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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ActiveWords and PenCommander enhance the UMPC experience

ActiveWords and PenCommander enhance the UMPC experience

Handwriting on your display can be a bit tedious at first, but with amazing utilities like ActiveWord and PenCommander you can insert text, launch applications, visit websites, and more with a simple pen stroke. At least one of these applications should be loaded on your UMPC or Tablet PC to make you more productive.

August 30, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Motorola gives a "Push" to the Q

Motorola gives a "Push" to the Q

One feature lacking when the Motorola Q was released was the support for direct push email and other functionality in the MSFP. Motorola has made the update available now for Q owners so visit their software update site and install this now on your device.

August 30, 2006 by in Mobility

Nokia E62 may be coming to Cingular in September

Nokia E62 may be coming to Cingular in September

The Nokia E61 variant that is customized for the U.S. market may be coming soon. A few select press people have checked out the device and provide their take on it. As usual, it looks like Cingular will be removing the WiFi capability so you may want to get the unlocked E61 yourself to take advantage of that wireless technology.

August 30, 2006 by in Microsoft

MobileTechRoundup show #66

MobileTechRoundup show #66

Another show comes to you partially from the Cascade foothills and covers lots of mobile technology. The MobileTechRoundup show is now mobile formatted so you can enjoy it from any device.

August 29, 2006 by in Mobility

Do you need an Office suite on a smartphone?

Do you need an Office suite on a smartphone?

Windows Mobile Smartphones do not have native or even 3rd party software that allows you to create and edit all types of Office documents while Symbian and Palm devices do have this ability. Some say that viewers are enough and even then Microsoft relies on a 3rd party developer to provide this functionality. Does Microsoft need to improve in this area to become more competitive in the enterprise market?

August 27, 2006 by in Smartphones

ASUS R2H UMPC provides integrated GPS

ASUS R2H UMPC provides integrated GPS

The Asus R2H UMPC was officially announced today, but a couple of the specs are less than expected. The device may have issues running at the default 256MB RAM with the Tablet PC OS and integrated GPS receiver. Nothing spectacular stands out on the device and UMPC fans may want to stick with the Samsung Q1 for now.

August 25, 2006 by in Hardware

TyTN: Smartphone of your dreams?

TyTN: Smartphone of your dreams?

HTC is known for manufacturing many of the Windows Mobile and a couple Palm devices and is now branding and selling their own devices, starting with the superb HTC TyTN Pocket PC Phone Edition. Check out the full review for all the details on this fine piece of hardware.

August 23, 2006 by in Mobility

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