My current 'desktop' system is getting long in the tooth, and I am starting to look around to consider my options for upgrading. I am leaning toward an unusual desktop system, the MacBook Air.
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 impact on mobile that Apple has achieved is massive, and one only has to watch the major players to realize how desperate they are scrambling.
The modular approach of the newly announced Asus Padfone can be a good one if its done correctly, but it can be doomed for failure if it is not done properly. Here are the pros and cons as I see them.
Take the Motorola Atrix 4G and its innovative laptop dock, and replace the laptop with a tablet and you get the rumored Asus Padfone.
This weekend kicks off the summer season, and what better way than to look at the top Android phones this season.
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 take a deep dive into the HTC Flyer tablet.
A good way to have a good summer season is by using smartphone apps to help make the best of those fun times. Here are some good Android apps to get the summer party started.
HTC has confirmed to ZDNet that it will no longer lock the bootloaders on its devices.
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 the HTC Flyer show.
Amazon is putting Apple on notice that it's coming for them with the opening of the Mac software store, complete with downloads.
Here comes round two of Google vs. Android phone owners with word that the Blockbuster app on the Droid Charge sniffs out rooted phones and blocks video streaming on them.
Every day I hear from people who inform me that tablets running pre-Honeycomb versions of Android are not "real tablets". My own experience with tablets running Froyo, Gingerbread, and Honeycomb tells a very different story.
A conversation I had in a coffee shop today with Bernie, a typical Kindle user, convinced me that the Kindle has already won the ebook war.
There are a lot of Android apps, many designed to help users be more productive, but finding them can often be a burden. Here are five apps that will help most folks get more things done.
HTC cracked down on phone modding and several of its recent phone models have featured a locked bootloader. Owners have cried foul loud enough that the company is rethinking about locking down its phones.