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Yes, the Tabletology girls have finally added the next part in their series covering the Electrovaya Scribbler SC3100 Tablet PC and I for one can’t wait for them to give their impressions.  Tabletology was founded through a love for the HP tc1100 and I am really […] Read more »

You won’t see it until December, but PBJ has added an Intel-based UMPC to their lineup: the SmartCaddie EX. The "ex-CPU" is the Via, as PBJ is going with the now semi-standard 900 MHz Celeron processor. Nothing new on the specifications front as the SmartCaddie EX […] Read more »

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Listen here ( MP3, 18.6 MB, 54 minutes) or Subscribe to the show with this link  (RSS) Those OnTheRun Tablet guys are back with show #30 and if you are interested in Vista then you better pay attention.  Marc Orchant and James Kendrick catch up on […] Read more »

I have to admit that Kevin’s enthusiasm won me over as his Vistagami series unfolded detailing his experience of installing Vista RC2 on his Samsung Q1.  He’s put a lot of work into it and has gotten Vista running at 95% efficiency which is exciting enough […] Read more »

Looks like I owe Quentin a beer at the next meet and greet! Although his suggestion for the floating tip didn’t exactly work for me, it got me thinking, and I’ve got the floating tip up and running now. It hit me to start "thinking outside […] Read more »

Wow, I’m so close to fully functional Vista-based UMPC that I can taste it! I’ve put in a good 8 hours over the past two days sorting out problems and doing research. A little help from great folks in the community has also helped. So, where […] Read more »

Mike Cane recently gave in and started a blog and this week he visited the Digital Life event in NYC and he has blogged about the devices he got a chance to see.  His take on the newly announced Palm Treo 680 was interesting and he […] Read more »

Looks like we’re on a Fujitsu kick today, but really, it’s just coincidence. An anonymous tipster just pinged me with an interesting Fujitsu Stylistic development over in Germany. Looks like the uber-slate is getting the Core Duo treatment with an Intel U2500 ULV running at 1.2 […] Read more »

Fujitsu has announced plans to release notebooks with a solid state flash drive (SSD) in November.  The Fujitsu b-series and q-series will be offered with both a 16 GB SSD and 32 GB SSD option which will add approximately $650 and $1300 respectively to the notebook […] Read more »

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I first mentioned the USB Finger Mouse back in June because it looked like a viable option for mousing with a UMPC or other mobile PC, especially if you find yourself faced with a lack of surface area.  This is definitely one of those devices that […] Read more »

PDANet from June Fabrics has been a real life saver for me. I use this software essentially everyday with my Samsung Q1 UMPC and it allows me to USB and Bluetooth tether my EV-DO enabled smartphone for use as a modem. I personally prefer USB connections […] Read more »

Novatel’s Merlin XU870 HSDPA ExpressCard is now shipping to carriers in certain countries, namely: Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal and New Zealand. The ExpressCard modem should eventually find its way to U.S. shores since Novatel says "it is a tri-band HSDPA/UMTS and quad-band EDGE/GPRS product that allows […] Read more »

We told you about CoolCamera from Ateksoft a while back and they have informed me there is a new beta version of the program available that adds new features and supports additional devices.  CoolCamera works on HTC smart phones and provides total control over the camera […] Read more »

Over at Carrypad, Steve received his Pepperpad 3 a few weeks earlier than expected so the unboxing has begun. There’s a whole gallery of images during the show, so be sure to check ‘em out. Remember, this is the Linux-based ultra-portable running on the AMD LX800 […] Read more »

Jeeves the butler is long gone, but perhaps should get "Mini Me" from Austin Powers as the next face of Ask. The search portal now has a mobile-friendly search interface that you can find at Ask’s portal gives you several categories to search within, […] Read more »

John, Trevor, Tracy and Warner did a great job fielding and answering Tablet PC questions from the many participants; there were even a few tips and tricks thrown in there for good measure! Due to a technical snafu, I could hear the webinar, but couldn’t see […] Read more »

If you use a notebook computer or a Tablet PC as your main computer then you really need a good docking solution so you can connect all of your peripherals with one connection.  Unless you spring big bucks for a proprietary docking solution designed especially for […] Read more »

Microsoft updated its Street & Trips to a 2007 version today and adds the following new features: New! SiRF star III GPS locator is 10 times more sensitive than the previous GPS locator and provides a strong signal whether the user is in the city or […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 72 is 33:10 minutes long and is a 30.4 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 »

Julie of The Gadgeteer finally has a podcast!  She has just posted The Gadgeteer Podcast #1 and it’s pretty cool.  You will even find out how to pronounce Julie’s last name properly.  :)  Give it a listen and give her some good feedback so she’ll do […] Read more »

Toshiba has notified their partners about the Sony battery recall situation and listed the affected device models that require a battery replacement.  Interestingly, the list indicates that neither the M400 nor the M4/ M7 have Sony batteries affected by the recall.  Just another reason to own […] Read more »

I received an e-mail from the the folks at FlashPoint last night and the SharePlayer USB device they introduced looks intriguing. The SharePlayer is a USB 2.0 flash drive available in 512MB, 1GB, 2GB and 4GB capacities. Only it’s not just a flash drive, it’s also […] Read more »

Jenneth Orantia has launched a new blog with a mobile technology bent called Girls Gone Mobile.  Jenneth has been active in the PDA space for a long time and I look forward to what I know will be good stuff on her new blog.  She has […] Read more »

The complaint I hear most often from UMPC owners concerns the lack of a good carrying case that fits the small PC while offering decent protection.  The Samsung Q1 comes with a neoprene sleeve that works pretty well but offers zero protection from bumps and other […] Read more »

Newly minted Microsoft MVP for the Tablet PC, Hugo Ortega from Uber Tablet, has produced a couple of nice videos that demonstrate the software that comes pre-installed on UMPCs.  Hugo covers the Touch Pack, the Tablet Input Panel (TIP), Windows Journal and other applications.  The videos […] Read more »

Like many others installing Vista on their UMPC, I found the time to install RC 2 on the Samsung Q1. Folks are sharing their successes (and failures) with other Origami devices like the eo i7210 (listed as Vista Capable but not working yet) and the eo […] Read more »

I love it when people extend devices. MobileRead has a short bit on some folks using their iRex iLiad eBook reader to read newspaper articles. The thing is: those newspapers aren’t in a format used the iLiad, so a third-party solution is used to transfer the […] Read more »

Although it’s included in Windows Mobile, the least used application on my mobile phone is definitely Windows Media Player. The few incremental little upgrades haven’t done much for me and there are so many good third party multimedia apps out there. WMP Playlist Manager is a […] Read more »

Tablet PC Review has published a review of the Asus R1F convertible Tablet PC.  The R1F is fairly light and thin yet still packs a hot-swappable DVD drive for software installation or more importantly for media playing.  The reviewer found the R1F to have great build […] Read more »

Looks like Google hasn’t bought ALL video service on the planet just yet. How could they; that cable programming is getting expensive. While we’re waiting for Google to spend $5 billion more to dethrone Howard Stern as "the king of all media" (although it shouldn’t take […] Read more »

I still believe that speech recognition on PCs is the wave of the future as the technology is improving continually.  It is nothing short of magic to watch your spoken words of wisdom appear on the screen as soon as you say them.  I have been […] Read more »

That’s the word from the BBC who put a “naked” or totally unprotected PC onto the Internet every night for a month to gauge how prevalent malicious attacks are for the unsuspecting.  The BBC computer was attacked every single night, one night in particular saw 53 […] Read more »

Woe to all you Vista beta testers that never installed any anti-this and anti-that! A hex is cast up ye…up to now anyway. In the spirit of the upcoming Halloween holiday, Microsoft has lifted the OneCare curse upon Vista with the beta 1.5 version. I just […] Read more »

In just three short days Allegiance Technology Partners is holding the free Tablet PC Q&A Webinar we previously mentioned. The program will take place this Thursday, October 12th Wednesday, October 11th, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm Eastern Standard Time. According to John Hill at AllTP, […] Read more »

Personally, I’m thrilled with Pandora’s free music streaming and the trial of Mercora for Smartphones is going well too (have you tried it yet?). I’m never one to pass up a good deal; or at the very least, pass it along. Gearlog mentions a way to […] Read more »

Seems like everybody’s getting all "geo" these days. Once some introduces "geo-bathrooming" though, I’m outta here. Still, there’s something to be said for services that intelligently use your location to enhance an experience. Take the GPS Ranger that Bar Z Adventures is offering, for example. This […] Read more »

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