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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Are voice commands the way to control your mobile phone?

Are voice commands the way to control your mobile phone?

Legislation is and will make using a hands-free system mandatory in various parts of the U.S. and more and more powerful software for controlling your device with voice commands is launching to help you out. MobileVoiceControl is a new cross-platform application that works with BlackBerry, Palm Treo, and Windows Mobile devices from Sprint Nextel.

September 8, 2006 by in Mobility

Interview with Sling Media executives

Interview with Sling Media executives

I met with Jason Krikorian (VP, Business Development) and Brian Jaquet (Director, Public Relations) of Sling Media to chat about the past, present, and future of the Slingbox. They are happy with the sales of the Slingbox and are expanding into various areas of the world, including a recent announcement in Hong Kong.

September 8, 2006 by in Mobility

HTC announces two smartphones and two Pocket PCs

HTC announces two smartphones and two Pocket PCs

HTC continues to market their Windows Mobile products and is making 4 new devices available in September and October, starting in Europe. These devices have some very cool features, including integrated GPS with TomTom and a QWERTY keyboard on a slim Smartphone.

September 7, 2006 by in Mobility

BlackBerry Pearl coming to T-Mobile USA next week

BlackBerry Pearl coming to T-Mobile USA next week

The rumors were spot on in predicting this latest device from RIM. T-Mobile may not have the latest and greatest Windows Mobile devices, but they do seem to be the first to get the newest RIM BlackBerry devices. This slim model looks great and I can't wait to try one in person.

September 6, 2006 by in BlackBerry

The Samsung i600 integrates 3G and WiFi

The Samsung i600 integrates 3G and WiFi

This is the year of the QWERTY mobile phone device and we see yet another competitor to the BlackBerry revealed at IFA in Berlin this week. The Samsung i600 stands out in the Windows Mobile segment with 3G and integrated WiFi radio support and we may even see it in the U.S. before the end of 2006.

September 6, 2006 by in Mobility

What's up with the HP Mobile Media Companion?

What's up with the HP Mobile Media Companion?

There are some details on a new HP Pocket PC device that has a completely unique form factor and design. However, there are no specs on the storage capacity which is important for something that is marketed as a video player and why is the display so dang small?

September 5, 2006 by in Mobility

California wants you to drive with both hands

California wants you to drive with both hands

California legislation to ban the use of cell phones without a hands-free system is getting closer and closer to being law after passage in the Assembly. The Senate must now approve it and then Governor Schwarzenegger must sign it to become law in 2008.

September 3, 2006 by in Mobility

Samsung announces Q1P UMPC with HSDPA radio

Samsung announces Q1P UMPC with HSDPA radio

It looks like Samsung will be offering buyers several choices when it comes to their UMPC lineup with a flash drive based model and now one with HSDPA high speed wireless radio. We should see these models out in time for the holiday buying season this year.

September 1, 2006 by in Samsung

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