The HP TouchPad is available today and this morning I headed to my local Best Buy and bought a 16GB model. I have been testing the TouchPad today, and offer these first impressions of what I like and what I don't so far.
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.
Owners of the original 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab sold by Sprint will be getting a major upgrade to Gingerbread beginning July 5.
Skype has rolled out a new version of its VoIP software for the Android platform that brings video calling to the table. If you own one of four phones, that is, and not all variants of those.
First the XOOM and the PlayBook, and now the TouchPad have gotten poor receptions that show it is hard to build a good tablet. Why is it so hard? Everyone is trying to do too much with their tablets.
All of my hopes for the HP TouchPad were based on one thing, that the hardware would perform well. The early reviews are now in and it is obvious that is not the case.
Rumors claim the next PlayBook tablet by RIM to be canceled. RIM is in a no-win situation, and is going to get bashed in the media for not launching the tablet, and equally bashed if it does.
While the lack of apps for the HP TouchPad will be a concern for prospective buyers, there is one thing HP can do for the launch that makes that less of an issue for consumers.
Sony announced its new MacBook Air competitor, and the Vaio Z is one nice piece of mobile technology. I set out to configure one for my very own, but it's a little out of my price range.
Android is definitely on a good growth curve, but even with all the buzz about the Honeycomb tablets that are appearing not very many of those activations are of the non-phone variety.
The summer travel season is here and that means road trips. Not many cars have a fancy navigation system, so you can use that fancy smartphone you already own as a navigation device.