RIM's PlayBook tablet just went on sale yesterday and the company sent me a tablet to take for a spin. I'll need to spend more time with the slate so until then here are some thoughts about the PlayBook and the experience right out of the box.
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.
Yesterday the Sonos folks released an app for Android that turns the phone (or tablet) into a full wireless remote controller for the Sonos home system. Here's a hand-on review of the app.
T-Mobile isn't just waiting for absorption by AT&T, it wants to get all up in your Facebook with the launch of Bobsled. Bobsled is an application for Facebook that permits VoIP voice calls over Facebook chat.
I get a lot of email asking what I think about various devices, and often I have already published a review. Here's the collection of reviews I get asked about most often, covering phones, tablets, apps, and laptops.
Today the BlackBerry PlayBook becomes available for order from retail outlets and from RIM directly. The app that lets owners access email on tethered phones is available too, except for AT&T customers.
If you have been waiting for the Novatel 4G (LTE) MiFi to become available on the Verizon network, your wait is over. The MiFi 4G is for sale today on the Verizon online store.
I just received word from Lenovo that the ThinkPad x220 will be available tomorrow, April 19. I reviewed the x220 a month ago and it is the most popular review I have written on ZDNet.
Rapid advancement as we've seen in smartphones leads us to expect such advances to continue, but I believe it is slowing down. I'm having a hard time trying to determine what the Next Big Thing in smartphones might be.
ZDNet's 20th anniversary: An incredible milestone in this business sends me careening down memory lane with abandon. My first laptop was a 30-pound behemoth.
Mobile technology, smartphones in particular, are very personal devices. The fact of the matter is that no matter how personal these phones become, there is no perfect device nor platform for everyone.