Welcome back from the Holidays :)

You know, it’s always this time of year I either feel refreshed from having a nice little vaca and enjoying the Christmas Season, or I feel like it’s a race to the end of the fiscal.  This year, it’s kinda both. Things here at Microsoft are busy as ever.  In many respects, with SO MANY…


Microsoft OneApp – what is that thing?

Okay, so this is officially my second week in the OneApp team, and I must say I am really impressed with the group…sharp cookies one and all.  I am definitely bringing down the bell curve here 🙂 But I am equally as jazzed around the opportunities that OneApp will bring to mobile developers world wide. …


Microsoft OneApp…here I come :)

For those of you who know me, you know I’ve been in the mobile space for awhile and have spent much of my time in Windows Mobile.  I will be branching out a bit into another mobile endeavor at MS…OneApp. Over the next few weeks, I hope to get acclimated with this technology, and then…


Windows Mobile 6.5 Walkthru

Guess I don’t have to do this now 🙂 Most of you have probably already seen this video, but if not, it’s a good Windows Mobile 6.5 walkthru.  I’ve been using this for quite a while now, and I must say that I really DO enjoy 6.5 over previous revs. Of course, the hardware is…


WM 6.0 and 6.1 Support in Windows Marketplace for Mobile

If you haven’t heard the news already, we will be supporting WM6.0/6.1/6.5 in the Windows Marketplace for Mobile.  This is great news for app devs, as it gives you all over 30 million sockets that are already existing world wide 🙂 Here is Todd Brix’s blog entry around the announce.


Microsoft Windows Mobile Consumer Solution Accelerator

Here is a great set of sample code and a VS project which steps you through some cool ideas around how to create you own cool apps in the consumer space while using some of the cooler features of Windows Mobile devices (like location, Outlook Mobile, and Virtual Earth). You can use this as a…


Windows Mobile developer support in VS2010?

Recently, because of an ill-worded product description in the VS2010 Smart Devices up on MSDN, MANY folks have been going crazy saying “it’s the end of the world for Windows Mobile.” Well, I am here to tell you that that could NOT be farther from the truth. There will be support for Windows Mobile devolvement…


Windows Mobile Getting Good Press? No… :)

Windows Mobile: Alive and well — and suitable for business Computerworld, Michael Gartenberg, May 14, 2009 http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9133099 Fun read.


Windows Marketplace for Mobile is ready for ISVs :)

All, if you haven’t seen, you can go to http://developer.windowsmobile.com/marketplace.aspx now and register to start selling your apps in the Marketplace. If I were an app developer, I would register now and get in line first.  There will be a line-up as application ingestion starts, so you want to make sure you are at the…


Windows Mobile Marketplace FAQ…and good news :)

The Marketplace team has just announced some more details around the ‘Windows Marketplace for Mobile’, which I think is great news:   Q: Do I need to pay the $99 fee again to submit an application update? A: No, if your application has been previously certified and published in the catalog, you can submit subsequent…