We're almost ready to port everything to our
new site. Please bear with us as we continue to try to
make your visits even better. Our new URL is
We're not quite ready yet (as you'll see when you get there),
but we're finally getting closer.
Windows 7 is going to make 'touch' and
'multi-touch' names that are easily recognized, so we're
changing with the times to cover as much about mobile computing
as we can.
runs on HP Mini1000 - and runs well. See our first
Go straight to the News.
(Consumer Electronics Show) is being held as I write this.
We're there for a full week to bring you all the latest on
mobile computing, starting with Storage Solutions, then CES. We'll cover both the show floor, various
press events and
I'm sure we'll meet up with many of you at the
usual press events such as CES Unveiled,
Digital Experience (my favorite part of CES) and
Digital Experience is celebrating its 10th year at CES.
We've attended since 2000. ShowStoppers has already closed
This year there's a new kid in town, and its
name is CntrStg. This sounds like a great spot for
bloggers to connect with other bloggers and representatives from
many companies on a smaller and more personal scale than the CES
show floor. It's also where the annual Tablet get-together
will be held.
Microsoft's Win7 is already causing a lot of
buzz. Integration of touch seems to be the promise.
We'll report on this more as different items are publicly
HP's MiniNote1000 is now available. Check out the
various models available.
We've taken a closer look at the HP's
Pavilion Entertainment Notebook (and Tablet PC!) - the tx2500.
See the improvements here.
While in Austin, Texas I attended
AMD's Tech Day 2008. The event was more than anticipated.
There's so much information that I've dedicated a full page to
it. Find it
I also had an opportunity to visit Motion
Computing. The Motion M1200 was my first 'Editor's
Favorite Award' winner. Watch for news from Motion
on July 1. In the meantime, check out our article that
notes what some of the people at Motion had to say
HP's Pavilion HDX - New Price
Although you may not have won the Dragon that we
gave away, HP has made it more affordable for you to purchase
The starting pricing associated with the HP
Pavilion HDX Entertainment series (a.k.a., HP Dragon) on the HP
Home and Home Office Store has been lowered to $1,399.99
effective now. Check
HP Pavilion HDX
Entertainment Series Notebook
256MB ATI(TM) Mobility Radeon(TM) HD 2600 XT
Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo Processor T8100 (2.10 GHz)
Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 (64-bit)
Integrated HP TV Tuner w/ 4 Speakers + 1 Subwoofer
Microsoft(R) Works 9.0
20.1" WSXGA+ HP Ultra Brightview (1680 x 1050)
240GB 5400RPM SATA Dual Hard Drive (120GB x 2) LightScribe Super
Multi 8X DVD+/-RW w/Double Layer
2GB DDR2 System Memory (2 Dimm)
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network w/Bluetooth
HP Imprint Finish (Dragon) + Fingerprint Reader + Webcam +
9 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
Power Pack software - Roxio, Muvee and Serif
HP Announces New
Entertainment Notebook with Tablet PC Features
The HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook
(fondly known as The Dragon) contest is complete on The Tablet
PC and Mobile PC World. We have a winner. Bob
Walters is the happy new owner of the Dragon. See his plans for
For those of you who entered, thank you. I hope you had as
much fun as I did with this contest. Answers are posted on
Mobile PC World forums.
You still have a couple of opportunities to
enter the 2 remaining contests at GearLive.com and
Please join us in thanking
for these amazing computers.
Days of the Dragon
for details, photos and the complete list of
As news of Windows 7 starts to trickle out,
Microsoft is showing how the Surface technology may be included
in the next Windows release, making touch an important factor in
developing the new operating system.
Chris Flores, a Director at Microsoft who works with the Windows
Client Communications Team gives more information on the
Windows Vista Blog. This is great news for
those of us who have been using ink and touch on our Tablets.
Having the operating system even more tightly integrated is