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Mobile Internet Devices are a hot topic today, but not in the way that MID makers would hope. It all started with Ars Technica explaining that these handheld computers are hard to find and buy. No news flash there since you can’t walk into an electronics […] Read more »

For anyone reading the tea leaves, it should come as no surprise that Motorola will be offering a few Android handsets this year. Om spoke with Moto CEO, Dr. Sanjay Jha, and generally confirmed that the handset maker is focusing on Google’s Android instead of Microsoft’s Windows […] Read more »

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I know that many folks look to us for mobile tech insights, tips and tricks — that’s definitely appreciated. But we don’t always get things right and I think it’s important to share those learning experiences as well. I had one today. It’s nothing that can’t […] Read more »

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I still don’t much about the Linux-based Plaszma operating system on the Zii EGG, but information abut the native browser landed today. A version of the popular Opera mobile browser will be fully integrated into the ZMS-05 processor powering the device. As I read it, the […] Read more »

Amazon adds Android to its supported platforms for mobile shopping today. The new app is free, of course, but what you buy with it is on you. The software provides 40 shopping categories, 1-click purchases (watch out for those!), account management, order history and more. And […] Read more »

These days, folks are watching every penny. And when it comes to mobile phones, it’s usually not the initial hardware cost that hurts the most. It’s that recurring bill for the next 24 months that hits the wallet. To help minimize that expense while also getting […] Read more »

Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, we heard about the new SDXC standard. That’s the Secure Digital eXtended Capacity format, and Toshiba is almost ready to take advantage of it. Akihabara News says the company just announced SDXC cards ranging in capacity from 16GB […] Read more »

When I read that Google was starting to support browser bookmark synchronization, I jumped on the new feature right away. Up to now, I’ve used the very solid Xmarks service to sync browser data between different computers as it works on Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. […] Read more »

Clearwire’s WiMAX rollout becomes clearer today with the announcement of 10 additional markets launching on September 1. It also become murkier because of where those markets are. Here’s the list: “Boise, Idaho; Bellingham, Wash; and eight markets throughout Texas, including: Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Killeen/Temple, Waco and Wichita Falls.” Nothing against those […] Read more » For some, tethering a 3G phone as a notebook modem is the ultimate mobile productivity booster. It gets even better if that phone can broadcast the 3G signal over Wi-Fi so you can connect multiple devices to the web. That’s part of the appeal of […] Read more »

It’s still 2009, but that didn’t stop Will over at WebWorkerDaily from kicking the tires of Microsoft Office 2010. He shares his initial hands-on thoughts on the productivity boosters and it sounds promising. Of course, our fave is in the mix now that OneNote is included […] Read more » Evernote, the data catch-all service that’s indispensable to many a mobile user, just added non-searchable PDF support to its repertoire of features. For those not familiar with Evernote — the platform captures data from various sources and scans the text so you can search through all of […] Read more »

After unexpectedly being offline for most of yesterday to handle some estate affairs, I’m just starting to get caught up on mobile tech news of the day. But first thing this morning, I tweeted a picture of something I found last night. It’s not mobile, but […] Read more »

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