TITLE

XDA rides again

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Management Services;Apr2004, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the combined XDAII mobile phone and Windows based personal digital assistant introduced by O2, as of April 2004. One gets access to phone and corporate Internet applications, colour images, video, music, information and, if you need them, games, while on the move. New to this model are a built-in digital camera, tri-band functionality and a tailored O2 Active menu. The active menu is as easy to navigate as O2 claims. Switching from full Internet browsing to multimedia messaging or one's personally set-up electronic mail will be a frequently used application. Software is Microsoft's latest Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC Phone Edition, including Media Player for video and sound from the Internet. As a voice phone the usual features are augmented by the showing not just of the name of who is calling but their picture too. One can make and take voice calls while data transmissions are in progress. Price of the XDAII with a one-year agreement works out at £350 including tax.
ACCESSION #
13403642

 

Related Articles

  • 02 Xda II.  // Australian Personal Computer;May2004, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p109 

    The O2 Xda II smartphone, from O2 Ltd., to take the typical PDA form, adding GSM and GPRS capability to hat is generally a well-equipped Pocket PC. It runs Windows Mobile 2003 and has 128MB of RAM, making it the highest specced model. Like the Xphone/i-mate Smartphone, there's a corresponding...

  • IT directors lack mobile strategy. Thomas, Daniel // Computer Weekly;3/30/2004, p5 

    The majority of IT departments do not have a clear strategy for managing mobile devices within their business, according to a survey of 600 IT directors released last week. The survey, conducted by Network Research of behalf of mobile operator O2 Ltd., revealed that 12% of IT budgets are being...

  • A cool new use for XDAs from 02. Davies, Claire // Supply Chain Europe;Apr2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p47 

    Reports that Wolseley, a distributor of heating and plumbing products, is taking advantage of the XDA mobile device from Microsoft. Solution being developed by mobile communication service provider O2; Workflow system access for engineers; Database access via the World Wide Web.

  • Sticker shock.  // Wireless Asia;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p36 

    The article reports on the costliness of watching television through the cellular telephone in Great Britain. Michael Schaefer indulged himself by watching two hours TV on his mobile and was billed �950 by his service provide O2 Ltd. The bill specify that he was given 100kbps of free...

  • 02 pilots plans to stream live music from Millennium Dome. Dudley, Dominic // New Media Age;10/20/2005, p3 

    This article focuses on the efforts by O2 Co. to exploit its growing links with the music industry in Great Britain. The mobile operator is to test live streaming of music to its customers in October 2005. In the latest test of its plans, it will offer live footage of a Kaiser Chiefs concert...

  • 02 launches higher speed 3G mobile network on Isle of Man.  // New Media Age;10/27/2005, p10 

    This article reports on the first commercial high-speed third generation (3G) network in Europe that will be launched by mobile operator O2 through its subsidiary Manx Telecom. The Isle of Man 3G network will be three times faster than 3G in Great Britain, because it uses high-speed down link...

  • O2 promotes PDAs for drivers. Semple, Jack // Motor Transport;5/4/2006, p10 

    The article considers the decision of O2 to promote personal data assistants (PDA) for drivers. The telecommunication company was urging operators to consider moving away from mobile phones and giving PDA devices to their drivers. According to new business sales manager Nathan Payne, the...

  • Lack of devices leads to i-mode's demise at O2, Telstra. Gibbs, Colin // RCR Wireless News;7/23/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p13 

    The article reports on the decision of Australia's Telstra Corp. and British operator O2 to stop offering NTT DoCoMo's i-mode mobile Internet service. O2 said it will not bring any new i-mode handsets to market, citing a lack of hardware available to support the service. The carrier will...

  • tried & tested.  // Director;Sep2002, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p44 

    Evaluates the XDA pocket computer from O[sub2]. Features; Benefits; Cost.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics