Samsung has produced a Gingerbread update for the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab in several countries in Europe. As usual, owners in the U.S. are in a wait-and-see mode for the update.
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.
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. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. James' coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, James has filmed numerous video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. He has appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, James has been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
Fujitsu has announced a Windows 7 hybrid with a sliding keyboard is going on sale in Japan. The TH Series tablet is a 10.1-inch multitouch slate with a full keyboard that slides out when needed.
Noah Kravitz of TechnoBuffalo and James Kendrick of ZDNet present Good to Go: a weekly video show covering the hot topics of the day. We battled flickering lights and no connectivity for today's show about Google I/O.
The web is buzzing about the upcoming Google Chromebook so it is time to see what you smart folks plan to do about them. This poll is simple, just to give us a feel for how well they are going to sell.
There's a huge barrier to entry for millions of consumers considering the Chromebook: it doesn't work with Apple products. That barrier may be too big for Google to overcome.
The Google Chromebooks are coming, and at a decent price point that will surely attract casual users. What most folks will have to determine is can the cloud computing model work for everything?
Google throws a good party and this year teamed up with Samsung to make the I/O conference the hottest ticket in town for attendees. Attendees snagged a cool $1,400 worth of loot for showing up.
One of the announcements made by Google addressed the lack of consistent OS updates at the consumer level. Here's what Google must do to make the update process as good as it can be.
Skype isn't the only VoIP solution in the news today, as the LogMeIn folks have released a free app for the iPad and iPhone that adds chatting to screen sharing sessions.
Microsoft stepped in at the last minute and has picked up Skype, and now the world is debating what the folks in Redmond might do with the prize. Here's a list of things we might see with Microsoft Skype.
Mobile analytics firm comScore has released the latest quarterly numbers for smartphones, and there are some telling changes that reflect the mobile space. Android keeps growing while others remain flat.
The Droid Incredible 2 by HTC lacks Verizon 4G connectivity, but is a solid refresh to the popular Droid Incredible on the Verizon network. It delivers a big bang for the buck to appeal to consumers.
HP has removed the wireless carrier for users of its EliteBook business laptops with the launch May 9 of its DataPass service. Data can be bought in blocks on the fly with DataPass.
This week was a big one in the smartphone and tablet spaces, with big news about all of the major platforms. Here's a breakdown by platform of the major news of the past week.
Jason Perlow of Tech Broiler told his wife to throw his new iPad 2, nestled in the new G-Form Extreme sleeve, onto his patio. Kids, don't try this at home.