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We heard from a jkOnTheRun reader in Alaska that Motion Computing is going to release a new Tablet PC soon.  According to our source who has requested anonymity, when asked when a current Motion owner should upgrade to a newer model the Motion representative said: “I […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 92 is 36:52 minutes long and is a 34 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 »

I know you didn’t miss Kevin’s great video review of the FlyBook v33i ultra-portable PC.  The FlyBook is a tiny titan with integrated WWAN and a nice swiveling screen.  Just about the only wishes Kevin had about the FlyBook was that it was a real Tablet […] Read more »

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The wait for a Samsung UMPC with Vista pre-installed continues, but perhaps we’re in the home stretch. jkOTR reader Hector shot me a note over the weekend with a clipping from CDW’s site: the online retailer offers a Samsung Q1P with Vista for $1,299. The availability […] Read more »

Canon’s new PIXMA iP90v printer looks small enough to put in a large gear bag for a reasonable MSRP of $249.99. A few add-ons make it even more mobile: a user-installable Bluetooth module costs around $80, while for $99 more, you can add Canon’s Portable Kit, […] Read more »

I found this semi-amusing but of value to someone shopping for a Sony UX handheld. So many folks touted the UX as a much better ultra-mobile computer solution than the Origami spec’d devices because it has an integrated keyboard. I ask those folks: how long have […] Read more »

If you are attending the CeBIT show in Hannover March 14 – 21 you should be aware that Steve of the OrigamiPortal is planning a UMPC meetup.  The meetup doesn’t have a date, time or place yet but if you hop over to this thread you […] Read more »

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If you’ve been a regular visitor to jkOnTheRun you know that my work sees me running around most days and Starbuck’s has been a frequent stop for years.  I first started frequenting the mega-coffee house(s) when they teamed up with T-Mobile and started offering WiFi.  Not […] Read more »

This has nothing to do with mobile tech but when I saw this on MicroPersuasion this morning I just had to pass it on.  This guy on YouTube does 200 impressions and he’s just amazing!  He does every character on the Simpsons and South Park, along […] Read more »

We’ve been talking about the Eleksen fabric keyboards for months and most of the keyboards we’ve discussed have been mere prototypes.  This combination UMPC case and keyboard seen in this video was easily the most interesting of the lot, until Eleksen produced the latest in the […] Read more »

We’ve been all over the evolution of the flash hard drive here on jkOnTheRun because of the impact it can have on mobile PCs in the areas of performance and battery life.  The largest capacity flash HDD was 128 GB until Adtron announced a new 160 […] Read more »

I don’t know where the folks at Gear Diary get all the stuff they give away.  If you don’t believe me, hop over and check out their biggest give-away ever.  They have 22 items up for grabs and it couldn’t be easier to enter, just leave […] Read more »

It only took three short months: Opera Mini 3 gets a point upgrade. The latest version is now 3.1 and is freely available. I was just commenting on a recent podcast that the Microsoft browsing experience was actually quite good on the T-Mobile Dash, but, the […] Read more »

If you just can’t get into OneNote, Evernote or another note-taking application but you do want to snip, clip or save from the web, i-Lighter might be the browser add-on for you. Judie Hughes gave it a nice writeup yesterday but since I’m running Vista today, […] Read more »

James got me hooked on Booq bags about two years ago and I’ve never regretted my purchase. I have a Booq backpack that carefully caresses my Toshiba M205 and would hold any 12-inch notebook quite capably. In fact, I use it to carry my Samsung Q1P […] Read more »

Microsoft just announced more reader applications similar to the Times Reader: using the same technology, you can now read the Seattle-Post Intelligencer, Forbes, and the Daily Mail tabloid from the UK. From the main press release, you can find links to download each reader application, although […] Read more »

(Image: twofones) Last month at the CES, James and I stopped by the SimulScribe booth, but I realized I never wrote up my impressions! I got the reminder today when CNET wrote up the service that transcribes your voicemails for reading via e-mail or SMS. SimulScribe […] Read more »

Remember a while back when Access bought PalmSource and announced the next generation Palm OS based on Linux called ALP (Access Linux Platform)?  Nothing much was heard after that until the 3GSM show a couple of weeks ago when Access was showing what it reportedly version […] Read more »

Samsung is reportedly going  to announce at CeBIT a new LCD monitor that has no VGA or DVI inputs, instead going with just a USB 2.0 input.  The SyncMaster 940UX is a 19” monitor that should be released in May for Windows XP with Vista drivers […] Read more »

Since the Vista Sidebar gadget library is relatively barren when compared to Yahoo!, Google and other web widgets, I was glad to see this tip from Download Squad: apparently, you can now convert those web widgets to Vista gadgets with Amnesty Generator. I’m actually amazed by […] Read more »

I always wanted to use the word “maven” in a post, hope it means what I think it does.  I have a little free time between meetings so I’m sitting in a coffee shop and thinking about the mobile lifestyle and other things so here goes: The guy […] Read more »

You may not have realized that Intel and Nokia have been working on a 3G module for notebooks that would integrate high speed wireless connectivity onto the mother board.  The module would be based on GSM and owners of notebooks would simply need to pop in […] Read more »

The Sharp EM ONE recently announced carries an nVidia chipset under the hood and the video giant is further sticking their toe in the mobile phone pool and testing the water as witnessed by this video taken at 3GSM a few weeks back.  The video shows […] Read more »

Motion Computing just launched their newest product: the Motion C5 Mobile Clinical Assistant. This 10.4-inch, 3.1-pound handheld runs either Windows Vista Business or XP Tablet Edition on an 1.2 GHz Intel Core Solo processor and the Intel 945 GSM integrated graphics. Motion worked with thousands of […] Read more »

If your MacBook or MacBook Pro glides through the ether using a 3G modem, make sure you check out the Apple support site: they posted a software update for WWAN users yesterday according to Infinite Loop. Here’s a rundown of what hardware / network is affected: […] Read more »

When I first saw the announcement for the i-Mate Ultimate 7150 the first thought that crossed my mind was that it looked like what you’d get if you took a Sharp Zaurus and made it better looking and more functional.  I still think that and would […] Read more »

Kevin and I both have a fond place in our hearts for the first VGA Pocket PC, the Toshiba e800, and I think the fact that the Toshiba G900 announced at the 3GSM reminds us of the e800 makes us so excited about the G900.  Well, […] Read more »

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