Microsoft unveils Windows Mobile 5.0

Posted on Tuesday, May 10 2005 @ 22:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Windows Mobile 5.0 announced today
Microsoft today announced Windows Mobile 5.0 at the Microsoft & Embedded Developers Conference in Las Vegas. This is a new major upgrade of Microsoft's operating system for mobile devices such as PDAs and smartphones.

Some of the new features and improvements:
  • Support for new technologies like push-to-talk, video calling and conferencing.
  • Support for 3G, WiFi and improved Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Support for QWERTY keyboards
  • Persistent memory storage that retains information when the device's battery is depleted.
  • Microsoft Office for Windows Mobile: Excel Mobile, Word Mobile and PowerPoint Mobile.
  • Improved security features.
  • Windows Media Player 10 Mobile
  • Support for hard drives and USB 2.0
Windows Mobile 5.0 will become available later this year.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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