Category Archives: Android

modding: adding 3G to my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet

Its been about a week or so with my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet (TPT) and I must say that I am digging it. The Pen/Stylus works pretty decent minus the lack of apps and Honeycomb is a nice upgrade from using Gingerbread on my previous Android tablet (Galaxy Tab). However, one thing that I really missed on my TthinkPad Tablet when traveling was built-in 3G data. I still believe that mobile internet on tablets is really the killer app. Today, we’ll take a look at the guts of my TthinkPad Tablet and how one can add a 3G to the TthinkPad Tablet. Keep reading for the photos, notes and links! Continue reading

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quick look: Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet (Honeycomb) and Pen (pics)

I love Fedex; they make almost every week feel like Christmas week. Today I finally received my back-ordered Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet and Pen. This is my first Honeycomb tablet and I’m very excited to see how it compares to the iPad, Playbook and Gingerbread tablets I’ve used previously. Continue reading

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Random: rim, tablets and tech on the brain

Today’s post is a pure opinion and my thoughts on the current tech landscape. Apologies for the uber long time between posts, the ‘real’ job got crazy busy. So lets get to it, I’ll discuss my thoughts on RIM, tablets and some random console thoughts. Continue reading

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unboxing: LG G2x (my first dual core phone)

Being the hardware geek that I am, I realized I wanted a phone that had the fastest CPU and possibly a dual core cpu. Thus leading to my new purchase of an LG G2x Android phone. Keep reading for the unboxing and photos.
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geek experiment: Blackberry 9780 for 30 days

Well, it has been a while since my last post so I thought today I’d write out a little smartphone experiment I’ve been working on. I pride myself on being in the ‘know’ on all relevant smartphone OS and in turn realized I was falling out of the Blackberry world and thought I’d better bring my skills up to now. Keep reading for the my thoughts on using JUST my Blackberry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile) for 30 days. I even added a Playbook to the mix to really shake things up. ;) Continue reading

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Tablets: My three lessons to the industry on launching

2011 has really started to shape up as the official year of the ‘other’ tablets.  Last year (2010) we saw a limited release of Android tablets however they were running standard smartphone Android OS versions that were in turn tweaked … Continue reading

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NFC, QRCodes and the Skyway system

Today’s post will just be a quick overview of a Near Field Communication based project I have been brainstorming on but can’t get the resources to do it.  I figure I’d at least put my idea out there for anyone … Continue reading

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