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Microsoft has launched the latest edition of Windows for mobile devices, with improvements to attract service providers eager to customize devices.

Windows Mobile 5.0 features tools for "push-to-talk" and video conferencing, support for 3G and WiFi, and improvements in soft-key operation and landscape display orientation. Applications can be build for Windows Mobile 5.0 using Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2.

Announcing the operating system's release to manufacturing, Microsoft claimed 40 manufacturers are shpping 68 devices that run Windows Mobile.®

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