My favorite stories on ZDNet Mobile News from 2011, from tethering to the bizarre short life of the HP TouchPad. A rare moment of emotional reflection at the legacy of Steve Jobs makes the list.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you. If it is tech and it moves, you'll find it here.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long.
Apple set the bar for laptop trackpads with the outstanding ones on the MacBook line. There has yet been one on the PC side that comes close to them.
Everyone seems to agree that Android updates are a mess for owners. Would owners be willing to pay a reasonable price for major updates? I think so.
The last week of the year is a good time to wipe your Android phone clean and make it as good as new.
The Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 and XYBOARD 10.1 pose for the camera.
Samsung is raising the ire of some existing customers with word that Android 4.0 won't be ported to older handsets. In spite of the official reason, I believe it's all about the money.
The company that is touching most of our lives most deeply this year is Amazon.
Use your iPhone 4S to enter text on your Mac by speaking into a new app, Air Dictate.
The best way to remotely control Macs and Windows systems from the iPad 2 just got better, and free.
Siri is a useful utility on the iPhone that performs many tasks for owners, despite the early beta nature of the technology. Here's what I want from Siri 2.0.