Hosted Exchange Push Email Service Coming Soon from HTC
HTC is taking the management of PIM information on the go a step further with its HTCmail hosted Exchange service that is coming later this month. This will give access to up to five different email accounts, either personal or work mailboxes via integration with Outlook 2007.
Other features of the HTCmail offering will include contacts and calendar syncing, 2 GB of email storage, anti-virus and anti-spam packages, and compatibility with all HTC devices.
HTCmail is expected to begin in France and the U.K. in September, and then spread to other markets. It will be a subscription-based offering (3, 6 or 12 months) and prices are said to be competitive with similar offerings.
SanDisk Announces 8 GB M2 Memory Stick Micro Card
Memory cards are getting smaller and larger all at the same time. The latest "small" memory card to be announced is the SanDisk 8 GB M2 card. Following the Memory Stick Micro standard (as compared to the microSDHC standard), this card is compatible with Sony and other devices that use M2 memory cards. At 8 GB, the cards store over 2,000 songs, or about 5,000 high resolution pictures.
The SanDisk 8GB M2 will be available in the fourth quarter of this year. Pricing has yet to be determined.
iPhone Hacked for Hebrew Support
Showing just how much the iPhone is a device that many outside of the U.S. desire, an iPhone user has managed to hack their iPhone so that it would support the displaying of Hebrew. The hack only supports viewing Hebrew in the Safari and Mail applications, but does show the extent that some are willing to go for a different mobile device experience.