PalmPad: HP Slate in Palm Clothing?

It’s being reporting today that HP/Palm is preparing to release the “PalmPad” next month. The story is accompanied by a diagram showing the PalmPad. I thought the diagram looked familiar, and a brief investigation shows it’s the same diagram shown by HP of the HP Slate.

Home Health Monitoring is Big Business

Remote health monitoring generated €7.6 billion globally in 2010, an amount destined to grow as this nascent area of healthcare is used more heavily in the future. Chronic health conditions such as diabetes, cardiac conditions and asthma are successfully treated wtih home monitoring using mobile technology.

Last Minute Geek’s Holiday Gift Guide

The geek in your life is hard enough to find appropriate gifts for, and again this year you waited until the last moment. Never fear; we scoured the web for the geekiest, coolest gift ideas that will be just perfect for the geek in your life.

Android This Week: Leveling Off; Fring Calling; LogMeIn

The growth of Android in the smartphone space has been phenomenal, but recent ad statistics show it may be leveling off. VoIP calling is hot on Android, however, with fring posting solid performance. LogMeIn Ignition is coming to the tablet, and we have an advance look.

MobileTechRoundup 226

Join James, Matt and Kevin live for this week’s audio podcast where they’ll cover the week’s mobile technology news and share experiences with the latest software, hardware and web services. If you missed the live show, you can grab an MP3 audio recording and listen later.

Kindle for Android Gets Periodicals, In-App Store

Amazon has rolled out a major new version of the Kindle app for Android that adds magazines and newspapers to the standard e-book fare. The app also adds shopping capability within the app, making it easier to browse for new content, and usability improvements.

Amazon MP3 Hits the BlackBerry

The Amazon content juggernaut rambles on with the release of the Amazon MP3 app to the BlackBerry platform. The music store is available in the BlackBerry App World and brings the popular features “Free Song of the Day” and “Amazon’s Daily Deal” to the BlackBerry faithful.

Mind Mapping for Android With Thinking Space

I’ve long been a fan of mind mapping, especially on tablets, as the slate is the perfect workspace for creating and manipulating maps. My favorite app for mind mapping on mobile devices has been iThoughtsHD, but I now use Thinking Space on the Galaxy Tab.