Microsoft Releases Windows Mobile 5.0

New version of software provides partners with improved integration of technologies to deliver a more intuitive mobile device experience.
LAS VEGAS — May 10, 2005 — In a packed hall of developers and industry partners at Microsoft� Mobile & Embedded DevCon 2005, Microsoft Corp.’s annual mobile and embedded developers conference, Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft, announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows Mobile (TM) 5.0. This new version of the Windows Mobile software platform delivers on partner requests, including more platform flexibility to customize devices and solutions; productivity enhancements that include updated Microsoft Office software and persistent memory storage for more efficient data management; and a powerful multimedia experience with Windows Media� Player 10 Mobile and support for hard drives.

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