Matthew Miller

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Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He was a co-host, with Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast for 13 years and authored three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned hundreds of devices running Palm, Linux, Symbian, Newton, BlackBerry, iOS, Android, webOS, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone operating systems. His current collection includes a Galaxy Z Fold 3, COROS Vertix 2, Garmin Fenix 945 LTE, Microsoft Surface Pro 6, and many more, along with classic devices like the Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 and Sony CLIE UX50. Matthew can be found on various social networks under the user name of "palmsolo."

Matthew is a professional naval architect by day and a mobile gadgeteer at all other times. He purchases his own devices and then sells them on Swappa to buy more. Many other devices are sent for review on a typical 30-day or long-term loan basis and then returned to the carrier or manufacturer.

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The 6 best Samsung phones: Explore a new Galaxy

The 6 best Samsung phones: Explore a new Galaxy

What is the best Samsung phone? The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G is ZDNet's first choice with its integrated S Pen and unrivaled camera performance. We researched and compared pricing as well as features like processor, display, camera capabilities, battery, and storage options to find the best Samsung phone on the market as well as some other honorable mentions. Watch out, Apple!

August 10, 2022 by in Smartphones

The 6 best rugged phones: Your adventure (phone) awaits

The 6 best rugged phones: Your adventure (phone) awaits

What is the best rugged phone? Our top pick is the Kyocera DuraSport 5G UW for its wireless charging support, Gorilla Glass display, and large capacity battery. Work in the field? Be sure to check out all the best rugged phones in our guide. They are built to last, thanks to waterproof and shockproof technology.

May 24, 2022 by in Smartphones