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Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating System for Smarpthones launched at CTIA 2008

Windows Mobile 6.1 Microsoft has unveiled Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system for smarpthones, at CTIA 2008. The latest operating system features a new Internet Explorer Mobile that promises desktop-grade web browsing on Windows Mobile phones.

The Windows Mobile 6.1 boasts a quicker setup and user interface improvements. Also System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 is added for providing better experience for IT professionals to manage mobile phones for businesses.

“People want a single phone that’s flexible enough to meet their needs throughout their day, whether it’s connecting to work or your everyday life,” said Robbie Bach, president of the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft. “The innovations we’ve added to our Windows Mobile software ultimately make it easier to manage your world.”

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With Windows Mobile 6.1, users will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Stay up to date and share from a single location. Glance at and respond to notifications such as missed calls, upcoming appointments and new messages from the home screen as well as play music and share photos.
  • Get up and running in minutes. From setting up e-mail, a Bluetooth headset or Wi-Fi, the new Getting Started Center makes the phone experience intuitive and simple.
  • Save time with features adapted for the small screen. Easily flag, delete or move groups of messages and keep track of conversations through threaded text messaging. Zoom in on text or pictures, or view an entire Web page at once.
  • Help keep business information protected. Support for System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 helps administrators manage phones similarly to a Windows-based PC or access company data that may be behind a firewall; and support for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 advanced mobile policies helps businesses manage and administer security for phones while enabling people to find, share, and use information no matter where they are.
  • Smartphones such as Asus P320, Asus ZX1, Asus P560, Asus M536, HTC Touch Dual, i-mate 8502, 9502, 8150 and 6150, Motorola Q 9c, Moto Q 9h, Moto MC70, Moto MC9000, Samsung BlackJack II and Pantech Duo will include the latest version of the Windows Mobile OS.

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