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September 15, 2004

Danger, Inc. Announces Improvements to hiptop for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities; Free Downloadable Applications Make Wireless Internet Relay Calls Quick and Easy

From: Business Wire (press release), CA - Sept 15, 2004

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2004--Danger, Inc., provider of the hiptop(R) Wireless Solution, today announced it has incorporated several key improvements into its hiptop2 wireless communications device that will make it more useful for the deaf and hard of hearing communities. Since its release in October of 2002, the hiptop(R) device (also sold in the United States as the T-Mobile(R) Sidekick(TM)) has gained popularity within this community for its messaging capabilities. Affordable "data only" plans offered by several wireless carriers (including T-Mobile(R) USA, SunCom and Edge Wireless in the U.S.) enable deaf and hard of hearing consumers to communicate on-the-go via instant messaging, email or SMS. Now with several improvements available in its next generation device -- and the introduction of two wireless Internet relay applications (to be available to current and new users) -- the hiptop Wireless Solution delivers an enhanced mobile communications experience for deaf and hard of hearing consumers.

Based on feedback from the deaf and hard of hearing market, Danger's new hiptop2 device (also to be sold as the T-Mobile(R) Sidekick II(TM) starting in late September 2004) includes a much more powerful vibration motor than in previous devices. Danger also added software support for recurring or persistent notifications (notifications that repeat until acknowledged by the user). Both of these improvements will ensure that deaf and hard of hearing users do not miss important messages.

Danger has also worked with MCI's and GoAmerica(R) to create two Internet relay applications -- Wireless, and Sprint Relay Wireless(SM), powered by GoAmerica -- that will be offered at no charge via the on-device catalog. Danger's catalog enables wireless carriers to offer third party applications and content to users for download on an ongoing basis. Currently, owners of the SunCom hiptop have access to MCI's Wireless application via the catalog. T-Mobile customers who own either the original T-Mobile Sidekick devices as well as the upcoming T-Mobile Sidekick II devices will have access to both of these new applications beginning today (note: other wireless carriers may choose to offer one or both of the Internet relay applications as well).

The Internet relay applications are quick and easy to use. After downloading the application to the hiptop/Sidekick, a user simply selects the new icon to instantly connect with a relay operator and make relay calls. The calls are standard relay calls with the operator and hiptop user interacting as they would from a computer, but with the convenience and freedom to make relay calls from almost anywhere.

"Deaf and hard of hearing consumers are an important and passionate segment of the hiptop community," said Hank Nothhaft, Danger's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We hope that these improvements will make on-the-go communication easier and faster for these customers."

About Danger, Inc.

Danger provides a complete solution that enables wireless carriers to offer innovative and affordable voice and data products to consumers over next-generation wireless networks. Today, this solution includes: the hiptop Data Services Framework -- a back-end service delivery infrastructure; the hiptop Development Platform -- a platform for the development of mobile applications using industry standard development tools; and the hiptop Device Design -- a hardware design for a wireless all-in-one device that may be customized and branded by wireless operators. Founded in January 2000, Danger is a privately held company backed by leading venture capital firms and corporate investors. Danger is based in Palo Alto, Calif. Additional information about the company is available at

About GoAmerica

GoAmerica (Nasdaq:GOAM)(Nasdaq:GOAMC) is a leading provider of wireless telecommunications services for people with hearing loss. The Company's vision is to improve the quality of life for people who are deaf or hard of hearing by being their premier provider of innovative communication services. WyndTell -- a GoAmerica service -- is the wireless service of choice for thousands of deaf consumers across the U.S., and was recognized for Excellence in Universal Design and Technology, by the California Governor's Committee for the Employment of Disabled Persons.

Danger and hiptop are trademarks and/or service marks of Danger, Inc., in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, service marks and product names are the property of their respective owners.


Danger, Inc.
Matthew Flegal, 650-289-6675
Natasha Haubold, 703-886-4979
GoAmerica/Sprint Relay Wireless
Joe Karp, 201-527-1518 (Voice) or 201-527-1520 (TTY)

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