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E-mail in your pocket
by Rick Smith (September 18, 1997)

Software Labs introduced a simple, inexpensive way to allow alphanumeric pager and message-ready wireless phone users to receive e-mail on these devices. For $49.95, you can now receive complete messages from any e-mail user. Now, instead of being limited to a short phone number or "code", people can now send real information. You can even have your PIM (Personal Information Manager) send you your scheduled appointments using your pager! Pageability works with popular e-mail programs such as Eudora, Microsoft Outlook, Exchange and other MAPI-compliant software. Any paging service that is TAP-compliant (99% are) such as PageNet, AT&T, SkyTel, AirTouch, Sprint, GTE or PageMart. It also has the ability to filter messages going to the pager, set message priority, group forwarding and message consolidation. The software runs on Windows 95 or NT, 16mb and uses 6 megabytes of hard disk space. It also requires a Hayes-compatible modem or network Internet connection, MAPI-compliant e-mail program, an e-mail account, an alphanumeric pager or message-ready wireless phone and most importantly a PAGING SERVICE! Looks like a good way to send messages without a telephone.

Copyright 2006 Rick Smith All rights reserved.

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