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WebIS has announced the release of a new version of their powerful Mail application.  WebIS Mail 2.1 adds a number of new features as outlined in their newsletter: Mail 2.1 has been released after a very long beta test starting in December of 2004. We’ve added […] Read more »

Wacom Japan has announced the Wacom Favo A5 sized tablet that connectes wirelessly via Bluetooth.  The graphics tablet can be used up to 10 m. away from the computer and runs for 25 hours on a single charge. (PhotographyBLOG via engadget) Read more »

Software companies often have a difficult time providing good customer service and a recent experience points out how not to support your program by alienating an entire platform to save spending a couple of thousand bucks on a Tablet PC.  The following is an exchange I […] Read more »

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I have mentioned OrangeGuava a lot both on this blog and on The Tablet PC Show because it is a unique program that adds a lot of utility to the Tablet PC.  Trying to describe what the program does is difficult, it is one of those […] Read more »

I spend a lot of time thinking about mobile technology and how it can be leveraged to help me in my life.  I am fortunate in that I get to see and try many different devices, computers and tools that might take my productivity and enjoyment […] Read more »

IBM has decided to take an interesting tactic in the fight against spam and this week unveiled a new anti-spam service called FairUCE.  IBM’s new service uses a giant database to identify computers that are sending spam and uses that information to fight back.  Emails that […] Read more »

I mentioned a few weeks back that VoIP providers like Vonage are not providing typical 911 service for customers who go with this service in the home.  Emergency 911 enhanced service, which is the service that provides the operator with the location of the caller, is […] Read more »

Windows XP embedded supports a feature that is extremely user for mobile computers that use this mobile version of Windows called appropriately Hibernate once/ resume many (HORM).  Every mobile user knows that hibernation on Windows XP based computers is extremely important for helping maximize battery life […] Read more »

Dennis Kennedy is a lawyer who writes about technology issues and he recently decided to try a Tablet PC for an upcoming article on TechnoLawyer.com.   His blog tells us he’s loving it, especially the combination of the Tablet PC and OneNote. I’ve changed a lot of […] Read more »

I have written many times about early mobile devices and my experiences with them.  The evolution of mobile gadgets and notebook computers is an amazing one considering where they started when you look at what we have available today.  Marc Orchant pointed me to a new […] Read more »

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James Kendrick and Marc Orchant sit down for a solid hour and discuss a wide range of Tablet PC related topics in The Tablet PC Show #3. Join us as we cover everything from an Apple iTablet to the Tablet PC goes to the rodeo. We […] Read more »

eReader Pro has long been my favorite ebook reader application and podcast mate Kevin Tofel points out they are touting a new version for Symbian phones.  The Symbian version looks to provide all the features from the other eReader versions and is a welcome addition to […] Read more »

Other Tablet PCs have been getting all the press recently but Fujitsu was showing the Stylistic ST5022 at CeBIT and infoSync World has publish a preview with nice photos.  The ST5022 is a 12.1" Tablet PC with a lot of nice features and the article covers […] Read more »

Sony U owners who are willing to pay to be stylish and want a wireless keyboard and mouse to use with your docked UPC should have a look at the Vaio VGP-WKB1.  The Sony keyboard and mouse not only looks good but has a couple of […] Read more »

The Jackito thumb-operated PDA made the news almost a year ago and then went away.  The unique PDA meant to be operated totally via fingertips seemed to be just another piece of vaporware that would never actually be sold.  Gizmodo is reporting today that the Jackito […] Read more »

I have mentioned in the past that 43 Folders is a great web site covering all sorts of productivity enhancing subjects.  I just noticed that they have started a 43 Folders Wiki to facilitate the sharing of productivity tips and tricks.  Neat stuff, nice going Merlin! Read more »

infoSyncWorld is reporting that Symbian has licensed the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol for use in Symbian smartphones. Symbian today announced that it has licensed the Microsoft Exchange Server ActiveSync protocol for use in Symbian OS, and is to develop an Exchange Server ActiveSync protocol “plug-in” for […] Read more »

Electrovaya is known for batteries and have stuffed that technology into every Scribbler Tablet PC they have produced.  Their latest offering is no exception with  run times of over 8 hours with WiFi running constantly.  MobileTechReview has published a thorough review of the Scribbler SC2200 and […] Read more »

Just testing the new RSS feed as some people are reporting trouble.   If you can’t get the feed properly please post a comment or send me an email. Thanks. Read more »

The third edition of The techADDICTION Show is now available for your listening pleasure. techADDICTION is hosted by The Podcast Network and brought to you by jkOnTheRun and KCT’s Digital World and chronicles the adventures of two tech heads totally addicted to tech. Follow Kevin and James […] Read more »

Readers who follow jkOnTheRun through the RSS feed will notice something different today.  I get a lot of feedback from readers who hate the fact that the jkOTR feed only shows a snippet of the article.  There are a number of people who follow the site […] Read more »

Jake Ludington points to a nice plugin for Windows Media Player that lets you share Windows Media libraries among computers on a LAN.  This function duplicates what iTunes users have always enjoyed.  On2Share runs on all computers on the network and shares the media library among […] Read more »

Chris de Herrera’s great site Tablet PC Talk has added RSS feeds for the Tablet PC newsgroups so Tablet PC owners can follow discussions in that helpful resource.  The nicest feature this brings is the ability to go straight to a particular post from your RSS […] Read more »

Loren Heiny (Incremental Blogger) informs us: TabletFlash update almost ready Just finished an update to TabletFlash–a Tablet PC flash card program. The biggest change? The cards now have a back side so you can write your answers there. I also made several enhancement and bug fixes […] Read more »

I installed Google Desktop Search on my computer when it first rolled out months ago but quickly removed it when I became concerned about security issues.  The current version addressed most of the concerns I had so I installed it and have used it every day […] Read more »

Loren Heiny points us to The Vermont Slate, a blog about deploying Tablet PCs in the school.  It is always good to see slates in schools as it was in the olden days.  Or so I hear.  :) Read more »

So you want to ask Kevin and I questions about mobile tech?  Or you want to comment on something we talked about on one of the techADDICTION shows?  Or maybe suggest a topic for a future show so when it appeared on the podcast you could […] Read more »

Remote control software that lets you access your computer from anywhere in the world and run programs and access files is nothing new and in that genre GoToMyPC is certainly one of the best.  I even had a CS rep access my computer remotely and fix […] Read more »

LG was showing a new Portable Media Center (PMC) at CeBIT that has several innovations not seen in current devices on the market.  The PM70 has a 4.3" screen displaying a widescreen (16:9) format that according to infoSync World is very bright and vivid.  The new […] Read more »

When Apple introduced the program to certify iPod accessories made by third party manufacturers through the Made for iPod program this was nothing new.  It’s not even unusual for a company in Apple’s position to try and make a little money out of the certification program.  […] Read more »

I am always looking for good toys to add to my collection of great stuff including vintage Thunderbirds toys and Geekman. X-treme Geek has done it again- take a look at The Cubes- little cubicles with workers that you assemble and show off to all your […] Read more »

You hear about identity theft all the time on the news and all over the web but it really sinks in how prevalent identity theft is when a major insurance company offers coverage for those affected.  Allstate recently offered identity theft coverage for their home insurance […] Read more »

This week I did something I’ve been threatening to do for a long time and got a buzz haircut.  I mean, all of it cut off.  It seemed like a good thing to do with spring coming along so I did it.  The funny thing is, […] Read more »

Compro has a secret- their VideoMate TV DVB-T, which is barely bigger than a USB flash drive, is a bus-powered HDTV tuner.  Of course you need a computer with at least 2.4 GHz for viewing in HD but there’s another version for plain old TV viewing […] Read more »

Fujitsu Siemens has been busy rolling out new tech recently and they unveiled their new ultra-high definition equipped laptop at CeBIT 2005.  The Amilio M4438 is a behemoth sporting a 17" widescreen (16:10) display with 256 MB of video RAM that displays a pixel resolution beyond […] Read more »

Engadget got a good look at the diminutive pocket printer from Pentax, the PocketJet 3.  The little printer uses thermal printing instead of ink so it is easily the smallest portable printer you can carry.  It’s not too fast but would fit the bill nicely when […] Read more »

It was only a matter of time before someone produced a cordless Skype phone and Square7 has one available for about GBP100.  The Cordless DUALphone connects to a normal telephone line and a USB port on a PC and provides complete Skype functionality from the cordless […] Read more »

TrustedReviews has published a thorough review of the Fujitsu T4010 Tablet PC that has been in the news a lot recently.  They cover the Fujitsu with lots of photos and benchmarks and is a good place to look if you are interested in this capable Tablet […] Read more »

Skype is still taking the VoIP world by storm and hardware that makes using the free service is appearing regularly it seems.  Actiontec has introduced the Internet Phone Wizard with Skype (IPWS) that makes it possible to use your standard land line phone with Skype.  The […] Read more »

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