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 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 Google Pixel 4, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus, LG V60 ThinQ, Google Pixelbook Go, Microsoft Surface Pro 6, and many more, along with plenty of wearables, 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".

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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Best old phone to buy in 2021

Best old phone to buy in 2021

"Latest and greatest" doesn't always make a device your best buy. Today's phones are capable of lasting a couple of years without little compromise, and Matthew Miller found a few select older models that you should consider.

April 6, 2021 by in Mobility

Best Android phone in 2021

Best Android phone in 2021

Smartphones running the Android operating system dominate the global market, with a variety of companies supporting Google's mobile platform. There are fantastic options available, and Android users are sure to enjoy great performance.

April 6, 2021 by in Mobility

Best rugged phone in 2021

Best rugged phone in 2021

If you work in the field and don't want to wrap your fragile glass phone in a bulky case, you should consider picking up a rugged phone that is built to withstand the elements.

April 6, 2021 by in Mobility