Windows Mobile 6.5 Emulator Available

The developer kit for Windows Mobile 6.5 (including documentation) is now up here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=20686a1d-97a8-4f80-bc6a-ae010e085a6e. You might remember me talking about this at the Tech Ed session last month. Also included are some samples on the new Gesture APIs. WM 6.5 also supports a new programming model called Widgets (lightweight script applications that run inside an…


Building Great Looking Mobile Applications

Today at Tech Ed I’ll be trying out something interesting. Instead of speaking on a particular technology area, I’ll be talking about building great looking applications for Windows Mobile. I won’t bother doing a full blown post about this because most of what I will talk about is covered by Alex here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd630622.aspx. In case…

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Tech-Ed Ahoy!

Phew! The demos are done, the Powerpoint deck’s been finalized and I am suffering from a severe lack of sleep. I hope they have lots of coffee at the convention center 🙂 Tech Ed is an yearly Microsoft event meant for developers, IT Pros and business leaders. This year’s Tech Ed is happening right here,…

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Windows Mobile Power Savers

I love my Windows Mobile phone. I still can’t help but be surprised at how much I’ve come to rely on it. I’ve gotten used to flagging email on my phone so that I can read it later. I don’t have to face a barrage of unread email messages everytime I sync my Inbox. And…

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