Pocket MSN

Email is great but Instant Messaging is a fantastic way of getting answers really quickly from colleagues and partners! Until we release our Live Communication Server Mobile Client the best way to do this is using Pocket MSN.  The new version comes with Windows Mobile 5 and you can see a demo at: http://www.pocketmsn.co.uk  


Deploying SP2 for Push Email

On our Exchange Unplugged Tour – I’ve had lots of questions from customers about what they have to do to get Push Email with Windows Mobile 5 devices. I have to re-iterate that you need two components: 1) Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2 2) Windows Mobile 5 devices that have AKU 2.0 integrated – all…


Excellent review of I-Mate K-Jam

I do love this device – for those of you who haven’t had a chance or touch one of these… Mobile TechReview has an excellent review of the I-Mate K-Jam  on their web site.  Check it out at: http://www.mobiletechreview.com/i-mate_K-JAM.htm  

Exchange Unplugged Tour Continues….

We are now half way through the Exchange Unplugged Tour so far we’ve been to London, London, Coventry on Monday (and were greated with snow!), Manchester Tuesday at the Lowry Theatre and now we are in Southampton at the Mayflower theatre!  We’ve got Chesterfield tomorrow which we are travelling to via London tonight and then…

Vodafone announce Windows Mobile, support for Push Email in Exchange 2003 and own-branded Email solution

Late last week Vodafone announced their support for Windows Mobile with a standard tarrif for email access as well as future support the ‘Push’ capability natively within Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2. For those customers not using Exchange they also announced their own branded email solution using ‘Visto’ Check out the details at: http://www.vodafone.com/assets/files/en/VodafoneBusinessEmail.pdf 

What Devices am I carrying – November edition

I got reminded by a customer that I haven’t updated the – what devices am I carrying post for the past couple of months – so it’s about time I updated it! Last post I was desperate to get my hands on an HTC Wizard and an i300 – my wishes were granted 🙂 IN…


Classic Devices

As part of our Exchange 5.5 Unplugged Tour – I thought it’d be fun to show some of the devices that were around in 1997 (when Exchange 5.5 launched) – our first devices didn’t really start appearing till 1999 so I’ve just picked a couple of those.  They seem HUGE compared to today’s devices! The…


OneNote Mobile with Office 12

Now that Office 12 Beta 1 has been announced I can share the great news that one of the components that it has is a 2-way Sync for OneNote. If you’ve never used OneNote it’s a must have application for note taking – whether you have a Tablet PC or Not!  I use it with…


Mobile Messaging with Exchange 2003 SP2 and Windows Mobile 5 Whitepaper

This whitepaper http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/evaluation/features/mobility/e2k3sp2.mspx has just been released detailing the benefits of Service Pack 2 and Windows Mobile 5 Included in the document are the following • Introduction • The Microsoft® Mobile Messaging Solution • Mobile Devices Overview • Exchange Server SP2 and Windows Mobile 5.0 MSFP Advances • Meeting Enterprise Needs • Customer Experiences • Conclusion…


Exchange 5.5 Unplugged Tour

Myself, Ewan Dalton, Allister Frost, Eileen Brown, Brett Johnson and a few other folks are on the road with the Exchange 5.5 Unplugged tour right now!  Our mission – help customers migrate from Exchange 5.5 to 2003!  We’ve started a parallel blog tracking our antics at : http://blogs.technet.com/technet_uk_-_exchange_tour/default.aspx You can also find out about the…