shift

  • MAINGEAR ups its game, announces the SHIFT high performance line

    Everyone, Maingear has created a beast in its new SHIFT series. These systems are massive towers of gaming and computing powering. You won’t find any design nonsense here. Every aspect of these boys were designed with performance in mind and it shows. Read More

  • HTC Shift’s UK price gets lopped in half

    Got an e-mail from Expansys this morning announcing that it’s dropped the price on the HTC Shift X9500 in the UK to £499.99, almost half of what it’d previously been selling at. Read More

  • Review: HTC Shift (CDMA version)

    The HTC Shift (CDMA version) is a UMPC with a 7-inch tilting screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The device runs Windows Vista Business and connects to Sprint’s EVDO data network for on-the-go computing. At around $1500, the device is a no-brainer for businesses that need super tiny notebooks for salespeople or field technicians and it even falls into the temptation zone for… Read More

  • First Look: HTC Shift (CDMA version)

    Got a nice little package yesterday containing the HTC Shift running on the Sprint network. I’ll be putting this thing through its paces next week at CTIA and will have a full review for you in short order. It’s a pretty cool gadget so far. If you have any questions about it, let me know and I’ll try to answer them for you. One weird quirk; it comes attached to a nice… Read More

  • HTC: Updated Advantage, Origami Shift, HTC P3470 w/ TomTom


    The HTC Advantage, enhanced for your pleasure Not much new out of HTC this show. They updated the Shift to run Vista with the Origami Experience 2.0 (I saw these guys live at Red Rocks back in 1983 – great show) and an updated Advantage. They also launched the P3470 with TomTom Navigator in Europe. Nothing too earth-shattering but God do they do nice hardware. Read More

  • Hugo Ortega Spends 60 Hours With The HTC Shift

    Hugo Ortega of GottaBeMobile.com spent 60 sensuous and romantic hours with the HTC Shift recently and ended up describing the device as “one of the BEST Ultra Mobile PC I have ever had the pleasure of spending time with. If I were a manufacturer of a UMPC, or with a UMPC about to hit the market, then I would be shaking in my boots given what The HTC Shift is capable of.” Read More

  • HTC Shift: Vista In Your Pants


    Didn’t get a good shot of this UMPC under glass but it was quite small and promising. I’ve pretty much given up on UMPCs as a mainstream set of devices, but bless HTC for making a go of it again. This wee one has wireless, a 7-inch touchscreen, and supports WAN like UMTS and GSM. We’ll grabs some better photos when they take it out of its cryogenic case. Read More