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That’s the advice of Tablet MVP, Craig Pringle, who’s attending CeBIT Australia. (That reminds me James: what’s in our travel budget?!?) Craig got to fondle the Motion LE1700wt and points out that you need a few minutes with the WriteTouch option to really appreciate it. The […] Read more »

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SMS Technology Australia might only be hours ahead of me on the globe, but they’re years ahead of my current watch. Take a look at their M500 product and tell me what you think it is when I describe these specs: quad-band GSM, 1.5-inch OLED touchscreen, […] Read more »

By now you’ve probably heard some buzz surrounding Microsoft’s Silverlight platform that was unveiled at Mix07 this week. It’s easy to overlook it from a mobile perspective, but regular readers already had some familiarity with it: what used to be the Windows Presentation Foundation (used in […] Read more »

After writing about Dell offering Ubuntu this afternoon, I finally got off my behind and installed the lastest version, which is 7.04. I ran into some issues when installing Ubuntu under Parallels on the Mac; sure enough, thanks to a recent Lifehacker post, I found a […] Read more »

This is an interesting move by Dell and speaks to the strides that open source is making in the OS space. This morning on the Direct2Dell blog, the company announced a partnership with Canonical to offer the Ubuntu distro of Linux on select machines. I downloaded […] Read more »

Today’s freebie over at Giveaway of the Day caught my eye, actually, it caught my ear. RSS-to-Speech is a Windows compatible standalone version of a Google gadget from Apexoft. The original gadget takes RSS feeds and reads them aloud; the standalone app has the same functionality […] Read more »

My T-Mobile Dash will be getting the Windows Mobile 6 upgrade, perhaps as early as this Friday when it’s expected we’ll see the official update. Yes, there’s a leaked ROM out there and while it’s probably safe to install, I’m going to wait the few more […] Read more »

Skype wants you to worry about one less thing in your already complicated life: your Skype credit. The P2P phone service added an auto-recharge function that will add credit from PayPal to your Skype account whenever it dips below a certain amount. The amount will vary […] Read more »

My favorite hacker, pt, has a twist on the "Use Current Pages" feature in Firefox that allows you to have multiple home pages. You can open up tabs for each page and then click the "Use Current Pages" of course, but pt noticed the pipe symbol […] Read more »

After over 80,000 beta downloads, Mac owners can remotely watch television using a Slingbox starting today as the client software goes gold! I’ve been using the SlingPlayer for Mac client with a SlingBox PRO to watch my local HDTV stations and the quality is outstanding; over […] Read more »

I’m definitely no Thomas Hawk, but I did like this scene from my deck last night. While having an after-dinner coffee, the sunset gave these clouds a nice hue and provided the moon a place to dart in and out. I’m actually thinking of creating a […] Read more »

I’m still amazed at Pandora’s ability to find songs I like, so Audiobaba has some big shoes to fill even though I like saying the name more. Conceptually, it’s the same idea: take the ‘fingerprint’ or ‘DNA’ of songs you like by finding others songs with […] Read more »

The touch interface is clearly gaining momentum: we’ve got touch-enabled Tablet PCs, UMPCs, PDAs, smartphones and other small handhelds. Palm rejection is a staple in the latest Fujitsu P1610 devices and true multi-touch devices are on the near-horizon with Apple’s iPhone. Ironically, my MacBook Pro has […] Read more »

I remember last summer when EverNote announced that their software would be pre-loaded on Lexar USB drives; if you want to add a portable version of this popular application to a USB drive you already own, you can purchase one for $19.95. EverNote Portable 2.0 is […] Read more »

I haven’t seen an official announcement but GigaOm points out Grand Central’s new mobile support. By ‘mobile support’ I don’t mean support for routing calls to your mobile phone; you could already do that through the service. If you’re not familiar with Grand Central, it provides […] Read more »

While I’m still very content with my ThinkOutside Bluetooth keyboard for my mobile office, some fashionistas might desire something even bluer. Is this wireless, roll-able keyboard from Brando blue enough? For $29, it doesn’t take much green to have 104 keys at your disposal in a […] Read more »

You can tell Steve spent a fair amount of time on this: he’s put together a UMPC Buyers Guide for 2007 that’s filled with information, good questions to ask yourself and solid advice before your purchase. There are seven pages of insights shared that range from […] Read more »

Thanks to jkOTR reader, Hector, we got a peek at what appears to be the official and forthcoming Sprint 6800 PDF spec sheet. The most important tidbit about availability isn’t there, but mid-May appears to be the buzz around the Internets these days; still nothing concrete […] Read more »

Eddie at GBM provides a great overview of Pen Flicks in Vista. If you haven’t tried Flicks or you think I’m talking about obscene gestures with a Tablet PC pen (I’m not), you’ll need to check this out. Flicks aren’t for everyone, but I think they’re […] Read more »

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