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Just last week I highlighted the mini Zune player because it’s so useful on a small touchscreen device. I use this daily to stream music from my Zune Pass subscription, but there’s this little bitty bug that’s worth a note. I’m not bashing the Zune software […] Read more »

Congrats to the Origami team at Microsoft: the new Origami Experience software for Vista-based UMPCs got a nice shout out in the May 2007 PC World issue! Regular readers are already familiar with the OE since we’ve given it a writeup and a video review. For […] Read more »

The hot new Nokia N95 has just about every feature you could want, right? Here’s one feature that you don’t want, but the problem is you won’t know if you have it! A UK company offers the N95 with the ‘Interceptor’ software included. The software enables […] Read more »

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HTC is really taking strides to shine a spotlight on the company. For years, they’ve made great Windows Mobile devices that were re-branded but recently they stepped out with their own brand name. Now, DigiTimes reports that HTC has a subsidiary that started production of 3.5G […] Read more »

Ever needed to share a screen or provide remote assistance? Want to remote control a home machine while you’re away? There’s quite a few apps that let you perform these tasks, but Yuuguu caught my eye after Amit highlighted it this morning. How come? It works […] Read more »

Great news over at Gotta Be Mobile today: the Tablet PC team is expanding and now includes Hugo Ortega! Although I only know Hugo by his on-line reputation and passion, he’s quite a character and I know he’ll add tremendous value to the already talented team […] Read more »

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Nearly a year after the first Samsung Q1 UMPC were shipped, it looks like light at the end of the HID tunnel. Ctitanic (aka: Frank) has relentlessly taken every avenue possible to get HID or Human Interface Device drivers for the Q1-series and that determination appears […] Read more »

OK, this trick is very limited and almost silly, but I’m actually about to use it. I just finished dinner and wanted to dedicate the next hour to a specific task. There are tons of apps, widgets or gadgets I could use to tell me when […] Read more »

While you’re paying your last respects to the Dell Axim line of PDAs, be sure to visit another computing casket as well today. Fujitsu had planned a 1.8-inch traditional hard drive line for mobile devices but just put the kibosh on it with a wait-and-see approach. […] Read more »

Just like a computing device, the gear bag you use is a very personal choice. I’ve settled on a Booq bag, while James is currently enjoying a Waterfield SleeveCase. Jeremy Toeman just gave his personal stamp of approval on the Ruckus Laptop Backpack for a number […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 96 is 32:17 minutes long and is a 29.6 MB file in MP3 format.INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel (Philadelphia) […] Read more »

Maybe I’ve been playing too much of that Lego’s Star Wars II video game on the Xbox 360 lately. [Seriously, if you haven't tried it, you really need to experience this fun and snarky take on the Star Wars classics!] When I saw this cell phone […] Read more »

Lifehacker highlights this tidbit: StrokeIt allows you to control applications with configurable mouse gestures. Conceptually, it’s very similar to the wildly popular InkGestures software for Tablet PCs only StrokeIt doesn’t require a Tablet; you simply use your mouse instead! I spent a few minutes with StrokeIt […] Read more »

In our "better late than never" category, Engadget is running their 2006 Engadget Awards program and up for voting is the best Tablet PC of 2006. At rough count, I see about 4,300 votes for the five finalists, so if you haven’t voted yet, be sure […] Read more »

Sony just made the under two-pound VAIO G1 notebook even lighter by providing an option to drop the traditional magnetic hard drive in favor of a 32 GB Solid State Disk, or SSD. You’ll add about $550 to the price over the 40 GB drive option, […] Read more »

After two trips to the King of Prussia Apple store, the MacBook Pro experience continues to erode. Each trip is 45 minutes, so I’ve invested 3 hours for the two there-and-back trips; a real productivity killer when you factor in the work I’ve lost due to […] Read more »

I’m back in the saddle after a few days of unplugging from ‘the Internets’ and I see that Antoine Wright got a chance to review the HTC MTeoR smartphone over at Brighthand. I usually skim through smartphone reviews and focus right onto the battery life observations […] Read more »

You can’t purchase this helmet just yet, but I’m betting a few adventurous folks hope it comes to market at some point. Julie-Ann Davies designed the Pulse helmet and it’s currently a finalist in the Australian Design Awards thanks to the mobile tech features. Aside from […] Read more »

It sure looks that way based on pictures like this one over at Howard Forums. The BlackBerry 8830 is expected as a hybrid CDMA phone for use here in the US but also supports GSM service overseas. Gizmodo also indicates EV-DO support, QVGA screen, and microSD […] Read more »

Currently in private beta, MOBIVOX is a service that lets you call your Skype contacts from any land line or cellular phone. Download Squad has a first-look writeup as part of the beta; they’re reporting that the beta should go public fairly soon. The ability to […] Read more »

One of the more frustrating issues since the Origami-based UMPCs arrived has to be dialog boxes that don’t quite fit on the native 800 x 480 screens. I’ve made good use of the resolution switching hardware button on my Q1s but thanks to Vikram Madan, I […] Read more »

So you want a flash-based hard drive solution for your notebook or UMPC but you don’t want to spend four-figures to do it. No prob if your device takes a 2.5-inch IDE drive. Just nab this 44-pin Compact Flash adapter from Addonics for $30. Then, do […] Read more »

Last week at CTIA, Mercora announced a version upgrade to their audio streaming service for smartphones, but there was another tidbit that might have been overlooked. Mercora has partnered with Microsoft to offer a free 6-month trial of their music streaming service, saving you about $30 […] Read more »

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