Category Archives: Tablets

PSVita, phoneblets, commuting

As previously noted, I have been using my PS Vita now for about a week and half and thought it would be time to write up a quick initial usage report from a core gamer perspective and also touch on … Continue reading

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BYOD: a failure waiting to happen…

Mid to late 2011, a new buzz word was running rampart in many corporate IT departments: BYOD (bring your own device). Basically what this trend centers around is the idea that users would bring their own device be it a smartphone, tablet or laptop from home and be able to use it within their work’s IT infrastructure and environment. To me this feels like a trend we saw gain popularity but then pull an epic fail. Keep on reading for my reasons on why BYOD is just that, a buzz word. Continue reading

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quickie: video on adding 3G modem to a Thinkpad Tablet

Here’s a follow up video of me adding a Gobi 3000 pci-e card to my lenovo thinkpad tablet (see the blog post over here). Enjoy! Continue reading

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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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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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Unboxing: Blackberry Playbook (pics)

Here’s a quick post of my unboxing shots of the new Blackberry Playbook (64GB). More details and a review to come after a week of using. Enjoy! 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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