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:

The last thing you'd want to have, Hair Loss.
Created by Coil, last reply by kiwifidget on 15-Dec-2017 10:02 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Vodafone and my terrible experience
Created by Rudster, last reply by dejadeadnz on 11-Dec-2017 22:25 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


2018 Census Q&A
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 14-Dec-2017 23:33 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


BBQ Tips and Tricks
Created by Goosey, last reply by Paul1977 on 13-Dec-2017 08:49 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Buy electrical goods from shop normal for electrician to charge more in labour?
Created by Stu1, last reply by reven on 15-Dec-2017 10:02 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Router in AP mode vs Wireless AP on ceiling - best coverage?
Created by Starscream122, last reply by Crowdie on 14-Dec-2017 22:53 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Courier woes - what to do?
Created by redeye52, last reply by NzBeagle on 14-Dec-2017 20:19 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


MacBook Pro - Graphics card failure - consumer law
Created by am289, last reply by Lias on 11-Dec-2017 14:14 (13 replies)