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 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".

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 eBay or Swappa to buy more. Many other devices are sent for review on a 30-day loaner basis and then returned to the carrier or manufacturer. If any are provided as “long term loaner units” this will be clearly disclosed in his reviews.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Top 10 smartphones

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Top 10 smartphones

The beginning of the year always starts with a bang with smartphones being revealed at CES, Mobile World Congress and CTIA. I created a preliminary top 10 smartphones list in March and now that we have all the major anticipated announcements for the year I thought it was fitting to post my top 10 smartphones for the year 2011. Many of the phones I had on that list are present in this new list, but now that I have had hands-on time with some my perspective has changed. Some have yet to be released, but should be coming before the holidays so I included them as well.

October 27, 2011 by in Smartphones

Hands-on with the SuperTooth HD Bluetooth speaker

Hands-on with the SuperTooth HD Bluetooth speaker

While we hope people can pull over to a safe place to make calls, there are still times when calls need to be taken while driving and the best way to do that is what a Bluetooth speaker. I found the SuperTooth HD to be one of the best ever with rare charging needs and never having to turn it off.

October 11, 2011 by in Smartphones

Top 11 smartphones to end 2010

Top 11 smartphones to end 2010

The smartphone space changes quite often, but now that all of the major holiday announcements have been made it is time to look at the best smartphones available as we head to the end of 2010. As you will see in the post and in the full article, Android is dominating the stage at the moment.

October 24, 2010 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: Verizon HTC DROID Incredible; Functions and Applications

Image Gallery: Verizon HTC DROID Incredible; Functions and Applications

The HTC DROID Incredible is getting quite a few people excited about the next Google Android device on Verizon Wireless and in this image gallery we present a much closer look at functions and applications. Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync is supported quite well and we present screenshots of this, along with the text input options, document viewer, Skype Mobile, and NFL Mobile.

April 21, 2010 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: A look at the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition Android smartphone

Image Gallery: A look at the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition Android smartphone

T-Mobile launched the myTouch 3G as its second Google Android device in early 2009 and it was a sleek, solid device. The Fender Limited Edition improves a bit with a standard 3.5mm headset jack, double the memory for application storage, and large capacity 16GB microSD card. There are a few music focused applications, along with free songs from popular artists, in a device with Fender guitar sunburst highlights.

February 2, 2010 by in Smartphones