Get Started with PhoneGap on Windows Phone 7

PhoneGap 1.3 has just been released and now offers full support for Windows Phone 7.5. You can read details about the release on the interoperability @ Microsoft blog. In order to see how this works, you can watch the videos below. The first one is an introduction, while the second one is a more detailed…


Changing role @Microsoft

I would like to thank you for your interest in following this blog about Embedded technologies. As I am moving on to another role at Microsoft, you will see different topics covered in here, related to mobility and HTML5/JavaScript development. I recommend you start following @MSFTWEB on twitter if you are not already doing so…


Getting bored when going to a public urinal?

If  you are gentleman, I am sure you have been in this situation where you were relieving yourself at a public urinal and got bored ‘cause there was nothing to do, look or listen to in the meantime but staring at the wall… Well, here is a cool idea that this British Company called Captive…


Another book on Compact 7 arriving soon!

Avi Kcholi, Windows Embedded MVP, has just finished a great book on Device Drivers development for Compact 7 that should be available really soon. The description of the book is the following: “Windows Embedded Compact 7 is the natural choice for developing sophisticated, small-footprint devices for both consumers and the enterprise. For this latest version,…


Will there be a specific Kinect hardware for Windows? the answer is yes!

Craig Eisler, General Manager of the Kinect for Windows group, just announced on the Kinect for Windows Blog what his teams are working on, and I find these news pretty exiting. There will be a hardware specific to Windows usage that considers several differences compared to the XBOX usage, like the proximity of the sensor…


Want to read some embedded emag?

If you are looking for some emag with news around what’s going on around Windows Embedded and related topics, then I recommend taking a look at what Elbacom is publishing here:


Windows Embedded Compact 7 online training

Earlier today we announced the continued investment in Windows Embedded Compact and upcoming new version of the CE based embedded OS. In order to ensure developers are able to access the right type of material to get ramped up or to dig into particular features of Windows Embedded Compact 7, we created a series of…


Windows Embedded roadmap update!

The Windows Embedded teams have been working a lot lately on planning and starting executing on the next generation of products. Determined to deliver on the Intelligent Systems promise to extend enterprise software and cloud services to devices. Today, several announcements were made. You can find the full press release here. Here are the main…