AT&T debunks rumor and continues to love Windows Mobile

Contrary to what you might have read on GSMarena about AT&T ditching Windows Mobile for Linux / Android, they’ve committed to support Windows Mobile for years to come. here’s what they posted on devCentral recently: Clarification for some comments made at Symbian Partner Event At the Symbian Partner Event, there were some comments made by…

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Global Mobile Award 2008 goes to…

Windows Mobile 6 for winning the Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service. Microsoft is connecting people to the information that matters most to them, anywhere, anytime. Windows Mobile 6 makes it easier for businesses to go mobile with increased integration with existing Microsoft technology, new mobile security features and added functionality to help employees collaborate…

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Nationally Ranked School District Improves Efficiency, Community with Mobile Solution

  “Now if a student isn’t where he or she is supposed to be, we can pull out AERIES Mobile and check pictures and information…. So that kind of thing happens less and less as use of the device … spreads.” Mark Reider, Director of Information Services, Irvine Unified School District With nationally recognized schools…

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Visually Stunning User Interfaces – Coding Competition

One of the activities on the OpenNETCF Community site is a monthly coding competition where developers can submit code and win cool prizes at the end of every month. Here’s the theme for September’s contest: Visually Stunning User Interfaces I LOVE it. It’s about time someone started some activity around building super cool looking apps on…

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Anglia Business Solutions Improves Supply Chain Management

  One of our Microsoft Gold Certified Partners, Anglia Business Solutions has designed a mobile solution based on Windows Mobile that integrates with the LINKFresh ERP System. Incidentally, Richard Jones (winner of the British Computer Society’s IT Developer of the Year award) is the Development Director for Anglia. Here are the benefits that their customer derived…

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Windows XP = Mission Critical Software

Don’t believe it? Look at this: Picture take from a TV screen of the Houston Mission Control Center. Look at the screen on the top right: Close-up of the same screen on shown on TV a while later: Doesn’t the icons on the top right and bottom left remind you of something? 😉 Software being used…

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New Windows Mobile Developer/LOB Case Studies for May 2007

Thanks to James Pratt, here’s a list of case studies that might be pertinent to developers on the successful use of Windows Mobile for Line of Business (LOB) use. Amway Deployed mobile LOB application, productivity and error reduction.  http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=201389   Lady of the Lake Medical Center Deployed healthcare application to medical staff improving productivity and…

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Greater Toronto Airports Case Study Published.

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) devised a technology solution for tracking and inspecting many of its roadway signs. This solution was build on Windows Mobile 5.0 and on the Windows XP Tablet PC using the .NET Compact Framework and the .NET Framework for the Tablet PC version. What’s great is that the Microsoft tools allows developers to…

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Mobility Infrastructure Optimization by Rob Tiffany

Rob’s been doing great stuff before he started working for our team and now he’s started to put together a series of articles/blog posts about a maturity model he’s built over the past year working with many strategic and enterprise customers here in Microsoft. Go over to his blog to read more about it and…

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Rob’s building something huge for MEDC

Rob Tiffany, our Enterprise Mobile Architect has just started work on building an amazing exhibit for MEDC 2007 called “Enterprise Mobility in Action”. He’ll be putting together over 27 servers and configuring them to demonstrate how scalable the 4-tier Merge Replication architecture works between SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition (for mobile devices) and the upstream SQL Server…

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