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 | 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...
Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Finding good coffee in Auckland
Created by cloudlover, last reply by mdf on 21-Sep-2018 15:56 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


PS4 giving error "your router might not support IP packet fragmentation"
Created by Zepanda66, last reply by Zepanda66 on 21-Sep-2018 16:22 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Vodafone really want me back.. or not?
Created by Lias, last reply by michaelmurfy on 21-Sep-2018 23:43 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Advice needed on what to do with my car?
Created by kekehuang, last reply by andrewNZ on 21-Sep-2018 19:34 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS, XS Max and XR discussion and owners thread
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by sekh on 21-Sep-2018 20:20 (298 replies)
Pages... 18 19 20


New Zealand housing market (particularly Auckland)
Created by quickymart, last reply by tdgeek on 20-Sep-2018 21:10 (284 replies)
Pages... 17 18 19


Geekzone automatically (with human like delay) editing in tags?
Created by hio77, last reply by Linux on 21-Sep-2018 19:18 (11 replies)

Cashback mortgage with ANZ, fixed terms ended, can I switch?
Created by pstar008, last reply by michaelmurfy on 21-Sep-2018 23:40 (10 replies)