Microsoft Giving Away Free SPOT Watch Upgrades (while stocks last).

Found this on SpotStop <snip>Starting now and while supplies last, Microsoft is giving away free SPOT watch upgrades to anyone who owns a first version Fossil or Suunto n3. This is a great offer, with very few strings attached</snip> If you own a Fossil FX3000 or FX3001, or Suunto N3 (SS010722220) – Call 866-676-8487 with…


Singularity : Microsoft Research Operating System

<snip>What would a software platform look like if it was designed from scratch with the primary goal of dependability?</snip> – Take a look at the Microsoft Research web site to get more information on Singularity, this would appear to be a completely managed operating system – the PDF file on the Research site makes for interesting reading….


NETCF v2.0 PB component for Windows CE 5.0

This is super cool! – Not only has VS 2005 shipped, there’s also a component update available for Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder that gives you a NETCF v2.0 component you can drag from the catalog and add to your Windows CE 5.0 platform configuration. Here’s the link to the NETCF v2.0 MSDN Download which is…


Windows CE version feature comparison

Sarah Blow is asking a number of questions about Windows CE 5.0 1. Does CE 5.0 support TKIP?2. How stable is the new CE platform, are there any known issues that I should be aware of?3. What components have been removed that were in CE 4.2? 4. Are hotfixes being released and installed in the same…


Windows CE in robotics ?

Just curious whether anyone out there is using Windows CE in robotics (yes, we all know that Kuka is using Windows CE) – if so, what type of robot do you have Windows CE running in, what is the hardware reference board, and which version of Windows CE are you using ? – Mike


Windows CE 5.0, so what’s changed ?

I’ve been working on a demo over the last couple of weeks and now have a platform up and running that does exactly what I want it to do (more information on the demo coming sometime soon) – I’ve shown a couple of people the demo and they want to be able to recreate the…


QA Signs off on .NET Compact Framework 2.0

The .NET Compact Framework Quality Assurance Team signed off on V2 yesterday (yipee!) – more information available over on Mike Zintel’s blog. Look out for some articles and tutorials on using Visual Studio 2005, .NET Compact Framework 2.0, and Win32/MFC with Platform Builder/Windows CE 5.0 – coming soon! – Mike


Podcast: Compact Framework 2.0 – Interview with Richard Greenberg

I recorded an interview last week with Richard Greenberg, the Group Program Manager for the .NET Compact Framework – in this interview we discuss what the .NET Compact Framework is (as if you didn’t know!), how this compares with Win32, and MFC development, what’s new in the .NET Compact Framework 2.0, and what’s planned for…


Step by Step: Migrating an eMbedded Visual C++ Application to Visual Studio 2005

With the release of Visual Studio 2005 coming real soon it’s perhaps time to take a look at how you can use Visual Studio 2005 to write your native and managed applications for Windows CE devices. To get you started there’s an article (ok, it’s a Windows Mobile article, and yes, I’m going to be…


Windows Mobile, Tablet, and Embedded in Healthcare.

Jason Langridge talks about a video linked from that talks (and shows) windows mobile devices being used in healthcare. I wonder if the MSDN Healthcare blog guys can talk about Windows Mobile and Windows Embedded devices being used in healthcare [update] and the new MSDN Healthcare blog here Also check out the use of…