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Philadelphia looks to soon join the ranks of Houston and San Francisco as muni-WiFi provider Earthlink is close to shutting down the network.  It seems that municipal WiFi networks are too expensive to set up and run profitably what was to be the largest such network […] Read more »

One selfish thing I love to do on my Tablet PCs and notebook computers is read me some New York Times using the very nice Times Reader application.  It provides a very newspaper-like reading experience without the black fingertips and I do it every day.  I […] Read more »

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I have an answer to my question about the Verizon EVDO service here in Houston.  This morning I arrived at my office in Big Oil Co. at 6:30 am and at 6:50 I called Verizon technical support.  Despite the early morning hour in just a few […] Read more »

The last few days I have been having the most trouble with my Verizon EVDO connectivity and it’s driving me batty.  I try to connect to the Verizon network and am immediately greeted by this error: I get this error twice every time and hit the […] Read more »

When we first bought our 2006 Hylander Hybrid, I was keeping an Excel spreadsheet of the gas prices, gallons we consumed and miles per gallon on the vehicle. I’ve long since stopped doing that, although I do have the first year’s worth of data. It’s sad […] Read more »

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Research in Motion continues to make a push from the enterprise to consumer markets. In what’s likely not a coincidence, the same day that RIM announces their new BlackBerry Bold, they also have a Microsoft deal to shout about. RIM and Microsoft have partnered to bring […] Read more »

Rob Bushway of GottaBeMobile recently published a video demonstrating the use of the Lenovo IdeaPad U110 for recording video.  Rob aptly demonstrated that his video recorded with the included Lenovo EasyCapture webcam utility had intermittent audio/ video sync problems, an experience that mirrors my own.  I […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 133 is 35 minutes long and is a 32.1 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 […] Read more »

Don’t forget that our HP HDX Dragon contest entries shut off at midnight EDT tonight so if you haven’t entered yet your time is running short.  We’ve received a lot of entries and will be announcing the winner of the most awesome prize package ever compliments […] Read more »

Back in December of last year the music world lost one of the greatest songwriters and performers of my time and I have been remiss in paying my farewell respects.  Dan Fogelberg died of cancer at the young age of 56 and I want to touch […] Read more »

I just hung up from a conference call with Kevin and one other person that was pretty cool.  Firstly, I was sitting outside the local coffee shop in the bright sun with just an umbrella providing a bit of shade.  Secondly, the conference call was conducted […] Read more »

Kevin and I have chats a lot, we discuss a lot of things and this morning was no different than most.  Kevin wanted to show me something he was working with on his Mac so we started an iChat session and he then shared his desktop […] Read more »

My premise is a bit of a stretch, but this DigiTimes story today got me thinking. Apparently, Sintek Photronic is in the process of developing 7-inch capacitive touch screens. I realize that non-UMPC devices like in-car GPS modules are a more likely contender for a capacitive […] Read more »

Another day, another of the 31 sites participating in the 31 Days of the Dragon contest kicks off their giveaway for 7 days.  Today it’s The Gadgeteer, one of my favorite sites, and they are running an interesting contest for sure.  Head over and see what […] Read more »

One of my favorite Tablet PC applications, PDF Annotator, is about to hit a new version. PDF Annotator 2 is currently in beta and you can download it for free right now. The beta version will work until May 31, 2008, but that gives you plenty […] Read more »

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