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Gadgets web site Pocket-lint (great name) has published a review of the HP tc4200 Tablet PC.  The tc4200 is HP’s latest convertible model with a 12.1 inch screen.  They state in the review that HP is the largest seller of Tablet PCs worldwide which I have […] Read more »

Fujitsu US has announced today the availability in the US of the LifeBook P1500D touch screen ultra-portable with the 8.9” screen.  The P1500D is the same device I previously reported as the P1510 that was being released today in Korea.  The P1500 is summed up in […] Read more »

Marc Orchant was away but guest co-host Greg Hughes graciously stepped in and we have an action packed show. Greg fills us in on the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet PC that he’s been lucky enough to use for the past month so anyone interested in this fine […] Read more »

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Warner Crocker has a keen sense of satire and in this post pokes fun at the NCAA for their efforts to forbid some college sports team mascots.  Hilarious stuff.  Go Northwestern Nibs! Read more »

<Shameless plug mode on>  Uber-geek Greg Hughes is going to guest co-host the next Tablet PC Show since Marc Orchant is traveling and won’t be available to do the show with me.  Greg is well known to most everybody so you know how excited I am […] Read more »

The Microsoft team working on the Tablet PC has started a blog and it looks to be a good source of continuing information about the development of the Tablet PC.  One of the first posts is of particular interest to me as it mentions that one […] Read more »

I first mentioned Scott Thigpen and his Artsy Fartsy Weblog a few weeks ago because Scott is using his Toshiba M200 Tablet PC to produce the great sketches he has available on his blog.  He has gotten some good feedback from other artists who currently use […] Read more »

Colin Walker of Random Elements has continued his account of installing and running WindowsVista on a Tablet PC.  He has recently added a couple of additional installments since I mentioned his first one and he is getting into the meat of the Tablet PC interface under […] Read more »

Today is techADDICTION co-host Kevin Tofel’s birthday so join me in sending him a giant raspberry!  Just remember Kevin, you’re not getting older, you’re….   oh who am I kidding.  You’re getting really old.  Have a good one dude.  Read more »

The techADDICTION Show #18 (MP3 – 16.2MB – 47min) LISTEN HERE It’s show #18 and Kevin and James are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore! This show is ranting and raving about problems with devices, poor customer support and a good example […] Read more »

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Rob Chambers is working on the speech recognition in WindowsVista and his blog post contains some information that makes me smile.  Really, really big smile.    According to Rob the next version of Windows will merge the two current modes of speech recognition, command and dictation, […] Read more »

If you are always walking out of the restaurant and leaving your expensive phone or PDA behind then the Freedom Keepsafe is just the thing for you.  The Keepsafe is a security proximeter that emits a loud beep when you get 10 – 20 feet (configurable) […] Read more »

Tom’s Hardware has taken a look at the DocuPen R700 mobile scanner that is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest scanner in the world. The pen scanner has 2 MB of on-board memory and uses USB to transfer scanned pages to […] Read more »

The new PowerToy that Marc Orchant told us about on the last Tablet PC Show is now available for download from Microsoft. SyncToy is a free PowerToy for Microsoft Windows XP that provides is an easy to use, highly customizable program that helps users to do […] Read more »

Many notebook computers and Tablet PCs are currently shipping with the Intel ProSet wireless chipset that is designed to work closely with the Pentium M and provide good power management features to help conserve battery life for these mobile devices.  The Intel ProSet 2200BG is the […] Read more »

Every year the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest solicits the worst opening lines for a novel in salute to the phrase made famous by Snoopy- "it was a dark and stormy night".  Writers submit their entries from all over the globe and each year the "best" are chosen […] Read more »

The MSDN site has a good overview of what WindowsVista will bring to mobile devices that is quite interesting.  The Go Mobile page has an overview of the innovations being incorporated to make mobile devices work better for the end user.  There is information covering Auxiliary […] Read more »

Warner Crocker points to a whiteboard application for the Tablet PC that lets you make any document a background so you can ink and sketch to your heart’s delight over the original.  From the InkyBoard web site: InkyBoard is a simple application for the Tablet PC […] Read more »

One of the most popular links on Digg is this link to a PC World article with instructions for reinstalling Windows without losing your data.  No Windows user relishes the reinstallation procedure but given the nature of the beast it is something that is necessary to […] Read more »

Colin Walker is attempting to install the WindowsVista (Longhorn) beta on a Tablet PC.  He is chronicling his experience on his blog Random Elements for anyone interested in how that goes.  I don’t think he will have a good experience with this but it will be […] Read more »

In a move sure to appeal to security conscious mobile professionals Atmel introduced the FingerGear, a flash memory drive that has a fingerprint sensor to protect the stored data.  Swiping your finger across the sensor authenticates you as an authorized user and permits access to the […] Read more »

The fire department in Danville, Illinois has received seven Panasonic Toughbook Tablet PCs  to allow quicker access to important information at the scene of disasters. Firefighters can get information on hazardous materials to make rapid decisions affecting how a fire is attacked.  The Tablets are augmented […] Read more »

Tablet PC owners who wish to get started with the speech recognition integrated into the platform should read Jeff Van West’s great article, How to Use Speech Recognition Profiles and Dictionaries with a Tablet PC.  Jeff covers all the basics, including how to get started with […] Read more »

Copernic has released version 1.6 of their Desktop Search program and Firefox users will be quite happy.  They have added native Firefox support for the Search program bringing it up to par with the Internet Explorer support.  There is also an improvement for mobile users on […] Read more »

Like all true mobile professionals (read– geeks) that rely on mobile technology to aid us in our mobile lifestyles, I am in a never-ending quest for the perfect gadget bag.  I have tried so many bags I have a whole closet full of discarded bags that […] Read more »

The Tablet PC Show #18 (MP3 – 19.0MB – 55min)LISTEN HERE Join Marc and I for Tablet PC Show #18 where you’ll find some fun and hopefully interesting talk about all things Tablet PC. We examine the social factors that sometimes become a barrier to adoption […] Read more »

Building cool and functional paper airplanes was never my forte but this site makes it easy for anyone to make a great one.  Labelled the “DC3″ of paper airplanes the site offers step by step instructions for turning a sheet of ordinary paper into a cool […] Read more »

Skype now allows users to make calls to toll-free numbers in several countries free of charge, even if you don’t have SkypeOut.  You can now call the following countries using toll-free numbers: France: +33 800, +33 805, +33 809 Poland: +48 800 UK: +44 500, +44 […] Read more »

Unless you are as old as some of us around you may not remember that IBM introduced a pen-enabled ThinkPad in 1993.  The ThinkPad 750P was ahead of its time with no real OS support to take good advantage of the pen capability, and since the […] Read more »

Join me today in wishing Tablet PC Show co-host Marc Orchant a very happy birthday!  It is a very special day for Marc as he can now get that big discount at Denny’s!    :) Read more »

There is little doubt the Motion LE1600 Tablet PC is one of the most capable slate Tablets available today and anyone who has followed Tablet MVP Rob Bushway’s journey with his LE1600 can see how great the device is.  Rob has chronicled his experience with the […] Read more »

I am testing the BlogJet program for creating blog posts offline for upload at a later time. BlogJet looks really nice since it works with just about every blogging service out there (TypePad included) and most importantly lets me include graphic smileys!    I have used […] Read more »

The Washington Post took a look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC and according to the reviewer "gets it right".  The reviewer likes the feel of the pen on the screen and the quality of the hinge swivel mechanism.  If you are interested in another […] Read more »

I have been a long-time follower of Jeff Kirvin’s Writing on your Palm website because Jeff’s writings are usually right on the money where mobile technology and PDAs are concerned.  While a big fan of Palm devices Jeff has never hesitated to use other products like […] Read more »

France Telecom is making a concerted effort to converge home communications and entertainment services into the Livebox service that has been available to customers for some time.  They recently announced the addition of "Liveservices" which adds a WiFi-based cordless home phone to the internet, telephone and […] Read more »

The story of Brice Mellen of Lincoln Nebraska is one of the most amazing ones you will ever hear.  Brice has been blind since birth and has used his 17 years to learn to play video games.  Well, he doesn’t just play them, he is regularly […] Read more »

Pretec has introduced a new 4 GB SD card that is a high speed addition to the company’s growing line of memory cards.  The 4 GB card has access speeds up to 20 MB per second making it one of the fastest cards on the market.  […] Read more »

The Technorati experience just got a little richer for those accessing the web from mobile devices with the introduction of Technorati Mobile.  The new mobile edition is formatted specifically for the small screens of handhelds and mobile phones and provides the same rich search capabilities of […] Read more »

As discussion has intensified over potential problems with the shuttle re-entry due to the foam problems I can’t help but feel a bit disappointed over NASA’s public grounding of the shuttles while Discovery is in space.  This is something that could surely have waited until the […] Read more »

So what’s the big news about a new review of the several years old Sharp Zaurus SL-5500?  The SL-5500 is antiquated by today’s PDA standards and even Sharp has released a couple of later models of the Linux-based PDA.  Readers may be interested in the Sharp […] Read more »

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