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In case you missed it on Friday, we kicked off a reader poll that will run until tomorrow. I’ll post the results on Wednesday, use Thursday to consider a new poll question and post a new one on Friday. The question this time around relates to […] Read more »

Sounds like Microsoftie Vikram Madan was busy at last week’s WinHEC conference! As a Development Manager on the UMPC team, who better than Vikram to show-off UMPCs, explain the concept and even present potential future specs in next gen devices? While there are no promises, future […] Read more »

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Now that all of us humans are getting GPS in our cellphones, what’s a pet to do? Go and fetch their own location device, of course! RoamEO might look like the Romulan version of a Star Trek tricorder, but it’s actually a handheld monitoring device to […] Read more »

I guess Sundays are the time to announce future releases of products. ;) Earlier today we mentioned the impending maintenance release for the Palm 700p; just a few minutes ago I caught a tidbit in my feeds from MobileRead. Remember that Adobe Digital Editions software in […] Read more »

Palm is expecting to roll out a software update for Palm 700p smartphones during the week of May 28th. Originally, the company planned a smaller update earlier in the year to address some Bluetooth issues, but one thing understandably leads to another so Palm is bundling […] Read more »

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‘Santa Rosa’ has to be one of the most popular computing terms right now and I’m sure Intel is loving that. William over at The Student Tablet PC provides a ‘just enough detail’ overview of the Santa Rosa platform including everything from the CPU and graphics […] Read more »

CDW appears among the first retailers to have to Q1 Ultra appear on their website. I’ve been checking several of the expected vendors daily and haven’t seen anything up to this point. A CDW search for ‘Q1 Ultra’ shows three of the planned models right now: […] Read more »

Chalk up another mindmapping opportunity, only this one is a collaborative web-service that’s fee based: enter the aptly named comapping. Comapping offers a 30-day trial, but after that you’ll pay a fee for six months of service. Two positives here: there’s no software to download and […] Read more »

Looks like everything is on track for next month’s iPhone launch as the device just appeared on the FCC site according to AppleInsider. There’s not much to see on the FCC site due to a letter of confidentiality, so no need to traipse there. Trust me, […] Read more »

Hey, now THIS might eventually make up for the removal of WiFi synchronization in ActiveSync! Alereon is demonstrating their Ultrawideband or UWB on a Windows Mobile device at WinHEC using a modified Samsung i730. UWB is like the wireless equivalent of speedy USB 2.0, which has […] Read more »

Just a quick screencap with results of CrystalMark on the Q1P with 2 GB of memory. I don’t believe that comparing it to my recent Q1P benchmarks with 1 GB (score: 14873) is an apples to apples because while the unit is the same aside from […] Read more »

I’ve been running the beta version of 2.6 for about a month with nary a hiccup, but it’s always good to upgrade to the public release when available. Skype announced the newest Mac version today along with official support for their new ‘call transfer’ feature, which […] Read more »

Hot off the press: FlipStart Labs just selected Dynamism as the first reseller of the diminutive FlipStart ultra-portable computing device. For $1,999 at Dynamism’s site, you’ll get your choice of OS between Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Vista Business. The 5.6-inch WSVGA screen is complemented by […] Read more »

Since I still haven’t found a day to drive up to New York City and back, I’m relying on other folks to hit up the Samsung Experience. We’ve heard from Mike Cane on the new Q1U and today I happened across another early hands-on account. This […] Read more »

Great piece at Computerworld this morning on how mobile technology is helping the blind. Mobile Sorcery AB in Sweden developed custom software for Nokia 6300 phones that integrates with GPS via Bluetooth to keep wires to a minimum. The navigation software was developed by Astando AB, […] Read more »

Mediocre monochrome? Not for LG Philips: yesterday, the company announced a flexible E-Ink display that’s capable of displaying up to 4,096 colors on a 14.1-inch sized component. The viewing angle is a full-180-degrees and according to the press release, "images always appear crisp, even when the […] Read more »

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