Savvy owners use Wi-Fi most of the time at home, but often that's not feasible when traveling. Beware the big data charge when switching from Wi-Fi to 3G/4G.
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.
The enterprise is the next big frontier for tablets, but these issues must be addressed to make it happen.
These apps open up the iPad to running Windows, OS X, Linux, and even Windows 8 with full touch support.
A new service has launched in beta that provides remote Windows access from any mobile browser or mobile device. The ability to rent and install programs is unique.
The average person uses a computer mostly at work, and finds them to be somewhat intimidating. Tablets feel familiar from the first time they are picked up, however.
Analyst firm Gartner says an app ecosystem is required to call a device a tablet.
When things seem too good to be true, that often is the case. This was the case with OnLive Desktop, which brought Windows 7 access to the iPad for free.
Pocket Informant is a cross-platform mobile app that is installed on every phone and tablet I use.
A minor update to the Android software on the Galaxy Nexus has broken signal reception on those phones. This is further proof the Android update system is hopelessly broken.
Some iPad 3 owners are having problems with the unit's Wi-Fi, while most are working OK. Having a small percentage of failures is just a fact of life in the electronics manufacturing game.