Hotmail Users to Get Native Mobile Phone Syncing

Microsoft will enable Exchange Active Sync (EAS) connections for mobile phones on Aug. 30. Active Sync support has been available on many mobile phone platforms for some time, but this will be the first time native Hotmail support comes to Microsoft’s own Windows Mobile platform.

Hot or Not: New Hotmail Is No Knockout

Hotmail, the leading web email provider, has coasted along for years with barely a feature update. But Microsoft is planning a major release for later this summer. The modernized Hotmail will include new features include better email filtering, rich media viewing, and document editing.