Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 released!

For those of you who are on Exchange and totally enjoying the rich experience that our other non-exchange users have, here’s a new service pack that enhances it even more! Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) has been designed specifically to help meet the challenges of any business and the needs of all…


Office 2007 format support for Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6

It’s out officially now. Download it here : Improvements: Enhanced viewing experience for charts in Excel Mobile. Ability to view SmartArt in PowerPoint Mobile. Ability to view and extract files from compressed (.zip) folders. Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1 Full Version to support Microsoft 2007 file formats


Silverlight 1.1 is now Silverlight 2.0

Cool! There are so many additional features that the Silverlight team is adding to it that instead of calling it a point release, they’re going with a major release number. (unlike the naming convention we used for WM6 :P). here’s the list of new features: WPF UI Framework: The current Silverlight Alpha release only includes…


Blackjack II has great battery life

Those of you who have one of these phones would agree with me. By far, this is the phone with the longest battery life of all the new Windows Mobile 6 devices we’ve seen. I haven’t stress tested it yet but my previous phone battery lasts around 8-9 hours before you need to charge it,…


Visual Studio 2008 released!

yes yes I’m late with the news but this is just too good to not blog about. Go get your copy now and install it..and start building some cool apps. Just remember..   You can only build Windows Mobile apps with the PRO SKU and above. Express and Standard won’t help.


Welcome to the Social.. again.

Woot! just installed the update on my Zune and it rocks. I love the new Zune 2 interface. What’s great is that owners of the old Zune device can have the same experience that the Zune 2 provides. Try doing that for a change Apple! *point*point* anyway, the new Zune software for the PC is…


The journey of WCF Store and Forward

David Kline from the NETCF team just published a an in-depth tour of his personal experience working on the Lunch Launcher demo application that was shown all around the world at the various MEDC events. Lunch Launcher was built to demonstrate a scenario where one would like to perform peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging in a very…


Wii-ed at last

So how many of you have one? After a year, I managed to get one from a local Fred Meyer who had it tucked away in the back of the counter. I asked them why they had never put it out for display and the store manager answered “It never last long enough for us…


Ok everybody, say it with me…

LINQ is not pronounced “Link-You” just as FAQ is not pronounced ….   (saw this on a friend’s status message)


Microsoft, Change the World or Go Home!

We just silently launched a feedback channel on the Microsoft Connect site to solicit constructive feedback and suggestions on how we can improve the Developer Experience for Windows Mobile. If you feel compelled to help and have a lot of killer ideas that you’d like to share, please head over to the Microsoft Connect site…