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Windows Mobile 6.1Microsoft today announced a new version of Windows Mobile at CTIA Wireless 2008. The company also unveiled a new version of Internet Explorer Mobile, which brings desktop grade browsing and support for Flash and Silverlight technologies. The update also features new time-saving features, easier phone navigation and management, and increased security safeguards.

"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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Caused the delay for the Treo 800W?

shrike4242 @ 4/1/2008 2:49:33 PM # Q
Hopefully, this is why the Treo 800W keeps sliding back in the release window from 2007 until July 2008.

Maybe they'll have more details about it at CTIA, as that seems like the likely place to release info about it.

RE: Caused the delay for the Treo 800W?
SeldomVisitor @ 4/1/2008 3:45:50 PM # Q
Palm is a no-show at CTIA.

[at least as far as exhibitors go...]

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Treo 800W

hengeem @ 4/1/2008 4:14:51 PM # Q
I can't wait to get an 800W with 6.1, that's all
RE: Treo 800W
SeldomVisitor @ 4/1/2008 5:00:55 PM # Q
Who says the 800w will have 6.1?

RE: Treo 800W
Ryan @ 4/1/2008 5:06:04 PM # Q
Palm has hinted as much, during the last conference call they said the next treo would include Microsoft's latest offerings.

In addition a 750 update may be released as anything that works with the new Microsoft Mobile Device Management 2008 server requires Windows Mobile 6.1.

RE: Treo 800W
SeldomVisitor @ 4/1/2008 6:27:28 PM # Q
I was simply making the point that a "new Treo" is not necessarily a Treo 800w.

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Available by the end of 2008?

AdamaDBrown @ 4/1/2008 9:25:15 PM # Q
We're expecting WM6.1 phones within 3 months or less.

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