GSM customers will finally get a Windows Mobile powered Treo, but only in Europe for now. The device should also be coming to Cingular in the U.S. before the end of the year.
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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.
The Palm OS has long been knocked for its lack of true multi-tasking and one recent article states that this is a reason that Palm is slipping in handheld shipments. Multi-tasking is great for power users, but do every day users really need to multi-task?
Ilium Software is beta testing a new text input method called InScribe that should soon launch for UMPC and Tablet PC devices. InScribe is a full QWERTY keyboard that appears transparent over the display.
Trend Micro is a leader in developing software to protect our mobile devices from viruses, spam, and hackers. Their upcoming beta test software adds firewall support and more so sign up if you are interested in helping out.
There are limitations on current manufacturing prices to get a UMPC down in the US$500 price range, but if you really take a look at what a UMPC can do and what the specs are the prices are not as high as you might think. The value of having a slate Tablet PC with you on the go is worth the cost for many of us.
Mobile devices should allow you to get and stay organized and there are some products specifically designed for this purpose. If you have a method for managing your life, please share it and help me get things done.
Another podcast from the MobileTechRoundup crew is now live. We are also waiting to here the results today from the Podcast Awards competition and hope you enjoy the show.
Carriers are promoting live TV availability, but is this a service people really want or one that they could actually use? This may be a case of the technology being used to try to create a need rather than being used to fill in where needed.
OneNote Mobile is still in beta and works well with OneNote 2007 beta. People are using it for interesting real world situations and finding out how powerful the application can be on your Windows Mobile device.
Check out this week's edition of the digest that has links to very interesting and thought provoking posts from the mobile community.