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I am really excited about a change coming to jkOnTheRun next Monday.  I can’t tell you what it is but I believe it will bring a breath of fresh air to the site and provide even more news and reviews of the mobile tech world.  You’re […] Read more »

Australian Long Zheng has produced a nice video review of the Toshiba Portege M400 Tablet PC on his blog.  It is a nice video that shows all the buttons and functions of the M400 and demonstrates the interest in this Tablet PC, which is the first […] Read more »

PlazaLogic has a program, EyesBoard, an on-screen keyboard for Tablet PCs with a touch screen.  Sounds like a good fit for Origami devices to me.  EyesBoard brings the following features: Keypads can be resized to accommodate for stylus and/or finger input Looks and behaves like a […] Read more »

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I mentioned the Workshop on the Impact of Pen-based Technology on Education (WIPTE) earlier this year and jkOnTheRun reader Bryan attended the conference and sent me an email about how great the conference was.  It was held last week and there was a full program of presentations […] Read more »

TabletPCPost has racked up over 200,000 downloads in just two years of existence and they deserve a huge congratulations for this milestone.  The site is the best source of software for the Tablet PC and is soon to add downloads for Origamis as the software becomes […] Read more »

The next ThinkPad Tablet PC is rumored to be the X60t and has even appeared on a French online retail shop.  The specs of the X60 include the Intel Core Duo processor which will make the ThinkPad one of the fastest Tablet PCs out there when […] Read more »

Tablet owners long for powerful machines as much as anybody and with the introduction of the Toshiba M400 Tablet PC we can now find all the power we need.  The M400 has a dual core CPU that to quote Barry Doyle of the TabletPCReviewSpot, is “FAST”.  […] Read more »

As a long time advocate of voice recognition I was quite pleased to see Google receive a patent for a voice recognition front end to web searching.  The implications are huge, not the least of which would be voice searching on mobile phones or other mobile […] Read more »

Kevin Tofel let his readers decide which Pocket PC he should buy and is extremely happy with the XV6700 he bought from Verizon.  Never one to carry a Pocket PC without a protective case Kevin has gotten his hands on a Sena case for the 6700 […] Read more »

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CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 38 is 35:35 minutes long and is a 24.5 MB file in MP3 format. INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick. HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel TOPICS:Kevin […] Read more »

Verizon executive VP and CTO Dick Lynch stated at a press conference last week that they do not intend to block EVDO customers who are streaming video over their network.  But, and here’s the catch, he warned that tiered services with higher prices are likely on […] Read more »

Rob Bushway has gotten his hands on an early prototype of an extended battery produced by Motion Computing for the LS800.  The battery has a reported life of 5.5 – 6 hours which finally makes the LS800 an attractive slate for me.  Rob has a lot […] Read more »

Linda Epstein of Tablet PC2 has published a great review of the Fujitsu Lifebook P1510D and awarded the 8.9” mini-Tablet PC the Editors Choice.  The P1510D is a touchscreen Tablet PC that is a wonderful size for highly mobile individuals who don’t want to compromise on […] Read more »

GoalEnforcer is a visual goal setting and monitoring application that is designed to maximize the display on small screen devices.  The developers are advertising that a UMPC optimized version is on the way which shows again how developers are expecting sales numbers to be high.  I […] Read more »

The city of San Francisco has seen an alarming rise in the number of laptop thefts in coffee houses.  No, not the kind of theft that happens when the owner leaves the laptop on the table when he/ she goes to the restroom (which I see […] Read more »

If you are the one who Uncle Fred calls every time something goes wrong with his computer then you should check out the Iocell USB Vaccine Drive.  All you have to do is plug in the Vaccine Drive into the USB port of any computer and […] Read more »

Listen here (17.6 MB, 51 minutes) or Subscribe to the show with this link  (RSS) Marc Orchant and James Kendrick talk about the Tablet PC news of the week in this episode of OnTheRun with Tablet PCs.  TEO 3.0 is in beta!  Video reviews and screencasts […] Read more »

Top Stories: TEO 3.0 beta is superb! Microsoft SyncToys upgraded to 1.2 More TabletKiosk eo UMPC photos Creating cartoons on a Tablet PC video Apple introduces Boot Camp- dual-boot OS X and WinXP Skylook promotion for jkOnTheRun readers GottaBeMobile video review of the Motion LS800 Sprint […] Read more »

MSNBC has rolled out their MSNBC Mobile beta for a number of devices including the Palm Treo 700w.  The service is free and provides the following: Top news headlines Up-to-the-minute video from NBC Nightly News, the Today show and more Our most popular photo slideshows, including […] Read more »

Rob Bushway has published a video review of the Gateway M280 Convertible Notebook, or as he fondly calls it the monster.  He covers the entire Tablet PC and even tries to lift the M280 at one point.  He likely won’t try that again.  Check it out […] Read more »

Dr. Neil Roodyn is a Tablet PC MVP who travels the world working on cool technology and hauling his Tablet PC around with him on his travels.  He has a podcast called Dr. Neil’s Notes and he has just released #7 which covers a number of […] Read more »

Scott Rosenberg is not going to be switching to a Mac anytime soon, even one that dual boots with Windows XP and part of the reason is the love of one program– EccoPro.  I’ve written about EccoPro in the past and used it years ago until […] Read more »

Apple generated a lot of surprised excitement with the announcement of the Boot Camp Public Beta that lets Intel Mac owners dual boot between OS X and Windows XP. Boot Camp facilitates the creation of a separate Windows partition on the Intel Mac so owners can […] Read more »

Ultra Mobile PCs Tips is reporting on the Smart Caddie UMPC event held in Japan this week. The Smart Caddie is the same hardware as the TabletKiosk eo but I’m not sure if there will be any differences between the two Origamis. There are a lot […] Read more »

Chris de Herrera has published a thorough review of the OQO Model 01+ running the Windows XP Tablet Edition OS. Chris has included lots of photos of the OQO in action so if you’re interested in this little PC check out the review. An observation from […] Read more »

Mobility Today reports that Palm will be releasing the AKU2 update for the Treo 700w this month. The update will provide push email for 700w owners providing they are using Microsoft Exchange Server with SP2. Key Features of MSFP Direct Push Email Technology that enables the […] Read more »

What better way to interact with your Windows Media Extender PC than sitting in your easy chair with your feet propped up and controlling everything with your new Origami. That scenario will soon be a reality according to Todd Rutherford of Microsoft. The announcement was made […] Read more »

Hugo Ortega strapped on his weight belt, picked up the Gateway TA1 Tablet PC and put it through its paces for a review. It wasn’t an easy task as he had to actually find one in Australia so he could do the review but he did […] Read more »

Orb Networks has announced a worldwide partnership with Pc-based TV tuner OEM Hauppauge Computer Works to provide the free streaming software with the WinTV line of tuner cards. “Millions of consumers worldwide are using Hauppauge WinTV products in their PCs. Now with Orb, these consumers can […] Read more »

Owners of mobile PCs that lack a PC Card slot rejoice, at least if you are Sprint customers. Sprint has announced two new devices that bring EVDO to their customers in a big (or small) way. The first device is a Linksys router that accepts current […] Read more »

YouTube is currently down for “changes” and I must say they have the coolest notice page ever: You have reached YouTube, the premier digital video repository on the Internet. We are currently rolling out new changes to the site. We’ll be back as soon as we […] Read more »

Rob Bushway has published a great video review of the ultra-portable Motion LS800 Tablet PC. Rob shows every nook and cranny of the little Tablet PC and demonstrates accessories that make his life with the LS800 eaiser. He offers constructive criticism where it is deserved and […] Read more »

The good folks at Netralia Pty Ltd have just received Skype certification for their program Skylook.  To celebrate jkOnTheRun readers will receive a 10% discount off any Skylook license purchased between now and the end of May.  Just use coupon code JKONTHERUN2006 when you make your […] Read more »

Apple has announced Boot Camp, software that creates a hard drive partition for Windows XP and allows dual booting on Intel Macs. Boot Camp allows Intel Mac owners to install Windows XP and run Windows programs natively in a dual boot scenario. The program is available […] Read more »

Chad Essley (Cartoon Monkey) has been the king of cartoons drawn on a Tablet PC for a long time. He has released a video showing how he uses Alias Sketchbook Pro and Flash animation to create great cartoons. It is a great video that shows how […] Read more »

Note Talkers is running a cool contest looking for innovative mind maps created with Mindjet MindManager. Here’s what you need to submit to enter: A MindManager map about “Note Taking” A MindManager map that describes “What’s on your Mind?” A Screencast demonstrating MindManager The grand prize […] Read more »

UK retailer PocketPC Solutions informed me that they are taking pre-orders for the TabletKiosk eo v7110 UMPC on their web site. The eo with 512 MB of RAM and a 40 GB hard drive will run you 750 GBP including VAT and delivery. PocketPC Solutions expects […] Read more »

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