The iPad 2 is already becoming a major factor in helping me do my work, in large part due to these five productivity apps.
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.
Even though I am heavily invested in the Android tablet space, frustration drove me to purchase an iPad 2.
Apple forces retailers to sell the iPad 2 at the full retail price, just as it does. Target is getting around that by giving an instant gift card with the purchase of an iPad.
Amazon has launched the Kindle Owner Lending Library. It offers bestsellers to Amazon Prime members that can be borrowed at no cost.
The HP TouchPad was one of the shortest-lived mobile products ever produced. HP doomed the TouchPad to failure, either intentionally or through sheer incompetence.
Having a hectic daily schedule, I often end up writing wherever I happen to be, using one of my mobile gadgets. One secret weapon in my arsenal makes it all work seamlessly.
The HP TouchPad was the most innovative tablet to come along since the original iPad. HP seems poised to pull the plug on the platform, so it is time to move on.
It is a two-horse race in the tablet space, and the number two solution is just not good enough yet.
When Microsoft and Nokia announced their major alliance behind Windows Phone, it brought the promise of special products to kick-start the platform. So far, all it's brought are a couple of phones like the rest.
Now that HP is officially keeping its PC division in the company, maybe the TouchPad is next in the revival line.