Nokia announced today a new version of the Mail for Exchange mobile email software client, available now for business customers using Microsoft Exchange Server and Nokia Eseries and selected Nokia Nseries devices. The new client will improve the user experience and offer access to popular Microsoft Exchange Server features, such as meeting request handling and directory look-up, on a mobile device. Mail for Exchange, a client application tightly integrated with the device for improved user experience, provides an end-to-end mobile email solution for businesses deploying Microsoft Exchange Server. Mail for Exchange 2.0 is available immediately. Mail For Exchange delivers all of the features and benefits of full email to Nokia Eseries mobile devices and is native to the handset which means that inbox, calendar and contacts functions integrate seamlessly with Nokia Eseries devices. Mail for Exchange further extends Nokia devices’ position as a premier mobile email platform which also includes support for Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite, Lotus Domino, Novell GroupWise, and consumer email solutions like Yahoo, Hotmail, and Gmail. “Exchange Server 2007 includes built-in mobile access capabilities that go beyond what users expect,” said Jeff Ressler, Director for Microsoft Exchange. “With the release of Mail for Exchange 2.0, owners of Nokia Eseries and Nokia Nseries phones can stay productive on the go with these new Exchange mobility features, including remote corporate address books, the ability to accept and reject meeting invitations and other improvements.” “As a means of enabling business mobility, our integrated solutions portfolio makes it easier for companies and operators to deploy mobile technologies,” said Antti Vasara, senior vice president, Mobile Devices, Nokia. “Offering Mail for Exchange on our Nokia Eseries devices aligns with our goal to overcome challenges related to mobilizing businesses by protecting customers’ existing investments and by expanding the choice of mobile applications for our customers.” Mail for Exchange 2.0 uses the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync® protocol and is compatible with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007. The added benefits of Mail for Exchange 2.0 are: – flexible, cost-effective solution for IT Managers to benefit from the full power of Nokia Eseries devices in a Microsoft Exchange environment – increased work efficiency by enabling inbox, calendar and contact management on Nokia Eseries devices including the ability for full attachments handling and to manage and respond to meeting requests – optimal use of Microsoft Exchange Server investment by extending desktop features to mobile devices The client is available for Nokia Eseries customers directly from their devices through the Download! application free of charge. Nokia customers with compatible phones can also download the client from Nokia for Business web site. Click here for the web site More information on features please Click here Compatibility Exchange Server 2003, SP1 and SP2 (ActiveSync protocol versions 2.0, 2.1 and 2.5). Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP1 and R2. Exchange Server 2007. Compatible with Nokia E50, Nokia E60, Nokia E61, Nokia E61i, Nokia E65, Nokia E70, Nokia E90 Communicator, Nokia N73, Nokia N76, Nokia N80, and Nokia N95. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
3 Italia operator has launched LG U960 handset. The device can work in 3G networks and broadcast digital TV. It is equipped with a DVB-H tuner. Its form-factor is convenient for TV watching: the display can be rotated to the landscape position.The specs of LG U960:
Networks – GSM/GPRS 900/1800/1900 MHz and UMTS/HSDPA 2100 MHz (3.6 Mbps)
Display – 2.2”, 240×320 pixels, 262K colors
Camera – 2-megapixel with 2x digital zoom
Interface – USB 2.0 and Bluetooth (A2DP profile)
5 MB of user available memory
Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery” via mobile-review.com
Palm and Sprint today introduced the Palm Centro smart device, at $99.99. With voice, text, IM, email, web, contact and calendar capabilities, a full-color touch screen and full keyboard, Centro brings Palm simplicity and organization to customers who want to stay connected with co-workers, friends and family. Centro will be exclusive through Sprint in the United States for 90 days and is available in onyx black or ruby red.With Centro, Sprint customers can quickly and easily text co-workers and friends, manage email, keep track of their schedules, check stock quotes, watch videos on YouTube, keep current on the latest news, capture and share pictures, browse restaurant reviews on Yelp, and get directions on Google Maps–all in one small, compact phone. With Centro, customers can leverage the speed of Sprint’s Mobile Broadband Network – reaching more than 224 million people, 12,988 cities and 1,166 airports – to access multimedia content, including the following: Sprint TV On Demand Sprint Picture Mail Sprint Mobile eMail Sprint IM Additional Palm Centro Features and Benefits Easy Text Messaging – Centro’s full keyboard makes typing out complete messages fast and easy when sending text, pictures, audio and video clips. Personal and Corporate Email – New users to the smartphone category now have an easy mobile email solution using Microsoft Direct Push Technology for delivery of Outlook email as well as personal email, such as Gmail, AOL and Yahoo. IM with AIM, MSN, or Yahoo! – Compose messages quickly and easily with a full QWERTY keyboard. Instant message your buddy list with direct access to Yahoo, Windows Live Messenger or AOL’s AIM service. Web Browsing – Fast and easy web access on the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network at fast EvDO speeds. Multimedia – “Sideload” songs and manage music easily with Sprint Music Manager. Centro is the first Palm phone to include PocketTunes Deluxe, a $39.99 value. Shoot pictures or video with the built-in digital camera.
“Sling Media has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it is working on a version of its SlingPlayer software for the BlackBerry OS.”We are working with BlackBerry to develop a software application at the moment”, Stuart Collingwood, VP of Europe for Sling Media told us.The news means that BlackBerry users across the world will soon be able to stream their television from home to a BlackBerry device anywhere in the world as long as they have an internet connection.The news comes on the back of the announcement that Sling Media will be supporting six Symbian OS handsets including the N95.Sling Media, who are quick to recommend people sign up for a flat rate data package or use the on board Wi-Fi where possible say that people who’ve seen the application working are “blown away by the performance”.No word as yet as to when the software will be available.” via pocket-lint.co.uk