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It’s officially official: AT&T will exclusively debut the Tilt Windows Mobile 6 phone tomorrow. $299 with two year commitment nets you what I think is the most powerful and feature packed Windows Mobile device yet: 2.8-inch QVGA screen Slideout QWERTY keyboard Bluetooth 2.0 / WiFi / […] Read more »

It seems that speaker/ USB hub combos are becoming all the rage and this offering from Pyramat looks to cash in on that.  The Lap Blaster (sounds painful) is a USB hub/ dock/ speaker system that you pop your notebook on and get better audio.  At […] Read more »

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You may remember when I was a guest on the TechByte radio showhere in Houston.  The show is a 2 hour weekly show that is largelycomprised of callerswith questions about anything to do with computers, from Linux to Macs.Of course Windows questions are accepted too.  :)  […] Read more »

James mentioned four Vista patches earlier this morning while I was in coffee heaven and I just got around to reviewing the details on them. If I had to guess, I’d say that these patches are already a part of Vista SP-1 as I have the […] Read more »

It finally arrived this morning and I shot a brief video of the unboxing experience.  The HP 2710p Tablet PC is so thin and light, something you’ll really appreciate on this video.  I also give you a brief look at the ultra-slim battery and the ultra-slim […] Read more »

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I was very fortunate to be one of the first people in the US to get my hands on a FlipStart and one of the only complaints I had about the little clamshell was how expensive it was.  The people who produce the FlipStart agree and […] Read more »

Sometimes I wonder if we’re secretly making things happen in the tech world. It seems like every time we complain about a product, it magically gets better in a few days. ;) Just last week I pulled the plug on my Zune, mainly because we didn’t […] Read more »

I love speech recognition and the boost in productivity it can provide in appropriate circumstances.  The two biggest programs in the genre are certainly Dragon Naturally Speaking and ViaVoice.  There’s another option for mobile workers and that’s a couple of handheld digital recorders that come bundles […] Read more »

If you aren’t in the beta program for Vista SP1, and you might not be missing much if not, word comes out today that Microsoft has released four patches for the regular Vista install.  Each of these patches is designed to address some of the major […] Read more »

One thing I truly enjoy about blogging is that I get to meet many people with different points of view. Sometimes we meet virtually, but the best times are where I get to meet some of you off the grid. If you’re a jkOTR reader and […] Read more »

Vista doesn’t work well on UMPCs and other mobile PCs as they are shipping today.  I’m not the only one who’s been ranting on this lately, you don’t have to look far to find consumers who are not happy with the current situation in the mobile […] Read more »

Sony announced an update to its electronic book device this morning; the PRS 505 will retail for around $300 and be available in silver or dark blue. Improvements over the prior version include a faster response time and higher contrast ratio, which should aid outdoor readers. […] Read more »

In what can only be a very smart move on their part Nokia has announced today their purchase of mapping giant NavTEQ.  Even if you don’t know who NavTEQ is you probably are using their maps as they are used by Yahoo!, Google, Garmin and TomTom […] Read more »

I just love it when one post segues into another. Actually, I just like to say the word ‘segue’, but that’s not important right now. What is important is that Verizon customers can now subscribe to a single plan that includes both their landline and their […] Read more »

Well, the picture says it all: I’ll need to replace my iPhone headset faster than originally planned. I expected to upgrade for better sound quality in the future, but getting the cord caught on a car over the weekend has sped up the time-table. Maybe you […] Read more »

Hey, if you have to stare at something all day, why not make it something that helps your productivity? That’s the thought behind the free Getting Things Done wallpaper created by Stefanos Karagos. There’s a version for desktops or laptops and Stefanos also created one for […] Read more »

The mess that Vista SP1 made of Miyagi, my Fujitsu P1610, just got worse and worse.  I was getting a BSOD every 10 minutes or so and Miyagi was totally unusable as a result.  It was evident I was going to have to rebuild the Fuji […] Read more »

The estimated shipping date of the HP 2710p Tablet PC was today but i received an email from HP today saying that the order might be delayed.  A quick call to HP confirmed that they are now showing they won’t receive any 2710p’s until 10/3 next […] Read more »

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