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.
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.
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.
The tablet space is going to get smoking hot this year, with some compelling devices hitting the market that will crank things up. These are the top 10 tablets to watch this year.
Amazon is now fully ingrained in the Android ecosystem, with its new cloud services joining the Amazon Appstore to position Amazon to be a full service shopping destination for Android.
AT&T has stated on Facebook that the two 4G-capable handsets it sells, the Atrix 4G and Inspire 4G, will get software updates in April finally enabling speeds that are expected on HSUPA phones.
Microsoft has a real PR problem over the nightmare that is Windows Phone 7 updates, but has no one to blame but itself.
I have become platform agnostic, and it's due to the maturation of mobile connectivity. It is madly liberating, as it has shifted my focus to getting the work done, and not on how that will happen.
The two hottest devices in the busy tablet space are the iPad 2 and the Motorola XOOM. The best way to compare these two tablets is visually, so this photo gallery is presented to show them head-to-head.
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 the iPad 2 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 AT&T/T-Mobile merger and what it means to Google.
Rarely does a gadget come along that has major impact on mobile technology. There is one gadget that has changed the way we approach mobile connectivity, and is the most significant gadget that has come along in years.
Microsoft responded late yesterday with a schedule outlining the WP7 update schedule for every handset in customer's hands. It doesn't tell a single owner when they will get the WP7 update.
The appearance of MiFi units from Samsung and Novatel have appeared on an internal Verizon rebate list, indicating they may be on store shelves soon.
I am a firm believer in using a second monitor at the desk, and this is the thing I miss most when I travel and leave it behind. Toshiba aims to rectify that with a portable monitor that plays second fiddle to most laptops.
OEMs are building tablets in different sizes be competitive, and conversations about them keep coming back to which size is optimal for consumers. There is no answer to that, one size doesn't fit all in spite of what Steve Jobs believes.