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iPhone one week on

I’ve now had my iPhone for a little over a week which makes it a good time to give some first impressions on this much hyped and applauded mobile.

For me it’s marked a wholesale change in my interaction with a mobile device. I’ve previously used a Dell X51v PDA and have just upgraded from the Nokia N95. Nevertheless in the past week the amount and the variety of applications I’ve used have completely blown away that of previous devices. The N95 is a fine phone, however without a data package it’s impractically expensive to use it to connect with an online life. Even the PDA, with a Windows Mobile OS failed to offer an user friendly or efficient solutions to many of the tasks I looked at carrying out and was limited to Wifi connection.

So how does the iPhone fare?

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Hotmail on iPhone for free – how to

The iPhone gives options for syncing with several e-mail services and systems but does lack the very widely used Hotmail service.

From the App Store, MyBoxMail offers Hotmail but for a hefty price-tag (by App standards) of £5.99 for what should really be a basic service on the iPhone. So the question is whether you can get Hotmail on your iPhone for free, and the answer is a resounding YES.

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