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Smartphones and Cell Phones
Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, and Windows.
Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 200 different devices running Palm, Linux, Symbian, Newton, BlackBerry, iOS, Android, webOS, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone operating systems. His current collection includes a Nokia Lumia 830, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, BlackBerry Passport, Sony Xperia Z3, Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and many more, along with tons of accessories and classic devices like the Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 and Sony CLIE UX50. Matthew can be found on various discussion forums under the user name of "palmsolo".
The new HTC One M9 is another good choice for smartphone buyers. Matthew still hasn't made a final decision so offers up some reasons to consider the HTC One M9 as well.
HTC's One M9 hits US carrier shelves on Friday. Chinese consumers will soon have another option in the HTC One M9+.
Matthew pre-ordered both new Android smartphones and after spending more than a week with each, one is getting returned and the other is his new daily driver.
OnePlus launched the One last year with high end specifications at an affordable price. The new OxygenOS moves away from using CyanogenMod to its own operating system.
Samsung has a couple of high end smartphones with curved display. One is focused on notifications while the other adds a usable secondary display.
Another variation of the HTC One appeared on the HTC China site with a higher definition display than the One M9.
If you don't want to add a bulky case and want to add some color to your iPhone, then you may want to try the AirMask system. It's thin, light, and very easy to install.
You can order the latest Android flagships today. Matthew Miller was leaning toward the Galaxy S6 Edge, but then he took a closer look at his options.
The well-crafted HTC One M9 will soon be available for US consumers. The price is reasonable for a high end flagship.
Amazon just rolled out an updated iOS app for Prime Music that provides ad-free radio stations. Amazon Prime members can enjoy this music service for free and Matthew now made the switch.
HTC One devices are easily distinguishable from other smartphones, which is a bit unique in our black slab world. Matthew spent another week with the One M9 and gives it an almost perfect 10.
HTC will soon be launching the HTC One M9 and US customers will be eligible for worry-free protection for the first 12 months. There is even a benefit if you don't break your phone.
Many people use their phones for GPS navigation in their car, on public transit, and when walking around town. Nokia's HERE for iOS is available now for free with worldwide map support.
After using the BlackBerry Passport for five months, Matthew is more impressed with it than with any other phone in his collection.
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