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Novatel Wireless has Active Notifications support for EVDO, HSDPA: The Microsoft technology lets an Exchange messaging server push notifications to a cell data modem that’s got this Novatel technology to then alert the mobile user. This is akin to push email and even old pager networks, but it’s more generically available between the modem and the operating system. Active Notifications works while a Vista computer is sleeping, and can work with the tiny external panels that some laptops will sport for displaying limited information, called SideShow.
Xdrive offers file viewing, redirection through wireless devices: Xdrive is one of several online storage firms that provide gigabytes of personal, shared, or enterprise storage that’s remotely accessible. Their new offering can reformat files for viewing on handsets and PDAs, as well as allow users to send files via email or fax from storage. Xdrive rates start at $9.95 per month for 5 GB of storage for a single user.