News – Tablet PC Classroom Flexibility, How to Steal a Laptop, Franklin Wireless USB EVDO Card

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Tablet PC Classroom Flexibility – Making a Great Case to go for a Tablet

Have you ever thought about it? The clicking and clacking of a hundred notebook keyboards interfering with your ability to hear your instructor? Have you ever considered how silly it is to “type” notes on a keyboard, but have to rely on a yellow pad to sketch out diagrams. Besides how cool is it to also be able to attach audio or images to your notes on the fly to be sure the information you take home from a class lecture is adequate to study for the next big exam.

ABC News and PC Magazine have recently posted a piece that makes a great case for Tablet PCs in the classroom. By combining the very powerful Microsoft OneNote and other titles, students may just have a perfect setup. Read more…

Great Video! How to Steal a Laptop

This clown may look like an “everyday shopper”, but he has more on his mind than just browsing. Enjoy security camera footage of a very suspicious looking thief who actually succeeds in acquiring his prize! You really have to see his final move in which he cleverly tries to “turn the laptop into a cell phone” using his jacket. Oh and by the way, the thief is still at large! See it here…

Franklin Wireless USB EVDO Card (First Look)

With the variety of UMPC and utltraportable Tablet PCs making their way to market, many would be users have had to resist a purchase. The reason is simple, yet frustrating. Great mini-mobiles such as the Fujitsu P1500D Tablet PC and the Sony Vaio UX Micro PC do not have a PCMCIA card slot. For millions of EVDO (WAN Broadband) subscribers this simply means no WAN connectivity options – that is until now.

The Franklin Wireless USB EVDO Card is to be available shortly through Sprint’s Vision Power Network service. Although Verizon has yet to jump on the USB EVDO bandwagon, it seems logical that Verizon customers will enjoy a similar device to follow – rather than Verizon losing the masses to Sprint. In the meanwhile, enjoy more images of the Franklin Wireless USB EVDO Card and further information here.



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