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I found this press release from Motorola on the Mobility Today site: SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ — OQO, Inc., manufacturer of the model 01 and model 01+ ultra personal computer, today announced $20 million in Series D financing. The oversubscribed round was led by Washington […] Read more »

Vintage computers are fetching good money on eBay and other auction sites with baby boomers willing to shell out some bucks for that special first computer they used in their teens. How much money? Well, if you have one of the original Apple I PCs you […] Read more »

Buffalo has released an external hard drive that is shock resistant up to 1 meter. Perfect for butter-fingered road warriors and is available in either 40 or 80 GB capacities. It comes in either silver or black and is available in Japan only for now. (Buffalo […] Read more »

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There is something about Stanley tools that says “I can fix anything”. Maybe it is the distinctive black and yellow coloring that makes you feel like the ultimate handyman. Wouldn’t it be cool if Stanley made watches with tools built in so you could whip it […] Read more »

True to their word HP has removed the tc1100 from their online store. Owners of the tc1100 can still find accessories while they last by selecting the tc4200 and choosing accessories. HP had previously stated the venerable tc1100 would be discontinued at the end of the […] Read more »

With notebook sales outpacing desktops in the US the freedom of carrying your PC anywhere in the house to do some work or browse the web (you know you do it) is very liberating. But when you’re done with your “work” you have to take your […] Read more »

Tiger Electronics is hoping to cash in on the video iPod craze with the VuGo multimedia system aimed at kids. You can download videos, music and photos on the very basic VuGo device and play them on the 3 inch screen. You can hook the VuGo […] Read more »

MoTR 5 is 32:37 minutes long and is a 22.4 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:Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!Battery Geek saves […] Read more »

It has been pretty well reported about TypePad’s recent performance problems due to a move to a new data center. I was impacted pretty heavily for a few days with my blog inaccessible for random periods and experienced very sluggish performance when I could get in. […] Read more »

The Department of Family and Protective Services recently announced the assignment of Tablet PCs to aid their 450 caseworkers in protecting senior citizens. The Tablet PCs have an attachable digital camera providing a complete field system for documenting cases of neglect or abuse and the goal […] Read more »

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I don’t write about non-tech related stuff very often but when someone comes up with a truly innovative idea I just have to talk about it. Kyle MacDonald is a blogger in Montreal who has a dream. He had a red paper clip sitting by his […] Read more »

I first reported Handango’s intent to offer Tablet PC software as part of their online catalog back in June and recently without much fanfair the online mobile software giant opened the Tablet PC section on their site. The new Tablet PC software section currently sports 101 […] Read more »

SESOL has produced a web applicance called the HiPAD with a 10.4 inch screen, WiFi, touchscreen, 64MB flash drive and runs Windows CE .NET. No word on pricing but it looks nicer than other webpads that have been announced. It has a nice popout stand on […] Read more »

So you use iTunes but don’t have an iPod to sync your fave tunes with? Just download the free iTunes plug-in BadApple and you can instantly sync your entire library with any MP3 player that mounts as a USB mass storage device. If you are feeling […] Read more »

Fellow Houstonian Kent Newsome has written a post on his blog about taking his first trip with the Lenovo ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC. He discusses why the ThinkPad with its nice keyboard made it easier than traveling with a Fujitsu slate. Give it a read if […] Read more »

On a recent OnTheRun with Tablet PCs podcast Robert Scoble described how he uses his Slingbox to watch movies of his choosing on WiFi-enabled flights. He can view them on his Tablet PC and not be restricted to the lame movie offerings on most flights. Frequent […] Read more »

Lora has been virtually moderating a discussion across several blogs concerning such topics as what Tablet PCs might be called in the future, what is the killer app for the Tablet, what features would you like to see on future Tablets, and she is now asking […] Read more »

I love Skype, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve longed for a speakerphone capability that didn’t make an echo in the other party’s ear that annoyed the heck out of them. The Actiontec USB Skype Speakerphone is a USB device that provides full-duplex […] Read more »

The Iomega Micro Mini Hard Drive is a 4 – 8 GB hard drive that is smaller than a credit card. Now that circular indentation in your wallet will be a square one. USB 2.0 and $129 – $170. (via Gizmodo) Read more »

When it comes to deciding what Tablet PC model and style would work better for you there is no substitute for hands-on experience that is shared by someone who’s already used them. Rob Bushway has owned 9 (yes that’s not a typo) different Tablet PC and […] Read more »

MoTR 4 is 29:37 minutes long and is a 20.4 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: Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR! Kevin […] Read more »

The Pioneer AVIC-Z1 navigation system looks like a great solution for providing an in-dash nav system that gets out of your way when you don’t need it. The mulit-purpose unit provides DVD playback, CD/MP3 disk capability and also has enhanced iPod functionality, in addition to the […] Read more »

Marc Orchant and James Kendrick chatted for an hour with the number one Tablet PC evangelist, Robert Scoble, who did the interview sitting on the red couch. Robert was raring to talk about a whole lot of wide-ranging topics and everyone will take a lot away […] Read more »

As one always on the lookout for the ultimate mobile gadget I found one this week and I am very pleased. Here’s a photo of the new device: You are looking at a 1992 Saab 900S convertible. I had been kicking around the notion of getting […] Read more »

The nomination period for the Blog-X awards ends November 11th so don’t forget to nominate your favorite independent tech blog! Once the top nominated blogs are announced voting will begin November 18th. Read more »

MoTR 3 is 32:50 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 Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel TOPICS:Thank-you BatteryGeek Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!James describes the many […] Read more »

I just got an email from Matrox, makers of graphics solutions for professionals, about a new product they have announced. The DualHead2Go is a small external device that adds support for a third monitor for notebook computers (although it will work with desktops, too). The operating […] Read more »

Eric Mack recently posted about a slowdown he is seeing on his Tecra M4 Tablet PC that happens when he is using Windows Explorer. He tracked the problem down to the use of an SD card, either a bad SD card or a problem with the […] Read more »

I love iTunes and the advanced library management tools inherent in the program. Now that iTunes is a very nice podcatcher I use it almost exclusively for handling my music library. There are still some features that I always wished Apple would integrate into iTunes that […] Read more »

Have you ever wanted to create multiple pages in OneNote? Say you have a number of projects you are working on and need to create a page for each one?, creators of the great OneNote Daily Journal Powertoy, have done it again and released the […] Read more »

The search for the "killer app" for the Tablet PC always generates a lot of conversation and the current one started by Lora of whatisnew is a good one. The theory is that once this "must have" program appears it will drive a ton of new […] Read more »

Marc Orchant and I had a lot of fun devoting this show to the Gateway Convertible Notebook (that’s Tablet PC to you and me). Marc just received his Gateway and has some good first impressions of the first widescreen Tablet PC. I have been using mine […] Read more »

GeckoTIP is an extension that provides Tablet PC Input Panel support in both Firefox and Thunderbird. This new version addresses the following known bugs in the previous version: The floating TIP icon sometimes stops appearing after Firefox has been open for a long time When FF/TB […] Read more »

  Due to the way Feedburner creates the feed I have been using for the OnTheRun with Tablet PCs podcast the iTunes Music Store is not showing any episodes available. It has to do with the fact that Feedburner only includes posts on the front page […] Read more »

Marc Orchant’s Gateway Tablet PC, I mean convertible notebook, arrived days early and he has published the first of multiple promised posts about the out of box experience. I think he likes it so far. :) Read more »

I was looking around on the Gateway site and see that the entry level model of the CX200 is now only $999! It’s only a Celeron processor but the rest of the specs are decent. Finally, a sub-$1000 Tablet PC. Awesome. Read more »

I stay in OneNote all day and anything that makes the powerful program even more useful is great. Any utility that does that and is free just makes my day. It also makes my Freeware of the Moment list so here it is. The OneNote Daily […] Read more »

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