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If you travel a lot you are continually having to deal with delayed departures because the incoming plane is late. Trying to get information out of the gate crew to figure out how long you are going to be sitting there is futile. Enter Flytecomm, a […] Read more »

This is a direct ripoff from Chris Pirillo’s blog. I hope he won’t mind. Who: 300+ Tech Enthusiasts What: Gnomedex 6.0: A Higher Resolution When: June 29th – July 1st Where: Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle, WA Why: Because v5.0 was awesome How: Tickets will […] Read more »

A very belated congratulations to the new Tablet PC MVPs! New awardees are: Marc Orchant Josh Einstein Tracy Hooten Craig Pringle Thorsten Koth Welcome to the team! Read more »

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The CES in Las Vegas is over and most attendees are either back home or on their way to another location. The show is dynamic and exciting, but so large it is almost impossible to see all you want to see. Reflecting back on the show […] Read more »

Last Friday the Tablet PC users meetup was held at Cheeseburger at the Oasis in Las Vegas. The gathering was open to all Tablet PC users attending the CES and it was a great experience. I’d rank it the best part of the CES for me […] Read more »

I met with the folks at CoolIt Systems at CES where they were displaying two cool products (pun intended), the USB Beverage Chiller and the soon-to-be released Xbox 360 cooling unit. The beverage chiller runs off a PC USB port and in seconds chills to 45 […] Read more »

The original ThinkOutside USB Stowaway keyboard has always been my favorite mobile keyboard. The Stowaway is a full keyboard with great tactile response that folds up and fits in a shirt pocket. The only way I could see to improve it would be to cut the […] Read more »

I had a great opportunity to spend quite a bit of time with DualCor Technologies’ President and CEO Steve Hanley to review their new ultra-portable handheld that is generating a lot of buzz since it appeared out of nowhere a few weeks ago. Steve was very […] Read more »

I met with a representative of the Infill in-car PC at CES and he gave me a complete demo of his product. The Infill PC is a multi-component based PC with a touchscreen that puts a complete PC in a car, and rather easily due to […] Read more »

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No doubt by now you have heard the announcements about several new smartphones that are soon to be available. Verizon is already selling the Windows Mobile based Treo 700w in their stores and Motorola is expected to release the Motorola Q thin smartphone very soon. Here […] Read more »

I spent a good deal of time at the Microsoft booth at CES yesterday and grabbed some photos of some very interesting things. There were not any new Tablets on display but there were several Tablet PCs running Vista on display. Here are some random pics: […] Read more »

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. | January 4th, 2006 — OQO today announces the Tablet Edition of its newest ultra mobile computer, the OQO model 01+. Now the smallest and most portable PC available running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005, the OQO model 01+ Tablet Edition […] Read more »

LAS VEGAS – (January 4, 2006 ) – DualCor Technologies, Inc., today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), previewed the DualCor cPC, the world’s first ultra portable personal computer to simultaneously run full-function Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 and Windows Mobile 5.0 operating systems. […] Read more »

Like 120,000 other people I am now in Las Vegas and getting immersed in the mobile technology news and events swirling throughout the Vegas strip. I flew in yesterday and survived the madness at the Vegas airport with cabs and shuttle buses in very short supply. […] Read more »

I have just received word that podcasting buddy and good friend Marc Orchant has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation in the Tablet PC category. Marc has been doing Tablet PC podcasts with me for some months now and is the Energizer Bunny of Tablet evangelism. […] Read more »

Sling Media will announce the ability to stream home TV to Windows Mobile devices at the CES this week. This will be accomplished with new software that lets Slingbox owners watch every single channel on their home TV anywhere they have an Internet connection (including recorded […] Read more »

If you have a mobile device and use TiVo then you need MyTV ToGo. The software allows you to copy video from your TiVo or Windows Media Center to virtually any mobile device for mobile enjoyment. Simply connect your mobile device to your PC and MyTV […] Read more »

If you are trying to remain paperless as I am you are always looking for very mobile scanning solutions that make digitial copies of text documents to bring into your PC. The Gadgeteer has reviewed the DocuPen R700 Handheld Scanner which is just such a device. […] Read more »

The First Family of the Tablet PC has come through again and arranged a meetup for Tablet users attending CES. Tablet PC Gathering #4 will be Friday, January 6th at 4pm at Cheese Burger at the Oasis in Aladdin’s Desert Passage. You can reach it from […] Read more »

The SIGMA HDTV5 tuner can receive HDTV broadcasts and connects to your Tablet PC or notebook computer via USB 2.0. The HDTV5 offers a full 1920 x 1080 and supports time-shifting of live TV and comes in sporting colors. (via engadget) Read more »

Fellow Tablet PC MVP Trevor Claiborne has published a fantastic overview of the productivity tool ActiveWords on The Student Tablet PC blog. Trevor shows why ActiveWords is so powerful, and gives lots of examples to help new users get started being more productive. OnTheRun with Tablet […] Read more »

Head over to the podcast site to listen directly (17.4 MB, 50 minutes) or Subscribe to the show with this link  (RSS) Marc Orchant and James Kendrick take a fresh look at recent events in the Tabletscape on this week’s show.  Happy New Year to all […] Read more »

Top Stories: Elan Digital Systems introduces USB adapter for Cardbus 3G cards Got satellite radio- Best Buy blows it iTunes loses podcasts? Sony to unveil the iPod of ebook readers at CES Referencing your PIM data on a HP tc1100 with the power off- QuickLook Freeware […] Read more »

Head over to the MoTR website to listen directly.MoTR 18 is 35:32 minutes long and is a 24.4 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:Hello! Hello! […] Read more »

Rob Bushway’s blog is now CutMeLoose- same good Tablet stuff, same good guy Rob. If you see a feed appear for CutMeLoose don’t panic- it’s Rob. Read more »

My buddy Kevin Tofel has updated himself and released version Kevin 2.0. The new version has the same mobile tech news but he’s revamped the site and even has a webcam running. He has also published a video review of the Sena leather case for the […] Read more »

Todd Cochrane of GeekNewsCentral posted about some comments he received from several podcasters claiming their shows no longer show up in iTunes searches. I can attest to this as neither the OnTheRun with Tablet PCs nor the jkOnTheRun Audio Edition podcasts are showing up in any […] Read more »

Long-time listeners of my podcasts are familiar with the original Tablet PC Show which I did with co-host Marc Orchant for The Podcast Network (TPN) for some months. A couple of months ago Marc and I decided to take the show off TPN and and relaunch […] Read more »

Watch jkOnTheRun Audio Edition #8 on the podcast web site (WMV format, 640×480, 39.5 MB, 9.14 minutes) No you’re not seeing things, well I guess you are at that.  The OQO has captured the envy of geeks everywhere and this show is a video review of […] Read more »

Head over to the podcast web site to listen 5.8 MB, 8:16 minutes) or Subscribe to jkOnTheRun Audio Edition here (RSS) I am getting ready for the CES in Las Vegas next week and plan to blog and podcast from the show floor the entire time […] Read more »

Lora Heiny of What Is New is organizing a Tablet PC Gathering at CES so head over to her site and leave a comment if you are interested. Maybe Scoble will be there. Read more »

BusinessWeek Online has gotten wind of a new ebook reader that Sony intends to unveil at CES in Las Vegas next week. Sony has indicated the new dedicated ebook reader is intended to do for ebook reading what the iPod has done for portable music playing. […] Read more »

Use Skype but don’t want to spring for paid extras just to get voicemail? Those media streaming folks at Orb have launched V4S (voicemail for Skype, get it?) that allows you to send voice messages to any email or Skype contact, and retrieve your voicemails everywhere, […] Read more »

ThinkPad manufacturer Lenovo is reportedly developing a Windows Mobile smarphone. PhoneDaily (Chinese site) reports that the Lenovo ET980 will support GPRS, play MP3 files and be equipped with a MiniSD slot. They also report the Lenovo smartphone will sport a 4 megapixel camera. The device will […] Read more »

Fujitsu Stylistic 1000- 8 inch pen computer circa 1996 Ultra-portable computers and mini-Tablet PCs are big right now with many prospective users clamoring for a little computer that can be carried almost anywhere for “on the run” use. Not many people remember the very first computer […] Read more »

IBM officially retired OS/2 Warp from their product line last week which closes the book on what was the most advanced operating system when it was released in the early 1990’s. I was a long-time OS/2 user and its object-oriented desktop was incredibly powerful and still […] Read more »

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