Are You Giving Away the Keys to Your Mobile Kingdom?

If I asked you for your Gmail login credentials, would you give them to me? Probably not, because those credentials are the keys to your email, and you don’t want me poking around. Unfortunately I’ll bet you have given them to other folks you don’t know.

Mobile Hotspots Hit the $500M Big-Time

Mobile hotspots, devices that share a mobile connection with other devices, will approach $500 million in revenue this year according to a report. This is a combination of the sale of mobile hotspot devices and the fees that networks charge for the service.

Mobile Healthcare Has Ills, But the Prognosis Is Good

Mobile technology has the potential to make a huge contribution for advancemetns in global healthcare, but incorporating it is not without significant challenges. The mHealth Summit is currently underway in Washington, D.C., where healthcare experts have come together to address these challenges.

Mobile Tech Manor #105: Galaxy Tab Thoughts

Mobile Tech Manor is my home office where all sorts of gadgetry is always arriving. In this column, I look back at the week in the Manor and recount the happenings and lessons learned. I love sharing my weeks with you, so welcome to the Manor

Video: Dooble Bluetooth Keyboard Case for iPad

The iPad is so thin it’s a shame to bulk it up with a case. The Dooble has a wireless keyboard embedded in a fake leather case that turns the tablet into a typing machine. This video demonstrates all aspects of the case, including its shortcomings.

Viewsonic ViewPads Announced: 7 and 10 Inch Models

Viewsonic has announced the release of two touch tablets in North America, the ViewPad 7 and 10. The first has a 7-inch display that puts it in competition with the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the second has a 10-inch screen running Windows ad Android.

Smartphones and iPads Allow Patients to Take Control

Parents of children with special needs are finding an unexpected way to communicate with their kids that is changing their lives in a dramatic fashion: the iPad. The iPad is a recognized tool of therapy for folks with medical causes that hampers their ability to communicate.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Breakdown: $205 vs iPad $264

Breaking down the Galaxy Tab into a list of components shows the 16-GB tablet carries an estimated price tag of $205 to make. This compares to the iPad’s estimated cost to build of $264, a difference due to the iPad’s larger screen and form factor.

Stop Firesheep With FireShepherd

The recent appearance of the Firesheep plugin for Firefox has raised concerns over the lack of security for browsing sessions that are conducted at public hotspots, so the release of Fireshepherd to stop digital eavesdropper is welcome news. Hotspot sessions are more vulnerable than many realize.