Airborne cellphone use is closer on U.K.- registered planes

Oh no – this nightmare may become a reality soon…. Ofcom has been reviewing proposals for the use of Mobile Phones when a plane has reached 10,000 feet. Ofcom, which has been examining the proposals since last year, said that the plans would be subject to approval by the relevant British and European aviation bodies….


Dashwire beta goes public!

A couple of old colleagues left Microsoft to startup Dashwire.  It’s a very cool service that allows you to synchronise your Windows Mobile device to a web service that you can then view via a web browser bringing all your mobile and web content together in one place! The beta will give you access to…


A Month Full of Windows Mobile Webcasts

The month of April brings a huge wealth of Webcasts on Windows Mobile which myself and a number of colleagues are delivering.  I’m pretty sure you can find something in the huge list below to satisfy your needs and curiosity! TechNet Webcast: Windows Mobile Series: Providing Mobile Access to Corporate Data and Applications (Level 200)…


Celio RedFly Review

The Celio Redfly is certainly getting a lot of coverage across the Blogosphere with many people confused about how it competes against Sub Notebooks and where it fits with devices like the Folio (RIP) Ed Hardy over at Brighthand as written an excellent review of the device along with some great videos! Check it out…


Orange Partner Camp – 14-16 April 2008

I was talking with a few colleagues today who are headed out to the Orange Partner Camp which takes place in Faro Portugal on the 14th to the 16th of April. Orange has been running this since 2004 and it’s always been very well received by the people I know who have attended. Attendance does…


Alerting on new email in subfolders

Over the past few days I’ve been contacted by a number of people looking for an answer to what seems to be a very common question. How can you get alerts of new email in subfolders and also when you get email from important people (eg your boss) Well after much searching one of my…


HP Ipaq 614c review

Over the last week I’ve seen more and more people carrying the HP Ipaq 614c device.  With 3g and HSDPA as well as integrated GPS it is certainly well specified. has written an indepth review which you can check out HERE


Windows Mobile gets Common Criteria Certification

Earlier this week I presented at our Chief Security Officer (CSO) Council Meeting and was VERY pleased to share that Windows Mobile just received Common Criteria Certification. The Common Criteria is the driving force for the widest available mutual recognition of secure IT products. By meeting the security criteria for EAL2+, Windows Mobile 5.0 with…


iNowCU – Let your Windows Mobile device access your webcams

  Inca X iNowCU allows your webcam to become an intelligent motion detection security device that can send image and video alerts directly to your mobile phone or as email attachments. You can also connect from your mobile phone and see in real-time what your webcams are viewing, start and stop webcams and adjust their…


Windows Mobile Smackdown

Windows Mobility Smackdown at TechReady 6 Twice a year we have an internal Technical training event at Microsoft called TechReady.  Myself and a few colleagues run a session called the Windows Mobile Smackdown which is massively attended and a little ‘edgy’ Our Channel 8 team video’d the session this year and they’ve just published the…