Today Palm announced that an update to Windows Mobile 6 is available as a free download for ATnT Palm Treo 750 smartphone users in the United States. The free upgrade brings increased functionality, enhanced user interface and strengthened security and performance to the Treo 750 smartphone, as well as facilitates HSDPA capability for faster data-download speeds on 3G/UMTS/HSDPA networks.
Palm also announced today that an unlocked version of the Treo 750 is available with Windows Mobile 6 out of the box, allowing an even broader customer base to immediately enjoy the improved features of the Windows Mobile 6 operating system. Here is today's announcement:
"Palm today announced an update to Windows Mobile 6 for Palm Treo 750 smartphone customers in the United States. Windows Mobile 6 brings increased functionality, enhanced user interface and strengthened security and performance to the Treo 750 smartphone, which is offered exclusively in the United States by AT&T. The update is available today as a free download for existing Treo 750 smartphone customers.
The Treo 750 currently is available in the United States on AT&T's 3G BroadbandConnect network, which is available in more than 200 major metropolitan areas and provides average download speeds between 600Kbps (kilobits per second) and 1,400Kbps. For those customers, the update will facilitate High-speed Download Packet Access (HSDPA) capability, allowing faster data-download speeds on 3G/UMTS/HSDPA networks and access to AT&T Multimedia services: AT&T Music, CV (Video), and AT&T Mall.
Windows 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; and ? Improved Calendar with Day-at-a-Glance bar.
The Treo 750 from AT&T is a five-band world phone with global 3G services that provides email, messaging, web browsing, and organizational capabilities. The Treo 750 uses AT&T's industry-leading international footprint, which gives users the ability to make a phone call in more than 190 countries and access data applications in more than 135 countries. This all-in-one phone is a powerful business tool that delivers advanced communication capabilities and greater productivity with quick access to information and applications.