Ali B’s Nugget

What would you do if your Managing Director said he was spending a day in your department to better understand what you do? Several late nights preparing slides, maybe? Polish up your CV? Take a sickie? Well how about firing up VS and getting him to write some code? Alistair Baker is the Managing Director…

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Windows Mobile 5.0 Local Authentication Sub System (LASS) – Part 3

In Part1 I looked at the power-on-password replacement options for Windows Mobile 2003. Part 2 introduced the new Windows Mobile 5.0 LASS architecture and how to create a simple LAP. This post will look at a slightly more complex LAP, converting the LetMeIn power on password sample that shipped in the Windows Mobile 2003 SDK. I…

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Windows Mobile 5.0 Local Authentication Sub System (LASS) – Part 2

In Part 1 we looked at the power-on-password replacement options for Windows Mobile 2003. In this blog I want to take you through the new Local Authentication Sub System (LASS).   This new architecture can be found in Windows CE 5.0 and Windows Mobile 5.0 devices and brings a uniform authentication system to both Smartphone…

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Active Sync 4.1 download available

At the VS launch event I was asked about the availability of 4.0 version of ActiveSync which felt like it was in beta for ever! A quick look over on the download page revealed that ActiveSync 4.1 has shipped very recently (18th Nov) and is available here for download. Windows Mobile 5.0 required AS version 4.0…

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