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Wednesday, 27.04.05
MESSAGING: Rogers Wireless and Visto launch MyMail push E-Mail solution in Canada incl. Smartphone support
Posted by Arne Hess - at 17:35 CET under 01 - General News

Rogers Wireless Inc. and Visto Corporation today announced the availability of MyMail: a new wireless service that provides instantaneous, two-way push E-Mail, calendar and contacts to a customer's wireless device of choice.

By simply downloading the MyMail application over the air to any MyMail supported wireless device, consumers and businesses using ISP E-Mail (also known as POP / IMAP or Internet E-Mail) will immediately be able to receive, send and synchronize their E-Mail while away from their desk. Account activation and service setup can be completed directly from the device by visiting www.mymail.rogers.com. All that is required is a valid Data Service Plan from Rogers Wireless along with the E-Mail address and password - MyMail takes care of the rest.

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MOBILE MEDIA: Nokia announced its first mass storage mobilephone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 16:40 CET under 01 - General News

Not many mobile phones have been touted as "iPod killers", maybe the first one was be the HTC Magician (i-mate JAM, Xda mini) which has a similar shape but misses the hard disk, the other one might be the Samsung SGH-i300 which is a Windows Mobile Smartphone and includes a 3 GB HDD.

However, today's announced Nokia N91 combines a mobile phone with a 4-gigabyte hard disk to create a portable music player with room for up to 3000 songs and supports MP3, M4A, AAC and WMA.

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Monday, 25.04.05
SPECIAL SALE: Get a serious i-mate JAM and SP3i relaunch discount
Posted by Arne Hess - at 22:10 CET under 01 - General News

In addition to the relaunch raffle I'm holding to celebrate the successful launch of the::unwired, I'm pound to announce a special relaunch-discount for all i-mate products, available from the PPCW.Net Online Shop!
I've managed to get a special discount from them (ok, in fact it's my own shop but it sound better) I want to give away to my loyal and new readers (maybe the one or the other pause frequently now here).

So if you don't have a Windows Mobile Smartphone or Pocket PC Phone Edition yet, it's the right moment and place to start exploring the Windows Mobile world. If you already have a Windows Mobile but want to upgrade, you will not find a better price for the i-mate SP3i Smartphone or i-mate JAM Pocket PC Phone Edition anywhere else! :-)

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CONNECTIVITY: Option announces new data card with EDGE support - GlobeTrotter EDGE
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:43 CET under 01 - General News

Option N.V. today announced the GlobeTrotter EDGE the latest addition to its comprehensive range of wireless data cards. The GlobeTrotter EDGE, which delivers connection speeds up to four times faster than on GPRS networks, will be commercially available as of next month. Option will commence shipping volumes of the GlobeTrotter EDGE product in accordance with the commercial roll-out plans by different network operators.

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Sunday, 24.04.05
RAFFLE: Win a brand new i-mate JAM PPCPE or SP3i from the::unwired and PPCW.Net Online Shop
Posted by Arne Hess - at 21:32 CET under 01 - General News

To celebrate the relaunch of PPCW.Net under its new name the::unwired and domain www.theunwired.net I'm happy to have a relaunch raffle where I'm giving away one Windows Mobile i-mate JAM Pocket PC Phone Edition and one i-mate SP3i Smartphone! 8-O In addition a couple of other fine companies already agreed to support the::unwired relaunch raffle - more to follow during the next week!

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Friday, 22.04.05
SERVICE: Skype VoIP to be ported to mobile phones during this year
Posted by Arne Hess - at 20:24 CET under 01 - General News

As MobileMag reports, Skype Technologies announced at the Voice On the Net (VON) conference in Toronto, that a mobile version for smart phone will be available this year.

Skype is a free global telephony application that allows for VoIP communications, it currently runs on Mac OSX, Windows and Pocket PC, Skype plans to release a version for Embedded Linux, Symbian or Windows Mobile devices later this year.

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SERVICE: Vodafone to introduce push E-Mail
Posted by Arne Hess - at 20:11 CET under 01 - General News

Vodafone yesterday announced the roll out of push E-Mail, a service providing real-time, secure and remote access to E-Mail, contacts and calendar direct to a range of business-focused mobile devices.

New E-Mail, calendar appointments and contact details are automatically 'pushed' to the customer's selected device and updates made on the device are automatically reflected on the customer's PC. In addition, customers can choose to download E-Mail attachments in popular office formats, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe PDF.

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Friday, 08.04.05
COMMUNICATION: MSN released the final version of MSN Messenger 7
Posted by Arne Hess - at 13:38 CET under 01 - General News

Yesterday, the MSN network of Internet services began rolling out the latest versions of MSN Messenger and MSN Spaces in markets around the world. New breakthroughs in video, voice and personalization features in MSN Messenger transform the service from being a quick way for people to keep in touch to being an essential life-sharing connection between friends and family. Integration between MSN Messenger, MSN Spaces and other MSN network services, including MSN Search, gives people a more flexible way to connect with others through instant messaging, Web logging ("blogging"), and sharing music lists and photos.

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CONNECTIVITY: Kodak to enter the Wi-Fi SD-card market
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:34 CET under 01 - General News

Kodak, better known for their photography products, recently announced to enter the W-LAN market with its first Wi-Fi certified SD-card:

Share and print pictures wirelessly - anytime, anywhere. With your Wi-Fi enabled KODAK Digital Camera and the KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus, printing wirelessly at home is a snap.

The Kodak Wi-Fi card looks interesting in terms of its size because it's not another Socket or SanDisk like SD-card but shorter:

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Friday, 01.04.05
CELEBRATION: What's new on Gmail?
Posted by Arne Hess - at 13:17 CET under 01 - General News

Happy birthday Gmail which becomes one year today. To celebrate this, Google is giving its freemail service some new and enhanced features:

Storage is an important part of email, but that doesn't mean you should have to worry about it. To celebrate our one-year birthday, we're giving everyone one more gigabyte. But why stop the party there? Our plan is to continue growing your storage beyond 2GBs by giving you more space as we are able. We know that email will only become more important in people's lives, and we want Gmail to keep up with our users and their needs. From Gmail, you can expect more.

We're not in the plains anymore
Fonts, bullets and highlighting, oh my! Gmail now offers rich text formatting. And over 60 colors of the rainbow. Discover a land of more than just black and white.

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