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Julie has a review of the LapDawg wooden laptop stand and it looks as though it helps keep the heat away from you. Most lapdesk accessories I’ve used often transfer the notebook’s heat to my lap, but the LapDawg is fully adjustable and actually never touches […] Read more »

We can debate iTunes vs. Zune Marketplace (vs. Yahoo! Music, Rhapsody, Napster, etc…) until the Beatles finally appear in one of them; in the meantime, if you’re a true audiophile, consider stopping by MusicGiants. MusicGiants provides a music download store filled with lossless recordings. Instead of […] Read more »

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So what does a blogger take to cover CeBIT? I know what I’d take but I’m not going. Steve is however and he shows you what’s in his gadget bag for the show thanks to a five minute video overview. His blogging tool of choice should […] Read more »

Oh, I just couldn’t help that title! Jenn has definitely one-upped my "Thumb-boards: is there really a need on UMPCs?" post with an awesome, ten reason rebuttal post. This is why I love the blogosphere: you get solid, rational discussion on key topics. Jenn: thumbs-up from […] Read more »

By now you might have noticed some changes here; our thought is that change is inevitable and good. We’re thrilled to announce we have a new partnership with Sena Cases, a top-notch custom case manufacturer for handheld devices; this is the first direct advertising relationship we’ve […] Read more »

Early in the week, The Consumerist ran a piece that we highlighted. If you missed the strategies from a ex-Verizon Wireless sales rep, you might want to hit redial and check it out. The Consumerist followed that post up this week with two similar items: one […] Read more »

I’ve been off-line for nearly three days due to business travel and missed tons of interesting news, but I’m slowly catching up on e-mail; this morning I saw the picture shown from the Game Developer Conference that wraps up today. I know that Josh Bancroft is […] Read more »

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Keyspan offers an interesting remote control solution for the Apple iPod; it’s a dock for your player and includes an RF remote complete with an LCD screen. The TuneView is geared for folks that use an iPod connected to their home stereo system, so if you’re […] Read more »

How could I forget that March is National Mindmap Month?!? *smacks head* OK, maybe it’s not, but it sure feels like it. Yesterday we mentioned the web-based mind-mapper Mindomo and today I see that ConceptDraw’s MINDMAP is the free software at Giveaway of the Day. This […] Read more »

Windows Mobile news and reviews are still kickin’ down in Louisville! Case in point: Matt Coddington just shot me a note about his review of NewsBreak 2.0 at Pocket PC Louisville. Looks like Ilium added solid podcast support, Windows Live integration and more to this Windows […] Read more »

Who better to provide consumer-friendly strategies for Verizon Wireless purchases than a former sales rep for the company? The Consumerist shares the insider information that could be quite useful if you’re a current or soon-to-be Verizon Wireless customer. Based on the sales strategies, you might save […] Read more »

Need a web-cam for an instant messaging Windows client? If you have a Symbian smartphone, Warelex’s Mobiola Web Camera software might help. The application installs on your Symbian device and also adds a corresponding webcam driver on your desktop or notebook. Once installed, you simply use […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 93 is 35:34 minutes long and is a 32.6 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 »

James, Matt and I recently chatted up Twitter, the new toy that all the cool kids are using. Obviously they don’t check your coolness at the door because they let us in, but hey….. Betsy over at TechSmith did a nice under five minute screencast of […] Read more »

I noticed that Rob Bushway caught the BusinessWeek review of the Toshiba R400 Tablet PC. I read the piece and it looks pretty fair and honest. I did like the R400 when I saw it at the CES, but with a price over $3k for a […] Read more »

Over at The Origami Project team blog, Ross provides some useful insights to UMPC battery management; the approach is really geared towards Vista machines, but you can certainly apply the concepts to UMPCs running Window XP Tablet Edition 2005. Ross also created a Vista Sidebar gadget […] Read more »

I wouldn’t really call it a battle as we’re not pitting these tabby’s against each other in a movie scene from "Gladiator", but Fred over at Coolest Gadgets is looking to buy a Tablet PC and has it narrowed down to four choices: Fujitsu 4125, Lenovo […] Read more »

Big shout out to Alan Yoshioka who turned me on to Mindomo, a beta web-product (based on Adobe Flash 9) that looks like an excellent mind mapping tool. There’s a demo you can just jump right into; I did just that and quickly started mapping a […] Read more »

James alerted us in January that Verizon Wireless was increasing their individual TXT message rates from $.10 to $.15; that 50% price increase went into effect yesterday. If you decided to stick with Verizon, and not use the rate increase to bow out at no charge, […] Read more »

Last I checked, my keychain had about eight of those annoying-to-carry but good-to-have discount store cards. You know the ones: they each have a barcode for a frequent customer discount? If I add one more to the keychain, my keys won’t fit into the ignition switch, […] Read more »

Engadget shows us the Option GlobeSurfer iCON today, a unique modem that holds nice little surprise in the hinge: a USB connector. While I can’t say I’d really want a clamshell-looking device sticking out of my UMPC or notebook, I do crave the mobile connectivity that […] Read more »

There’s small mobile tech and then there’s small mobile tech. Sagem’s H4 Bluetooth headset might be in its own category at just 35 x 18 x 12.5mm. Heck, it looks like it’s just double the size of the earbud. The H4 weighs a light eight grams, […] Read more »

Earlier this week, Chris Pirillo announced his breakup with Windows Vista. It was particularly shocking to me since we have a 90-day wait period on all divorces here in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (we’re NOT a state, darn it!). Chris skipped divorce court and all attempts […] Read more »

If you have time today, swing by The Student Tablet PC and wish that Tablet gal, Tracy Hooten, a happy birthday! Tracy turns 21 day, which in my book is the last good "milestone" birthday. Sorry Tracy; the rest of the milestones are all downhill! Now […] Read more »

Zune Insider mentions a firmware upgrade from 1.2 to 1.3 for the Zune expected in the next few weeks. Unless there’s a surprise in the package, it doesn’t sound like any new or upgraded features in the mix, but there are some needed fixes and enhancements: […] Read more »

That’s what Steve over at Carrypad found out after an e-mail conversation with the UMPC product manager. Obviously, Steve carries more weight than I do as I shot a note to the PM at Medion upon my return from CES; no answer yet unfortunately! Regardless of […] Read more »

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