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Gadget of the Week
Windows Mobile 5.0 Operating System for PDAs and Smartphones
Windows Mobile 5.0 Operating System is the current version of the Windows Mobile. This operating system, running on an appropriately equipped PDA or Smartphone, allows you to send and receive emails, browse the Internet, and work on Mobile versions of familiar Microsoft Office applications. Windows Mobile 5.0 has been improved in a number of ways over its predecessor.
Benefits of Windows Mobile 5.0
Persistent storage means you dont lose your data if the battery dies
Excellent synchronisation with Microsoft Windows PCs via Microsofts ActiveSync 4.0 software
Improved User Interface including one handed operation
Improved Microsoft Office Mobile applications: Outlook Mobile, Word Mobile, Excel Mobile
Improved Internet Explorer Mobile browser
Now includes PowerPoint Mobile for viewing PowerPoint applications
Useful Pocket MSN Messenger
Context sensitive Soft Keys are now, found on Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PCs (not as before just on the Smartphones.
Supports Voice over IP telephone calls
Improved security including on device password enforcement
Supports various screen resolutions up to VGA (640x480)
Currently available in over 40 form factors
Star Rating: 8 Stars - Windows Mobile 5.0 represents a significant and very welcome enhancement over previous versions. Whilst not perfect, the future for this platform is bright.