Windows Phones, and Windows Mobile 6.5

This is an interesting day for Windows Mobile fans. Microsoft has this new branding, Windows Phones. We have a new O/S, Windows Mobile 6.5. Phone companies around the world have announced new Windows phones. Why all of the excitement? It’s just a minor release – from 6.1 to 6.5. Right? It is just a minor…

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Windows Marketplace for Mobile has launched!

Are you a developer, wanting to get an app into the store? Click here. Wanting to win a Surface table? Click here. Are you wanting to purchase and/or download an application? On your Windows Mobile 6.5 device, click on MarketPlace icon (under the Start menu). On your PC, click here. Your Live ID is what…

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A Thin Windows 6.5 Widget

To prepare for a talk on widgets, my learning process started with: an MSDN article, Developing Widgets for Windows Mobile 6.5 looking at the Live Search widget included in the emulators building a thin / lite widget, i.e not a lot of code or UI Why widgets? Good question. Their easy. No tools required. No…

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