Category Archives: My Gadgets

Blueberry Perception of Techwriters

Last week, my 7 year-old Toshibasaurus finally broke down (actually, it was the battery and power pack that died). I could just replace the battery/power pack, but truth be told, the Toshibasaurus was getting long in the tooth and slow … Continue reading

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Games on the ExoPC

I won’t lie… I love playing video games. I’m more of a PC gamer than a console gamer (although I do own a Wii), but I wondered if how tablet games would stand up to PC games that have a … Continue reading

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Navigating DOS menus

I keep discovering that the ExoPC is better designed than I previously believed. Because it’s a Windows OS, it sometimes doesn’t shut-down properly and when you boot it up again, you get a text-based DOS menu asking you to take … Continue reading

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Reading e-books on the ExoPC

One of the reasons I went with the ExoPC Slate in the first place was the ability to read books on it. Sure, there are the Kindles and Kobos out there, but they aren’t nearly as sexy as the ExoPC … Continue reading

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ExoPC’s Standby Mode

If you need to carry your Slate around, it can be tricky to know how to hold it comfortably without setting-off commands and selections unwittingly with your fingers and arm. To ease transportation of your Slate, you need to put … Continue reading

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The ExoPC Slate: A Month Later

I suppose if I’m going to write a few how-to’s about the ExoPC Slate, I should really explain what it is, why I bought it, and what I think about it so far. The ExoPC Slate is a tablet PC … Continue reading

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Keeping Track of My Tech

I’ve been keeping a couple of other blogs about the stuff I’ve learned using my own personal tech, mostly the ExoPC Slate tablet and my BlackBerry Bold. I find that writing notes about what I’ve discovered while using these gadgets … Continue reading

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