I recently shared about the price consumers are willing to spend on tablets, and with information leaking out that OEMs are determined to price themselves out of contention I can't keep quiet.
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 Microsoft keynote at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is still underway, but the company thoughtfully leaked the official press release detailing what will be shared by Steve Ballmer.
Honeycomb puts so much on the tablet screen at once that a bigger display is required. It also makes the main home screen very busy, and in that regard tablets with Froyo may be better for serious work.
The Galaxy Tab 2 is expected to be an updated version of the Tab running Android 3.0, aka Honeycomb, on a bigger slate form with a 10-inch screen. I'm afraid a 10-inch Galaxy Tab is a mistake, as it isn't going to compete well with the iPad.
Analysts are stepping up with thoughts on who the biggest winner is in the Microsoft/Nokia deal announced today, but what strikes me is how Intel has just been thrown under the bus.
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 was spent on the road.
HP presented two new webOS phones and a tablet at an event in San Francisco. I attended the event and got a close look at the HP TouchPad and Pre 3, the best of the new webOS products.
Telenav created a small uproar with information provided that its new GPS app for the Verizon iPhone was due to hardware differences between the new Verizon iPhone and the original iPhone. Telenav has issued a statement correcting its original information.
Matt Miller of ZDNet and I enjoy hanging out every chance we get and this visit Matt brought his brand new Dell Venue Pro so I had to capture it on video.
Today may be remembered as the day the iOS platform began fragmenting like Android. The Verizon iPhone will not run all apps written for the original model.
T-mobile is offering all of its smartphones at no cost on Feb. 11 and 12. These aren't just the cheesiest phones they carry, it covers every single smartphone in the carrier's line.
We all want the latest, most current version of Android on our smartphone. So, which version of Android IS the current one?
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'm getting ready for a road trip.
The Atrix 4G and innovative laptop dock impressed me enough to get my "CES best of show" designation, so is the pair worth $499?
Big Red is getting ready for the network impact from millions of new iPhones by throttling data speeds for customers who do too much with their smartphones.