Windows Mobile Facebook Application update

If you weren’t aware, Microsoft recently released a Facebook application for Windows Mobile. We’ve heard some users have been having problems with installation and a new copy of the app has been posted. This version should help anyone that was getting the “cannot install due to insufficient privileges” error and it should also help with…

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Microsoft Tag Update

I’d like to take a moment to direct your attention back to Microsoft Tags, which I posted about back in January. I know many of you have questioned how a Microsoft Tag differs from a QR Code and why you’d chose one over the other. I’ll happily stay out of that debate and leave you…

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Resolving Common Crashes Seen in Windows Mobile Watson data

I’m sure at one time or another you’ve all seen a certain happy window pop up on your phone. You know, the one that says a problem has occurred and asks if you’d be willing to tell Microsoft about it. If you haven’t seen it on your phone, well awesome, then maybe you’ve seen it…

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Microsoft My Phone

Today at Mobile World Congress Microsoft announced a new free service called My Phone. The service is available as part of a limited beta, meaning it’s possible you might get temporarily waitlisted, but the queue should progress quickly as things ramp up. Now, some of you might have heard rumors about it last week and…

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Mobile Manager for Netflix

A few weeks ago at the Consumer Electronics Show(CES), Steve Ballmer talked about the Microsoft vision for connected experiences that extend across the three main screens people use every day. Specifically, PCs, mobile devices, and TVs. As part of that discussion Robbie Bach showed a demo of a Windows Mobile Netflix application that would allow…

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Microsoft Tag

At the suggestion of a coworker, I finally took the time this morning to really check out the Microsoft Tag mobile application. Prior to today, I knew it had something to do with barcodes and colored triangles, but really couldn’t have told you much else. What I can tell you now is that it’s an…

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Developing Location Aware Applications for Windows Mobile

Though I’ve posted on the Windows Mobile team blog before, it occurs to me that I’ve never taken the time to introduce myself. My name is Joshua Partlow and, like Jim Causey, I’m a member of the Windows Mobile documentation team. I have a background in computer engineering and a passion for mobile technology. A…

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24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development

Over the past few months Windows Mobile Community PM Constanze Roman and MVP Maarten Struys have been hosting a series of 24 webcasts dedicated to Windows Mobile application development. The latest was last Wednesday and focused on the subject of testing Windows Mobile applications.  For those of you that missed the webcast, you can still…

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BizTalk RFID Mobile

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the general availability of the latest addition to the BizTalk Server RFID platform – BizTalk RFID Mobile, an RFID platform for mobile devices based on Windows CE and Windows Mobile. BizTalk RFID Mobile consists of a runtime engine as well as tools and components to develop, deploy, and manage RFID…

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MARK Your Calendars: Part 13 of 24 Hours of Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast Series is coming up December 17th

Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday December 17, 2008 at 10 AM PST for part 13 of our Webcast series. The topic of tomorrow’s webcast will be Testing your Windows Mobile Applications. During tomorrow’s Webcast, MVP Maarten Struys, Windows Mobile Community PM Constanze Roman, and I will be talking about testing Windows Mobile applications. In this…

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