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.
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.
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.
I am not sure if Microsoft was not confident about the Surface Pro or what, but they didn't provide inventory needed to meet demand at their online store or in retail stores. The retail representatives were fantastic though and I was encouraged by their efforts to help out.
I traveled with my Surface RT and iPad this week, but found neither was able to let me do my job as an engineer and I told myself I won't travel and be limited again. Microsoft's Surface Pro looks to be the perfect device for an engineer and mobile tech writer like myself.
Apple just announced that a $799 128GB Wi-Fi iPad is coming next week. Microsoft recently announced its Surface Pro 128GB for $999. Both are targeted to the enterprise and for my needs, the large-capacity iPad is the better purchase.
January is just about over and the quiet before the storm is as well with lots of mobile news hitting in February. Kevin and I were still able to find current topics in mobile tech to chat about in MobileTechRoundup show #288.
This unique stand curves to your leg, or can work on any surface and hold your device in a variety of configurations
With a number of SDKs for developers, BlackBerry Balance, innovative camera features, and the fastest HTML5 rendering, BlackBerry may have what it takes to come back on top.
The company behind the Pebble, the e-paper watch for iPhone and Android, has announced that at long last, it's shipping its first production units.