E-mail notification device

  • US 6,446,118 B1
  • Filed: 02/29/2000
  • Issued: 09/03/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/29/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A computer program product comprising:

  • a computer storage medium and a computer program code mechanism embedded in the computer storage medium for causing a computer to forward a portion of a message to a wireless notification device using a private, non-commercial network, the computer program code mechanism comprising;

    a first computer code device configured to periodically connect the computer, using a first communications interface of the computer, to a remote information server to poll for new messages;

    a second computer code device configured to download a portion of the new messages using the first communications interface of the computer; and

    a third computer code device configured to wirelessly transmit, using a private, non-commercial network transmitter, for a subset of the new messages, the portion of the subset of messages downloaded by the second computer code device, wherein the private, non-commercial network transmitter is connected to a second communications interface of the computer.

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