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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.

PlayStation Network Still Unreliable, Many Users Report Password Issues

PlayStation Network Still Unreliable, Many Users Report Password Issues

'Up' is a relative term....

May 15 2011, 3:57pm CDT

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

Google I/O: The Assault on Netflix Continues

Google I/O: The Assault on Netflix Continues

Google's content strategy is starting to unfold....

May 10 2011, 4:47pm CDT

Pay Attention to Fortune: They Might Just Save Print

Pay Attention to Fortune: They Might Just Save Print

I wouldn't hold my breath on it, though....

May 9 2011, 3:55pm 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 isn't....

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&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'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 nearsighted....

May 6 2011, 12:15pm CDT

RIM Should NOT Make a 10" 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'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'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'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

Bin Laden's Death Proves Social Media as a Global News Source

Bin Laden's Death Proves Social Media as a Global News Source

You can't escape Twitter....

May 2 2011, 4:15pm CDT

Dear Julian Assange: The Internet is the Most Appalling Spy Machine Ever Invented

Dear Julian Assange: The Internet is the Most Appalling Spy Machine Ever Invented

You're still being spied on if you don't use Facebook....

May 2 2011, 3:15pm CDT

The PlayBook Will Suck Until RIM Fixes These 4 Things

The PlayBook Will Suck Until RIM Fixes These 4 Things

The Hard Truth...

May 2 2011, 2:14pm CDT

Sony: All The Free Trials in the World Won't Help You

Sony: All The Free Trials in the World Won't Help You

You can't stop arterial bleeding with a band-aid....

May 1 2011, 2:16pm CDT

V-MODA's Custom Crossfades: The Best Headphone (Cords) Ever

V-MODA's Custom Crossfades: The Best Headphone (Cords) Ever

Once you go kevlar, you never go back....

Apr 30 2011, 5:03pm CDT

The BlackBerry PlayBook: A Working Review

The BlackBerry PlayBook: A Working Review

RIM's tablet is tarnished gold- intensely useful but peculiarly hobbled....

Apr 29 2011, 4:54pm CDT

The Future of SiLo's Language Library: My Interview with Ase Deliri

The Future of SiLo's Language Library: My Interview with Ase Deliri

This Afghanistan-born, Toronto-based entrepreneur has high goals for his universal translator....

Apr 29 2011, 4:06pm CDT

ThankYouPen: Snail Mail Goes Digital. Wait, what?

ThankYouPen: Snail Mail Goes Digital. Wait, what?

Now you never have to forget another birthday. But you still have the option....

Apr 28 2011, 5:05pm CDT

Sony's PSN / Qriocity Outage Q&A: Your Personal Data Was Not Encrypted.

Sony's PSN / Qriocity Outage Q&A: Your Personal Data Was Not Encrypted.

Gee, I wonder how that could have backfired....

Apr 28 2011, 2:04pm CDT

The Myth of Android is Coming to an End

The Myth of Android is Coming to an End

A slow leak is still a leak....

Apr 28 2011, 1:26pm CDT

Verizon iPhone Causes iOS Surge, Smartphone's Now Majority of US Mobile Sales

Verizon iPhone Causes iOS Surge, Smartphone's Now Majority of US Mobile Sales

LG should be very afraid right now....

Apr 28 2011, 12:29pm CDT

Securing Your Identity in an Insecure Internet

Securing Your Identity in an Insecure Internet

Leaky clouds bring storms....

Apr 27 2011, 8:30pm CDT

Apple: Everything Shady We've Done is a Bug

Apple: Everything Shady We've Done is a Bug

It's alright guys, your iPhone totally did all that stalking on its own....

Apr 27 2011, 5:38pm CDT

Time Warner's Internet Service: Failing Across Texas?

Time Warner's Internet Service: Failing Across Texas?

Dishonesty appears to be Corporate Policy...

Apr 27 2011, 3:19pm CDT

73% of PlayStation Network Users May Have Compromised their Banking Information

73% of PlayStation Network Users May Have Compromised their Banking Information

Most people use the same password for everything. Do not do this....

Apr 27 2011, 2:27pm CDT

PlayStation Network Outage: Your Credit Card Data May Have Been Compromised

PlayStation Network Outage: Your Credit Card Data May Have Been Compromised

Changing your PIN number now would not be a bad idea....

Apr 26 2011, 4:24pm CDT

Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet: The American U1 Hybrid

Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet: The American U1 Hybrid

RIM had better watch out....

Apr 26 2011, 3:26pm CDT

Sony's Honeycomb Tablets: Boom or Bust?

Sony's Honeycomb Tablets: Boom or Bust?

On-time analysis of the latest Honeycomb entrant....

Apr 26 2011, 2:02pm CDT

Mumford & Sons: "Let Love Roar" Recorded on my PlayBook

Mumford & Sons: "Let Love Roar" Recorded on my PlayBook

This tablet delivers solid video quality and incredible sound....

Apr 25 2011, 2:32pm CDT

Will The New Wii Launch Too Late?

Will The New Wii Launch Too Late?

Nintendo currently holds the vast majority of the motion-gaming market. But that lead will evaporate if they can't innovate....

Apr 25 2011, 2:24pm CDT

Forecasting The Mood of A City Using Phone Data

Forecasting The Mood of A City Using Phone Data

The future is here. And a little creepy....

Apr 25 2011, 1:42pm CDT