WMDC/ActiveSync Pass Through Feature

I got an email from a customer asking about device connectivity using the pass through feature in ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC). In this settings dialog, what’s the difference between Automatic, Work Network and The Internet? Specifically, when should I change the setting to something other than Automatic? Here’s a quick summary of…

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UPDATED! Want to Speak at MEDC, but aren’t sure where your topic fits?

MEDC 2007 is coming up fast and the Call For Papers (link) closes in a few short weeks.  If you’ve been thinking about submitting an idea for a session, now is the time to do it.  To help make sure your suggestion is in an appropriate area, content owner Derek Snyder has put together some guidance…

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Webcast on UI design challenges and ScreenLib

Sorry for the last minute notice, but I’m delivering a live MSDN Windows Mobile webcast this morning at 11AM PT. In this webcast, we discuss the unique challenges of designing user interfaces for Windows Mobile applications. We also introduce ScreenLib, a C++ library that you design user interfaces that adapt and work well with devices of any…

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MEDC 2007 Call For Papers Issued!

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to educate developers, device makers, business & marketing decision makers and IT Professionals on delivering compelling devices, experiences, and cool applications?  Well, Microsoft’s Mobile and Embedded Developer Conference might be your chance to prove it.  We’re looking for experienced conference presenters who have built and deployed mobile…

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WiFi Did You Do That?

Having survived explaining why the X button doesn’t close apps, I’ve been emboldened to take on the completely radioactive subject of why WiFi ActiveSync was removed from ActiveSync 4.  I’m sure that I won’t come out of this one unscathed.  The people affected by this are really angry.  And, though I didn’t have anything to…

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