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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Image Gallery: First impressions of the Nokia N96-1

Image Gallery: First impressions of the Nokia N96-1

The Nokia N96 is the new flagship product for the Nseries line that is the successor to the wildly popular N95. The N96 brings a large 2.8 inch display with impressive memory options that includes 16GB of flash and a microSD slot that currently supports up to 32GB. The device is built for multimedia with its 5 megapixel camera, dual LEDs, and integrated DVB-H wireless TV receiver. Other wireless options include HSDPA/UMTS, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth.

October 4, 2008 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: Palm Pre device running Palm Web OS

Image Gallery: Palm Pre device running Palm Web OS

Today at CES 2009, Palm stole the show and showed that they indeed can again become the leader in the mobile space with the revealing of the Palm Web OS and Palm Pre device. The Pre is designed for those of us who want work and play access on a single device without having to work hard to actually use the device. The Pre will be coming to Sprint first in the first half of 2009 so stay tuned and enjoy the product photos.

January 8, 2009 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