A new app store feature - called Windows Marketplace for Mobile - gives access to a variety of applications for direct download – previous Windows Mobile apps have always needed installation by other means.

Windows mobile 6.5

Windows mobile 6.5

Another new service, called Microsoft My Phone, is a MobileMe-style service to back up and remotely wipe your handset should you lose it.

Windows mobile 6.5

Windows mobile 6.5

You can also access your information on the web as well as edit it.

Windows mobile 6.5

While a certain amount of storage will be free – 200MB – more storage is available on a subscription basis like the Apple service.

Windows mobile 6.5