Matthew Miller

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".

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MobileTechRoundup show #61

MobileTechRoundup show #61

Another show covering all things mobile was recorded with James Kendrick and myself as MobileTech Manor gets moved. Mobile devices on the road and using ink on a UMPC was discussed along with a way to make mobile browsing better.

August 4, 2006 by in Mobility

Is an Apple Tablet PC/UMPC device coming next week?

Is an Apple Tablet PC/UMPC device coming next week?

Apple always seems to generate lots of wild rumors and speculation before a Steve Jobs' keynote, but as an Apple fan myself I enjoy the talk and circus-like atmosphere. Robert Scoble has hinted at some type of portable device coming from Apple next week and I take a look at some of his recent blog postings.

August 4, 2006 by in Apple

TabletKiosk announces two new UMPCs

TabletKiosk announces two new UMPCs

TabletKiosk has two new 2nd generation devices that offer a couple enhancements, but the price is still a bit high for widespread rollout of the UMPC platform. Will buyers choose this model over the US$899 current TabletKiosk UMPC?

August 1, 2006 by in Samsung

MobileTechRoundup show #60

MobileTechRoundup show #60

We keep cranking out podcasts discussing mobile technology and again went over 30 minutes because we just can't keep talking about mobile devices. I hope you enjoy the show and our voting for us every day for the Podcast Awards.

August 1, 2006 by in Mobility

Get your blog into mobile format

Get your blog into mobile format

A new free service allows you to share your blog in a format for the small screen. If you have a blog get it into mobile format so smartphone enthusiasts and the rest of the world can enjoy it on their phones.

August 1, 2006 by in Mobility

MobileTechRoundup show #59

MobileTechRoundup show #59

MobileTechRoundup is in the finals of the 2006 Podcast Awards and we hope you vote once per day for our show. In this show we cover Google Maps mobile with traffic, Tide Tool for the Palm, StyleTap, inking in MSN Messenger, Apple's new mouse, and more.

July 29, 2006 by in Mobility

Plan your next trip with Virtual Earth and MindManager 6

Plan your next trip with Virtual Earth and MindManager 6

MindManager is one of my absolute favorite applications on my Samsung Q1 UMPC and actually the ability to use it on this device was one primary reason I purchased my Q1. You can now get accurate map and satellite directions by simply entering two destination topics and creating a relationship between the two.

July 28, 2006 by in Google

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