ASUS eeePad Transformer – Superb Device / Terrible Service


While the lawsuits over IP infringements and slanging matches over IOS versus Android platforms continue, my recent experience illustrates that despite the arguably superior Android-based ASUS tablet product offering (now superceded by the updated Transformer Prime), with its incredible battery life of up to 16 hours with the attached keyboard dock, onboard USB host ports … Continue reading ASUS eeePad Transformer – Superb Device / Terrible Service

Boundaries – Separation of professional and social online identities


Social media plays a pretty big part in my blogging / skeptical / scicom life, as it brings our truly global community together, allowing quite rapid collaboration and communication with thought leaders, content creators, researchers, writers and so-forth. The usual suspects, Twitter and Facebook, have served me well, and I now routinely communicate with other … Continue reading Boundaries – Separation of professional and social online identities

Are Android keyboard-enabled tablets ready for business use?


As an IT solutions consultant, my job keeps me pretty mobile, spending much of my time away from my office in front of clients. This nomadic workplace lifestyle has encouraged my adoption of mobile-friendly technologies to enable device - and location - independent access to my files, perhaps most notably my adoption of Dropbox as … Continue reading Are Android keyboard-enabled tablets ready for business use?