gotten a brand new version chock full of features that turn this powerful program into a must-have.  ListPro 5.0 adds some really innovative features such as the ability to change the font and […] Read more »

Some of you are probably asking yourself “what happened to the OQO?” since I haven’t written much about it. Others are probably assuming that the excitement generated by the HTC Advantage knocked the OQO off the front page. Oh, would that were only true.The fact of […] Read more »

Kevin was all over the S60 version of the SlingPlayer Mobile but the slinging doesn’t stop there.  Sling Media CEO hinted that a version of the player will soon be coming to the BlackBerry, now that they are all multi-media ready.  No word on when or […] Read more »

The new found mobility I am experiencing with the HTC Advantage made me realize something I had totally forgotten- we have a mobile version of jkOnTheRun. Now the HSDPA speed I am enjoying now on the Advantage can handle the full version of jkOTR just fine […] Read more »

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That intrepid Aussie Hugo Ortega has done it again and gotten his mitts around the new HTC Shift UMPC.  The Shift has a dual processor/ OS with a shared Vista Business/ Windows Mobile platform.  I’m not sure which version of Windows Mobile the Shift is sporting […] Read more »

I’m sitting at a local coffee shop where shortly I’ll be visiting with reader Mike Whalen. Mike wants to see the HTC Advantage up close and personal so I’m blogging this from the HTC as we speak, er, write, er, read. Whatever. I’m using the iGo […] Read more »

I’m sitting at a local coffee shop where shortly I’ll be visiting with reader Mike Whalen. Mike wants to see the HTC Advantage up close and personal so I’m blogging this from the HTC as we speak, er, write, er, read. Whatever. I’m using the iGo […] Read more »

Linda Epstein of Tablet PC2 has posted a great review of the HP 2710p Tablet PC that includes information and photos of the thin expansion base and the slim battery.  The 2710p looks to be the Tablet to beat, at least until the Dell comes out […] Read more »

August 9, 2007.  Houston, TX.  Blame JK Launched just in time for back to school James Kendrick of jkOnTheRun has announced the launch of his new business venture, Blame JK.  Blame JK will be the first venture to provide a unique service for neophiliacs.  Many gadget […] Read more »

Experts are recommending now more than ever that employees should take power naps every day.  Naps at the work place rejuvenate the system and clear the mind and make employees perform better and more effectively than those who don’t power nap.  MetroNaps has developed a power […] Read more »

It’s a candy bar phone with a QWERTY keyboard, no it’s a Windows Mobile smartphone with both a QWERTY keyboard and a dialing keypad.  However you describe it, the HTC Libra is one smart phone and it appears it’s coming to Verizon this month in addition […] Read more »

Download here (MP4 format, 38 MB 23 minutes) Timefor another jkOTR Mobile Media Edition!  Today we’re taking a firstlook at the uber-useful HTC Advantage x7501 Windows Mobile 6 PDA.  TheAdvantage can’t make up its mind if it’s a smartphone, PDA, Pocket PC,laptop or UMPC.  Come to […] Read more »

Verizon rolled out a rare update to the Verizon Access Manager, software used to control connections via EV-DO and 1xRTT.  Usually not much changes with these updates but don’t skip this one if you use the AirCard 595 EV-DO Rev. A modem.  The program update also […] Read more »

Well the FedEx guy FINALLY appeared a few hours ago with the OQO Model 02 evaluation unit!  A big thanks to Dynamism for shooting the OQO my way for a short while so I can share my experiences with you.  You guys rock! My first impressions […] Read more »

Perry Reed of The Tablet PC Show has been conducting an evaluation of the Motion LE1700 Tablet PC.  The LE1700 is probably the nicest and most capable slate Tablet out there and Perry walks us around the slate for a quick video tour.  Take a look […] Read more »

I knew it would happen eventually and quite frankly I always figured it would happen sooner than it did.  I have been outed by Ralph W. Waldo, an editor for Popular Quantum Mechanics Magazine (PQMM). For the past 3 years I have gotten away with the ultimate […] Read more »

GottaBeMobile forum member Sierra has gotten one of the first HP 2710p Tablet PCs to roll off the assembly line and is posting first impressions and lots of photos in their forum.  The initial impressions are good and no question the 2710p is a very thin […] Read more »

Congratulations to both pal Marc Orchant and the ThinkFree folks who have announced that Marc has joined their effort in an advisory capacity.  ThinkFree is an innovative online alternative to Microsoft Office that is currently in beta and the brains behind the service could not have […] Read more »

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