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.
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.
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.
The Missing Sync has moved out of alpha and beta testing into a full retail release with version 2.5. Windows Mobile 5.0 and Intel Mac owners now get full synchronization functionality without having to boot into Windows.
Expansion card technology has been evolving the last few years, but it looks like the Secure Digital format is becoming fairly standard. SanDisk announced a new SDHC card that actually now requires new devices and readers to use the cards. Can we get a standard memory expansion technology that manufacturer's will stick to for a couple years so we can stop buying lots of memory cards?
The MobileTechRoundup guys continue to release podcasts discussing mobile technology, including ways to use the Samsung Q1, Windows Mobile Smartphones, Nokia devices, and more. Some of the discussions were blogged on our sites and we now provide more feedback in audio format.
A Windows Mobile Treo with a UMTS radio is finally confirmed, but only officially for Europe at this time. A U.S. GSM version has been rumored to be coming from Cingular, but no confirmation of this has been made yet.
The UMPC is larger than all modern calculators, but do modern calculators allow you to handwrite your complex engineering, mathematical, and scientific calculations and have them solved in ink? xThink just announced the release of their latest update to MathJournal and students and engineers can now expand the usage of their Tablet PC or UMPC device.
Some people like to carry the latest and great gadgetry and prefer to connect them all with wires or via wireless technology while others like to have a device that does it all in one. The decision comes down to what your needs are and what you are willing to give up to have a single device or carry multiple devices.
Matt, Kevin, and James posted MobileTechRoundup podcast 55 with lots of discussion on mobile devices, including thoughts on the Samsung Q1, ActiveSync 4.2, browsing on the S60 3rd Edition platform, camera phones, and camera phone software. Listen to the show and have a laugh as Matt tries to figure out how to close the show with 3 hosts.