Samsung Epix Now Available

The Samsung Epix has been available in Europe for a while now as the Samsung i780. It is now available in the US as the Samsung Epix device. It’s different to the Samsung Blackjack as this device has a touchscreen and uses Windows Mobile Professional (instead of Standard). The navigation is really interesting in that…


HP launch two new Windows Mobile devices!

Whilst I was on holiday HP launched two new Windows Mobile Devices. The HP Ipaq Voice Messenger and Data Messenger are both Windows Mobile 6.1 devices with GPS, WiFi, 3G and even a 3.1 megapixel camera. I’ve had the chance to play around with the HP Voice Messenger over the past few weeks and it…


Sync your WIndows Mobile device with your Mac

If you use a Windows Mobile device and own an Apple Mac then you might want to take a look at SyncMate.  It allows you to synchronize Favorites, Contacts, Calendar, Notes in mobile device with their the Mac equivalents Bookmarks, Address Book, iCal, Stickies on Mac OS. You can share Internet, manage text messages and…


Virtualisation ‘Unplugged’ Tour

In previous years I’ve been involved in the Exchange Unplugged Tours where we visit a whole host of locations up and down the UK to talk about Microsoft Technology.   The Virtualisation team has stolen our idea leveraged the best practice and are delivering a large number of these events from November through to January. You…


Mobile Data Tariff comparisons

I often get lots of questions asking about the huge variety of mobile data tariffs and how they compare.  It is an almost impossible task trying to track all of them however for the UK – Mobile MEG is a free source that provides details of all data tariffs. Very useful! http://www.mobilemeg.org/mm_data.php

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Windows Mobile 6.1 upgrades how to find them!

I recently published the list of Windows Mobile 6.1 upgrades available for Windows Mobile devices however it’s an every increasing list! Keeping track of them is quite difficult! The easiest way to find all the available upgrades is actually to take advantage of the tagging I use.  I basically tag every article with the Upgrade…

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Keyboard comparison

PocketNow produced this great Keyboard comparison which compares the time it takes to input a common phrase on 9 common devices: HTC Touch Pro, AT&T Tilt, HTC Touch, Samsung Omnia, Apple iPhone, Motorola Q9h, Palm Treo Pro and 700w, and BlackJack II. I did a similar comparison a long time ago (in 2006) which compared…

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Device Diary

This is a pretty cool idea championed by Chris Leckness of Mobilitysite fame.  Device Diary is a multiple author blog where Microsoft Mobile Device MVPs and Mobius Members can share with everyone what they are rolling with. With most of us changing to a different phone, netbook, UMPC, or other shiny device almost monthly, Device…

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MWg Zinc II device – a bargain !

In this time of financial chaos it may be difficult to justify investing in an expensive device.  I spotted whilst surfing the Expansys site over the weekend this absolute bargain! It’s the MWg Zinc II device which is an incredibly powerful well specified Windows Mobile 6.1 device which you can get for 199 pounds! It…

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MSDN Windows Mobile Developer Chat

Do you have questions regarding Windows Mobile application development that you need answers to? Our Developer team have setup a number of Windows Mobile Developer Chats where you can spend an hour with Microsoft employees and MVPs who are experts in Windows Mobile application development online. You do this via a live online chat!!  So…

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