The Missing Sync has moved out of alpha and beta testing into a full retail release with version 2.5. Windows Mobile 5.0 and Intel Mac owners now get full synchronization functionality without having to boot into Windows.
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.
Expansion card technology has been evolving the last few years, but it looks like the Secure Digital format is becoming fairly standard. SanDisk announced a new SDHC card that actually now requires new devices and readers to use the cards. Can we get a standard memory expansion technology that manufacturer's will stick to for a couple years so we can stop buying lots of memory cards?
The MobileTechRoundup guys continue to release podcasts discussing mobile technology, including ways to use the Samsung Q1, Windows Mobile Smartphones, Nokia devices, and more. Some of the discussions were blogged on our sites and we now provide more feedback in audio format.
A Windows Mobile Treo with a UMTS radio is finally confirmed, but only officially for Europe at this time. A U.S. GSM version has been rumored to be coming from Cingular, but no confirmation of this has been made yet.
The UMPC is larger than all modern calculators, but do modern calculators allow you to handwrite your complex engineering, mathematical, and scientific calculations and have them solved in ink? xThink just announced the release of their latest update to MathJournal and students and engineers can now expand the usage of their Tablet PC or UMPC device.
Some people like to carry the latest and great gadgetry and prefer to connect them all with wires or via wireless technology while others like to have a device that does it all in one. The decision comes down to what your needs are and what you are willing to give up to have a single device or carry multiple devices.
Matt, Kevin, and James posted MobileTechRoundup podcast 55 with lots of discussion on mobile devices, including thoughts on the Samsung Q1, ActiveSync 4.2, browsing on the S60 3rd Edition platform, camera phones, and camera phone software. Listen to the show and have a laugh as Matt tries to figure out how to close the show with 3 hosts.
The United States still lags behind Europe and Asia in wireless data network speeds, but our consumption of data is increasing in the areas of mobile entertainment. A new study reveals some interesting aspects of our data consumption and what hardware is popular in the U.S. and Europe for consuming this data.
Information is appearing online that the Palm LifeDrive will no longer be produced and the existing stock of devices is all that will be sold from Palm.com. The Mobile Manager category may have been a short lived idea at Palm as they focus on the very popular Treo devices in the future.
MobileTechRoundup just posted show number 54 and I am now co-hosting with James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel. If you are interested in mobile devices, gadgets, and any other cool gadgets and gizmos then I hope you check out the show. It is available directly or on iTunes too so get on over and hear about the Samsung Q1 UMPC, Nokia N91, and more on show 54.