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Mobile Apps: Get your email and your account balances on your phone

via Lifehacker on May 24, 2007


The New York Times today covers several mobile applications that turn your cell phone into an email-receiving Blackberry and an ATM (without the slot where the money comes out.)

First, Google’s free Gmail Mobile app and Yahoo Go 2.0 are slick interfaces to your email on your smartphone. (I’ve been using Gmail for Mobile on my Nokia, and I’m in love with it.) Also, several banks are coming out with mobile apps where you can check your balance, pay bills, transfer money and more from your handset: Bank of America offers WAP access to your online banking, and Citibank’s Citi Mobile is an installable application. Now I want one of these for my banks, stat. –Gina Trapani