Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

Dell Says it Will Join the Sub-notebook Fray (Bring Back Windows 98SE!)
Sat, 12 Apr 2008 07:04:31
Looks like Dell is playing the me-too catch-up game (from Information Week)… Dell Gears Up To Enter Mini-Notebook Market The first question is what price will the Dell entry be set at and what features will be available. Asus gambled and took the early mind-share. HP seems to have raised the bar (feature-wise) — although some claim [...]
Evernote: Notes on your Desk and Phone without Syncing
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 22:11:28

Anything that lets me avoid depending on ActiveSync or WMDC is a good thing. So, I was pretty excited to try Evernote’s desktop (Windows and Mac) client, free web service, and Pocket PC client that lets me access my notes everywhere without depending on ActiveSync. You can read my commentary about it on the O’Reilly [...]
More HP 2133 Mini-Note Reviews: Brighthand and PC World
Wed, 09 Apr 2008 20:41:42
I’m still debating whether to buy the Asus Eee PC 900 (unreleased) or the soon-to-be-available HP 2133 Mini-Note. Here are two more good reviews for anyone else considering the HP Mini-Note. Brighthand’s review… HP 2133 Mini-Note Review …includes some interesting benchmarks against other sub-notebooks as well as a video comparing an Asus Eee PC running Windows XP [...]
jkOnTheRun has a Detailed Hands-On Review of the HP 2133 Mini-Note Eee PC Competitior
Tue, 08 Apr 2008 19:39:14
I’m still trying to figure out which mini-notebook to buy. The Everex Cloudbook was eliminated a while back based on initial negative reviews. The FlipStart looked interesting. But, it looks like its firesale price was because it is discontinued. I actually bought an OLPC XO. But, while it probably meets the needs for which it [...]
The iPod touch Paradox: It is Easier to Control a non-touch iPod by Just Touch
Mon, 07 Apr 2008 22:03:16
The funny thing about the iPod touch is that I use it for everything except listening to music and podcasts. Why? Touch devices like the iPod touch and Pocket PC are two-handed devices. Both require you to cradle it one hand and manipulate it with the other. Non-touch iPods, like non-touch Windows Mobile smartphones, are [...]