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Matt Hamblen
Works at Computerworld
Attended Northwestern University
Lives in Harrisonburg, VA
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Four bunnies in my side yard.  Each one is less than 4-in long.
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Is the Samsung Z running the Tizen OS simply delayed--or doomed? bit.ly/1nNVbIa
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Where can I find smartwatch in South Africa...
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Facebook has big plans for connecting remote areas, too.
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Gotta share sunset off my deck
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3D printing for printing out foods, chips used in satellites--yikes!  I want a 3D printer for making money: coins, gold bars, yada,  yada. bit.ly/18de8ui
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Facebook Messenger has raised concerns over privacy and the use of a mobile device user's phone and camera, but the real culprit could be the way permissions are designed and written for users.

 
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Interesting area in Virginia I want to explore.
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Maybe you care: Samsung Galaxy S5's parts cost 21% more than for the iPhone 5S. http://bit.ly/1eJwcCH
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My latest blog on tablet posture. It even includes a mildly humorous video produced entirely on my smartphone. http://t.co/sUanzjFxcp
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I'd enter a bid for BlackBerry, but I don't have much cash.
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Gartner thinks big enterprise users of BlackBerry smartphones and management software need to ditch the products.  But BB says they have your back. We'll see.http://bit.ly/1bkBFxe
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Senior Editor, Computerworld--Lead reporter on mobile and wireless covering smartphones and tablets and wireless network providers. Coverage includes: smartphones, tablets, Google, Android, Apple, iPhone, iPad, Amazon, Kindle, Samsung, Galaxy, Microsoft, Windows Phone, Surface tablet, Nokia, Lumia, RIM, BlackBerry, AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, patent disputes, LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi, pricing for wireless plans, both consumer and enterprise, Share Everything, Mobile Share, FCC,broadband, gigabit fiber, BYOD, COIT, MDM, smartphone and tablet growth and market share, case studies.
Employment
  • Computerworld
    Senior Editor, 1996 - present
  • Montgomery Journal
    Editorial Page Editor, 1984 - 1996
  • City News Bureau
    City Hall reporter/overnight editor, 1980 - 1984
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Harrisonburg, VA
Previously
Ashland, MA - Silver Spring, MD - Chicago, IL - Evanston, IL - Kansas City, MO - Raytown, MO
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Full-time news reporter and editor for more than three decades, with more than half at Computerworld.
Introduction
I cover mobile and wireless for Computerworld, so you have probably run across me at Mobile World Congress, CES, CTIA or Computerworld Premier 100.
Bragging rights
I survived being struck by a car while jogging in Vegas where I was attending a computer trade show.
Education
  • Northwestern University
    Communications B.S., 1973 - 1977
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    English Master's, 1978 - 1980
  • Raytown High School
    Raytown MO, 1970 - 1973
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Other names
Ramblin' Hamblen, (My Computerworld blog, and the nickname given to me by my first City News editor when I was a rookie reporter.)