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Barry Doyle has a listing of three recommended Tablet PC books, two of which can be had for less than a Grande Latte at Starbucks! "Tablet PCs for Dummies" and "Tablet PC Quick Reference" are the ‘low on cost, but high on value’ list. Michael Linenberger’s […] Read more »

What do you get when you pair a USB hard drive with audio and video outs: the iZak Portable Multimedia Center, which is similar to an HD iPod concept I described a year ago. This storage device ranges in capacity from 40 GB to 120 GB […] Read more »

John Biggs has a preliminary, hands-on post providing his thoughts on the new PepperPad3 over at CrunchGear. He promises a full write-up after spending more quality time with the little Linux handheld, so stay tuned. The few screen shots show a fairly clear screen and by […] Read more »

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The pics that Engadget ran tell some of the story, but MobileRead has the rest. There is a very detailed, lengthy write-up from Bob Russell, who also attended the Sony Reader event. Some of the interesting items that jumped out at me from Bob’s article: Recharge […] Read more »

Mobius announced today the availability of James Kendrick and Matt Miller, both of which are fully functional podcast hosts and bloggers. As you can see by this exclusive pre-release photo (courtesy of MobilitySite), these are not cartoon characters, but actual real-life products/personalities. No details on the […] Read more »

On the road and forget to set a television recording in Windows Media Center? If you’ve got it configured in advance you can use MSN Remote Record via the web, but what if you’re not at a PC when the recording urge hits? Can you use […] Read more »

Intel was demonstrating the Ruby UMPC prototype even before the launch of the Origami devices and if a demonstration yesterday at the Intel Developer’s Forum is any indication the Ruby has certainly grown up.  The new prototype UMPC demonstrated by Paul Otellini and friends has an […] Read more »

Engadget got some playtime with Sony’s long awaited ebook product and I’m of the opinion that adding RSS reading makes it a more compelling product. [Not that anyone asked. :) ] One of the biggest draws is the low power consumption of the PRS-500 from Sony: […] Read more »

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Toshiba just slipped the Merom, or Core 2 Duo, chip into the latest R25 Satellite tablet. Accroding to Laptoping, this is the Intel T5200 running at 1.6 GHz with 2 MB of L2 cache. For around $1,500, you get a relatively powerful tablet that’s certified as […] Read more »

I am sitting here at George Bush International Airport in Houston having a cup of coffee and doing a little online work.  Flash (Samsung Q1 SSD) is happily working away while connected to the Portable Power Station so he’ll be fully charged for the flight where […] Read more »

Gail Levy of TabletKiosk let me know about an upcoming roadtrip where they will be bringing the UMPC experience to some select cities in the US.  The TabletKiosk Demo Days is currently scheduled to visit the following cities: Anaheim, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Houston You can get […] Read more »

Tomorrow I will be heading to Boston to attend the Mobius Boston 2006 gathering and I must say I am really looking forward to attending this event.  Mobius is an event sponsored by Microsoft and other companies in the mobile technology sector and they invite people […] Read more »

Listen here ( MP3, 23.3 MB, 67 minutes) or Subscribe to the show with this link  (RSS) Marc Orchant and James Kendrick are back with an all new audio sound that should be music to your ears!  On Show #29 we talk about a couple of […] Read more »

Rumors of a new Tablet PC has surfaced that looks like a really cool convertible.  The device is reported to be upcoming from LG and is tagged with the model number of C1.  What makes the C1 looks so cool is the sleek, thin form with […] Read more »

Bloglines Mobile is just about the best way to get your RSS feeds on a Windows Mobile or phone device.  They specially format the feed pages so they load up fast and snappy but until now you had a problem when you clicked a link in […] Read more »

CLICK HERE to download the file and listen directly.MoTR 69 is 36:55 minutes long and is a 33.9 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 (Philadelphia) […] Read more »

You may recall I recently purchased a Transcend 8 GB compact flash memory card for the express purpose of storing videos to play on Flash (Samsung Q1 SSD) while traveling.  A lot of folks pointed out they had not had good luck playing videos from CF […] Read more »

We’ve been talking about flash drives a lot lately here on jkOnTheRun, no doubt because of the promise these drives bring for mobile devices due to increased battery life and performance.  Of course this has been fueled by my purchase of Flash, the Samsung Q1 SSD […] Read more »

That new iMac with the 24 inch screen is pretty nice you have to admit.  All of that screen real estate to do all of those things that you do on a Mac, you know, make professional quality videos, create professional quality audio, stuff like that.  […] Read more »

Those of us using smaller computers like UMPCs that lack that important PC Card slot are probably tethering an EV-DO capable phone to them to get high speed connectivity so USB EV-DO modems have a certain appeal.  If we have to connect the phone via USB […] Read more »

Well THAT was quick. I’m not sure how much RC1 feedback could be incorporated into a new build so soon, but Vista build 5728 is now available to beta testers. Luckily, I don’t pay for broadband by the MB; yes, I’m DL’ing now. I’m curious if […] Read more »

OK, here’s a second OT post and a second HD post. Sounds like a trend to me…just wanted to give a shout out to EngadgetHD. My old haunt, HDBeat, has become part of the Engadget brand and I couldn’t be happier for Ben, Matt, Richard & […] Read more »

A little off-topic from our normal mobile tech theme, but worth sharing. We’re about to pull the trigger on our third HDTV tonight; no, we didn’t win the lottery, this is a progressive upgrade: I’ve owned a high-def set since 2001 and due to a move, […] Read more »

If you think you’ve got the gear and geekiness it takes to impress The Gadgeteer, get your your gear back and video camera! The Gadgeteer is holding a contest through October 16th and is giving away some serious prize packs (including a 30 GB Apple iPod […] Read more »

Hey, everyone else has a webcam, so why not the Sony PSP? Actually, with all of the upgrades adding new functionality to the "I’m not just for games" system, this previously announced peripheral should be a welcome add-on for PSP owners. The camera has a 1.3 […] Read more »

Feeling left out of the Skype community because you own a Palm-powered Treo 650 or 700p? C’mon on in and join the party thanks to iSkoot! iSkoot announced last week that their software provides Skype calls on your Palm over the cellular network. Skype to Skype […] Read more »

In the wake of all the confidential personal data losses due to disappearing laptops in the hands of government agencies an audit has been conducted to determine how wide-spread the problem is and to determine how best to strengthen procedures to prevent the compromise of confidential […] Read more »

Cingular is really raising the bar with the HSDPA rollout, with the latest stop on the 3G tour being Indianapolis, Indiana. This brings the high speed wireless availability to 35 million people in 52 areas overall for Cingular’s BroadbandConnect service. Since James and I are both […] Read more »

I have been blogging for ITtoolbox for well over a year now and I am remiss in not mentioning the wealth of information the ITtoolbox site contains.  My blog on the site gives me a great opportunity to bring some of my content here to an […] Read more »

Darth has picked up a TabletKiosk eo V7110 and so far he’s loving it.  It’s his first foray into the Tablet PC space and here’s what he thinks of the handwriting recognition and the TIP: Using the tablet PC text entering tools in Microsoft Office is […] Read more »

Kevin and I have talked about Orb for a long time but recently it seems all the talk has shifted to using SlingPlayer with a Slingbox to place-shift video to mobile devices.  That method works well but Orb is still a great way to play your […] Read more »

Give your tired overworked PC a break, would you? You don’t need it to read memory cards just so you can burn DVDs of your digital domain: just drop $370 on the DVD BurnAway and it will get the dirty burning job done for you, no […] Read more »

So it was six months ago, more or less, when the Digital Kitchen video of the Origami concept device surfaced. What’s happened in the time since? What have consumers and OEMs learned? Does the product meet the expectations of the concept? There are so many questions […] Read more »

Steve spent some quality time with the Raon Vega handheld and posted an extremely detailed review of this mini computer. I was very skeptical about this device for a number of reasons: The base Vega runs XP Home on only 256 MB of RAM It’s powered […] Read more »

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