Windows Live Services on BlackBerry
Research in Motion, also known as RIM, and Microsoft have struck a deal, which brings exciting news to BlackBerry users. This deal is set to offer BlackBerry users the ability to run Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger on their devices, an opportunity unavailable until now.
There was a recent deal made by Microsoft just last August, to preload the full suite of Windows Live services on Nokia smartphones.
BlackBerry has now followed suit, and this deal allows customers who use the Windows Live services on their BlackBerry smartphone will be able to benefit from the BlackBerry platform architecture.
BlackBerry users will be offered a plethora of advantages as a result of this deal, including to use BlackBerry ‘push’ technology for automatic message delivery and massage synchronization so customers’ online account is up-to-date with actions taken on their BlackBerry smartphone, and displaying HTML e-mail with the ability to view graphics, Web links and contact photos in e-mails.
What we know so far is that the Windows Live services for BlackBerry smartphones are expected to become available early this summer with support for multiple languages. Further specs including costs have not been unveiled as of yet.
We will be sure to keep you posted on this story and let you know when new information is released to us.
Via: The Unwired