Logitech G19 and G15 keyboards support Windows SideShow!

  We are very excited about Logitech’s latest 3.02 software release for GamePanel-enabled devices! The new G19 keyboard has a color display that is now fully SideShow-enabled. Now you can enjoy using all of your favorite SideShow Gadgets without interrupting your gaming experience. For details visit Logitech’s Blog: “This software supports both monochrome and color GamePanel devices,…

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How to Make Sure Your Windows Mobile Device Stays Connected With Windows 7 RC

Bluetooth SideShow devices that are paired with a Computer running Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC), may become disabled after rebooting the Computer. In particular, this affects the Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Developer Preview. This is due to an issue with the way the Windows SideShow Universal Driver communicates with the Microsoft Bluetooth stack on Windows 7 RC. Users may see the…

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New SideShow-compatible devices from Mini-Box!

The folks over at Mini-Box have just released a new SideShow-compatible picoLCD module, designed for use in one of your many spare drive bays.  For those who are interested, the device has full support for SCF-based (Simple Content Format) gadgets (as compared to the ‘glance only’ text data on the Logitech G-15).  Check out these…

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Windows SideShow Device SDK for .NET Micro Framework 3.0 Released!

This is a firmware release which is flexible enough to be used on many devices – devices integrated into the computer, remote controls, and wireless “fridge magnet” displays.  It’s a turnkey solution that provides all the top-level code you need to create a full-featured SideShow device based on the .NET Micro Framework. Download the Windows…

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Release Candiates for the Windows SideShow Device SDK for .NET Micro Framework 3.0 and Device Simulator 3.0 for Windows SideShow posted!

The Windows SideShow team is proud to announce the release candidates of these exciting software products. This SDK makes it possible to build Windows SideShow-compatible interactive touchpads, Wi-Fi based SideShow remote controls, and wireless “fridge magnets” using the .NET Micro Framework 3.0! The Device Simulator, a standalone release of the simulator available in the SDK,…

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Localized Media Center Gadgets for SideShow Released! – Available in 16 more Languages!

The Windows SideShow team is very excited to announce availability of the Windows Media Center Gadgets for Windows SideShow in 16 more languages on the Windows Live Gallery!  Download locations: Japanese Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Korean German French Italian Dutch Spanish Swedish Portuguese Russian Turkish Danish Finnish Norwegian   4 gadgets are included: ·         TV:  Browse the…

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Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Developer Preview Fix Available

The Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Developer Preview, which was prematurely showing a notification that the beta had expired, has been fixed and is now available at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=79f19684-f862-4e02-a2b0-0003b4565f34&displaylang=en .  As with the previous release, this version may not work when paired with systems running the Windows 7 beta.  Thank you for your patience and hope…

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Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Beta Expired

A bug has surfaced in the Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Developer Preview that causes the software to prematurely report that the beta period has expired and to go online to download the RTM version.  The download has been temporarily pulled, and a fixed version will be posted as soon as possible; as soon as…

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