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Sorry for the delay, but if you passed on our 216 MB video review of the FlyBook, we do have a 95 MB QVGA version available for you now. Think of it as one quarter of the screen size and storage space but with double the […] Read more »

I asked you where to put it (Vista, that is) and you responded. Thanks for the great insights; since you spent the time providing me your ideas, I figured I’ll share my decision. The final Vista production release license is going on my Samsung Q1 UMPC…for […] Read more »

So, my 99% download finally hit 100% and I have one (and only one) license of Vista’s final release. Here’s the question: if you were me, where would you install it? Here’s the choices: Single Vista partition on Sammy, the Samsung Q1 UMPC Dual boot on […] Read more »

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I really wanted to talk about this product a few months ago, but being summer at that time, there wasn’t much of a point. Now that we’ve had our first frost, I can share the news on these fleece headphones from 180s. Forty dollars gets you […] Read more »

Once again, Symbian overshadows the Windows Mobile and Palm smartphone sector. Today, the company claims to have over 100 million smartphones shipped that run the Symbian OS, which is staggering. Linux phones actually account for many standard handsets out there, but in the smartphone sector, Symbian […] Read more »

Even though the purple still isn’t likely washed out from their hair from the "Office goes gold" celebration, that doesn’t mean the OneNote team is taking the rest of the year off. They’re still finding the time to keep people in the OneNote loop. Just today […] Read more »

After we posted Mike’s "Ink Fight", I had some e-mail conversation with him and he indicated something I never thought to share, but probably should have. One of his readers commented about the Samsung Q1 touchscreen utility and the feature called "Constant Touch". I knew of […] Read more »

Hot on the heels of Hitachi, Samsung is upping the ante in the 2.5-inch hard drive sector. Like Hitachi, Samsung will be using perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) technology which increases potential storage capacity by a magnitude of 10. In a press release earlier this week, Samsung […] Read more »

We’ve all known about RSS reading within Internet Explorer 7 for some time; it became evident in the beta versions earlier this year that Microsoft was finally admitting that RSS needs a home in the Windows enviornment. Now that Office 2007 is due shortly, you’ll see […] Read more »

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Since we actually DO have readers that run Mac (thanks for chiming in!), I suppose it wouldn’t hurt for a little Macintosh mobile tech every now and again. Once I scrape up enough for that Core 2 Due Mac Book, I’d bet you’ll see more Mac […] Read more »

Mike, a frequent commenter and long-time reader, just put together a great "ink-fight" post. Mike sets up the battle by explaining the differences between an active digitizer and a passive digitizer on a tablet. Armed with the information, he then shows several examples of the differences […] Read more »

I noticed a report yesterday over at Brighthand indicating that Microsoft Voice Command might be getting an upgrade from v1.5 and sure enough with a little digging, it looks like the rumor is fact. Microsoft’s Voice Command page doesn’t speak about the upgrade, but does link […] Read more »

Today, Sling Media announced a partnership deal with the 3 Group in the UK to provide mobile broadband customers a seamless and easy way to watch and control their "tele" from their phone. This is the first deal Sling has made with any mobile carrier and […] Read more »

Got a T-Mobile Dash or some other new-fangled Windows Mobile smartphone that has the latest update, aka: AKU3? If so, then say bye-bye to the Bluetooth Dial Up Networking (BT DUN) profile. Based on this post over at Pocket PC Thoughts, BT DUN is now resting […] Read more »

In the crowed Instant Messaging space, AOL’s IM (AIM) has reigned supreme, yet the IM client has often lagged behind smaller, more nimble product entries. AOL changes that today with the release of AIM 6.0, built heavily off of the AIM Triton platform introduced last year. […] Read more »

Is your laptop allergic to all that travel dust? Don’t even think about crammin’ a Claratin (or generic equivalent) inside your PC Card slot; consider the USB Piezo-Ionizer instead. For $39, you and your laptop can breathe fresh, clean air that’s been electronically ionized by this […] Read more »

This gives new meaning to the phrase "he’s got the whole world in his hands"….Prosurv now offers regional topographic maps on 4 GB SD memory cards for your Windows Mobile device running WM 2003, 2003 SE or WM 5. Also included is PocketQuads software, which integrates […] Read more »

With only one word in the headline, would you like to buy a vowel? Seems our friendly neighborhood smartphone manufacturers are planning a jump into the UMPC market, which is fine by me. HTC is predominantly a phone manufacturer for Windows Mobile devices, but with Microsoft […] Read more »

Now I know where tired old "Sammy’s" go at the end of their days: they go to Woot! for a refresh! Bob Russell from MobileRead tipped me off on the one-day deal: Woot! is kicking out these original Origami devices for $749.99 plus a $5 shipping […] Read more »

As I mentioned this morning, I’m again looking at Ubuntu to learn more about Linux, and for starters, I’ve got a multi-boot desktop going with XP, Vista RC2 and Ubuntu 6.10 just for kicks. Although I’ve got this Linux distro on my desktop client, I’m ultimately […] Read more »

If you want your PC Card-sized Bluetooth MoGo mouse to have an HP logo slapped on it, your prayers are answered. Newton Peripherals, creators of the MoGo, announced yesterday that HP would be licensing the design and technology. HP now offers the super-slim wireless mouse as […] Read more »

Each month we get a little more info on this little Tablet PC from LG. The LG C1 surfaced in September and last month we found the C1 to sport a 10.6-inch screen and an Intel Core Duo processor. It’s a new month, so it’s time […] Read more »

An enterprising Handtops forum member must have watched one too many of my UMPC Vista videos because he’s got the bug too! When not beating up creepy-crawly’s, "Wormdrummer" is working hard on installing the Tablet Edition of Windows XP on that pint-sized portable, the Raon Digital […] Read more »

Looking for a another way to control or provide input to your desktop, laptop, Tablet or UMPC? If you have a Pocket PC with PPC 2002 or better, you can use it with PPC Tablet. This interesting application installs on your PDA and acts as a […] Read more »

That Jordan Running is da man over at Download Squad; in my WIN / AOL days I got to occasionally tip Jordan on cool stories and while I don’t get to do that much anymore, I do follow Jordan over at DLS. Not literally Jordan…that’s not […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 77 is 38:24 minutes long and is a 35.1 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 »

Yup, we sell these babies in our Amazon store, but right now you can’t touch this deal at Circuit City. This is not an affiliate deal for us in any way; it’s just too good not to share. If you hit up Circuit City’s site and […] Read more »

Our last "touchscreen tip" went over pretty well, so how about a follow up? Some UMPC owners like myself would prefer to single click a file or shortcut to open it, i.e.: the single tap acts as a double-click activation. I like this method because it […] Read more »

PhoneScoop has the Samsung i607 Windows Mobile smartphone in the lab and they’ve got an awesome preview of this device. Thin like the Dash and Q, the BlackJack as it’s known runs the Smartphone edition of WM 5 and includes the AKU3 update. It has a […] Read more »

Just in time for the winter months here in the Northern Hemisphere is the heated USB mouse. [Here's a translation of the Japanese source] 800 dpi and adjustable temp…that’s what I look for in a mouse, don’t you? No word on a cooling model for those […] Read more »

So you’re on a deserted island with your basic cell phone and there happens to be a working cellular tower there. [OK, don't even say it...just go with it people....] You could call for help of course, but there’s no way anyone will get to you […] Read more »

This story about Samsung digital cameras with more functionality at SlashGear caught my eye this morning, but not for the reasons you might think. The article discusses how Samsung is trying to increase the appeal of digital shooters by adding faster ways to transfer images. Let’s […] Read more »

We’re constantly on the road carrying our offices with us; not a bad way to go, but if you need options for a more virtual office, you need a solid toolset. Lifehacker provides that toolset with a listing of apps that support an individual or a […] Read more »

Folks just keep finding more reasons to like the T-Mobile Dash smartphone. Matt Miller has had one for about two weeks and in typical "Mobile Gadgeteer" fashion, he’s trying all different ways to extend the functionality of the device. This time, he finds out that the […] Read more »

Wow, the video reviews of small computing devices are flyin’ around the web! Our FlyBook video hit the airwaves yesterday and now you’ve got two Asus R2H videos to check out! Over at GottaBeMobile, Matt has a follow up to his R2H overview by providing us […] Read more »

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