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Jenni has picked up a Toshiba Tecra M4 and is looking forward to the power the M4 delivers along with the Tablet PC functions.  She has a problem though, she’s not happy that Toshiba doesn’t offer the M4 in pink and is looking for hints on […] Read more »

TabletSwitcher has been using a Motion LS800 for a few months and has collected his/ her thoughts on life with the little Tablet PC.  The review does a good job pointing out the good and the bad and is overall an excellently balanced look at the […] Read more »

Tracy Hooten of The Student Tablet PC blog finally got resolution to her missing Tablet problem from Toshiba.  They shipped her a brand new Toshiba M200 which is great for Tracy but it took phone calls to higher-ups at Toshiba to get it done which is […] Read more »

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I’ve written about the varied types of planning I do all the time with MindManager so while this is no surprise to me it’s still pretty cool.  Chris Pirillo of Lockergnome and Gnomedex fame is planning the next Gnomedex conference and did it in real time […] Read more »

I don’t know if it means Sharp will drop its Linux-based SL series of clamshell PDAs but their new W-ZERO3 (or WS0003SH depending on who you ask) is a sweet PDA.  This Pocket PC is built for action with the 416 MHz processor, 128 MB flash […] Read more »

A national used book, DVD and video game exchange may be the easiest and cheapest way to swap stuff with others.  Swap Simple is a very simple service to use and even prints out pre-paid mailing labels on your local printer to send the items you […] Read more »

The University of Maryland has developed a Tablet PC-based presentation system for educators.  The Tablet Mylar Slides Classroom Presentation System provides an “infinitely long” slide the width of a sheet of paper that can be used to demonstrate virtually anything that can be done with the […] Read more »

I’m normally not much of a TV person but with the exciting baseball playoffs I’ve probably watched more TV in the past few weeks than all the rest of the year.  I have seen a TV ad that Best Buy has been running the last week […] Read more »

Eric Mack wants to read ebooks on his heavy Tecra M4 Tablet PC reclining in bed but is afraid if he nods off he’ll drop it and it will kill him.  Trust those Japanese engineers to invent something just for Eric. Rainbow Book Stand Read more »

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I just received an email from ScanSoft that the company is now Nuance Communications, Inc.  They provided no details as to why the name has changed.  ScanSoft / Nuance is the producer of a suite of productivity software that includes Dragon NaturallySpeaking, OmniPage, PaperPort and PDF […] Read more »

CNET has an interesting article looking at convertible Tablets as the next desirable thing for consumers.  They point out that the price differential between convertible Tablet PCs is narrowing and many consumers will opt for the additional capabilities offered by having the Tablet functionality.  An interesting […] Read more »

The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) have launched an initiative to develop a version of mobile Linux for creating voice and data handhelds.  Members of the group are an impressive lot with Motorola, PalmSource and British Telecom, among others.  The group plans to identify gaps in […] Read more »

One thing that I hear from Tablet owners who use Journal or OneNote extensively is that they miss the nicely laid out pages from their old paper planner.  I did some sleuthing, OK, it was easier than that as I started out at the great site […] Read more »

Michael Linenberger’s book Seize the Work Day is simply the best book for learning to be productive with a Tablet PC and I can’t recommend it highly enough.  Michael has just published his latest book, Total Workday Control Using Microsoft Outlook and it is another outstanding […] Read more »

The good folks at Agilix have released the public beta of the next version of GoBinder.  GoBinder 2006 has received nice accolades from Rob Bushway and is a major upgrade from the current version of the note-taking/ day planner application. To sign up for the beta […] Read more »

Mike Wendland is a columnist for the Detroit Free Press whose Tablet writings I’ve mentioned before.  He’s back again spreading his love of the Microsoft Tablet PC operating system, OneNote and the Motion LS800 Tablet PC.  Mike gets it. (via jkOnTheRun reader Brian of MobileRead) Read more »

You want a Media Center PC but the SO says “no big computer in the living room”.  What’s a body to do?  Why, pick up a Shuttle XPC Media Center, that’s what.  Only 13.78 x 17.4 x 3 inches but it doesn’t skimp on features: Form […] Read more »

Dick Hardt, CEO of Sxip Identity, gave a keynote address at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention recently.  This is one of the best presentations I have ever seen.  Read more »

A good blog editor is one of the most useful tools a blogger can use if it is a good one.  The ability to create blog posts offline is a good thing but if the offline editor has some additional utility integrated then the experience is […] Read more »

The Fujitsu P1510d has excited a lot of mobile device lovers with its 8.9 inch touch screen in a convertible Tablet form.  Fujitsu will be releasing this beauty with the Tablet Edition next month and I would love to get my hands on one of them.  […] Read more »

One of the peskiest problems confronting Windows XP users is the slow system startup.  Running a WinXP box for a few months will almost guarantee your system will start to really slow at boot time and many users have no clue how to fix that.  Windows […] Read more »

Today is the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Houston Astros baseball team and it’s only fitting that tonight they have the opportunity to do something they have never done in that long, long time.  With a 3 – 1 lead over the St. Louis […] Read more »

Intel announced today a new cache technology that “significantly reduces the time it takes for a notebook PC to power up or access programs”.  The new Robson cache technology showed an almost immediate startup of a Centrino-based notebook during a live demonstration in Taipei.  This new […] Read more »

I mentioned Texterity not too long ago and how it is attempting to go head to head with the Zinio Reader for digital publication reading.  Marc Orchant also mentioned it and has published his thoughts on how Texterity stacks up against Zinio.  He agreed with some jkOnTheRun […] Read more »

I post information about new technology that affects diabetics whenever I run across it and it always invokes a strong interest in those afflicted by the chronic disease.  Diabetics are looking for the holy grail of glucose monitoring- a non-invasive way to test the glucose level.  […] Read more »

Chris Pirillo is trying to get something done about the epidemic blog spam that has grown over the past few months to epic proportions.  Most of the spam sites that have been set up for the sole purpose of spamming both legitimate blogs and to scam […] Read more »

The ruggedized $399 Nova5000 tablet is being touted as a "Next Generation Student Learning Appliance" that offers a 7.5 inch 640X480 color touch screen in a 9.7”x 5”x 1.2” package weighing 1.8 pounds. [via MobileRead] NOTE: The Nova5000 runs Windows CE.NET so it is technically not […] Read more »

You’ll need your own monitor, keyboard, mouse and wired ethernet access but for a PC that fits in your hand the eBox-3800SL is a cool (fanless) thin client computer.  Based on the VIA Eden Nano 800 MHz processor with integrated VIA graphics, the Nano sports 256 […] Read more »

Tracy Hooten of The Student Tablet PC blog reports that she has finally received a resolution from Toshiba over her “missing Tablet”.   It took some intervention at a very high level inside Toshiba but as she reports she’s been promised a new M200 to replace the […] Read more »

HP has issued a recall for battery packs that may have a defect that affects some batteries manufactured between March 2004 and September 2004.  The batteries may overheat and pose a fire or burn hazard.  If your battery has a bar code that begins with GC, […] Read more »

The Paperless Student rebuilt a Tablet PC and learned a valuable lesson about the process.  HP is one of the few OEMs that provide a Windows XP Tablet Edition DVD for rebuilding their Tablet PCs which makes rebuilding their Tablets much easier than those of other […] Read more »

I apologize for the horrible way jkOnTheRun is displaying the past 24 hours or so.  I am also having big problems trying to post new items.  TypePad is obviously having problems and have not responded to my Help Ticket yet so I don’t know what their […] Read more »

You may remember when I asked you to send a web card for Rob Bushway’s daughter Maggie, who is in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital having serious surgery.  The card solicitation has been so successful that not only did we cover the walls in Maggie’s room […] Read more »

The dream of setting your mobile phone, PDA or other mobile device on a charging pad has been out there for years.  Imagine the freedom from power adapters and cords, just drop your phone on the pad and it will recharge the battery.  Splashpower demonstrated just […] Read more »

Akihabara News is reporting the release of three new Tablet PCs for the Japanese market that I hope come to the US.  The FMV-8210 is basically the P1510D (8.9” screen) sold in the US that runs the Tablet OS.  It is not clear from the Fujitsu […] Read more »

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said Thailand intends to put a laptop in the hands of every Thai student to boost education in that country.  The rationale is for “every child [to] be equipped with a laptop and have easy and affordable access to the world of […] Read more »

Lenovo has introduced a wireless projector, the ThinkVision C400, that for $2500 provides a complete projector solution sans wires.  The C400 runs natively in XGA and uses DLP technology at 2650 lumens.  It is not a light device at 7.5 lbs. but it is designed for […] Read more »

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