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The Mobile Gadgeteer
Professionals are doing more today on the go than ever before. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile gadgetry such as iPads, Android tablets, cutting edge smartphones, portable gaming,
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
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.
With the new Nokia N93 camera phone shipping now people may immediately choose this device over the N90 that it replaces. However, a closer look at both devices shows the N90 still has some advantages and may work better for some people while selling at a lower cost.
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The Newton MessagePad from Apple was ahead of its time and as you can read in this challenge match against the new Samsung Q1 UMPC it may still be able to stand its ground after 10 years. Take a walk down memory lane and see how the Newton does in 8 rounds.
Google Maps is an excellent online service that is also available for many smartphones. They just added support for local traffic updates that may help with your daily commute planning.
VoIP is spreading with several new handsets designed specifically for this technology. Wouldn't it be even better to use Skype on your existing smartphone rather than have a separate phone just for VoIP calls?
StyleTap continues to be updated and now has support for landscape mode on your Windows Mobile device. If you have a Pocket PC or Phone Edition you can still run Palm OS applications that you find essential.
People use their mobile devices while driving and this practice of interacting with one hand and trying to read a small display is dangerous. A new Bluetooth solution has been announced that allows you to listen to and even respond to emails without ever taking your hands off the wheel or eyes off of the road.
Applications that integrate your calendar, contacts, and tasks into a single user interface give you the power to optimize management of your personal data. Competing software exists for all the major mobile platforms and this results in constant improvements and increases in functionality for the end user. Give one of these integrated PIM suites a try and see how much more productive you can be every day.