Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Handmark Express launched for consumers
Posted on 23-Mar-2004 19:44. | Tags Filed under: News.


Handmark Express launched for consumers
The service was previewed during the last CES, is now available for end users, with monthly subscription plans. The Handmark Express service and software, released during the CTIA 2004 in Atlanta, works with Palm OS and Windows Mobile smartphones or PDAs with an Internet connection.

The company claims that Express is much faster and easier than searching with the browsers found on PDAs and smartphones.

According to Handmark vice president Douglas Edwards, "even if there were no constraints on bandwidth, viewing web pages through a tiny two inch screen is a less than satisfactory experience. Express is an application that talks directly to Handmark servers for an optimum user experience, it's faster, easier and does much more than try to squeeze a service designed for desktops onto a handheld screen. Express was created specifically for the mobile device. It's much more than just better than browsing, Express makes smartphones smarter."

According to the company, because Express is a direct Internet client application, and not a web browser based service, it delivers the most wanted information and services faster than web portals. Express Delivers Who What When Where and How to Get There by providing automatic and on demand updates to news, market data, weather, sports scores, maps and directions, directory lookups, movie times and ticket purchases.

Express is available for US$6.99 per month and at retail with a prepaid one-year subscription for US$69.90.


More information: http://express.handmark.com...

comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Housing prices....
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by mattwnz on 25-Sep-2016 23:42 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Should NZ Change to Left-Hand Drive?
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by richms on 22-Sep-2016 15:58 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Car accident... whom is at fault?
Created by Aaroona, last reply by richms on 25-Sep-2016 21:22 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


iPhone 7 Owner's thread (was Apple event 7th September)
Created by dickytim, last reply by jarledb on 25-Sep-2016 18:09 (479 replies)
Pages... 30 31 32


Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by DANOFDANGER on 25-Sep-2016 23:13 (920 replies)
Pages... 60 61 62


Spark Jump
Created by freitasm, last reply by shanehobson on 24-Sep-2016 18:26 (49 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Pocket money - your thoughts
Created by ghettomaster, last reply by Geektastic on 23-Sep-2016 11:56 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Mostly no incoming calls with VF fibre landline = major headache.
Created by kiwifidget, last reply by Rickles on 22-Sep-2016 13:44 (14 replies)