Microsoft may have its SkyBox called “My Phone” beta signup site up and running in preparation for a Mobile World Congress. The phone-to-cloud syncing service promises to make transferring contacts, appointments, tasks, photos, videos, music, text messages, and documents between Windows Mobile 6 (and above) phones a breeze, and even better, the service is free “at this time.” If the details are accurate here, we can expect 200MB of online storage courtesy of your friends at Microsoft, reports Engadget.
Microsoft is currently redirecting it to a placeholder page for the new beta (see the screenshot):
Today, Microsoft’s My Phone Web site went live prior to its scheduled debut. However, we are excited about the new Microsoft My Phone service, which will be available as a limited, invite-only beta. This is a significant milestone for Microsoft as it connects the phone to the PC and Web, making mobility a key pillar for the company’s software+services strategy.[…]
There’s quite a bit more information on the “learn more” page, including some juicy Windows Live tidbits.