There has been a lot of buzz about RIM’s first move into the Exchange ActiveSync world with the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. In a recent TechRadar article, BlackBerry software head Vivek Bhardwaj commented that this huge switch to Exchange ActiveSync is a change in the right direction for BlackBerry, praising it as an “open standard”.
Interesting article from Shaun at PDA-247 on how he uses his BlackBerry without any help (or charges) from RIM:
pda-247: “Tell us a little about AstraSync. How did the idea for the software come about and has it been as successful as you hoped?” [more]
AstraSync version 4.0, released today, becomes the first Exchange ActiveSync-compatible BlackBerry sync application to support HTML content. Other Version 4.0 features include:
- Hotlinks in messages
- Full support for meeting requests
- Message flags
- Select multiple messages for actions e.g. Delete