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Hands-on Review: Lenovo ThinkVision M14t Mobile Monitor

Lenovo’s touch-enabled ThinkVision M14t portable monitor is a bit of a hit to the wallet, but provides some tremendous value

AT&T Customer? Prepare to get Nickeled and Dimed (Pennied too)

I’m usually enraged with everyone that runs the show in the mobile consumer space. Over the years, I’ve found (as well as you’ve found I’m sure) that the major players do their level best to squeeze every copper penny out…

nVidia at PAX East: Project Shield Hands-On

Back in January we saw Project Shield from nVidia making its debut at CES in Las Vegas.  It was shown off as a mobile gaming device that looked like an Xbox controller with a screen conveniently attached to it for…

Tech, Law, and the DMCA (Part I of II) – Unlocking Your Phone is Now Illegal

I love technology and the explosion of mobile tech in the last decade – it’s allowed users in the United States and around the world to completely change and enhance the way we communicate and run our day to day…

Windows 8 RTM Part III – The Windows Spin on Social

[Article first published as Windows 8 RTM Part III – The Windows Spin on Social on Blogcritics.] Over the first two parts of this Windows 8 feature I described the OS as turning my laptop into some sort of giant phone.  Today…

Windows 8 RTM Part I – Initial Impressions

[Article first published as Windows 8 RTM Part I – Initial Impressions on Blogcritics.] I started playing around with Windows 8 when I got my hands on the Developer Preview a while back.  At the time poking around in there showed me…

Mobile Tech Patent Fallout: The Only Winning Move is Not to Play [tf charts]

Today’s chart is more of a comparison – 1980’s military fiction vs present day mobile tech reality.  I can’t even remember what I was looking for online when I stumbled onto a War Games fansite and became nostalgic.  So here’s…

Mobile Tech. Fanaticism. Instagram. Reality.

[Article first published as Mobile Tech, Fanaticism, Instagram, Reality. on Blogcritics] Given all the tech I’ve played with over the years, I’d be comfortable calling myself a Windows/Android guy with some earthy tones of Linux and the occasional smooth draws of Mac. …

Takeaways from CES 2012

[Article first published as Takeaways from CES 2012 on Blogcritics.] Time for everybody to pack it in and head home.  CES is done for 2012 – all the tech is being packed up and shipped back, and attendees were probably trying their…

97. Smartphone Spy – Mobile Carriers Caught Secretly Skimming Android User Info

[Article first published as Smartphone Spy – Mobile Carriers Caught Secretly Skimming Android User Info on Blogcritics.] While I enjoy the increasing number of things I have been able to do with each iteration of mobile technology on the market, I’ve always…