Desktop and portable PC shipments continue to decline while tablets spur growth in the smart connected devices market.
The Mobile Gadgeteer
Professionals are doing more today on the go than ever before. Matthew Miller and Joel Evans provide you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile gadgetry such as iPads, Android tablets, cutting edge smartphones, portable gaming,
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
With more than 15 years of mobile, Internet and wireless experience, Joel specializes in taking existing brands and technologies into the mobile and wireless space. Joel is currently the VP of Strategy Integration for Mobiquity, an enterprise-class mobile solutions provider.
Some signal boosters require you to cradle or directly connect your mobile device. The zBoost DataBlast increases your signal strength and is actually quite easy to setup and use.
I bought my Surface Pro last week and my experiences since then have convinced me it is the right device for my needs. Ultra-portability and full Windows in one package is quite attractive.
Lightning cables were impossible to find when the iPhone 5 launched and the ones from Apple are pretty expensive. There have been very few 3rd party vendors with good Lightning products, but Scosche just released some compelling accessories for iOS owners.
You may have noticed that your newest smartphone seems to charge up faster than your phones and tablets did in the past. Your feeling would be correct if you have a phone with a supported Qualcomm chip inside.
iFixit released their Surface Pro teardown yesterday and some people were fired up about the difficulty opening and accessing the computer. Microsoft offers complete coverage, including accidental damage, for just $99 for Surface Pro buyers.
The Fitbit One is my ultimate life tracking device and with the new support for select Android devices, iOS already supported, it further secures the top spot for life trackers in my book.
There are plenty of apps for Windows 8 in the Windows Store, but there are thousands more for Android. With the free BlueStacks application you can now run your favorite Android apps on your Surface Pro.
Nike stated they would release an Android app all through last year, but now states they are only working on iOS development. Jawbone and Fitbit are working on Android sync apps, but so far no one has been successful.
We spent a week with the BlackBerry Z10 and kicked off the show talking about those experiences. The 128GB Surface Pro was tough to find, but replaced my Surface RT.