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Sprint Makes It Possible To Be An Email Addict Without A BlackBerry


If you were using the excuse that you couldn’t read your corporate email while on-the-go because you didn’t have a BlackBerry, you are now out of luck. Sprint (NYSE: S) announced today that it has created a way for consumers, who only own a basic feature phone, to read, delete, respond and compose emails. The announcement is perfectly timed with the arrival of the Samsung Instinct, which will be one of the first phones to have the capability. The service, which is provided by the mobile email company Seven, provides consumers access to the Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Exchange Server and IBM Lotus Notes accounts. It also provides access to personal email accounts such as AOL (NYSE: TWX), Gmail, Windows Live and Yahoo! (NSDQ: YHOO) Mail. However, what it does not do is sync with your calendar or contacts (so there’s still some excuses left). The app sounds pretty easy to use. When pre-loaded on a device, all the user has to do is click the Work tab and enter their server information, user name and password. Emails are then pushed to the user

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