Ars talks to Palm at CES, gets under the hood with the preThis has more than a few implications. See my Gordon's Notes rant on the big problem.
... The device supports over-the-air Exchange ActiveSync for contacts, email, calendar, and tasks. 'We use EAS at Palm, so we live and breath and eat it.'...
It means, among other things, that a huge amount of the value of a smartphone is whether or not it will be granted access to the corporate Exchange server. It also means that it's rather hard to image anything but Exchange server at the heart of any modern corporation ...
But now I digress into Gordon's Notes opinion territory.
Incidentally, does anyone know of a vendor preparing a utility that would be installed on a PC and would
- Read/write Outlook data.Publish Post
- Provide a local Exchange ActiveSync service so one could connect to the machine via TCP/IP and sync that way?