This month on ZDNet Mobile News: A recap

Summary:This little corner of ZDNet is always busy, and this month was no exception. Here's a breakdown of the top coverage in one convenient place.

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Mobile News Manor, AKA my home office, is where all the gadget action takes place. Here, gadgets are often coming and going through the imaginary revolving door. Many of the devices coming through the door were reviewed here, and new purchases rounded out the activity.

Most popular articles

5 best iPad mini keyboards -- There are lots of keyboards for the iPad mini and these are the best of the lot.

Coffee shop work etiquette -- How to be a good patron while getting work done.

9 best iPad keyboards (hands on): March 2013 -- Keyboards are popular accessories for the iPad. These are the top nine.

Top apps for the Nexus 7: Early 2013 edition -- These apps are good for any Android tablet, especially the one from Google.

First 10 things to do with your new Nexus 7 tablet -- Originally written for the first generation Nexus 7, these things are still good for the brand new one.

Top Android apps for the Galaxy Note 2 including multiview usage -- Great apps for a great phone.

Gadget/ software reviews

Pocket Informant 3.1 for iOS gets tight integration with Evernote -- Two great apps now work together in a powerful new way.

myType Bluetooth Keyboard from Kickstarter: Review -- Is this Kickstarter campaign worth investing in?

Belkin FastFit Keyboard Case review: Small keys for big fingers -- This accessory for the iPad mini is the thinnest yet.

Galaxy Note 8.0: Still the best small tablet -- Even the newly launched new Nexus 7 can't compete with several features of the Note 8.0.

ThinkPad Tablet 2: Best Windows tablet -- The perfect tablet form among other features make this the best Windows tablet.

Acer W3 8-inch Windows 8 tablet: First impressions -- How well does Windows 8 run on this small budget tablet?

New Windows 8 system? Hope you're not in a hurry to use it -- When the OOBE goes horribly wrong.

Thought pieces

Windows 8 tablets: A confusing world for buyers -- Consumers have more factors to consider when shopping for a tablet when it comes to Windows 8.

3 rules for a good user experience (UX) -- Designers want to create the best interface possible for customers. Here's how to do it.

How I use the iPad as a serious writing system -- Whatever you think of the iPad it works very well for writing.

5 things not to do when telecommuting -- Working from home is becoming more common. Here's how to do it right and avoid having things go badly.

Memory lane: Remembering the Compaq Portable -- This luggable computer kick-started the mobile PC industry.

Wireless docking: How to kick-start the Windows 8 tablet into overdrive -- This innovation could bring great utility to the Windows tablet.

Leery about the cloud? Chances are you've been using it for years -- Some are not quite ready to jump into the cloud and may be surprised they're probably already using it.

iPad: Kicking Windows back to the office -- The utility of the iPad has shown many that they don't need Windows at home.

2 hours with Windows 8.1 Preview: A cautionary tale -- As expected with beta software, things don't always go as planned.

Topics: Mobility, Laptops, Smartphones, Tablets

About

James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' w... Full Bio

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