T-Mobile USA, Inc. has announced that T-Mobile ash™ customers will be have access to download the new Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 software.
Starting from 4 May, T-Mobile Dash customers can upgrade from Windows Mobile 5.0 to Windows Mobile 6 via a free desktop download available directly from T-Mobile.
Designed by HTC and available in the U.S. exclusively from T-Mobile, the T-Mobile Dash is the first device in the U.S. to be powered by Microsoft Windows Mobile 6. The company says the software update offers faster access to contacts; the ability to view and edit Microsoft Office documents; richer Web, e-mail and messaging experiences; and access to Microsoft Windows Live for Windows Mobile.
With the addition of Windows Mobile 6, customers now have the ability to view e-mail messages in their original rich HTML format with live links to Web sites, which means text and images are displayed as they would be on a PC, whether from a Web-based account such as Windows Live Hotmail or from a myriad of other popular service providers.
The software also provides customers with a suite of rich Windows Live services. Dash customers will have access to Windows Live Messenger; Windows Live Hotmail that is up-to-date thaks to push e-mail; all of their contacts in a unified, presence-enabled list; Live Search as well as Windows Live Spaces to access links to friends’ spaces within contact cards and send photos directly to their space from their mobile device.