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HTC Offers BlackBerry Connect to Several Handsets

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Feb 13, 2009, 1:31 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Today HTC made RIM's BlackBerry Connect software available to several of its own smartphones. Users of the HTC TyTN II, Touch Diamond, Touch Pro, and Touch HD can download the BlackBerry Connect Desktop Tool to setup their email using a BlackBerry Enterprise Server. After the system is configured, these smartphones will be able to start using BlackBerry email services just as a BlackBerry handset would, including direct push email.

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Feb 14, 2009, 12:38 AM

only for gsm right now

i have a sprint touch pro, and doesnt look like i can use it yet....sucks

Feb 13, 2009, 2:31 PM

Whats the catch?

Would there be any additional cost from my carrier besides data? I have the touch pro with a sprint sero plan.

Also, can I use this with my Gmail account?
I expect yes and yes.
well from the description it is geared more towards a enterprise server user (BES), since the software probably doesnt have a pin RIM doesnt have a way to bill your carrier for it so more than likely its only for corporate users who have to pay RIM a ...
Isn't it only for Blackberry Enterprise (for companies)- not Blackberry individual use. It clearly states Blackberry Enterprise so it won't work of those of us who are not hooked up to a company network or am I missing something?

Feb 13, 2009, 7:45 PM

How is this different from Activesync?

I use activesync (which pushes my email and syncs calendar, contacts, tasks, and I can look up contacts in the corporate directory...) but my employer also uses BES. Anyone know if this would be any different/better than activesync?

Feb 13, 2009, 3:08 PM

got serial?

Anyone got a serial number they wouldn't mind sharing? I'd like to installing it on another HTC device and see if it works.
I think that's stupid when someone needs serial # or a phone # to download something, you should just be able to go to whatever website, it detects your handsets make & model and then click on download, Skyfire used to require a ph #,but now you can j...
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