MobileTechRoundup 22

Plenty more discussion on the Treo 700w, some listener e-mail and a roundtable on ActiveSync.

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MoTR 22 is 33:29 minutes long and is a 23 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
James is looking for some GPS functionality for his Treo 700w. Dave has some thoughts on CoPilot Live from ALK and a mount from Arkon.
Speaking of GPS, Verizon Wireless introduced the Motorola V325 with VZNavigator location-based services.
Dave reminds us not to wait for software to tether your Treo 700w as an EVDO modem. Get it while you can!
Ellis Z. sends us an e-mail about the Treo 700w and wants to know if we can recommend a Windows Mobile 5.0 GSM phone with a QWERTY keyboard. Our recommendations include the iMate KJam and the HP IPAQ 6515.
Freeware of the day: ActiveSync Toggle from Micrologics.
Roundtable on why ActiveSync can’t get Tasks from an Exchange server without SP2.

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MobileTechRoundup 21

Tonight we feature an awesome audio comment from a true mobile warrior, Kevin finds Freeware that James never heard of (it’s a first!), and we kick around the idea of MyTinyTV and security measures for your network and data.

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MoTR 21 is 37:05 minutes long and is a 25.5 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Dave is under the weather and resting up; get well soon Dave!
Stop using CPU cycles and hard-drive space on anti-spam, -spyware, and -virus software. We find the SecureSpot from D-Link.
Iron Mountain DataDefense closes access on a stolen laptop.
Is MyTinyTV worth $59 on your Windows Mobile device when you can use Orb or a Slingbox? Get our initial thoughts.
Watch for a new Windows Live Gadget for TiVo-like functionality on your WMCE.
Opera Mini is released for cell phones.
Freeware of the Day: QTParted; a Linux-based clone of Partition Magic.
Great audio comment from David in New Zealand! Listen in to what he uses on the road.
Dave loves David’s choice of Shure earphones as evidenced by his video review of the Shure e4c’s.
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MobileTechRoundup 20

Dave is under the weather but James and Kevin take listener comments. Find out what mobile hardware and software folks have on MobileTechRoundup!

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MoTR 20 is 33:20 minutes long and is a 22.97 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Dave is under the weather and resting up; get well soon Dave!
Hello! Hello! Hello!
Listener feedback on devices and software used from Brad. Check out Brad’s blog called Teaching with Gadgets.
Power-user Jerry writes in to share his hardware and software thoughts.
Virgil provides info on his TabletPC, portable devices and software.
Opera for Windows Mobile beta is out.
Sony wants to give you $500 towards a Vaio notebook if you’ve got an old Dell.
Freeware of the day: PocketTime for tracking your time and effort on a Windows Mobile device.
Freeware of the night: TaskBlaze by Brad Issac for similar functions on a Windows machine that works with Outlook.
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MobileTechRoundup 19

We’re back from CES, so get our initial thoughts. Plenty of discussion on the Palm Treo 700w too!

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MoTR 19 is 33:41 minutes long and is a 23.12 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Hello! Hello! Hello!
We’re looking for more sponsors and we’re easy to find.
Find out what “wowed” us at CES and what didn’t.
James and Dave got their hands on the DualCor CPC.
Kevin liked the concept Tablet PC from Toshiba that had a fully detachable screen and communicates with the base via 802.11g.
Navigon’s real-time traffic via FM impressed Dave.
MP3 players were everywhere at CES.
Hey, that was quick: potential sponsors call on Dave’s new Palm Treo 700w.
James has a 700w. Dave has a 700w. Kevin: no 700w.
Various thoughts on the Treo 700w and MP3 sales over the Internet.
MobileTechRoundup is mentioned in the current Smartphone & PocketPC Magazine and the writer makes a good point on our interaction with listeners, so help us out.
Let us know what mobile devices or apps you use and why?
Freeware for Treo 700w (or any PPC or WinMobile device): Magic Button.

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Thanks for 2005

Happy New YearWow, what a way to end 2005 here at MobileTechRoundup. Dave, James and I put 18 shows together in two months and the mobile community really responded! We were happy to report 26,000 show downloads in our first month and we’re ecstatic to say that the number of downloads grew by over 25% in our second month! On behalf of all of us involved with the MobileTechRoundup podcast, we want to shout out a huge “Thank You!” to our listeners, sponsor and hosting company. All of you make it worthwhile for us to do what we thoroughly enjoy doing and we hope 2006 brings all of you peace, happiness, health….and mobile devices!

MobileTechRoundup 18

It’s the last show of 2005 and just before CES. We cover more SmartPhones, some notebook utilities to keep you mobile and some great DVD to iPod conversion software too!

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MoTR 18 is 35:32 minutes long and is a 24.4 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Hello! Hello! Hello!
Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!
James shares a super mobile utility called QuickLook; it let’s you see your Outlook contacts on a PC without booting up.
Kevin wants to know what’s up with Verizon Wireless? There are at least three good Windows Mobile or SmartPhones coming out soon! We wonder if people will switch carriers.
Need to convert DVDs to your iPod video? Dave helps you out with PQ-DVD to iPod Converter. There are versions for PSP and PocketPC too.
Trade in your CD’s for a free iPod! Kevin tells you how.
A SmartPhone from Lenovo? James wants to know what they’re going to call it: a ThinkPad SmartPhone?
Kevin’s Freeware of the Day: SuDoku by Chris Baker for your Pocket PC.
Dave barely beat Kevin in Project Gotham Racing 3 earlier in the day on Xbox Live; barely or not, he did win and gives Kevin the deserved ribbing on the show.
MoTR Gamertags: Dave is Mob2Day and Kevin is podcatcher.
Next week, we’re all at the CES show so MoTR could be every day or not at all due to scheduling, but we’ll do our best to get shows done and meet with anyone while we’re there.
We wish you peace, happiness and many mobile devices in 2006!

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MobileTechRoundup 17

Two OQO’s provide all of the mobile discussion we need for a single show. Get the hands-on thoughts of the MobileTechRoundup crew!

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MoTR 17 is 36:33 minutes long and is a 25.1 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Hello! Hello! Yo!?!
Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!
The OQO Model 01+ is in the house! Well, in James’s and Dave’s house anyway! 😉 Hear all about it the pros and cons of this ultra-portable PC.
Viv did send us pics of the Channel 9 guys with the kangaroos. We’ll get ’em posted once the kangaroos sign the appropriate disclosure forms.

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MobileTechRoundup 16

The contest winner is announced and we cover mobile tech as always. On tap tonight are topics like getting video on the PSP, turning cameraphone pics into PDF files, and streaming live video from a device.

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MoTR 16 is 34:48 minutes long and is a 23.9 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Hello! Hello! HELLO!
MoTR Jeopardy: What was Dave eating and what is the name of James’s dog?
Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!
Check out Battery Geek batteries for all of your mobile power needs.
Dave tells us how to stream live audio and video on a Windows Mobile device with ComVu.
Kevin wonders if the fax and photocopy business is afraid of ScanR. Snap a pic of any text, e-mail it to ScanR and get a clean copy of the text in a PDF file.
James finally broke down and grabbed a Sony Play Station Portable. Wing from Hauppauge and Mobile Media Maker from Makayama help get your videos on the PSP.
Dave recommends the Vaja case and Cellboost disposable power supply for a PSP, but James already grabbed the Face Armor.
Kevin’s Freeware of the Week: pRSSReader, which is a light RSS reader for your Windows Mobile. James wants to know how light it is.
We want to understand why it’s taking so long for developers to migrate software to Windows Mobile 5.0.
Episode 17 teaser: we’ve got two OQOs under review and we’ll give you our full thoughts next time around.
It takes us a while to go to it in the show, but: the big winner of the “Win anything that BatteryGeek sells” contest is: motosync with this trackbacked post! Congrats!
We’ll be back after our Christmas holiday. Enjoy your holidays too!

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MobileTechRoundup 15

Kevin takes a beating, but the show must go on! Listen to the exclusive information on the DualCor cPC only on MobileTechRoundup!

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MoTR 15 is 32:47 minutes long and is a 22.5 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Hello! Hello! HELLO!
Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!
Check out Battery Geek batteries for all of your mobile power needs.
Bring it on baby! Bring it ON! 🙂
Dave laments the Xbox 360 availability and a bait-and-switch situation at Best Buy.
James has the exclusive on the DualCor cPC. Is it a Tablet? A SmartPhone? A PDA? All three??? Listent to the functions, specs, and potential uses. Is it the “Holy Grail of Enterprise Mobility”?
Freeware of the day: DopplerMobile for your Windows Mobile 5.0 SmartPhone. Get your podcasts whenever you’re connected.

LAST CALL for our current contest: BatteryGeek is letting us give away anything they sell on their site!
How to enter: if you have a blog, help us spread the word about our podcast. Write a blog post and link back to our home page. If you don’t have a blog, convince someone who does to post with a MoTR link on your behalf! Entries are due in by December 20, 2005. We will randomly pick a winner based on trackbacks to our site.
Dave’s got giveaways too: he’s giving away a Palm Treo 650 and a Palm Treo TripKit on Mobility Today!
As if that’s not enough: tune in to the “OnTheRun with Tablet PCs” podcast. James and Marc have Buzz Bruggeman on the most recent show and Buzz is giving all listeners a free copy of ActiveWords software!
Does it get any better than this if you’re a listener?

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MobileTechRoundup 14

Dave kicks himself on the air, Kevin is obsessed with fuel economy and James is just laughing at both of them! We discuss extended warranties, find a new audio-book device and give you some more freeware links! Enjoy the show.

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MoTR 14 is 31:30 minutes long and is a 21.6 MB file in MP3 format.

INTRO: Based on “Time v2.1″ by Meta Sektion, additional mixing by James Kendrick.

HOSTS: David Ciccone, James Kendrick and Kevin C. Tofel

TOPICS:
Hello! Hello! HELLO!
Thank-you Battery Geek, Inc. for sponsoring MoTR!
Check out Battery Geek batteries for all of your mobile power needs.
In a historical podcast “first”, Dave kicks himself on the air.
James finds the PlayAway portable audio-book reader. Is it disposable? Is it worth the cost? We’ll try to get one and tell you more.
Dave discusses some customer service issues and we chat about extended warranties and related issues.
James tells you the secret to avoiding the extended warranty that retailers push. 😉
Can you return a computer purchase after six-months? Dave says “Yes” and tells you where.
Kevin assesses bad design, good design, and bad instructions regarding his Toshiba Tablet PC pen.
Wireless USB is USB without wires. Really! James shares more details.
Freeware update: PocketBlogger now supports MSN Spaces as well as Blogger.
Freeware of the show: RadiusFuel for folks like Kevin who need to know everything about their vehicle’s fuel consumption.
Great $99 deal on the Think Outside BlueTooth Keyboard and Mouse. Here’s are great reviews on the keyboard and mouse.

Don’t forget our current contest: BatteryGeek is letting us give away anything they sell on their site!
How to enter: if you have a blog, help us spread the word about our podcast. Write a blog post and link back to our home page. If you don’t have a blog, convince someone who does to post with a MoTR link on your behalf! Entries are due in by December 20, 2005. We will randomly pick a winner based on trackbacks to our site.
Dave’s got giveaways too: he’s giving away a Palm Treo 650 and a Palm Treo TripKit on Mobility Today!

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