NOT YET FOR NETBOOKS

Don’t buy a netbook yet. It’s taking longer than I expected for the next generation of netbooks to become available. There’s no shortage of the very small devices with 10” screens on the market but almost all of them are still slow and underpowered. AT&T just...

PHONE EXPLOSION

This week it’s all phones, all the time. On Tuesday, Microsoft formally presented Windows Mobile 6.5 to the world. It’s a lightly modified version of the Windows Mobile software that’s been usable but uninteresting for years. It’s still fairly uninteresting. Oh, the...

SMARTPHONE FOLLOWUP

Little did I know that Google would add a new syncing feature right after my article about smartphones on Monday.Google is now using its implementation of ActiveSync to sync Gmail, Gmail Contacts, and Google Calendar over the air to some smartphones. Here’s the...

SMARTPHONE RECAP

Lots of people are buying cell phones to read and respond to email on the road. It makes a difference what kind of email account you have! Some phones are better than others for particular situations. I’ve written about this before but it bears repeating.If you work...

URBAN & RURAL AT&T

Two articles about AT&T that tell you everything you need to know about cell phone carriers and  their concern for those of us outside the big cities. Coverage just keeps getting better in heavily populated urban areas! AT&T completed a major upgrade of...