Archive | January, 2010

Solar-Powered Mobile Productivity Re-Visited.

Posted on 31 January 2010

I’d love to do another tour this year so over at Solar-UMPC.com, the journal I used for the tour, I’ve taken another look at the UMPC sector to see what devices I could choose from.

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Looking forward to the elusive Dell Mini 5 (aka Dell Streak)

Posted on 31 January 2010

The device which was known as the Dell Streak for quite some time was officially unveiled during CES 2010 as the Dell Mini 5. Personally, I think that the name “Dell Streak” was actually pretty sweet, but if they insist… We’ve heard rumblings of a Dell smartphone for a while. They used to have a line of PDA’s called Axim, but they have been discontinued since 2007 and never picked […]

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Nokia N900 Review

Posted on 30 January 2010

The Nokia N900 ups the ante for the N-series of internet tablets by being not only a MID, but also a phone, and introducing the latest version of the Maemo operating system. In an age of increasing smartphone innovation, can the N900 stand up to the competition, or will be knocked over by soon to be released devices?

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Archos 5 8GB and Archos 7 Android Update.

Posted on 29 January 2010

The 8GB Archos 5 is available at the US Archos store ($249) and we found out that the Archos 7 was advertised accidentally while under embargo. That about confirms the 7 then!

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iPad Wish List. What’s Yours?

Posted on 29 January 2010

I made some predictions about an iPod Plus in 2008 and I got the screen size wrong. The rest of is was pretty much exactly matching the specs of the iPad apart from one or two elements. What’s missing from the iPad for you?

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Feb 2006 – Sofa ‘Pads’ and the Carrypad Name. (Thanks Pepperpad!)

Posted on 29 January 2010

How the Carrypad name came about in Feb 2006 with the ‘third’ category of Sofa, bed and car devices.

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Dell Mini 5 Demonstrated by Its Maker. Price Confusion Follows.

Posted on 28 January 2010

Three stories merged into one today when Techcrunch posted a 30-second demo video by Michael Dell proving that the Dell Mini 5 exists and will be out in a ‘couple of months.’

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MSI Tegra 2 Tablet later in 2010

Posted on 28 January 2010

Digitimes brings us news that the MSI Tablet will be released in the second half of 2010 for around $500.

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DevMob 2010. Something’s Stirring in the ‘Tweener’ Category

Posted on 28 January 2010

I’ll be talking about the 4″ to 10″ space, along with my beloved ‘Mobile Computing Segments’ diagram at DevMob 2010 in London next week so if you’re in the area, please drop in and say hello. I’ll have a bunch of devices with me too so if you want hands on with the new UMID BZ, Viliv X70, S5, Android Tablet and other MID-space devices, it’s the place to be!

8 Minute iPad Marketing Video.

Posted on 28 January 2010

We shouldn’t be surprised that the Ipad is going to set new standards for user interfaces on a tablet-style device and that it allows you to access media in such a intuitive and fun way but somehow, it’s exciting and new to see it all happen.

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Podcast – iPad Overview.

Posted on 28 January 2010

JKK (JKKMobile) and I get together for a 25 minute chat about the iPad. You can hear our regular podcasts at MeetMobility.com

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iPad Summary Podcast – JKK and Chippy

Posted on 28 January 2010

We’ve followed the event, had time to digest all the specifications and had a great chat with some readers in the live chat channel so now it’s time to summarize what the iPad is and where it fits. JKK and I spend 25 minutes going over the main points.

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