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Mobile gear is now working on the desktop. As mobile devices have evolved into powerful systems, the divide between desktop and mobile has eroded. Mobile systems are now as comfortable on th…
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The latest iPad is productive when used with a good keyboard. The models covered are the best we've tried.
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When I first got the Apple Pencil, getting a case for it seemed extravagant. That changed quickly as I was always having trouble finding it as it was always moving around while loose in my gear bag…
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Those needing instant gratification when purchasing from Apple online can now get it in Houston, as two hour delivery is now available. The rapid delivery option is now offered by Apple, provided b…
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A patent awarded to Apple hints at the Apple Pencil getting the ability to manipulate objects on the screen, Macs included.
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As a fiercely independent person my whole life, as hard as ir is to admit, I need help. I’m James Kendrick, freelance writer about mobile technology who’s fallen on hard times. It started earlier this year with the diagnosis of a serious heart condition that led to two months in the hospital. Th...
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My daily work system is the best I’ve ever used. I work out and about almost as much as I do In my home office so the daily mobile system is very important. Having a system that is very porta…
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The Slim Book for the iPad Pro is a very versatile keyboard case that is a joy to use. The case protects both the front and back of the iPad. The iPad is inserted into the lid of the case, which se…
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Brydge keyboards have been favorites of mine since buying the first one months ago. I own the BrydgeAir for the iPad Air 2 and the BrydgeMini for the iPad Mini 3. Based on the similar size of my iP…
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As a fiercely independent person my whole life, as hard as ir is to admit, I need help. I’m James Kendrick, freelance writer about mobile technology who’s fallen on hard times. It started earlier this year with the diagnosis of a serious heart condition that led to two months in the hospital. Th...
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ZDNet blogger loving mobile tech and gadgets of all types.
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I have been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and have been sharing my insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, I was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. My writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. My coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, I have filmed many video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. I have appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, I have been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
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Created a tech blog and sold it to GigaOM
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The iPad Pro is the best tablet ever made
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Having used dozens of tablets, iPad, Android, and Windows, I can confidently state that the iPad Pro is the best ever made.

Brydge: A tale of good customer support
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When a new gadget fails the knee-jerk reaction is one of anger. You paid good money for something and you expect it to keep working forever.

Google Maps
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Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. Get Google Maps with Navigation (Beta), Places, and Latitude

Chrome Beta - Apps on Android Market
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The speed and simplicity of Chrome, now on your Android phone and tablet. Browse fast on your Android smartphone or tablet, and bring your p

Favorite Android tablet apps — summer 2012 edition (gallery) | ZDNet
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There are some good apps for the Android tablet. Here are my favorites.

Android: Another fork in the code by Baidu | ZDNet
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A Chinese company will produce its own mobile OS using Google’s free Android at its core, but little else. It will leverage Google’s work

Microsoft shows off Windows Phone 7.8: last big update for existing phon...
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Microsoft is showing off the new home screen in Windows Phone 7.8, the last major version for all Windows Phones in customers’ hands current

Best geek toy ever: Remembering the Sony Aibo robot dog | ZDNet
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The Aibo robot from Sony was years ahead of anything in the robotics field. The robot dog could see, hear, and react to its surroundings bas

Maximizing mobile productivity with Pocket Informant (review) | ZDNet
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Pocket Informant in a cross-platform mobile app that is installed on every phone and tablet I use.

Location-based services I’d like to see on my smartphone and tablet | ZDNet
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It’s time to see our phones leveraged to make our lives easier. That could be as simple as announcing your presence to businesses when you a

New MacBook Pro: Apple’s portable iMac replacement | ZDNet
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The new MacBook Pro now on sale is expensive, and may be aimed to replace both a desktop system and laptop with the single device.

iLuv Professional Workstation portfolio for the new iPad (review) | ZDNet
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The iLuv Professional Workstation combines a leather-like portfolio case for the iPad with a detachable Bluetooth keyboard to turn the table

HP introduces the Sleekbook | ZDNet
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First came the Ultrabook, thin and light laptops designed to compete with the MacBook Air. Now we have the Sleekbook which is an Ultrabook i

Remote desktop apps for the iPad: Run Windows or OS X on the iPad | ZDNet
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These apps open up the iPad to running Windows, OS X, Linux, and even Windows 8 with full touch support.

Microsoft branded tablet coming? Gadget failures to remember | ZDNet
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If a Microsoft branded tablet is unveiled today, hopefully it won’t be another Kin.

Skype for iPad: A great way to stay in touch for remote workers | ZDNet
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Staying in touch is important for telecommuters, and Skype for the iPad is an outstanding way to do that.

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook: Ivy Bridge on a budget (review) | ZDNet
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The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a solid Ultrabook due to the new Ivy Bridge processor.

Verizon HomeFusion: 4G LTE for the home | ZDNet
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Verizon wants to be your home internet provider with the HomeFusion service which brings its 4G LTE network to the homestead.

Clambook: turn your smartphone into a laptop | ZDNet
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An upcoming laptop dock comes to life when connected to a smartphone that becomes the brains of the laptop.

Hit the road like Harrison Ford with the Indy bag (review) | ZDNet
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This bag is designed to fit the iPad or other tablet, for hitting the road in a rugged yet stylish way.

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