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Engadget got some playtime with Sony’s long awaited ebook product and I’m of the opinion that adding RSS reading makes it a more compelling product. [Not that anyone asked. :) ] One of the biggest draws is the low power consumption of the PRS-500 from Sony: […] Read more »

Toshiba just slipped the Merom, or Core 2 Duo, chip into the latest R25 Satellite tablet. Accroding to Laptoping, this is the Intel T5200 running at 1.6 GHz with 2 MB of L2 cache. For around $1,500, you get a relatively powerful tablet that’s certified as […] Read more »

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CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 69 is 36:55 minutes long and is a 33.9 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 »

Well THAT was quick. I’m not sure how much RC1 feedback could be incorporated into a new build so soon, but Vista build 5728 is now available to beta testers. Luckily, I don’t pay for broadband by the MB; yes, I’m DL’ing now. I’m curious if […] Read more »

OK, here’s a second OT post and a second HD post. Sounds like a trend to me…just wanted to give a shout out to EngadgetHD. My old haunt, HDBeat, has become part of the Engadget brand and I couldn’t be happier for Ben, Matt, Richard & […] Read more »

A little off-topic from our normal mobile tech theme, but worth sharing. We’re about to pull the trigger on our third HDTV tonight; no, we didn’t win the lottery, this is a progressive upgrade: I’ve owned a high-def set since 2001 and due to a move, […] Read more »

If you think you’ve got the gear and geekiness it takes to impress The Gadgeteer, get your your gear back and video camera! The Gadgeteer is holding a contest through October 16th and is giving away some serious prize packs (including a 30 GB Apple iPod […] Read more »

Hey, everyone else has a webcam, so why not the Sony PSP? Actually, with all of the upgrades adding new functionality to the "I’m not just for games" system, this previously announced peripheral should be a welcome add-on for PSP owners. The camera has a 1.3 […] Read more »

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Feeling left out of the Skype community because you own a Palm-powered Treo 650 or 700p? C’mon on in and join the party thanks to iSkoot! iSkoot announced last week that their software provides Skype calls on your Palm over the cellular network. Skype to Skype […] Read more »

Cingular is really raising the bar with the HSDPA rollout, with the latest stop on the 3G tour being Indianapolis, Indiana. This brings the high speed wireless availability to 35 million people in 52 areas overall for Cingular’s BroadbandConnect service. Since James and I are both […] Read more »

Give your tired overworked PC a break, would you? You don’t need it to read memory cards just so you can burn DVDs of your digital domain: just drop $370 on the DVD BurnAway and it will get the dirty burning job done for you, no […] Read more »

So it was six months ago, more or less, when the Digital Kitchen video of the Origami concept device surfaced. What’s happened in the time since? What have consumers and OEMs learned? Does the product meet the expectations of the concept? There are so many questions […] Read more »

Steve spent some quality time with the Raon Vega handheld and posted an extremely detailed review of this mini computer. I was very skeptical about this device for a number of reasons: The base Vega runs XP Home on only 256 MB of RAM It’s powered […] Read more »

If we don’t see this LG phone make it over from Asia, I sure hope that somebody plans to integrate the technology here. LG is showing off a phone with Bluetooth, a 100-meter walkie-talkie feature and a MicroSD slot; no big deal, right? If you put […] Read more »

Verizon had exclusivity on a number of top tier smartphones this year (like the WM Treo and the Q), but apparently couldn’t work their magic with the Blackberry 8703e. Sprint now carries the EV-DO enabled ‘berry on America’s largest cellular network. You can pluck a Sprint […] Read more »

Hey, what’s the big idea? We work hard on a mobile-friendly feed and now Newsgator comes out with Newsgator Go! for mobile feeds. Well, in their defense, the Windows Mobile 2003 / 5.0 software lets you read ALL of your feeds on a mobile device. But […] Read more »

FranklinCovey’s PlanPlus 4.0 release announcement reminds me of my old DayPlanner days, i.e.; pre-PDA. Folks that use the electronic version of the FranklinCovey planning approach will be happy to know that the newest version of the PlanPlus software is now available and has even more Project […] Read more »

It doesn’t get any more "hands on" than an actual keyboard review, now does it? I passed along a great deal on the new Think Outside Sierra Bluetooth keyboard last week (just $98 at Amazon) right after I ordered it. Lo and behold, Mr. FedEx dropped […] Read more »

Thanks to Ron’s comment on James’s Bluetooth ActiveSych woes, we see that Microsoft has released a beta version of ActiveSync 4.5. I doubt James will use to try and resolve his issues, simply because using a beta of an already semi-unstable application isn’t something most people […] Read more »

No updates for the M200 Tablet PC series, but Toshiba now has Vista RC1 drivers for the: M400 Qosimo G35 Tecra M4 and M5 If you have one of these models running Vista RC1, you’ll want to take a look at Toshiba’s support page. There are […] Read more »

Nokia is teaming up the N80 Internet Edition phone with HP’s Snapfish service, according to the two companies. In a press release from earlier this morning, HP says: "…they will enable a quick and easy online printing experience for Nokia Nseries multimedia computer users in the […] Read more »

Got a Toshiba Satellite or Dynabook? If so, keep your peepers peeled for a potential recall notice. Reuters has a blurb on the news and Engadget has more deets. Apparently, about 340,000 Sony batteries with potential problems are powering these Toshiba models. No reports or videos […] Read more »

Now’s your chance to provide some feedback on the Touch Pack Enhancements  included with Origami-based UMPCs. Dustin is asking for your thoughts over at the Origami Project Forums: As you "hopefully" know, the Microsoft Touch Pack included a feature called Touch Improvements which is a setting […] Read more »

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: who needs an iPod when you can listen to music that’s genetically engineered for your liking? I’m talking of course about the free service called Pandora and apparantly so is Wendy Boswell over at Lifehacker. We clued […] Read more »

This pic from The Register is either a really big hand or a relatively small 32 GB NAND flash disk drive. Since we already read the article, we won’t keep you guessing: it’s a flash drive and it’s from TDK. Apparently, TDK has handed out samples […] Read more »

Nothing like scratching that Neophiliac itch, right? Cheryl is scratching away in the MP3 player space, but not with the Zune or an iPod. No, she’s looking at Samsung’s funky YP-K5 with slide-out speaker and the sexy Sansa e280. Both of these players are hot, hot, […] Read more »

Hopefully, you remember how excited we were when Ilium announced a beta version of InScribe. This data entry application showed great promise for UMPCs and Tablet PCs alike and now Ilium has released the final version of InScribe! I was already impressed with the beta version […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 68 is 32:18 minutes long and is a 29.5 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 »

Now that the long wait is over for the Think Outside Sierra Bluetooth keyboard, we’re already seeing some wheelin’ and dealin’ from the $129 MSRP. I was hopping through the Internet tubes this morning and found that Amazon is selling the keyboard for $98 plus shipping […] Read more »

After downloading a gig of Battlestar Galactica episodes from iTunes today, what’s another 110 MB right? That 110 MB download will get you 23 minutes with the TabletKiosk eo i7201, not to mention 23 minutes with Dennis Rice! [Sorry ladies, he's taken, but you can get […] Read more »

If you’re a Vonage customer and don’t have the V-Phone USB dongle yet, you  might want to check your local Best Buy tomorrow. I have tomorrow’s ad today thanks to my stainless steel DeLorean and recently repaired Flux-Capacitor; what, you don’t think I just open up […] Read more »

Pocket PC Thoughts found a real gem in Weather Watcher Mobile. While the free app doesn’t integrate into your Today screen, it does provide days of weather details relevant to your local area. I’ve used it for the past few days with nary an issue, but […] Read more »

Apparently, there’s an Apple iTunes policy that not everyone knows about. Usually, these "under the covers" types of procedures are evil, but this one, not so much. In fact, it’s downright wonderful: if you fail in your backup responsibilities and lose your Apple iTunes purchased music, […] Read more »

In my defense, the MobCharger’s DO look like the old KoolAid packages, no? Maybe I’m just getting old. The next time your cellular handset runs out of juice, don’t run through a brick wall: plug in a MobCharger instead. These little power-packets only cost 5 British […] Read more »

It appears that Zune as a platform just might be a bigger platform that initially thought. Brighthand noticed a Reuters story where a Microsoft Zune exec says "A Zune phone is definitely part of the future of this brand". Microsoft already has several years of experience […] Read more »

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