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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palmsolo appears on PalmCast Episode 99

palmsolo appears on PalmCast Episode 99

I was excited to join Dieter and Derek on the latest episode of the PalmCast to talk about all things related to the Palm webOS. With my new Palm Pre Plus in hand I was able to learn quite a bit and offer my opinions on the topics discussed.

March 12, 2010 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: Handy Tools Pack for S60 3rd Edition devices

Image Gallery: Handy Tools Pack for S60 3rd Edition devices

There are several excellent applications for Nokia S60 devices and some of the best utilities are included in the Handy Tools Pack from Paragon Software. There are 11 utilities in the suite and I took a quick look at 7 of them that I found very useful. Take a look at the screenshots and then check out the video of each application in use.

October 12, 2008 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: MessagEase for the Apple iPhone

Image Gallery: MessagEase for the Apple iPhone

MessagEase has been around since the days of the Palm Pilot and provides you with an alternative text entry method that is optimized for taps and slides. The QWERTY keyboard is for two hands on a PC and this MessagEase model is made just for stylus/finger focused text entry on a mobile device.

September 28, 2009 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: TalkPlus Mobile S60 Edition

Image Gallery: TalkPlus Mobile S60 Edition

TalkPlus is a Voice 2.0 service that allows you to manage your mobile phone with increased flexibility, privacy, and control over your phone numbers. This latest beta application for S60 3rd Edition devices provides you with a virtual number along with voicemail management, conference calling, and call history.

June 27, 2007 by in Smartphones

Image Gallery: Sprint Palm Centro

Image Gallery: Sprint Palm Centro

Sprint and Palm just recently launched the Palm Centro at a low price of US$99 after service activation and rebates. The Palm Centro offers a Treo-like smartphone in a much smaller package while still retaining many of the same features.

October 23, 2007 by in Smartphones