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Podcast co-host Matt Miller and I have been using an HTC Advantage for about the same length of time and have both been surprisingly happy with the unique device.  That’s pretty funny because Matt and I have used just about every type of device ever made […] Read more »

People called us crazy when we announced we were giving away an unlocked Dash, OK they call us crazy anyway, but even so the contest was a smashing success with over 150 entries!  Kevin’s kids have rolled the old "pick a winner" dice and the winner […] Read more »

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That 17 year-old who hacked the iPhone to free it from the bindings of AT&T has traded his modified iPhone for a hot Nissan 350Z and 3 unmodified iPhones.  A cell phone repair company in Kentucky, CertiCell, traded with George Hotz no doubt for promotional purposes […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 109 is 33:45 minutes long and is a 31 MB file in MP3 format. INTRO: Based on Time v2.1 by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick. HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matt Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel […] Read more »

Simon says raise your hands if you’ve ever tried taking a pic of someone that gives you one and ONLY one smile? You know the kind: they hate to have their picture taken and the look on their face basically tells you so. OK, Simon Says […] Read more »

I have mentioned my power vs. size dilemma which looks at whether the speed of the ThinkPad x61 Tablet PC is enough to offset how much bigger and heavier it is compared to the Fujitsu P1610.  I have been carrying the Fujitsu daily for the past […] Read more »

One thing I look for in a gadget bag is multiple ways to carry it. No, I don’t mean: with my feet, on my head, etc… I look for bags that have different configurations so I can adjust the carrying based on the load and location. […] Read more »

This is a tragic shame. Jenn K. Lee of Pocketables bought her first Vista device: the small and light Sony VAIO TZ; that’s not the shame part though. ;) The shame is her first experience with her first Vista device: dealing with the crapware that Sony […] Read more »

Acer has acquired US PC maker Gateway for $710 million it was announced today.  The deal will be finalized in December but has been approved by the boards of both companies.  The CEO of Acer has stated the moo-cow Gateway branding will continue to be used, […] Read more »

Steve "Chippy" Paine is cycling across Germany using solar panels to charge his Q1 UMPC.  He’s just gotten started and already has a couple of posts up about his adventure.  I’ve got to hand it to Steve, trying to rely solely on solar power for a […] Read more »

Yahoo today announced a new version of Yahoo! Mail that adds some new features including free text messaging.  Yahoo! Mail users can send text messaging for free to any mobile phone number in the US, Canada, India and the Phillipines.  They have also integrated IM into […] Read more »

You might remember SBSH Facade, the very useful Today screen plugin we walked you through last month in a brief video. I used the trial version on my landscape-only Dash at that time, so I didn’t realize that Facade didn’t support screen rotation between portrait and […] Read more »

The unlocked iPhone has been the holy grail since Apple released it tethered to AT&T.  Engadget reported this week that a company had unlocked the iPhone to work with any network and the software to allow owners to do so would be released today.  Not surprisingly, […] Read more »

Since MobiPocket went down so very long ago I have been checking it often to see if it was back up.  I need to download some ebooks I had purchased to my BlackBerry.  Last night I was very happy to find the site back up and […] Read more »

My gear bag fetish is no surprise and I’m always interested when a bag I have never seen appears on the web.  Gearlog has published a review of a very useful looking sling bag, the CODi Sling-Pak.  I am a big fan of sling bags for […] Read more »

Proving that device mock-ups are just…well, mockups, Gizmodo has a sweet pick of the new Palm Centro (aka: Galdolf) that will be exclusive to Sprint for the first 90-days. This phone will reportedly cost only $99 and will offer up Sprint’s EV-DO 3G service. In addition […] Read more »

I’m sitting in a session at BarCampHouston. Next to me is Dwight Silverman of the Houston Chronicle and TechBlog. This should be a lot of fun as there are over 100 people easily. More later. P.S. This would have been an ink post under the old rules. :) Read more »

As someone who has struggled with a satellite dish self-installation just for fun, I have to ask: WHERE was this killer service when I needed it? Hit up this page over at UKSatelliteHelp, enter your street address and then pick from the lengthy list of satellites. […] Read more »

HP has reached out to me and a few others to interact with them to make sure they understand what consumers want.  I am sitting down with some HP folks this afternoon so what would you like me to ask them?  What suggestions do you want […] Read more »

The folks at engadget outlined a course of action for Palm to get the slumbering PDA maker back into the competitive fast lane.  It is a good plan and apparently Palm is watching.  Ed Colligan has promised on the Palm blog that some exciting stuff is […] Read more »

Oops. Guess who forgot all about the poll to determine if I should continue to blog in ink?   I could blame Kevin here but that’s not right, I’m the one. Maybe I subconsciously forgot because it was looking grim from the very start of voting?   Whatever […] Read more »

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