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 XOOM has landed.
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.
Noah Kravitz of TechnoBuffalo and I are proud to launch Good to Go: a weekly video show covering the hot topics of the day. In the first show we are talking tablets and where we think the market is headed.
One concern many have expressed about the Motorola XOOM is the scarcity of apps in the Android Market optimized for the tablet. This list of apps reflects how the apps I use heavily on the Galaxy Tab work on the XOOM.
While I like a good tablet in my hands, I am not so big a tablet fanboy to understand that the laptop is not going away any time soon, post-PC blockbuster or not.
Here's what you need to know about the iPad 2: it's thinner, lighter, faster, got cameras and is more capable than the iPad, for the same price. It shuts out the competition, and it is game over for tablets.
I am a tablet fanboy, and I admit my excitement over the expected iPad announcement to take place later today. Whatever is announced will further the evolution of "comfort computing."
The Verizon CFO indicated today that the carrier's conversion to metered data usage will take place this summer, about the time Apple is expected to introduce the next iPhone model.
Last week I ran two polls to find out what smartphone platforms are currently being used and will be purchased next. The polls of readers are now closed and the results are surprising.
T-Mobile and Danger, a subsidiary of Microsoft, are turning off the Danger Service used by Sidekick phones on May 31 of this year. T-Mobile Sidekick customers will no longer be able to use the devices without the service.
The courier deposited a brand new Motorola XOOM on my desk this afternoon and I have been getting familiar with the new tablet running the Honeycomb version of Android. Take a look at the video and see what you think.