Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.

Latest Posts

The UMPC is not a disaster

Reviewers and technology publications have been slamming Microsoft's Origami project, aka Ultra Mobile PC devices, for their underpowered specs in comparison to laptops. However, these devices are not designed to replace laptops and actually excel in many areas to provide mobile workers the ability to get the job done and have some fun wherever they may be.

June 12, 2006 by


Taking only the Samsung Q1 UMPC on the road

The Samsung Q1 UMPC is one of the first Ultra Mobile PC devices to hit the market and I'll be leaving the laptop behind on a business trip to see if the Q1 can fulfill the role of a mobile computer in a real-life situation. While the UMPC may have lower specifications than a laptop, the ability to travel light and have a full Tablet PC in hand may be worth the tradeoffs.

June 11, 2006 by


The Nokia E61 experience, part 2/2

Office document management, PC synchronization, basic GPS navigation, mobile entertainment, and more are all featured on the Nokia E61 without the addition of any 3rd party applications. The E61 knocked the Treo 650 from my hands and continues to impress me with features every day.

June 7, 2006 by


Is the Nokia E61 the real BlackBerry contender?

You may not think of a Nokia smartphone as a business focused device, but the E61 has more to offer to the executive than the RIM BlackBerry or Motorola Q. Get "push" email, full Office compatibility, integrated thumb keyboard, WiFi and Bluetooth in this latest device from Nokia.

June 2, 2006 by


Access your PC from your mobile device on the road

I often travel to visit clients or conduct maritime salvage operations and a mobile device is always with me. However, at times the files I need are not always with me and I can't always have my wife or coworker find them and email them out. The options for mobile device users needing to access their home or work PC are expanding as more people start to use mobile devices and as mobile devices become more powerful.

June 1, 2006 by