Stories By: Robert Evans


Robert Evans

The excitement about new smartphones, tablets and anything mobile drive Robert to unearth the latest rumors and developments in this fast moving space. He adopted 4G as soon as it become available and knows where the mobile market is going.
Robert can be contacted directly at robert@i4u.com.

Review: The BooqPad for iPad 2

Review: The BooqPad for iPad 2

A Great Tablet Case with One Glaring Design Flaw...

May 14 2011, 2:39pm CDT

I Use My iPad 2 Camera Because my Evo's Camera Sucks

I Use My iPad 2 Camera Because my Evo's Camera Sucks

Why can't anyone but Apple make a camera I want to use?...

May 14 2011, 1:26pm CDT

PSN Outage Drags on as Gamers Desert Sony

PSN Outage Drags on as Gamers Desert Sony

Sony has lost our trust, and now they're losing our money....

May 13 2011, 2:30pm CDT

Covering the West Texas Wildfires on my iPad 2

Covering the West Texas Wildfires on my iPad 2

First a Volcano, and now a burning desert....

May 13 2011, 1:18pm CDT

Amazon: How Can a Tablet Supplement an E-Reader?

Amazon: How Can a Tablet Supplement an E-Reader?

I have one theory....

May 13 2011, 11:51am CDT

5 Tips for Being Productive with Your iPad 2

5 Tips for Being Productive with Your iPad 2

Make your tablet work for its keep....

May 13 2011, 8:01am CDT

New Foul-Mouthed Spam Hack Hits Facebook: Are You Next?

New Foul-Mouthed Spam Hack Hits Facebook: Are You Next?

'Removing' it only spreads it further....

May 12 2011, 12:44pm CDT

Why Is Facebook Afraid of Google?

Why Is Facebook Afraid of Google?

You'd expect that title to be the other way around....

May 12 2011, 12:06pm CDT

Do You Need a Chromebook?

Do You Need a Chromebook?

Some things to think about....

May 12 2011, 11:06am CDT

EXCLUSIVE: OtterBox Defender for iPad 2 Shipping Now

EXCLUSIVE: OtterBox Defender for iPad 2 Shipping Now

Full-scale launch is very near....

May 11 2011, 2:29pm CDT

The Chromebook's Magical Button-Free TouchPad

The Chromebook's Magical Button-Free TouchPad

Good riddance to the button....

May 11 2011, 2:10pm CDT

How Chrome OS Will End Piracy and Win Big Content for Google

How Chrome OS Will End Piracy and Win Big Content for Google

Can Online Rentals and the Cloud kill mass Torrenting?...

May 11 2011, 1:47pm CDT

Google's $20/Month Chrome Laptop: What are the Hidden Costs?

Google's $20/Month Chrome Laptop: What are the Hidden Costs?

What will Google gouge to make this profitable?...

May 11 2011, 12:44pm CDT

Will Google's Electric Car Scheme Kill the Road Trip, or Make It Better Than Ever?

Will Google's Electric Car Scheme Kill the Road Trip, or Make It Better Than Ever?

How do you write rock ballads about a robot chauffeur driving you across the continent?...

May 11 2011, 11:58am CDT

Understanding Anonymous: Why They aren't Responsible for the Sony Hack

Understanding Anonymous: Why They aren't Responsible for the Sony Hack

What Anonymous <i>isn't</i>....

May 9 2011, 3:18pm CDT

Will The Galaxy S II Cause iPhone-Like Lines?

Will The Galaxy S II Cause iPhone-Like Lines?

The longer Apple stays quiet about the iPhone 5, the better Samsung's chances....

May 9 2011, 10:07am CDT

Tablets Push Apple Up and Google Down

Tablets Push Apple Up and Google Down

Success requires confidence and vision. Both are in short supply at Google right now....

May 9 2011, 8:15am CDT

Is the Skype Mac Worm a Huge Problem or No Big Deal?

Is the Skype Mac Worm a Huge Problem or No Big Deal?

Skype isn't worried...but you might want to be....

May 8 2011, 4:37pm CDT

The iPhone 5: Delayed for a Better Map?

The iPhone 5: Delayed for a Better Map?

Navigation could be the killer app Apple is waiting for....

May 7 2011, 11:32pm CDT

PlayStation Network Reactivation Delayed: Rumors of a Third Hack Proven True?

PlayStation Network Reactivation Delayed: Rumors of a Third Hack Proven True?

How long can Sony delay before customers start to leave?...

May 7 2011, 3:36pm CDT

Google Image Search Could Hit You With Malware: How to Protect Yourself

Google Image Search Could Hit You With Malware: How to Protect Yourself

Keep safe and stay clean. The Internet is just filthy these days....

May 6 2011, 3:25pm CDT

Ma Bell: Why AT&amp;T Might NOT Buy T-Mobile

Ma Bell: Why AT&T Might NOT Buy T-Mobile

The Senate seems pretty skeptical....

May 6 2011, 1:55pm CDT

Mac Malware is a Sign of Apple&#039;s Success

Mac Malware is a Sign of Apple's Success

More money, more problems....

May 6 2011, 1:00pm CDT

Could The PSN Outage be the End of Anonymous?

Could The PSN Outage be the End of Anonymous?

If you stand in the same room as the thunder, you'd better be prepared to reap the whirlwind. It's kind of nearsighte...

May 6 2011, 12:15pm CDT

RIM Should NOT Make a 10&quot; PlayBook

RIM Should NOT Make a 10" PlayBook

Let's think about this....

May 5 2011, 3:22pm CDT

Rob Moore, CEO of ioSafe, on Amazon&#039;s Data Disaster and More

Robb Moore, CEO of ioSafe, on Amazon's Data Disaster and More

You have to love any CEO that trusts journalists with shotguns....

May 5 2011, 1:41pm CDT

A Google / Skype Buy Makes a True Data Phone Possible

A Google / Skype Buy Makes a True Data Phone Possible

The Promised Phone may be nigh....

May 5 2011, 7:56am CDT

Renren: Why Facebook Needs Skype

Renren: Why Facebook Needs Skype

88 million users is one hell of a foothold....

May 5 2011, 7:24am CDT

Sony&#039;s Answers to Congress: An Exhaust(ing) Analysis

Sony's Answers to Congress: An Exhaust(ing) Analysis

There aren't many words left once you cut out the PR-speak....

May 4 2011, 4:45pm CDT

Sony Shifts Blame for PSN Heist to Anonymous: Is this a False Flag Operation?

Sony Shifts Blame for PSN Heist to Anonymous: Is this a False Flag Operation?

Sony's truth-twisting has gotten out of hand....

May 4 2011, 3:55pm CDT

The iMac is Teardown-Friendly. But it Won&#039;t Be for Long

The iMac is Teardown-Friendly. But it Won't Be for Long

Apple doesn't want your grubby hands mucking up their pretty computers....

May 4 2011, 2:40pm CDT

Your Data Is Not Safe: 82% of IT Workers Report Breaches

Your Data Is Not Safe: 82% of IT Workers Report Breaches

Average size of a data breach: 16,000 files....

May 4 2011, 1:19pm CDT

An IP Address is Not a Person: The End of Torrent Lawsuits as we Know Them?

An IP Address is Not a Person: The End of Torrent Lawsuits as we Know Them?

You still shouldn't pirate media, but they might not be able to catch you in the near future....

May 3 2011, 4:19pm CDT

Apple: A $1 Trillion Company By 2013

Apple: A $1 Trillion Company By 2013

Can They Hit $1000 / Share Before the Competition Catches Up?...

May 3 2011, 3:06pm CDT

The Wii 2 Tablet Controller: Will Nintendo Build Android / iOS Controller Apps?

The Wii 2 Tablet Controller: Will Nintendo Build Android / iOS Controller Apps?

If you can't beat 'em, develop for 'em....

May 3 2011, 1:20pm CDT

Sherpa 120 Review: From Volcanoes to the Desert these Solar Panels Are Invulnerable

Sherpa 120 Review: From Volcanoes to the Desert these Solar Panels Are Invulnerable

I couldn't kill them and neither will you....

May 2 2011, 6:39pm CDT