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Want that cool Glass effect on your Tablet PC (or any computer for that matter) now? Don’t want to wait for Vista to ship sometime next year to get it? Stardock sent me an email today telling me that WindowBlinds 5 was released and I have […] Read more »

The local authorities here have informed me that a nationwide problem is growing at an alarming rate and laptop (and Tablet PC) owners should be aware. It seems that roving bands of laptop thieves are going to restaurants at lunch time where lots of business people […] Read more »

MoTR 9 is 32:13 minutes long and is a 22.2 MB file in MP3 format. Head over to the MobileTechRoundup web site to listen or download. INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick. HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin […] Read more »

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It is that time of year again and I proudly present the jkOnTheRun top 10 gifts ideas for the geek in your life. You know who you are. All of the gifts are from my favorite online store- ThinkGeek and presented in reverse order. Hey, I’ve […] Read more »

A group of Cooper City High School teachers have developed a USB stick called the Amber Stick that parents can use to collect specific information about their children. The Amber Stick can then be used by authorities in the horrifying event that your child goes missing. […] Read more »

Fellow Tablet PC MVP Stephane Torres just informed me he has posted a very detailed review of the new Acer C200 with the sliding screen on his site TabletPC Corner. The review is in French so use your translator of choice because this review covers everything […] Read more »

On a recent MobileTechRoundup podcast Dave Ciccone told us about Avvenu, a way for Pocket PC users to access information on the desktop via Google Desktop Search. Om Malik is now telling us about a program called EasyReach that allows users to search the desktop from […] Read more »

The author of a Tablet PC blog, Nameless Boredom, has come up with a conceptual Tablet PC that seems quite possible given today’s technology. He/she has a sketch of the mini-Tablet that is quite cool and demonstrates how this Tablet might function. Take a look at […] Read more »

It seems the iPod Video introduction has everybody wanting TV on their mobile devices, at least that’s apparently what OEMs are thinking. LG is releasing (in Korea) the PM80 Pocket PC with an integrated TV tuner. Available in either black or white, the PM80 is a […] Read more »

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Tablet PC enthusiasts should be familiar with the web site Tabletology by now and if you are not you should be.  Olga and Lyn from Nova Scotia are the creative talents behind Tabletology who have become quite famous by taking their HP tc1100 Tablet PCs to […] Read more »

Robert Scoble and Shel Israel have named their book on corporate blogging very aptly as Naked Conversations is appropriate on a number of levels.  The entire process the duo used while writing the book and posting the chapters on the book blog captured the very spirit […] Read more »

Lots of cool stuff on jkOnTheRun this week and here (in no particular order) are the highlights: What are Tablet PCs?  This article attempts to answer Lora Heiny’s question about the possible confusion touch screen devices bring to the consumer. Introducing OneNote Mobile.  The OneNote team […] Read more »

MoTR 8 is 32:00 minutes long and is a 22 MB file in MP3 format. Head on over to the MobileTechRoundup site to listen or download the show. INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick. HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick […] Read more »

Chrome is offering laptop bags with the ultimate in protection for your expensive gear. The two bags are available in either carbon fiber or Kevlar to provide the ultimate in protection while keeping the weight as low as possible. The bags also protect against rain and […] Read more »

Paul Thurrott of the WinSuperSite has published an 11 page review of the 360 which leaves no questioned unanaswered about the newest gaming phenomenon. He covers everything about the hottest gaming console to date including playing at high definition, using the wireless controller, headset tips, and […] Read more »

On this day of thanks as celebrated in the US, it seems only fitting to share the things for which I am thankful. My wife and family for making everything worthwhile My friends, many whom I have never met in person My clients, who make it […] Read more »

Nokia seems to be having problems getting production units of the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet out the door to consumers and have posted about the latest delay on their website. According to Nokia current orders (there are a lot of pre-orders for this highly anticipated device) […] Read more »

The cool Acer C200 Tablet PC with the unique sliding hinge has been officially released in the US. Acer has released two models, one with a Celeron processor and the other with a 2 GHz Pentium M. The high-end model has a 100 GB hard drive, […] Read more »

Satellite radio enthusiasts are up in arms over previously undisclosed limitations in the otherwise nifty Sirius S50 portable satellite radio player. It seems the RIAA got all over Sirius and early buyers of the S50 are reporting the following limitations, which have only recently been added […] Read more »

Yes, the Xbox 360 articles are flying all over the web today since last night’s big launch has a few people who stood in line for in some cases days now have their hot little hands on the gaming console. Gamesfirst has a nice article that […] Read more »

Today of all days, while geeks everywhere have visions of 360s dancing in their heads, is a good day to mention this post by Jake Ludington and Chris Pirillo. They show a simple way to get videos from Windows Media to the PSP using the shareware […] Read more »

Head on over to the MobileTechRoundup web site to listen or download the show. MoTR 7 is 31:20 minutes long and is a 22.5 MB file in MP3 format. INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick. HOSTS: David Ciccone, James […] Read more »

On a recent MobileTechRoundup podcast Dave, Kevin and I were discussing the OneNote Mobile rumors coming with the next version of OneNote and it looks like the existence is confirmed. Chris Pratley blogs today about the upcoming OneNote Mobile which provides complete synchronization between OneNote and […] Read more »

Using the Tablet PC with its digitizer seems like the perfect interface for controlling your MIDI devices and Tablet 2 Midi does just that. From the developer’s web site: Tablet 2 Midi is a standalone windows application that allow you to use your graphics tablet / […] Read more »

The newest episode of the MobileTechRoundup (MoTR) podcast will be out later today and you won’t want to miss this one.  Dave Ciccone got his hands on an XBOX 360 before they are available in stores and Kevin and I talk him into opening it live […] Read more »

Lora Heiny has a knack for stimulating good conversation in the Tablet PC community and her latest article, Will the real Tablet please show its pen? is certainly thought-provoking. When Microsoft first launched the Tablet PC these innovative devices were the only full PCs that worked […] Read more »

Rob Bushway reports that his English Standard Version (ESV) for the Tablet PC is now available. The program requires either GoBinder 2005 or Plan Plus for Windows XP but Rob reports he is working on a stand-alone version. The program is formatted with wide margins and […] Read more »

TEC has produced the first 2 GB miniSD card so you will now be able to take thousands of photos with your camera phone. The cards are certainly speedy with sustained 18 Mb/sec read and 12 Mb/sec write. $160. (Slashphone via engadget) Read more »

American Biophysics is a company in Rhode Island that sells the “Mosquito Magnet”, a system that fools mosquitoes into thinking there are humans nearby and then vacuums them into oblivion. Living in Houston I can appreciate the usefulness of such a device. The magnets are so […] Read more »

Texas Instruments new Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology for projectors makes it possible to design projectors that are smaller and lighter than current projectors that use a hot lamp for projecting the image. Three new pocket projectors are due to hit the UK in the next […] Read more »

It is show time again and OnTheRun with Tablet PCs #4 finds Marc Orchant and James Kendrick having a discussion about many things pertaining to the Tablet PC.  Marc gives us an update about his trip to New York City for the Weblogs, Inc. blogger retreat […] Read more »

Paint.NET is simply the best free alternative to Photoshop and the recently released version 2.5 Rc2 earns it a repeat spot on my Freeware of the Moment list. The developers have added so many new features to this new version that it would require a very […] Read more »

OpenAlpha.tv normally does vidcasts about the PSP but a recent post from Jenn states she is playing with three generations of Tablet PCs and will be doing a vidcast about them. Tablet PC enthusiasts definitely want to keep an eye out for this. (via jkOnTheRun reader […] Read more »

Skype is one of those companies that has done things right (except for the non-SIP compliant audio) and the people that run it are always thinking what they can do next. CNET is reporting today that Skype has inked a deal with Radio Shack to put […] Read more »

We are giving away those cute channel 9 guys on the MobileTechRoundup Podcast. Everybody loves them, everybody wants one so this is your chance! Listen to show #6 to find out what you can do to win your very own 9 guy! Read more »

Robert Scoble recently visited his alma mater, San Jose State University (SJSU) and addressed the journalism faculty about the future of mass communications. The faculty at the school is looking ahead to better prepare their students for dealing with the rapidly changing world of news reporting. […] Read more »

MoTR 6 is 33:27 minutes long and is a 23.1 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:Hey, someone’s missing!Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!Battery […] Read more »

The folks at Mindjet are always working on something cool and the new Google Desktop Plug-in for MindManager Maps is the latest example of their efforts. If you use Google Desktop Search you can download this plugin from Mindjet and you will be able to search […] Read more »

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