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Many Mac enthusiast web sites are buzzing over the posting of pictures of an Apple Tablet PC lifted from a patent application.  The news of this patent application is rather old as it first surfaced in the middle of last year but the pics are the […] Read more »

My quest for a Tablet PC to replace the Sony U750 has come to a close and I thought I should share the process I went through to make the decision.  As you know I am all about mobile devices and had a couple of criteria […] Read more »

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The true road warrior often needs to carry a printer along for knocking out those hardcopy prints of documents or even photos and there are not that many printers to choose from that are truly light, small and capable.  PC World has published an article that […] Read more »

If you haven’t seen the funny ads for OneNote, part of the "stationery is bad" series, then head over and check them out.  Be sure and pay attention to all the office workers in the background, they are really funny. Read more »

Nick Bradbury (FeedDemon) posts about a visit to his doctor and the utility he saw using Tablet PCs.  It seems his doctor had Tablet PCs in all the rooms and did all patient documentation in real time on the Tablet screen.  The coolest part- his doctor […] Read more »

Ars Tecnica has a fascinating article covering the history of the Graphical User Interface (GUI), that part of the operating system that provides a large part of the user experience.  They cover the GUI from day one, which surprisingly was long before the computer was in […] Read more »

I run across a lot of people who are dual platform PC users- they either use Windows XP primarily and sometimes a Mac or vice versa.  Users like this usually end up missing some utility of one operating system that the other doesn’t have and look […] Read more »

I have been in correspondence with a company that has been working on getting a working version of Linux on the Sony U. The problem they immediately ran into was the lack of a Linux driver for the Sony touchscreen, so they did what true geeks […] Read more »

Buddy Marc Orchant is all aglow over his new Treo 650 which I have to admit is a very nice smartphone, even if it’s a Palm (ducking).  He’s posted his first impressions on his blog and describes how he’s set it up for maximum productivity.  One […] Read more »

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Want to know what having a new Toshiba Portege M200 is like?  Check out PigPog’s post where he describes how he’s using his new Tablet PC and how it’s made a difference in his work.  It’s amazing how new Tablet owners are affected by the addition […] Read more »

I have been watching the countdown as Tablet PC Post has approached the 100,000 download mark and want to wish Loren, Lora and Layne congratulations for passing that tremendous milestone.  Tablet PC Post is the best source for Tablet PC software and to have so many […] Read more »

Frequent visitors to jkOnTheRun are aware that I recently have received the honor of an MVP award from Microsoft in the Tablet PC category.  The award is greatly appreciated and one I take very seriously, in the spirit in which it was given.  Receiving MVP status […] Read more »

Steve Gillmor has come back to the Tablet and he’s loving it: The most striking aspect of the Tablet 2005 is the speed with which I can move through information. GMail and Rojo still take as much time as before, but I’m absorbing a lot more […] Read more »

Red of The Red Ferret Journal found a cool Java bandwidth speed test that shows your internet upload and download speeds graphically and gives you some indication about how good your connection really is.  The graph is updated even when the test is running which is […] Read more »

MiniMage has a nice blog that discusses all sorts of IT topics and she gives particular attention in her posts about her Tablet PC and how it helps her in her work.  There is a great post on her blog about using Agilix GoBinder in her […] Read more »

Engadget recently got to sit down with Microsoft’s Bill Gates and talk about a number of topics.  The interview was run on Engadget in two parts but for Tablet PC owners Part Two, which covered some Tablet PC ground, was the one we were waiting for.  […] Read more »

On a recent Tablet PC Show co-host Marc Orchant shared a trick he uses to keep his Tablet PC working in emergencies.  He discussed using Knoppix Live, a flavor of Linux designed to run directly from CD, to access his Tablet PC in the event some […] Read more »

If you are a student who doesn’t happen to be using OneNote on a notebook computer or a Tablet PC then you might find Lecture Recorder to be just what you are looking for.  Lecture Recorder makes it easy to record lectures (or meetings) using any […] Read more »

I’m always looking for free ebooks and just ran across a nice one- How We Got Here: A Slightly Irreverent History of Technology and Markets by Andy Kessler.  How We Got Here takes a funny look at the evolution of both Silicon Valley and Wall Street […] Read more »

Kevin Tofel emailed me a link to EVDOinfo that gives the specs for a USB modem that has EVDO capability.  We talked about my desire for an EVDO modem on the last techADDICTION Show and at first blush the Samba 3G USB EVDO modem looks promising.  […] Read more »

A special show with a special guest, Marc Orchant and I had the pleasure to sit down (in three time zones) with a member of the First Family of the Tablet PC, Lora Heiny. Lora is well known to most everyone involved in the Tablet PC […] Read more »

TabletPC Corner is a French website that is dedicated to covering all things Tablet PC.  They just published the most exhaustive review I have ever seen of the Fujitsu Stylistic ST5022 Tablet PC.  The review is in French so you might want to translate the page […] Read more »

Geeks.com has a refurbished Averatec AV3500T60-01R on sale for only $879!  The C3500 uses an Athlon XP-M 2200 processor and is a first generation Tablet PC meaning it does not have Tablet Edition 2005 installed on it.  The Averatec has decent hardware specs and comes with […] Read more »

The techADDICTION Show #008- 1st May 2005 (56min)MP3 – 19.7MB Kevin and I are happy to bring you this edition of the techADDICTION Show and feel this is our best show yet. Well, to tell you the truth our contract with The Podcast Network states we […] Read more »

Mobile professionals have so much invested in their Smartphones, PDAs, laptops and Tablet PCs that the devices can be a target for theft and the potential for the loss of a gadget while traveling is something to give one pause.  Take something that happened to me […] Read more »

Skype recently announced a version of the great VoIP app for the Windows Mobile Smartphone which is a natural platform for the program.  What better way to use your Smartphone than use Skype when possible for free calling?  The answer is, unfortunately, not Skype as this […] Read more »

Marc Orchant of The Office Weblog and my podcast pal* has picked up a Treo 650 smartphone.  I am sure that Marc will love his Treo as it is a wonderful converged device that merges PDA and phone functions seamlessly.  I wonder if he’s going to […] Read more »

Chatsworth, California. — April. 4, 2005 – The UK based eXpansys Group today announced that they have acquired MobilePlanet Inc., the leading US multi-channel reseller of mobile computing and wireless products. MobilePlanet posted revenues of USD $21 million in 2004. The Acquisition will help to secure […] Read more »

Microsoft is putting touchscreen support in Longhorn to give Tablet PCs a dual mode screen for inking.  Tablets running Longhorn will have both active digitizers and touchscreens to offer the best of both worlds.  Microsoft demonstrated a Fujitsu Tablet PC running Longhorn with added touchscreen support […] Read more »

Lora Heiny was at the WinHEC demo and got to see some neat stuff along with the other attendees.  One device she has written about on her blog that has not gotten much mention anywhere (likely overshadowed by Bill Gates’ UMPC) was a working prototype of […] Read more »

If you are a former Palm owner and have been wanting to run your favorite Palm programs on your new Windows Mobile Pocket PC then StyleTap may be just the utility you were looking for.  StyleTap is an innovative program that converts Palm OS API calls […] Read more »

You can’t easily get a Sony Librie in the US so any mention you can get from someone who’s actually seen one of the ebook readers is worth passing on.  Jason Kottke got to see one and has written about it on his blog.  The Sony […] Read more »

Tablet PC Show co-host and good buddy Marc Orchant is everywhere.  He recently had a chance to sit down with my Lockergnome boss Chris Pirillo and get himself interviewed.  It’s a great show as you would expect when Chris and Marc get together so head on […] Read more »

Note taking programs are always interesting to try out because note taking is such a personal thing and every user is a little bit different in how they approach the task of writing notes.  My program of choice is OneNote but there are several other options […] Read more »

If you watched the video of Bill Gates demonstrating the Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) at the WinHEC keynote address like me you probably oohed and ahhed at the thought of such a mobile Tablet PC.  What is not clear from the demonstration (since his UMPC is […] Read more »

Back in January I told the story of how my dog Oreo ate my laptop.  Well, not really ate it but screwed it up royally.  It still needs repair but it’s out of warranty and I haven’t had the time nor spare change to get it […] Read more »

I posted about my high traffic causing pic loading problems on the blog and TypePad immediately came to the rescue.  I posted a help ticket item on the TypePad service, went away for a few minutes and when I came back two things happened above and […] Read more »

You have probably figured out that the site traffic has gone through the roof since getting Slashdotted yesterday.  This has resulted in pages intermittently failing to display some of the pics in the articles.  At least, I’m pretty sure this is the cause and I hope […] Read more »

Wired News has recently taken a look at gadgets and how they might help the blind in their daily lives.  Their conclusion, unfortunately correct, is that despite all the mobile technology that exists today as it is currently used it is of little use for the […] Read more »

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