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WebWorkerDaily shares their top-ten list of portable apps and for those on the run, this is a good set of tools. By portable, they mean applications that can be run off of an external USB drive, like a thumb-drive. There’s a few advantages here, the main […] Read more »

Dell’s recent announcement of the spiffy new XT Tablet PC touched off a firestorm of reaction to the firm’s announced starting price of $2499.  This pricing is quite a bit higher than Dell’s competition, even if they have the capacitive digitizer that the others do not […] Read more »

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A few weeks ago we brought you an advance look at the cool new dual-screen Verizon Voyager phone from LG and today’s news brings a little cheer to those who picked one up.  Verizon has issued a firmware upgrade for the Voyager that addresses the following: […] Read more »

We covered the new Z-P140 PATA SSD flash storage from Intel a few days ago, but there’s some confirmation of some facts and even better: more numbers on the power usage. In their press release, Intel cites that the drive will use 300 milliWatts of power […] Read more »

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UK retailer John Lewis is reporting that they expect women to buy more electronic goods than men this holiday season.  Helen Keppel Compton at the company told The Sunday Times that a “tippingpoint” had been reached this winter and women would be responsible forbetween 50% and […] Read more »

Ironic timing on this news as I decided to take a rare break from Pandora (through Pandora Boy) this morning. I’ve been streaming XM Radio all morning for a change of pace: channel 45, which is Starbucks XM Cafe; it goes well with my WaWa coffee […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 118 is 33 minutes long and is a 30.2 MB file in MP3 format. INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.HOSTS: James Kendrick (Houston), Matthew Miller (Seattle) and Kevin C. Tofel […] Read more »

Yesterday’s news that the sold-out Kindle is going for upwards of $1500 on eBay got me scratching my head. I think we paid less than that for a full set of paper-based Encyclopedia Brittanica at one point many moons ago. For $1500, I’d consider buying a […] Read more »

My migration away from Microsoft Exchange to Google’s Gmail has started to push me more towards “cloud” computing and web apps. When I combine the availability of reasonably featured software applications with a nearly always available WWAN connection on any of my devices, I see a […] Read more »

Palm announced an update to the Treo 680 a few days ago while I was traveling, but I thought to highlight the news in case some 680 handset owners missed the news. Software version 2.11 offers all of the features in the prior three upgrades and […] Read more »

Those of you who use Windows Mobile devices with a Mac should take note that a Leopard compatible version of The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile was released today.  The Missing Sync is is best sync utility for the Mac and this new version will now […] Read more »

I don’t use Google Calendar myself but I do have a BlackBerry so I’m passing this on for other BlackBerry owners who do.  Google has released a utility for BlackBerry owners that keeps the calendar on the BB synced up with Google Calendar. "Using your BlackBerry […] Read more »

You probably are aware that Kevin and I are currently in Albuquerque to attend the memorial service for our mutual friend Marc Orchant.  We flew in yesterday and in fact met up in Dallas to meet the flight into New Mexico for the service.  One of […] Read more »

Ryan Block of engadget is telling us that Dell is admitting their new XT Tablet PC will not have multi-touch for a while.  The new Dell is certainly capable of registering multiple finger touches at the same time since it uses the same capacitive digitizer technology […] Read more »

It just gets harder and harder.  We have the information to share about the memorial service for Marc Orchant.  It will be Wednesday, December 12th at 11 am and here is the location of the service: Congregation Albert 3800 Louisiana Ave NE Albuquerque, NM Both Kevin […] Read more »

We confirmed that Dell would be launching the XT Tablet PC today and our information is correct as Dell has done so as expected.  The Latitude XT is a real powerhouse mobile PC with a dual digitizer allowing both pen and touch interaction as expected.  Those […] Read more »

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