Mobile Business Applications Accelerator

The LOB Solution Accelerator is a full application delivered under shared source license, that any organization can take to build a best-in-class Line of Business application. It is a Smart Client built using .NET and SQL Server Compact edition. It has been downloaded tens of thousands of times and being used as the foundation for…

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Windows Mobile earns more Security Certifications

I want to share some very exciting news with you. Windows Mobile has achieved Common Criteria certification as well as approval from the US Department of Defense to be used as a secure wireless e-mail platform. These certifications open incredibly large opportunities for Windows Mobile and our partners in government. They also serve as a…

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How does Microsoft Manage 55,000 mobile users?

Microsoft does a good job about sharing best practices from their own IT department in a content series they call It Showcase. Takle a look at this Showcase link on TechNet for articles on how Microsoft’s IT build line of business applications, manages email and user experience and how they do it securely. You may…

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Silverlight and Mix

Last week Microsoft hosted the second edition of Mix, the event for the web and graphic design community. Last year I believe Microsoft launched the Expression portfolio of tools at the event. This year the big news for me is Silverlight. Microsoft announced the next version of Silverlight, which seems to getting quite some good…

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Department of Defense certifies Windows Mobile

A while back I bloged about WIndows Mobile getting the US DoD DISA STIG certification. Now Windows Mobile and Blackberry have received the Australian Government’s Defence Signals Directorate’s (DSD’s) Common Criteria certification.  You can read more in this article from ComputerWorld Australia. Interestingly enough, this newspaper informs that the Indian Government is banning Blackberry service citing security…

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Speed up your Sprint Mogul

HTC and Sprint have released a ROM update to enable Rev. A speeds on the Mogul. You can download it from http://www.america.htc.com/support/mogul/software-downloads.html  The key benefit is faster upload speeds. Over 10 times faster. 145Kbps to 1.8Mbps. This can be especially useful when uploading video, streaming information from the device or simply sending a large file…

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