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I had a conversation with OQO a couple of weeks ago and they outlined their plans under embargo to refresh the entire Model 02 line.  The embargo has been lifted and here’s what I was told about the new line.  The Model 02 Better and Best […] Read more »

Kaz 911 has snagged an interview at Gitex with the HTC General Manager of the Middle East, Africa and Asia.  In that interview Kevin Chen has confirmed something that I have been telling anyone who’d listen that the HTC Shift does NOT have Windows Mobile.  This […] Read more »

Time for a roundup of the top articles on jkOnTheRun for the past week: First reviews of Fujitsu T2010 Tablet PC showing up jkOnTheRun interviewed at BarCamp Houston Eric Mack talks Tablet (again) HP Quicklook lives! Freeware of the Moment- FireTune Palm to Windows Mobile transition: […] Read more »

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Early adopters comprise a group of dedicated geeks who are the first to grab a new device hot off the press for a number of reasons.  There’s the "I gotta have it first" group the "I love new technology at all costs" group and there’s the […] Read more »

Kaz 911 Rescue Service has posted some new information and photos of the HTC Shift which is being shown at GITEX this week.  The HTC Shift has garnered quite a lot of speculation since the information was revealed of the dual OS nature of the device.  […] Read more »

I will be meeting a jkOnTheRun reader at Starbucks tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 Houston time to demonstrate a few mobile devices.  It will take place at the Starbucks at 249 & Jones road and I’ll be bringing at least the following: Lenovo x61 Tablet PC HP […] Read more »

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As you may recall I was recently invited out to the HP campus here in Houston to sit down with both the consumer and enterprise folks at HP.  The impromptu meeting took place in the Executive Briefing Center and I had to immediately inform HP that […] Read more »

HP announced no fewer than 56 products yesterday at a press event in NYC, most of them refreshing the flagging iPAQ line.  Up front we find five devices: iPAQ 900 Series Business Messenger – 3G phone with QWERTY keyboard iPAQ 600 Series Business Navigator – A […] Read more »

It’s always mass hysteria when the faithful gather for a confab with his Jobsness and Kevin’s already got all the details over all the wonderfully cool things he announced today.  I will say this, Jobsy has something to say to all of you who picked up […] Read more »

We first heard about the mythical leather-clad ThinkPad earlier this year through a viral marketing segment that Lenovo unleashed.  We received word from Lenovo that in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the ThinkPad notebook line the ThinkPad Reserve is launching today.  The $5,000 ThinkPad is […] Read more »

Long-time readers of jkOnTheRun probably get tired of seeing posts like this one today marking my sixth anniversary of open-heart surgery.  It seems like yesterday that I went through that life-changing ordeal and like I do every year I am linking to my personal chronicle of […] Read more »

As we see more notebooks and Tablet PCs adopt a widescreen display format it seems only natural that a projector is needed that works in the same format.  Toshiba has announced such a projector that is quite economical, too.  The TLP-WX2200U is an LCD projector that […] Read more »

Say what you want about the Palm Foleo smartphone companion it has generated a lot of conversation in the mobile tech space.  That conversation is about to get a lot louder as Palm CEO Ed Colligan announced on the Palm blog that the Foleo is being […] Read more »

I like mindmaps, they organize my thoughts yet let me rearrange them on a whim, and that makes me more creative.  I use MindManager 7 all the time and can’t recommend it highly enough.  Since I’ve been playing around with the HTC Advantage, I got to […] Read more »

I love Firefox, it’s full-featured and I’ve added just the extensions I want.  I will admit that Firefox can sometimes get a little slow, especially with complicated websites, and I’ve read numerous articles about tweaking the configuration file to get better performance.  It can be a […] Read more »

If you have been a long-time visitor to jkOnTheRun you might remember my coverage of the HP Quicklook utility on the tc1100.  Quicklook enabled me to access my Outlook data on the tc1100 even when the device was turned off or in standby.  I was playing […] Read more »

Productivity guru, technologist and good friend Eric Mack sat down with productivity consultant Kelly Forrister and had a 50+ minute discussion about the Lenovo ThinkPad x61 Tablet PC.  He’s released this discussion as a podcast and I highly recommend it if you are curious about the […] Read more »

When I first received the HP 2710p Tablet PC on evaluation from HP I went to the HP online store to check the pricing.  I found that the configuration I am testing, 1.2 GHz Core 2 Duo, 100 GB hard drive, 2 GB memory and 2 […] Read more »

I attended the BarCamp Houston last week and besides having a lot of fun and meeting a bunch of people I was also interviewed briefly by Mike McGuff, a producer for the local ABC affiliate channel 13. It was the first time I got to meet […] Read more »

Those boys at GottaBeMobile are planning a meetup in Colorado Springs on September 8 to get a chance to meet their readers.  They will have lots of Tablets and UMPCs to play with along with lots of swag so if you’re in the area drop by. […] Read more »

According to the::unwired the HTC Shift is to be officially announced at GITEX in Dubai next week.  The Shift is the UMPC with multiple personalities possessing a slider keyboard and dual operating systems, although the inclusion of Windows Mobile 6 has not been confirmed by HTC.  […] Read more »

Podcast co-host Matt Miller and I have been using an HTC Advantage for about the same length of time and have both been surprisingly happy with the unique device.  That’s pretty funny because Matt and I have used just about every type of device ever made […] Read more »

People called us crazy when we announced we were giving away an unlocked Dash, OK they call us crazy anyway, but even so the contest was a smashing success with over 150 entries!  Kevin’s kids have rolled the old "pick a winner" dice and the winner […] Read more »

That 17 year-old who hacked the iPhone to free it from the bindings of AT&T has traded his modified iPhone for a hot Nissan 350Z and 3 unmodified iPhones.  A cell phone repair company in Kentucky, CertiCell, traded with George Hotz no doubt for promotional purposes […] Read more »

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