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Windows Mobile 6 Update Released for the AT&T Treo 750

Windows Mobile 6 updateAfter a long wait, Palm has made a Windows Mobile 6 update available for the AT&T Treo 750 smartphone. Windows Mobile 6 brings increased functionality, enhanced user interface and strengthened security and performance to the Treo 750 as well as a new HSDPA capability, allowing for faster data-download and Internet access on the device.

The update is available today as a free download for existing Treo 750 smartphone customers.

"The enhanced security and productivity tools available in Windows Mobile 6 will allow people to be more productive with their Treo smartphones," said Tim McDonough, senior director of product management at Microsoft Corp. "The Windows Mobile 6 support of storage card data encryption, combined with the ability for IT departments to wipe data remotely if a device is lost, gives businesses the confidence to use Treos to accomplish critical business tasks."

Treo 750 WIndows Mobile 6Windows Mobile 6 combined with Exchange Server 2007 support is available out of the box and delivers a wide range of enhanced features, including the following:

  • Microsoft Direct Push Technology connection to email, calendar, contacts and tasks
  • Email enhancements such as HTML-formatted email messages
  • Ability to set an out-of-office message from the Treo smartphone
  • Mini-SD storage card encryption, password and PIN improvements, and remote data wipe
  • Ability to search for email messages on the Exchange server
  • Meeting request and scheduling conflict improvements;
  • Improved Calendar with Day-at-a-Glance bar.
  • Windows Vista compatibility
  • Voice Command via Bluetooth wireless technology
  • AT&T Cellular Video
  • USB cable charging

The Treo 750 Updater is designed for the Palm Treo 750 running on the AT&T network and will update the smartphone’s software to the latest release, version 2.25.

In addition to the WM6 update news, Palm is now offering a Unlocked version of the Treo 750 preloaded with WM6 for $549.00 USD from the Palm.com store.

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Compatible with Good Messaging?

neurojava @ 12/5/2007 8:01:33 PM # Q
So has anyone who uses Good Messaging updated to WM6 - does it work as it should - did it require a reinstall?


Any help would be appreciated!


-n-

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upgrading wm5 to wm6

Kevin Sprite @ 12/6/2007 6:09:45 PM # Q
Sprite Migrator preserves data, settings and preferences during Treo upgrades from Windows Mobile 5 to Windows Mobile 6.

Start off your WM6 experience on the right note - use Sprite Migrator to bring your preferences, SMS and MMS, ringtones, My documents, owner info, alarms, power settings, call history from WM5 to the new WM6 ROM -

- SMS and MMS Messages

- Speed Dial and Call History Data

- My Documents and all it's contents - Personal, Business, My Pictures, My Music etc

- Contacts, Tasks and Appointment (only if not synchronized)

- Personal Settings and Preferences - Owner Info, Sounds and Notifications, Menus, Pocket IE Bookmarks

- System Settings - Alarms, Backlight, Power Management and Screen settings

Available for just $9.95 here;

www.spritesoftware.com/TreoWM5toWM6DataMigration

Kevin
Sprite Software

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Office Mobile 6.1

tri7121 @ 12/13/2007 5:52:22 PM # Q
Just to verify this. Since I've updated to Windows Mobile 6, Do I need to perform an office mobile 6.1 update??? I know that the office that was included in the WM6 has the office 6.1 version, but I don't know if the office mobile 6.1 update has any new patch that I need to install.
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