Windows Mobile 6 to be unveiled at 3GSM

Microsoft Windows 6

Engadget is reporting that Microsoft will officially release Windows Mobile 6 (codename Crossbow) at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona next week. Among the major new features will be:

  • HTML support in email
  • Windows Live for Windows Mobile
  • New versions of mobile Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with rich editing
  • Remote wipe capability for stolen and lost devices
  • Call history in contact cards
  • Tight Vista integration
  • “Calendar ribbon” for more easily viewing schedule by day or week

Remember that a Microsoft webcast called MSDN Webcast: MSDN geekSpeak: Windows Mobile with Jim Wilson (Level 200) is scheduled for February 14.

For Microsoft’s new naming convention, see our earlier post: Windows Mobile 6 ushers in new naming convention.

Read more about this story