Mobile News Manor, otherwise known as my home office, had a revolving door that allowed a lot of gadgets come in and go out this month. There were all kinds of devices that came in and a few that went back where they came from. A lot of them were reviewed and some triggered some thoughtful commentary. Here you'll find the best of the coverage for the month.
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-- The arrival of the Note 8.0 prompted the search for good apps. This list is a great place to start for apps on most any Android tablet.
-- I've tried all of the major keyboards for the iPad and this collection from March is still a popular source of information.
-- Samsung's iPad mini competitor beats Apple at its own game.
-- Good apps are hard to find but this collection, hand tested on the big Note tablet, are a great assortment.
-- This updated list of keyboards for Apple's tablets again proves a lot of owners wish to use a good keyboard for productivity. This updated list is chock full of the best of them.
-- The Envy x2 has become a stable work companion as detailed in this article.
-- This keyboard borrows from the unique design of the Microsoft Surface TypeCover and improves on that design.
-- This keyboard for the iPad mini turns Apple's little tablet into a real work machine.
-- It seems a lot of owners are interested in pairing Apple's tablets to good keyboards for getting work done and this guide has the best of the lot.
-- This tablet was expensive, but was purchased to get the good inking a pen provides. It didn't last long.
-- One of the devices to enter Mobile News Manor brings so much to the tablet it is the best gadget so far. It may not be what you think.
-- As impressive as the Asus was during its short stay, it went back where it came from. The reason is detailed in this follow-up to the review above.
-- Say what you will about Google's expensive laptop, it is a fantastic piece of kit.
-- The latest ThinkPad from Lenovo is very thin, fairly light, and is pure ThinkPad in every way.
-- Yes you can run Windows 8 remotely on a Chromebook using Google's free app.
-- Samsung has hit the ball out of the park with the Note 8.0. Good hardware and software carry the day.
-- HP entered the Chromebook space with a 14-inch laptop for $299.
-- The latest version of Windows needs touch operation to tap into the full potential in this writer's opinion.
-- App developers, if you decide to release your apps on multiple platforms please do customers the favor of doing it correctly.
-- Little has changed to improve the update situation on Android, and Google is still trying to fix it but admits it's hard to do.
- As OEMs ready small Windows 8 tablets it's worth a trip down memory lane to remember they've been done before.
-- Like the UMPC before it, the small tablets coming with Windows 8 are products no one has asked for.
-- The search giant has succeeded in the mobile space in part because it understands how to do sync properly.