Microsoft Device Emulator 2.0 Beta CTP available!

Barry, who owns WM and WinCE device emulation, let us know on this post that the new V2 Beta CTP is available for download here! According to Barry, V2 has: Much improved performance DEComInterfaces.idl – the COM interface to the emulator, along with sample code showing how to use DMA to communicate between a Windows…


ActiveSync 4.2 Beta Preview

It is now time for ActiveSync to go live with a Beta Preview of the new 4.2 version! More information here. ActiveSync 4.2 Beta Preview is an early look at the latest sync software release for Windows Mobile devices. Microsoft ActiveSync provides a great synchronization experience with Windows powered PCs and Microsoft Outlook right out…


.NET Compact Framework 2.0 SP1 Beta is available!

Have you seen it? .Net CF 2.0 Service Pack 1 Beta is available for download here! Check out this post from the .NET CF Team on the new features and bug fixes. From the post above: Support for WinCE 4.2.  For more information see Richard Greenberg’s BLOG. Allow GAC to be installed to Storage Card….

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MEDC Blogs, photos and podcast…

A quick update on some activities MED has started related to MEDC2006: BLOGS: Backstage at MEDChttp://blogs.msdn.com/lokeuei/ Mike Hall’s Embedded WEblog (I’m sure you already know this one 🙂http://blogs.msdn.com/mikehall PHOTOS: MEDC 2006 Teamhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/medc2006team MEDC Photo Pool (if you’re involved in MEDC, feel free to contribute)http://www.flickr.com/groups/medc2006 PODCAST: MEDC 2006 Video Podcasthttp://feeds.feedburner.com/Medc2006VideoPodcast See you!   Tags: [Windows Mobile]…


Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile is now available!

Communicator Mobile is now available for download here! From the CM site: The Communicator Mobile client is designed to extend the reach of Live Communications Server 2005 using Windows Mobile powered devices. Communicator Mobile has a look and feel similar to the desktop version of Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 and ensures that access to the…


SQL Mobile goes Everywhere!

For those (like me) who have missed this announcement, SQL Mobile is now called SQL Everywhere, and guess what, it runs everywhere: Windows Mobile & desktop! Check out Paul Flessner’s update on SQL Server, Jim Wilson’s comments on this new technology and this great FAQ from Steve Laker. See you everywhere!   Tags: [Windows Mobile]…


500,000 Windows Mobile-based devices…

Humm, that’s a bunch of gadgets…  🙂 If you live in US, the next time the census rep nocks your door during 2010, he/she may be carrying a WM device! Bloomberg has published the story.   Tags: [Windows Mobile] [Census]

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Are you ready for 320×240 screens? New Windows Mobile emulator pack!

The next exciting class of Windows Mobile 5.0 powered Smartphones are on their way! The upcoming Motorola Q and the Samsung i320 will be powered by Windows Mobile 5.0 software for Smartphone, and both will have landscape (320×240) screens. Are your apps ready for this new screen resolution? To update and test your application, the…

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Windows CE NERD: Network Enabled Refrigeration Device!!!

Ok, you have to check this out! 🙂 How about developing a Windows CE image for a fridge, developing applictions for it using Managed Code with Visual Studio 2005 and, guess what, using Windows Mobile-based devices to remotely connect and check your refrigeration device’s status? You will love the VS Emulator for the NERD!!! Point…