Mobile professionals know the value of finding free WiFi hotspots, and one of the best ways to find them is with WeFi.
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.
The MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot is now available from Sprint online and will be in Sprint stores on April 17th. The MiFi is $79.99 with a two-year commitment for service, which starts at $49.99 per month.
Android may be poised to break into other platforms too. BlueStacks brings Android to the Windows world, and its virtual machine software looks like a decent solution to run Android within Windows.
There are many Android tablets available, but few good ones at a decent price. Enter the Identity Tab, a 7-inch Android tablet that has few compromises but is available in a WiFi-only model for $299.
I am currently own the Galaxy Tab and the HTC EVO 4G, and happily so. I test a lot of other devices and that has led me to realize there are 11 essential Android apps I install on every device I use.
If your carrier asks you to pay for the right to tether (called mobile hotspot), and you do so without enrolling in (and paying for) this plan, then you are stealing service from your carrier.
I have a 4G-enabled smartphone with a data plan, a 3G-enabled tablet with a data plan and a 4G-enabled mobile hotspot with a data plan. Mobile carriers do not offer discounts for customers with multiple lines, leaving me free to move to a competitor.
It seems that every day we see an article that claims a device will be the "iPad killer", or perhaps the "iPhone killer." That's not likely to happen as the mobile space is bigger than ever.
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 a Sprint 4G MiFi arrived.
Noah Kravitz of TechnoBuffalo and I continue with Good to Go: a weekly video show covering the hot topics of the day. In this show we cover the release of Cloud Drive by Amazon, and what that means.
The iPad is a great tablet that is highly mobile and fun to use, but for those times when only a "real" computer will do, the LogMeIn Ignition app steps in to take control.
The folks at Spb Softwarehouse have released Spb Shell 3D for Android phones that takes the user interface to an entirely new level, and all in 3D. Check out the video.
Whether working remotely is productive or not depends on the work environment at a given location. Here are some basic tips for building a good virtual cubicle no matter where you work.
When mobile tools become an integral part of the work day, it enables setting up a full office no matter where you might be working at the time. The virtual cubicle is wherever you happen to be.
Amazon has its own ecosystem that today, with the launch of Cloud Drive and Cloud Player, the company is quietly merging with that of Android.