Is it a good idea to pull that expensive gadget out of the bag on the bus or train? It depends on where you are and who's sharing the trip.
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.
After years of complaining about my Android devices not getting the latest updates, I realize I no longer care. I don't think that's what the Android folks intended.
The lure of using a tablet for work is grand, but make sure it's the right path before rushing in.
Windows 8.1 proves to be a good tablet OS the longer I use it. It's better than Android in some key areas.
The ultrathin iPad Air is tailor made for a good keyboard. These are the best so far.
Microsoft is being hit over the perceived failure that is Windows 8. While some wonder how Windows 9 might turn things around, there's one big hurdle that might be too big to jump over.
Windows 8.1 has only been out a short while and we're already hearing how Windows 9 will be aimed at addressing low adoption. It's beginning to sound like Windows Phone.
Twitter users on Windows 8.1 should check out this app ASAP. Tweetium is one of the best Twitter apps on any mobile platform.
The dream of having a single mobile device that can meet all computing needs is shared by many. Sadly, it's a pipe dream not likely to be reality any time soon.
The giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is an annual pilgrimage for those of us covering the tech world. At least, it used to be, for this tech writer.