mobile computing

  • The Enterprise Cool Kids

    The Enterprise Cool Kids

    No, this isn’t a guest column by Aaron Levie. Though he and his startup Box, the poster child of the “sexy enterprise,” are definitely included in the bunch. “You should definitely kick Aaron off the list. Just to mess with him,” Zendesk founder Mikkel Svane commented when he heard what we were writing. With VCs voting with their feet and eschewing consumer… Read More

  • How Will Salesforce Adapt To The Next Platform Shift: Mobile Computing?

    How Will Salesforce Adapt To The Next Platform Shift: Mobile Computing?

    Editor’s note: Bruce Cleveland is a General Partner with InterWest Partners focused on software and services sector investments with an emphasis on cloud computing, mobile and analytical applications. Most of us are familiar with the adage by George Santayana, who, in his biography said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”… Read More

  • Push email (contacts and calendar too) on iPhone for free

    Push email (contacts and calendar too) on iPhone for free

    Lifehacker has a new step-by-step guide up for setting up push email using the new iPhone 2.0 software for free. Using a workaround for MobileMe, you can now avoid manually synching up your devices or pulling updates. Pushing updates and emails directly to your phone allows for the synching of contacts and calendars without the phone having to check in with your server. By using the free… Read More

  • Nvidia's new laptop graphics platform: dual-GPU "Hybrid SLI"

    Nvidia's new laptop graphics platform: dual-GPU "Hybrid SLI"


    There is an increased need for laptops to be a person’s only computer; consequently, demands for performance are increased at the same time efficiency needs to be controlled &mdash. After all, can’t have your main machine running out of battery. NVIDIA is providing a smart, but probably expensive, solution to this problem as graphics-intensive programs, games, and rich web… Read More

  • Gigabyte M700 UMPC unveiled at CeBIT

    Gigabyte M700 UMPC unveiled at CeBIT

    Here’s the Gigabyte M700 UMPC. It’s got a 7-inch, 1024×600 display and comes with 2GB, standard. It’s powered by a 1.2GHz C7-M CPU from VIA and uses Vista Home Premium as the operating system, so that 2GB of RAM will surely come in handy. It’s pretty compact and weighs only 1.43 pounds and is said to have two webcams, GPS, and a WiMax-capable ExpressCard. Read More

  • Intel's tiny, low-power processors now called 'Atom'

    Intel's tiny, low-power processors now called 'Atom'

    Intel’s just officially announced its tiniest processor — the Atom, formerly codenamed Silverthorne and Diamondville. The chip will also be available as part of the “Centrino Atom” platform (codenamed Menlow), which will be “the Intel Atom processor, a low-power companion chip with integrated graphics, a wireless radio, and thinner and lighter designs.” Read More

  • More Details About Palm's Upcoming Foleo

    More Details About Palm's Upcoming Foleo

    If you’ve been following news about the upcoming Palm Foleo, you may have noticed that it’s gotten a lukewarm reception from many gadget websites. Common complaints are that it’s underpowered, overpriced, and can’t play videos. For $500 you could get a cheap laptop that does exponentially more than the Foleo can do. That being said, I’m still getting one. Read More

  • I Want A Motion-sensing Dongle Toot Sweet

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/flash/app/embedded_video_trial/r_0_3/player.swf Righto, so what we have here is a tablet PC that lets you control certain applications by tilting the screen. Give it a quick shake and you’re back to the main menu. Yeah, it’s not that astounding, but the best part is that you can add it to any tablet PC or laptop ’cause it’s just a freakin’… Read More

  • Sprint EX720: My New BFF

    Sprint EX720: My New BFF


    My intention was to review the Sprint EX720 EV-DO Rev A ExpressCard as a comparison with the Merlin XU870 HSDPA ExpressCard. Both cards are manufactured by Novatel, so the playing field is leveled. Couple that with the fact that I’m traveling all over the States for the next several weeks, and I think we’ll have the purest comparison possible. I still intend to do that, but… Read More