Texting a Non-Mobile Number

Commenter Jakub Anderwald notes how hard it is to send a text message to a home or work phone.  I totally agree.  These days many people have more than one mobile number and yet we only have space for one mobile number on our phone.  As a result people have to store alternate mobile numbers…

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Quick Note: Email Server Search

The other day I was on the way to a potluck with some new friends and I was running late (somehow I always underestimate how long cooking really takes).  On my way over I remembered that the location had changed earlier that week and I didn’t actually know where I was going.  Checking my email…

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How to Access the Company Directory

Did you know that you can search your company directory on your phone?  All you need is a Windows Mobile phone and an Exchange account. How do I get to the company directory? Open Contacts->Menu->Company Directory What can I do in the Company Directory? You can enter a name, email address, or office location and…


Finding Contacts FAST for Communication

Recently I’ve posted a few tips about working with contacts and it has been mostly focused on access from the contacts application or Smartdial.  I thought I should touch briefly on integration of contacts into other areas like messaging and calendar that make it really quick and easy to communicate with your contacts. Personally my…

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Saving Information to a Contact

Creating a new contact from scratch is straight-forward enough both on the desktop and on your phone through the contacts application.  But sometimes you have information you want to store before you have the contact itself.  You may not have cut-paste access to this data or even if you did you want an easier way…

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Call History Per Contact

In WM6 we did a bit of work to make it easier to track your call history with a particular person.  So, in addition to being able to see your entire call history you can now get individual call history from your contact card.  This is a feature I’m particularly fond of, so I thought…

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Windows Mobile 6 is here…!!!

Drool… After sooo many months of development, it’s finally here.  Public! We can write about it.  We can show it off.  Yes!!!!! Over the next few days developers, testers and program managers in the Outlook Mobile team will write about features they worked on here.  But lets do some high-level overview here. So what’s so cool about…

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Some cool devices for the Holidays…

First, please accept my apologies for being away for so long.  I took some vacation (okay, a lot of vacation days) and training.  Rest of the time was spent frantically catching up.  I’ll be taking nearly all December off, so happy holidays.  I figured I’d write about some cool devices before taking off. This is…

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Dash…

 Check out this baby!  The new Smartphone from T-Mobile :- It’s a wide-screen Smartphone with a Qwerty keyboard that’s been getting really good reviews. Check out this at brighthand: http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=12467. Sadly, I haven’t played with it yet :(.  I’ll post my own review as soon as I get my hands on it.  Now please excuse me…

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QnA: Can I save mails on a storage card?

Question: I have a T-mobile SDA.  There is a limitation of base memory size on the phone.  I would like to move my outlook folder to default on the micro SDA card rather than on the main memory of the phone. I sync with my corporate email and I get a error of low storage…

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