There are still only a few select UMPC models available and only one that is easily found in retail stores. One enthusiast was able to get both a Samsung Q1 and TabletKiosk eo 7110 and compare them side-by-side. TabletKiosk also has two upcoming Road Shows where you can get some hands-on time with their devices so if you are in the Orlando or Houston area in November check them out.
The Mobile Gadgeteer
Professionals are doing more today on the go than ever before. Matthew Miller provides 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.
Women offer an interesting viewpoint on mobile technology and there are several mobile enthusiast sites out there that post some excellent reviews, news, and thoughts. As the smartphone becomes more and more a part of our lives, it is valuable to have resources such as these site available to see what choices are out there that fit everyone's needs and desires.
QWERTY devices are quite popular this year and the Samsung SGH-i320 is competing with the best of them with its extremely small size and rock solid construction. This smartphone isn't yet available in the U.S., but if you submit a successful entry to the contest then it can be yours for free. Check out the full review, with over 15 photos, and enter to win the device.
Documents To Go is the premier mobile Office suite for Palm OS based mobile devices and they continue to improve their product with the release of Documents To Go 9. Their new InTact Technology helps you maintain all your special formatting even if you need to edit it on your Treo device.
The Nokia N91 is a multimedia S60 smartphone that allows you to browse, subscribe and listen to podcasts and get unlimited subscription content on a single device. It takes the best of the iPod and other MP3 players and adds a high powered mobile phone. Is the N91 the device that will set the standard for multimedia converged devices?
Think of the best sounding speakers you have ever heard and then place them into your ear canal and you'll get a bit of feel for what the Ultimate Ears super.fi 5 Pro earphones provide. There is extensive documentation in the user guide about keeping the volume level low on your device and you need to follow this advice. I can't describe how awesome the sound is in words and highly recommend you try them out yourself and prepare to be blown away.
The Microsoft Zune will be hitting stores shortly after Halloween and some reports of DRM being applied to your own content are scary. We clear up the DRM issue, but then also wonder about the purpose of a single Zune Marketplace and why there has to be any limit at all on our own content.
Three finalists were selected, one by each podcast host, for the Name Matt's Samsung Q1 UMPC contest and we are asking listeners to vote by downloading the small file for their favorite name. You'll hear the host that selected that name comment on the name you selected to download. We also chat about other topics covering the latest in mobile technology.
The weekly Carnival of the Mobilists edition is out on the streets so check out all the excellent posts. Michael Mace is this week's host and also requests that readers complete a short survey.
While the Samsung Q1 UMPC only has a 900 MHz processor and 1GB RAM, Kevin Tofel has been able to get Vista running on it quite well with only a couple of limitations. If you want to try this out, create a partition first and test it before leaping into a full install.