Tech: A New Way To Dial Up The Net

Need a quick way to check your e-mail and voice mail on the go? The new Microsoft Smartphone is one of the first cell phones to let you access your regular Outlook e-mail as well as offer personal-information management and multimedia features typically found only on PDAs. Running Windows Mobile software, it's available in two models: the Motorola MPx200 ($300 from AT&T) and, shown at left, the Samsung SCH-i600 ($400 after rebate from Verizon). The phones come with a Windows media player for listening to music and playing back songs, and they accept Secure Digital memory cards with up to 256...

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