05 Apr Apple iPad: Early looks and things you may not be aware of

I am one of the last guys to jump onto anyone’s product bandwagon, including Apple’s. I choose electronics to make me more productive or have the most fun, regardless of the brand.  Good products are good products, and the Apple iPad looks to me like a good product that thankfully has injected some excitement into the tech […]

05 Apr Apple iPad: Early looks and things you may not be aware of

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Apple Store at the Domain in Austin, TX (Courtesy Deb Mathews) I am one of the last guys to jump onto anyone’s product bandwagon, including Apple’s. I choose electronics to make me more productive or have the most fun, regardless of the brand.  Good products are good products, and the Apple iPad looks to me like a […]

22 Jan Android Donut on the Archos 5 Internet Tablet

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Archos 5 Internet Tablet (IT) with the Google Android operating system.  As a refresher, the Archos 5 IT is a 5″ personal media player for videos, music and pictures but can also surf the internet, do email, and run a subset of Android applications.  ”Donut”, or the Android OS […]

22 Dec MIDs Versus PCs

This is the final part in an eight part series where I look at emerging Mobile Internet Device (MID) technology and predict whether or not MIDs may displace netbooks and notebooks in the future.  Check out the introduction, and part 2 (where I take an extremist view on why I believe MIDs will dominate the earth), and part 3 (where I […]

13 Dec Extremist’s View of Why MIDs are little threat to PCs

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This is part three in an eight part series where I look at emerging Mobile Internet Device (MID) technology and predict whether or not MIDs may displace netbooks and notebooks in the future.  Check out the introduction here, and part 2 here (where I take an extremist view on why I believe MIDs will dominate the earth). Here in […]

29 Dec Archos 7: The Best Portable Media Player You’ve Never Heard Of

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Everyone has heard of an iPod, most have heard of the iPod touch, and some of you may have even heard of the Zune or even ZEN, but how about an Archos? Well, if you haven’t, you should check it out, because if you get into watching video, in my opinion, it may be the […]