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CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 71 is 37:08 minutes long and is a 34.1 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 »

I’ve waited a day to let the Wibree hoopla die down (but it hasn’t). Right off the bat, the announcement is very exciting. In case you missed it, Nokia developed a new radio technology called Wibree that’s essentially the same as Bluetooth from a functionality standpoint, […] Read more »

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OK, you might not be in the OneNote 2007 beta program, but this is a one of those "save for later" tidbits that can come in handy. OneNote 2007 has a fairly extensive guide to get you started once you install and open the product. While […] Read more »

Earlier this week, we saw that Novatel has a new USB form factor EV-DO modem with Rev. A support. Looks like there’s more to the story as the company is also introducing the Expedite E720 PCI Express Mini Card Module. The E720 can be installed on-board […] Read more »

These aren’t Bluetooth, but a two-pack for $18 is worth a mention. If you hurry up and hit Woot!, today’s deal is good for two wireless mice from Kensington. The mice have three-buttons and a scroll wheel; resolution is 800 dpi. The mice are what I’d […] Read more »

Toshiba is showing off a new HD-DVD drive capable of reading and writing on the new media. HD-DVDs are garnering attention for their high-definition video playback, but like Blu-Ray, the optical disk format is also perfect for storing large amounts of data; HD-DVD typically can store […] Read more »

Hot on the heels of a huge Sony battery recall, HP and Sony issued a joint statement indicating there’s no issue with Sony batteries in HP laptops. Here’s an excerpt: "HP and Sony have studied and agreed that there are currently no safety issues with regard […] Read more »

Paul Thurrott has the inside track (as usual!) and spreads the word that Microsoft will release Vista RC2 to beta testers this week. Build 5743 expands upon the prior interim build of 5728, which is bar-none the best build yet. Paul notes an interesting stat that’s […] Read more »

Hey, all the cool kids are doing it. I’m talking about beta testing and getting a first look at something exciting. If you want to in the "cool kid crowd" and lend a hand at the same time, why not help Dennis, Rob, Warner and Matt […] Read more »

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That’s the question that Mike shot me via e-mail earlier today. A jkOTR reader and Samsung Q1 owner, Mike asks a valid question since he sees just a few manufacturers offering Slate Tablet PCs; he names Fujitsu, Motion and Electrovaya, now that HP no longer manufactures […] Read more »

When you have Tablet PC questions or need some advice, there’s no better place to look than within the Tablet PC community. Microsoft recognizes this, which is why they award MVP status to those with the knowledge and the desire to help the community. None other […] Read more »

Boy, when it Slings, it pours! Not only did Sling Media announce three new products plus upcoming support for Symbian, but it seems like they’re saving a little money on their product packaging too based on this pic from Dave Zatz. After all, if you’re going […] Read more »

This new 2-Megapixel webcam from HP (affectionately and generically dubbed "the 2-Megapixel webcam") could be a nice addition to any notebook, convertible Tablet or even a UMPC with a stand. The .33 pound picture taker can shoot still up to 1600 x 1200 resolution, while full […] Read more »

Who says you need an iPod to listen to podcasts? Heck, you don’t even need a Smartphone for that matter if you’re a Cingular customer. The wireless carrier just partnered with Melodeo for podcast streaming at a cost of $4.99 a month. At first, my reaction […] Read more »

Still no Asus R2H sightings here in the U.S., but our Origami brothers and sisters overseas are providing some good info. Just today, Stefan posted a nice tidbit over on the Origami Project forums that clarifies the memory situation. Remember the confusion about how much RAM […] Read more »

I swear I don’t sit up at night and think of these uses for OneNote Mobile and a UMPC. They really just happen! Previously I used this hardware and software solution for a pool project at Home Depot as well as my fantasy football draft. I’m […] Read more »

What can I say, it’s a mouse kinda day. If the micro-sized mouse from Sigma isn’t your thing, the new Bluetooth MoGo mouse from Newton Peripherals just might be more your style. Gearlog has a brief "hand on" review (how do you use a mouse with […] Read more »

Remember UltraSync, that UMPC synching utility from imagine LAN we mentioned back in August? ctitanic just got word direct that the software is now available! Better yet, you can download a 14-day trial version directly from the company at this link. According to imagine LAN: "UltraSync […] Read more »

If these digital rodents get any smaller, I think I’ll just embed an RFID tag in my palm and rig that for mousing around somehow. The Sigma Rotino is a wee little laser mouse that measures a miniscule 30 x 70 x 20 millimeters in size. […] Read more »

While James and I are both using Samsung Q1 UMPCs as our primary mobile computing devices, that doesn’t mean it’s "the bestest" model out there. Well…don’t tell "Sammy" or "Flash" we said that; it’s just between us friends, ‘k? Seriously, we’re firm believers in the "what […] Read more »

Feed reading is becoming all the rage these days and it’s no surprise: consumer information consumption is clearly changing. I remember when Google Reader came out last year and I thought it was solid for basic aggregation and reading of RSS content. For most folks it’s […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 70 is 33:47 minutes long and is a 30.9 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 »

Plantronics is currently holding a promotion that gives 10% off any headset purchase through October 31st. Gaming headsets are the only exclusion, which is just fine: no need for the funky Halo 2 headset since my 360 is in the shop! If you’re looking for a […] Read more »

Outlook Web Access, or OWA, can really come in handy while you’re on the road. If you aren’t able to run a full Outlook client or perhaps you’re at an Internet kiosk and need access to your Exchange-based mail, OWA is a decent solution, not perfect, […] Read more »

I’m all for good uses of wireless technology, but Sony Ericsson’s Bluetooth watch isn’t doing it for me at $399. The MBW-100 can control the music functionality of your paired BT cell-phone and sports a Caller ID display for those incoming calls. I suppose if I’m […] Read more »

Not much new here, but if you want the official Zune details direct form Microsoft, they made the announcement this morning. Highlights and details include: MSRP of $249.99 30 GB for storage and pre-loaded content 3-inch LCD screen with rotation support Zune Pass subscription is $14.99 […] Read more »

Allegiance Technology Partners is sponsoring a "Tablet PC Q&A" webinar on Wednesday, October 11th at 2 p.m. EST. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Tablet PC computing platform whether you have experience with tablets or you’ve never used one and have some […] Read more »

As a follow up to information shared yesterday at Mobius, Sling Media formally introduced the new Slingbox family this morning. All of the official deets are in the press release after the jump so check it out. If you’re like me and want the ability to […] Read more »

While at Mobius, James shot me some info to pass along. Brian Jacquet from Sling Media shared information about the rumored new Slingbox line from Sling Media. The rumors should become fact in the very near future with a Sling announcement, but we can give you […] Read more »

Barry Doyle has a listing of three recommended Tablet PC books, two of which can be had for less than a Grande Latte at Starbucks! "Tablet PCs for Dummies" and "Tablet PC Quick Reference" are the ‘low on cost, but high on value’ list. Michael Linenberger’s […] Read more »

What do you get when you pair a USB hard drive with audio and video outs: the iZak Portable Multimedia Center, which is similar to an HD iPod concept I described a year ago. This storage device ranges in capacity from 40 GB to 120 GB […] Read more »

John Biggs has a preliminary, hands-on post providing his thoughts on the new PepperPad3 over at CrunchGear. He promises a full write-up after spending more quality time with the little Linux handheld, so stay tuned. The few screen shots show a fairly clear screen and by […] Read more »

The pics that Engadget ran tell some of the story, but MobileRead has the rest. There is a very detailed, lengthy write-up from Bob Russell, who also attended the Sony Reader event. Some of the interesting items that jumped out at me from Bob’s article: Recharge […] Read more »

Mobius announced today the availability of James Kendrick and Matt Miller, both of which are fully functional podcast hosts and bloggers. As you can see by this exclusive pre-release photo (courtesy of MobilitySite), these are not cartoon characters, but actual real-life products/personalities. No details on the […] Read more »

On the road and forget to set a television recording in Windows Media Center? If you’ve got it configured in advance you can use MSN Remote Record via the web, but what if you’re not at a PC when the recording urge hits? Can you use […] Read more »

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