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Acer has announced their newest Tablet PC, the C310.  It definitely sounds like OEM market research is telling these companies that bigger is better.  The new Acer has some really solid specs: Intel® Centrino™ mobile technologies Intel® Pentium® M Processor 730/740/750/760/770 Intel® 915GM Express chipset (UMA […] Read more »

Itronix has long produced some of the best rugged notebooks and Tablets that stand up to the rigors of heavy use in the field.  They have just announced the new Duo-Touch Tablet PC which comes with a host of features for field usage.  The most interesting […] Read more »

I try to write most of my productivity articles by explaining how I have set up for a particular task, or how I do something in the real world.  This type of article allows readers to see how I go about a given task and from […] Read more »

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Do you have a Tablet PC and would like to tell the world about it on your very own blog?  Or do you have your eye on a Tablet and looking for another good source of information about them?  The first family of the Tablet PC […] Read more »

I found this on Computer Geeks- refurbished Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 for $164.50!  The SL-5500 is the Linux based PDA from Sharp that has a sliding QWERTY keyboard for maximum portable use.  This is an excellent price for anyone wanting to play with the Zaurus line without […] Read more »

Forgotten processor manufacturer Via has announced the C7 "Esther" processor designed for mobile devices.  Via hopes the C7 will bridge the gap between their earlier offerings and the Pentium M while offering OEMs a cheaper alternative to the Pentium M.  The C7 sports a proprietary front-side […] Read more »

Looking for a good way to bring HDTV to your portable computer?  The FusionHDTV DVB-T USB converter fits in your hand and requires no external power adapter, drawing all its power from the USB bus on the computer.  Using the FusionHDTV you can record HDTV directly […] Read more »

I haven’t posted my desktop on the HP yet so here’s what it looks like (today): Read more »

The Tablet PC Show #10 (MP3 – 21.68 MB – 63min) LISTEN HERE Marc kicks off the show this week to a wide range of Tablet PC topics and even some pen gadgets hit the topic table. We give kudos to WNewquay and ramble all over […] Read more »

The techADDICTION Show #010- 29th May 2005 (46min 22sec)MP3 – 15.9Mb Show #10 is chock full of insightful commentary from our intrepid co-hosts James Kendrick and Kevin Tofel and you don’t want to miss it. Interesting topics from podcasts in iTunes to practicing safe computing are […] Read more »

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Remember when you got your first iPod and took it out of the box?  The super smooth white plastic case just spoke quality even before you turned it on.  I remember thinking that and also thinking "wouldn’t it be awesome if it was black instead of […] Read more »

GreatNews is a free beta RSS reader that is light and small yet still very full featured.  Take a look at this feature list: Support all major feed formats, including RSS 0.9x, 1.0(rdf), 2.0, Atom 0.30. Support popular extensionslike dublin core, content:encoding etc. Integrated internet browser, […] Read more »

I am happy to announce the winners of the AchieveIt! contest. Developer Brad Isaac and I reviewed all the entries and selected the 5 winners: Perry Andy Lin Yolanda Villa Dave A Harley R The winners should email Brad at:  and be sure to […] Read more »

Want to carry 100 GB of data around in your shirt pocket?  If so, you will need two things, a shirt with a pocket, and the new I/OMagic 100 GB Gigabank USB hard drive.  The Gigabank is unique as it draws all its power from the […] Read more »

Ever since running a post almost a year ago about the hip-e computers, a line of computers and accessories designed to appeal to teenagers, I have gotten emails and comments asking where they can be obtained.  This rarely happens and is solid proof of the great […] Read more »

MobileBurn has some additional details and photos of a hands-on session with the new Nokia 770. The 770 is intended to be an internet handheld that runs the maemo interface, a Gnome derivative.   This device is one of the most interesting mobile gadgets to appear in […] Read more »

I don’t normally watch much TV with the exception of a handful of shows but I have to make a confession- I am an American Idol addict.  A number of friends and colleagues have expressed surprise at this revelation so I thought it time to explain […] Read more »

Robert Scoble wanted feedback with ideas on how to get children engaged with computers and Eric Mack responded with a great article describing how he has engaged his children from an early age.  If you have listened to Eric’s podcasts with his children you know it […] Read more »

I am always looking for easy ways to find free WiFi hotspots when out and about and really like  Metrofreefi has a complete database with listings for each state in the US in an easy to use setting.  The service is browser based and they […] Read more »

Road warriors who have to travel with a projector will tell you they are a pain to deal with.  Big, bulky and heavy, they have to be lugged around from one client meeting to another and frankly it’s no fun.  Throw in the fact that they […] Read more »

In a complete departure for the Finnish cell phone giant, Nokia has announced the 770 Internet Tablet, which is not a phone.  The 770 relies on WiFi and Bluetooth for internet connectivity and is designed to be used for web browsing and email.  The attractive device […] Read more »

Cost is often given as a barrier for entry into the world of Tablet PCs and I recently mentioned that the Averatec C3500 was being sold for $879 and since then I’ve seen it other places as cheap as $799.  The C3500 is an older device […] Read more »

Consumers interested in Tablet PCs can find it an exercise in futility to see a Tablet PC in person and to help with that problem Microsoft is conducting the Tablet PC DemoDays in major cities across the US.  The demos are conducted at major computer retailers […] Read more »

I ran across an interesting article recently that I have been coming back to again and again, as the unique perspective the author shares with the reader really makes me think.  About thinking.  Dave Pollard has a web site, how to save the world, that he […] Read more »

Everybody has at least one of those tasks that makes you cringe every time you see it in your TODO list.  It may be that the task is not defined very well and you can’t get your head around what you need to do to get […] Read more »

Fujitsu Computer Systems unveiled a new notebook computer this week that is designed for the health care industry that has a 12.1" touchscreen display.  The new LifeBook B6000 is designed to make working with the interface much easier for doctors and nurses by providing a combination […] Read more »

The Samsung Nexio XP30 is an innovative device in the handheld arena that has a beautiful 5" screen and runs on Windows CE .NET 4.2.  The XP30 is intended to be a web-browsing mobile workhorse and while a tad large it comes with a lot of […] Read more »

Samsung Electronics plans to begin production in August on hard drive replacements based on flash memory chips.  Flash memory based storage has a number of advantages over traditional hard drives, lower weight, lower power comsumption and higher data transfer rates being chief among them.  The only […] Read more »

Conexant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNXT) has announced an embedded 802.11g radio for mobile devices.  The "world’s lowest power WiFi Radio" is aimed at handheld devices, multimedia cell phones and digital cameras. (press release) Read more »

Reliable source Rob Bushway reported recently a trusted source has claimed the existence of an Apple Tablet prototype and furthermore that he/she spent some hands-on time on the device.  Here’s what Rob’s source reported: …And it exists, honest, seen a prototype. Instant On,ASUS-Tatung whiteish looking, running […] Read more »

woot! has a great deal today for anyone looking for a good deal ($799.99) on a projector for watching movies at home.  These sell out fast so better hurry.  The InFocus ScreenPlay 4805 projects up to a 76" screen and has some great features: Condition: Recertified […] Read more »

Motion Computing has always produced great Tablet PCs of the highest quality and the recent announcement of the newest model of the Motion line was met with excitement given the specifications of the Tablet.  The LE1600 is quite simply a sweet Tablet PC and the good […] Read more »

I first mentioned the Toshiba Libretto U100 a while back when Toshiba announced they were bringing the ultra-portable back in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their first notebook.  The Libretto was the first ultra-portable that provided a full notebook computer in a tiny form factor.  […] Read more »

Steve Jobs, speaking at the D: all things digital conference, said that the next version of iTunes will handle podcasts a la Doppler. Content providers will be able to register their content with the iTunes Music Store where users will be able to sign up to […] Read more »

Quite some time ago I tried to use MindManager on the Sony U ultra-portable computer and had some trouble that I thought was due to the touch screen on the Sony U.  MindManager has been totally Tablet-enabled and I was eager to give it a go […] Read more »

I have to admit I don’t write a lot about Palm PDAs which is more a function of not using them than thinking there is anything wrong with the Palm OS.  I used a Palm XV years ago and it was a solid performing PDA and […] Read more »

I have mentioned The Vermont Slate in the past which is the work of Mark Payton of the Vermont Academy.  They have a comprehensive program that is putting Tablet PCs in the hands of their students and more importantly giving them the skill sets needed to […] Read more »

When I first read about the Minox DM1 I asked myself if there is anything the little camera couldn’t do. I still can’t think of anything else I would want in a digital camera given everything Minox has crammed into the tiny gadget.  Take the 3.2 […] Read more »

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