I have spoken off the record to quite a few staffers at the carrier stores, and a distinctive picture of how tablets are affecting carrier business is beginning to emerge.
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.
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. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. James' coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, James has filmed numerous video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. He has appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, James has been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
It's time for the Personal Grid, a protocol that is designed to let different mobile gadgets communicate when near each other to leverage the multiple screens for the user's benefit.
Pundits responding to rumors that Microsoft will build its own tablet indicate the company shouldn't do so. I would even take it a bit further and put forth that it cannot make a tablet without dire consequences.
Anything that helps me cut the cords in my office is welcome, and the Powermat wireless charging system I am using with the HTC EVO 4G is a real boon.
I love all gadgets, even the ones with glaring faults. I honestly don't believe that my gadget is better than yours. I like your gadget too.
ARM believes that the release of Windows 8 for the ARM platform will help the company grab a whopping 40 percent of the global notebook market by 2015.
Keeping so much data synchronized in the background as described by the iCloud announcement is a useful service, but it moves so much data that it may be pushing capped mobile data plans into the red zone.
The new products and product features announced by Apple today puts the company's mobile competitors firmly on notice that they are coming after them all.
The Sprint EVO View 4G tablet will be coming to Sprint on June 24, and will sell for $399 with a new two-year data contract with the carrier.
Traveling is becoming more difficult than ever, especially if your friendly TSA is involved. These simple tips using a smartphone camera can help smooth the vacation experience.
A Gingerbread update for the EVO 4G has been confirmed by Sprint and is available today with a manual install. I grabbed it first thing and have spent a few hours with Gingerbread on the EVO.
This is a peek into a technology writer’s home office, aka Mobile News Manor, discussing gadgets, apps, best practices using same, and ebooks. This week I unrooted my smartphone, a scary process.
Noah Kravitz of TechnoBuffalo and James Kendrick of ZDNet present Good to Go: a weekly video show covering the hot topics of the day. This episode is all about Windows 8 and iOS 5.
Microsoft shook up the tech world with a very advanced look at the upcoming Windows 8. As nice as the tile interface looks the user experience will come down to apps, and that is beyond Microsoft's control.
I have owned or tested hundreds if not thousands of gadgets for my coverage, and a few of them have been so far ahead of their time that they had an impact on the mobile devices yet to come.