Some cool devices for the Holidays…

First, please accept my apologies for being away for so long.  I took some vacation (okay, a lot of vacation days) and training.  Rest of the time was spent frantically catching up.  I’ll be taking nearly all December off, so happy holidays.  I figured I’d write about some cool devices before taking off. This is…

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Dash…

 Check out this baby!  The new Smartphone from T-Mobile :- It’s a wide-screen Smartphone with a Qwerty keyboard that’s been getting really good reviews. Check out this at brighthand: http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=12467. Sadly, I haven’t played with it yet :(.  I’ll post my own review as soon as I get my hands on it.  Now please excuse me…

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Palm Treo 700-series offer!

I am now blogging using Windows Live Writer.  Now I can actually blog really quickly without having to use a web-UI.  Awesome!  That said, Palm has a crazy deal going on.  Trade in your Treo 650 and get $125 towards the purchase of any 700 series Palm (get one with Windows Mobile).  Seriously, who wouldn’t…

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QnA: Can I configure a default root folder for my IMAP account?

Question: I have recently moved to the windows mobile platform and am having trouble with Outlook and IMAP. Is there any way for me to configure the root folder fore IMAP in the settings? My IMAP folders are under ~/mail/ of my account and Outlook Mobile unfortunately tries to get all the folders under ~/…


QnA: How come some Outlook fields are not sync-ed to device?

Question:   Why does pocket outlook not contain all the phone number fields that outlook has? Specifically the “Other” and “Other fax” fields are missing in a pocket outlook contact. This means that the phone numbers for many of my contacts (over 200) do not appear on my new smartphone. Is there any workaround for…


QnA: How many accounts can I have?

Question: I’m using an Imate Jasjar device bearing outlook mobile,, and my question is very simple:   I find that it is not possible to me to create more than 5 email accounts in this device.   Is there a limitation for account-creation, or am I doing something wrong?   Answer: Due to some database…

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QnA: Dude, what’s wrong with IMAP???

Since a vast majority of questions we get are IMAP related, let me just come out and say it.  We have an issue with IMAP 🙁 Basically we do not fully support IMAP namespaces.  According to Wes Salmon, our awesome SDET in Messaging, some servers use delimiters that we do not recognize, but would if…

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QnA: Selecting an account from outlook mobile to send with

Question: I’m fairly new to the outlook mobile scene, and I have a question about an outlook feature and its equivalent in outlook mobile (smartphone – Treo 700w). I have two POP3 email accounts listed in my outlook to send/receive with.  I do this so I can sync it to my phone and get both personal…

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