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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Hands-on with the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S 4G

Hands-on with the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S 4G

Samsung took forever to update the Vibrant to 2.2, but this new Galaxy S 4G launches with Android Froyo so no worries there. This latest Galaxy S device also has support for 4G, a front facing camera, the movie Inception, and a cool new back. It is available from T-Mobile for $199.99 after signing up for a 2-year contract.

February 22, 2011 by in Samsung

Verizon's Samsung SCH-i760 includes a touch screen with unique keypad design

Verizon's Samsung SCH-i760 includes a touch screen with unique keypad design

I had a chance to hold the Samsung SCH-i760 at CES 2007 in January, but there was no battery in the device to try it out. Now, 10 months later Verizon Wireless announced that the device will be available for US$349.99 after a US$50 mail-in rebate and two-year contract starting tomorrow. The Samsung SCH-i760 is a Windows Mobile Professional (touch screen Phone Edition) device with an unique dial pad on the front and a full QWERTY keyboard accessed via a slider.

October 18, 2007 by in Samsung

You can run Vista on a Samsung UMPC

You can run Vista on a Samsung UMPC

While the Samsung Q1 UMPC only has a 900 MHz processor and 1GB RAM, Kevin Tofel has been able to get Vista running on it quite well with only a couple of limitations. If you want to try this out, create a partition first and test it before leaping into a full install.

October 13, 2006 by in Samsung