What will 2006 bring for Windows Mobile?

So what will 2006 bring for Windows Mobile?  Mobile Email Well firstly there will be a huge number of Push Email enabled devices!  With AKU 2.0 now in the hands of the OEMs and the first device now in Market from Gigabyte (http://www.msn.com.tw/3c/windowsmobile/hot/product12/) There will be a huge number of Push Email devices becoming available. …


E-TEN M600

This device seems to have slipped under the radar for many people. It’s a Windows Mobile 5.0 device that has a 400 MHZ Processor, WLAN, BT, SDIO, a 2.8″ 65k TFT Screen, 1.3Megapixel camera and is Quadband. The E-Ten site gives more details but it looks like a really nice device.  I haven’t tried one…


Imate SP5 vs SP5m – independent blog review

The team over at PocketNow.com swapped devices and compared the Imate SP5 vs the SP5m – check out which they think is best….. http://www.pocketnow.com/index.php?a=portal_detail&t=news&id=3423  


Wanna job?

Not directly Window Mobile but our Embedded team is looking for an Embedded Developer Product Manager in the UK. Take a look at the following link if you are looking for an exciting opportunity: http://members.microsoft.com/careers/international/default.asp?lang=EN&loc=UKD&job=90302475      

Best Smartphone of the Year?

Smartphonethoughts.com is having a poll to see which is the best Smartphone of the year!  You can vote here: http://www.smartphonethoughts.com/index.php?action=expand,9976&sid=d376b5c0a6ecd7577df3612f90811819 They are considering the following for the award! • Cingular 2125 • i-mate SP5 / Qtek 8310 • i-mate SPm / Qtek 8300• Orange C600 • Orange C550• Nextel i930 • Samsung i300 It’s a…

Windows Mobile scoops 5 Total Mobile awards!

Readers of Total Mobile, the UK’s top mobile phone mag, will have seen the excellent results for Microsoft Windows Mobile devices in five categories of the Total Mobile 2006 Awards.   Windows Mobile devices won: Best GSM Mobile with the Samsung SGH-i300, and runner-up with the Orange SPV550 Best Smartphone with the O2 Exec (also…


Phatware Software Sale from 12:01am (EST) Jan 1st

Phatware – makers of great software like Calligrapher and PhatNotes are having a sale for 3 days from 12:01 on January 1st. All their software is on sale for $12.95 which is a bargain considering Calligrapher is normally $39.95 http://www.phatware.com/softwaresale2006/  


Ray Ozzie looking foward to getting more Windows Mobile devices

If you don’t know who Ray Ozzie is then shame on you 🙂 Ray is the guy who originally created Lotus Notes and then Groove and now works for Microsoft 🙂 His blog of 24th December talks about his views on 2006 and specifically calls out his views on Windows Mobile: I look forward to…


The New Gotive H42

http://www.ubergizmo.com/15/archives/2005/12/gotive_h42_wide.html Ubergizmo shows the new Gotive H42 device which declares itself as a Windows Mobile 5.0 device (even though the device image says Windows CE?) It supports number of networks (WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM), it can receive an optional GPS add-on and has a docking station with serial and USB ports. Gizomodo also makes the point -…

Do you know what really annoys me….

When people find information on your blog and then don’t link back to your blog… One thing I learnt from many bloggers when I first starting blogging was to be very gratious with credit to others… It’s great to drive traffic to everyone’s blogs as I’ve found some really interesting information I’d never have found…