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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Nokia launches firmware update site

Nokia launches firmware update site

Nokia device owners no longer are required to send in their devices to a Nokia service center to have their ROM flashed. If your phone is supported make sure you follow the specific directions to successfully update your phone to the latest firmware.

August 22, 2006 by in Microsoft

UMPCs can't be priced at US$500 at this time

UMPCs can't be priced at US$500 at this time

There are limitations on current manufacturing prices to get a UMPC down in the US$500 price range, but if you really take a look at what a UMPC can do and what the specs are the prices are not as high as you might think. The value of having a slate Tablet PC with you on the go is worth the cost for many of us.

August 16, 2006 by in Laptops

Do you want TV on your phone?

Do you want TV on your phone?

Carriers are promoting live TV availability, but is this a service people really want or one that they could actually use? This may be a case of the technology being used to try to create a need rather than being used to fill in where needed.

August 15, 2006 by in Mobility

Using OneNote Mobile at Home Depot

Using OneNote Mobile at Home Depot

OneNote Mobile is still in beta and works well with OneNote 2007 beta. People are using it for interesting real world situations and finding out how powerful the application can be on your Windows Mobile device.

August 14, 2006 by in Mobility

MobileTechRoundup show #62

MobileTechRoundup show #62

The gang is all back together again in this latest podcast that chats about all the latest in mobile technology. Thanks to everyone who voted for us the last two weeks in the Podcast Awards.

August 13, 2006 by in Mobility

Beefed up Sprint Treo 700wx may be coming soon

Beefed up Sprint Treo 700wx may be coming soon

Verizon's exclusive contract on the Windows Mobile powered Palm Treo is about to end and it looks like Sprint may get an improved model for its customers. The device is in the Sprint PCS Connection Manager system so we know it is coming, but just don't have all the details on the specs.

August 11, 2006 by in Mobility

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