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.
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.
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.
Another podcast discussing the latest in mobile technology is brought to you by the three guys from MobileTechRoundup. A half hour show goes by fast when geeks are talking about mobile gadgets and thankfully we get to record two shows a week to cover all the great news and experiences we have with mobile tech.
The Nokia N93 is the new ultimate multimedia smartphone running Symbian 9.1 and it is now starting to get into reviewer's hands. The device should be released in Europe soon and looks to have everything, including the kitchen sink, in a single device.
Online enthusiast communities are often much better sources of information and assistance than the device manufacturers or carriers who sell you a device. These sites support growing communities who love to chat about gadgets and most are willing and able to help you with any question related to your device.
When three mobile enthusiasts get together to chat about mobile gadgets the time flies and everyone has a good time. Listen to the latest MoTR podcast to find out how to get the most out of using applications on a small Windows XP display. Symbian is again covered as James and Kevin keep picking my brain regarding my experiences with these powerful devices.