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EverNote Corporation recently announced the commercial release of EverNote™ 1.0 for Windows, a complete note management solution designed to give users a single place to capture, categorize and find all types of notes and content. EverNote innovates by storing content on an endless, virtual, time-stamped roll […] Read more »

Owners of computers with integrated Intel wireless chip sets have complained of problems maintaining WiFi connections for a while and I have been following Rob Bushway’s problems with the wireless connectivity on his brand new Motion LE1600 Tablet PC.  Rob was able to fix his problem […] Read more »

Note:  I am re-posting this to accomplish two things- get my end notes from the Summit in text that is searchable so anyone looking for something here can find it, and to see what others think about inking posts in blogs.  Like many others I think […] Read more »

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Kevin and I mentioned the I/O Magic Gigabank portable hard drive on a recent techADDICTION Show and for those interested I4U has published a review of the little powerhouse. Read more »

You probably remember Think Secret, the Mac enthusiast site that Apple sued for soliciting secret information from Apple employees.  Well, they are back with a report that Mac software developers are already receiving Intel-based development systems from Apple and Think Secret has a lot of information […] Read more »

Verizon has announced the release of the Samsung i730 Pocket PC Phone Edition which has integrated EVDO capability making it the fastest wireless Pocket PC.  Dale Coffing of MobilePassion has published a typically thorough review with lots of photos.  The i730 has a sliding QWERTY thumb […] Read more »

Netfront is a nice browser for the Pocket PC platform but Access doesn’t seem to be very interested in the platform anymore.  They have taken an inordinately long time to update to the current version 3.2 and when they released it a few months ago it […] Read more »

Today is day 2 of the Handango Partner Summit in Miami and I was able to attend a number of presentations by various companies and get a feel for the direction we may be heading if the industry leaders are correct.  The Handango Partner Summit is […] Read more »

The techADDICTION Show #13 (MP3 – 19.6MB – 57min) LISTEN HERE It’s #13 for techADDICTION, but unlucky for Kevin as his practical joke on James backfires in the first two minutes of the show! Prepare yourself for mobility galore as the technical twosome cover topics such […] Read more »

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I always love to hear about cool gadgets that make it easier for people to do things better and the BrailleNote PK certainly fits that category.  Designed to provide a full PDA for the blind the BrailleNote PK has a slew of features: Bluetooth technology – […] Read more »

This is already up on the Splashblog website as John Chaffee, President of Splashdata, was having me demo my Tablet PC and snapped this photo with his phone and put it immediately on the moblog site.  I was impressed with Splashdata as I could see the […] Read more »

The Toshiba Tecra M4 Tablet PC is undoubtedly the most powerful Tablet PC available to the consumer market currently, competing with many notebook computers spec for spec.  The anticipation for the Tecra M4 to start appearing in owner’s hands spurred a lot of interest on various […] Read more »

I am attending the Handango Partner Summit in Miami and I have to admit surprise at the number of attendees, most of whom are mobile software developers and company representatives who have online stores at Handango.  It has been a good first day with the opportunity […] Read more »

I have been following Rob Bushway’s journey with his new Motion LE1600 Tablet PC with great interest as it appears Motion has raised the bar for slates with this new device.  Rob has spent some time with his LE1600 now and has published a great review […] Read more »

GreenHouse has announced the July availability of their Pocket Speakers in Japan.  Not much is known about these speakers outside of the small dimensions and the 3 watt total output.  But they look cool. (via Akihabara News) Read more »

The ThunderHawk browser has long been my favorite web browser for the Pocket PC as it provides the most "full desktop-like" browsing experience on the small screens of the Windows Mobile devices.  Bitstream has announced a new version 2.1 that offers full Java capabilities making the […] Read more »

Today I am off to the Handango Partner Summit in Miami which I expect will be a lot of fun. It’s a good opportunity to see what Handango is up to and also get to meet some of the Microsoft Tablet team.   I intend to keep […] Read more »

The Tablet PC Show #13 (MP3 – 20.6MB – 59min 54sec)LISTEN HERE This Tablet PC Show, recorded on Father’s Day, is lucky show #13. Why is this lucky? The triumphant return of host Marc Orchant gives us a good excuse to catch up on events over […] Read more »

Cory Doctorow is definitely one of the better known contemporary sci-fi writers publishing today.  This is no doubt due to a few things: his insistence on making all of his novels available for free electronic consumption, his involvement with BoingBoing, and his well documented work with […] Read more »

Collaboration tools can stimulate group participation in meetings better than static presentations ever will but until now there hasn’t been any way to do this easily. GTOCalcomp, a company I didn’t realize was still around, is touting their InterWrite MeetingPad 400 as the perfect thing to […] Read more »

If you live in a region where Father’s Day is celebrated then I would like to wish you a very happy day. Actually, if you live in a country that doesn’t recognize today as Father’s Day I urge you to take this opportunity  to visit your […] Read more »

The first thing you notice about WiFi is the alphabet soup.  Sure 802.11 is a standard but it comes in many different flavors.  Will you be dining on A, B, G, or the new N this evening?  This "standard" has also plagued OEMs who need to […] Read more »

Rob Bushway has been waiting for delivery of his Motion LE 1600 Tablet PC about as patiently as I would in the same situation.   Well, he’s got it, opened it up, and better yet he’s taking pictures to share with us all.  Look at that viewing […] Read more »

The Mitsubishi Pocket LED DLP Projector offers a native SVGA (800×600) resolution (XGA max.) and weighs in just under a pound so you literally can take it anywhere.  It’s not the brightest projector out there at 250 lux but it does project an image up to […] Read more »

Another video plugin for Skype has gone into beta this week with the introduction of vSkype.  vSkype lets you use any video webcam to conduct video phone calls over the free Skype network.  What sets vSkype apart from other plugins I’ve seen is the ability to […] Read more »

Have you been looking at satellite radio with longing eyes but can’t decide if you want a car unit, portable unit or one of those units that plugs into a boom box for the ultimate way to listen to Eric Clapton belting out Layla?  Your dilemma […] Read more »

It’s Friday and where else would we start but with a hand cranked universal remote control.  You know you should be exercising instead of sitting in your easy chair watching TV and now you can do that and still get a good workout.  The Clone RC […] Read more »

ASUS Computer International (ASUS), a leading provider of high-performance notebook computers, introduces the V6V notebook.  Available in Canada, the US, and Europe, the ASUS V6V notebook’s carbon fiber composite chassis is lightweight, durable, and sophisticated with its sleek, brushed gunmetal colored surface. The result: a fusion […] Read more »

A post on a Tablet PC Buzz forum claims that a Motion sales representative indicated that Motion Computing will be releasing a Tablet PC with an 8 inch screen in July. I have been unable to confirm or deny this statement but if this holds true […] Read more »

Microsoft has quietly released a sync utility for users of their Outlook Business Contact Manager that allows syncing with Pocket PC devices.  This is big for users of the BCM who previously had no way to get those contacts onto their Windows Mobile device.  From the […] Read more »

If you have so many gadgets that you need a 21 in 1 card reader then maybe you should take some time off or something.  But, when you need one you really need one and this reader handles 21 different card formats and fits in your […] Read more »

Seldom do we see the release of a device that creates as much excitement as generated by the announcement of the Lenovo ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC.  The X41 is not only a very nice Tablet PC spec-wise it is also a ThinkPad, and that is what […] Read more »

Microsoft Tablet MVP Terri Stratton is a lucky person.  She’s gotten her hands on the new Motion LE1600 and has published Part 1 of a detailed review of the new slate.  Terri describes a lot of the features of the new Motion and gives us a […] Read more »

Apple has already released their developer Kit for OSX on the Intel platform and an enterprising Tablet PC Buzz member Charles Alexander has installed it on a Toshiba M200 Tablet PC.  Follow his journey here.  His initial observations: Screen rotation, the network card, wireless, the modem, […] Read more »

Electronic Patient Consent Forms signed on Tablet PCs SOFTPRO and its partner, the publishing house proCompliance Verlag, exhibited another “feature in the doctor’s toolbox”- Documented Patient Information using a Tablet PC and the handwritten signature – at the Mobile Insider Forum  ( in Spitzingsee on June […] Read more »

I wonder how much this will cost?  Tohoku’s University from Japan have produced a prototype Microdrive using perpendicular technology that clocks in at 10 GB. (via Akihabara News) Read more »

Wouldn’t it be great it you could answer Skype calls on your cell phone? You wouldn’t even need your PC around but could still take those important Skype calls wherever you are. A new service that has been recently announced may make this a reality for […] Read more »

Scottevest makes such great gear for the gadget head that everybody has heard of them.   Check out their new iPod parody ad for their gadget storing jackets. I love this ad!  Caution: music will play on open. Read more »

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