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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Fujitsu U810 UMPC gets AT&T integrated WWAN and a hard drive bump

Fujitsu U810 UMPC gets AT&T integrated WWAN and a hard drive bump

I thoroughly enjoy my Fujitsu U810 UMPC because it gives me a full computer in a 1.5 pound package that runs for at least 4 hours with a single battery and wireless connectivity. Fujitsu just announced the availability of a model with integrated AT&T Broadband (wireless) data support. These new models start at US$1,299 and also have a bump in the hard drive from 40GB to 60GB. Unfortunately, the RAM hasn't been bumped to 2GB like I was hoping for and still remain at 1GB.

May 2, 2008 by in Tablets

The Intel Classmate Netvertible appears for preliminary evaluation

The Intel Classmate Netvertible appears for preliminary evaluation

Joanna Stern is usually the first person to get a look at the new netbook devices and writes some fantastic reviews that I personally read before making purchase decisions. She continues this practice with an article that takes a first look at the CTL 2go Tablet (aka Intel Classmate Netvertible). This is a touch screen netbook device that will compete with the upcoming ASUS touch screen netbook device.

November 5, 2008 by in Tablets

HP announces the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC

HP announces the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC

There have been rumors of an HP mini-notebook/UMPC type device in the works and my MobileTechRoundup podcast co-host James Kendrick seems to be the first to post his thoughts on the HP Mini. He also posted a video of it in action. He has been playing with the device for a week so has had lots of time to play with the device and put together a great hands-on article. Check out the HP press release for the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC designed for the education market expected to be available later in April.

April 7, 2008 by in Tablets

ritePen 3.0 released with macro support and intelligent navigation functionality

ritePen 3.0 released with macro support and intelligent navigation functionality

I have a Fujitsu U810 UMPC and like to keep it around to use as a Tablet PC, traveling media player (Amazon Unbox looks fantastic), and my home Windows PC (in the docking cradle connected to a 17 inch LCD). A few weeks ago the folks at Ritescript, a division of Evernote Corporation, asked if I wanted to beta test their upcoming release of ritePen version 3.0. I jumped on the chance and have been playing with it for a bit and now see that the official press release and announcement were posted yesterday so you can now download and install it on your Tablet PC.

June 4, 2008 by in Tablets

Kindle DX earns high ratings from reviewers

Kindle DX earns high ratings from reviewers

As I have mentioned before I visit Lisa Gade's Mobile Tech Review site before I buy any product I haven't personally tested out myself because she provides some of the best insight and thorough coverage of mobile products on the Internet. Lisa posted her full Amazon Kindle DX review and ended up awarding the device 4-1/2 out of 5 stars.

June 16, 2009 by in Tablets