Carry your Office in your pocket #1

Hi, my name is Bibhu Choudhary and I am a Senior Program Manager Lead with Microsoft India R&D. I am very passionate about Enterprise Mobility. I have extensive experience in mobile technologies having released three versions of Office Mobile. Overall I have over 9 years of work experience in the field of technology consulting and…

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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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What is Your Fantasy Application

Earlier this month at the TechSet Blogger Lounge during SxSW in Austin, nine of the Web’s most transparent geeks shared their dreams to build a fantasy application for Windows Mobile phones. You can vote for any of these ideas at the Fantasy Mobile page at Magnify.net.  Microsoft will partner with a vendor to build the…

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Mobile Tweets: My Phone Codes

In light of the broad consumer interest for the Microsoft® My Phone service announced this week at Mobile World Congress, several promotional codes are being released to the Microsoft Twitter community.  Of course you could just jump on the waitlist, but here is a short list of Twitterers you should follow for a chance to…

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Introducing Windows® Marketplace for Mobile…

At Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona, Steve Ballmer announced a number of upcoming additions to the Windows Mobile® family. In addition to great consumer-focused services such as Microsoft® My Phone, he also announced a new on-device application marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.5 called Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Beyond providing consumers with the ability to…

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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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Windows Mobile Blog Article Suggestions

Hello world. My name is Luke Nyswonger and I manage the Windows Mobile SDK documentation team in addition to promoting an active blogging community here at Microsoft. Over the past 3 months we’ve tried to put a steady stream of consumer and developer focused content out to the community for commentary and collaboration. Now we’re…

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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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Survey of Web Browsers for Windows Mobile

My name is Jim Causey, and I work on Core OS developer documentation for Windows Mobile.  I’ve been working as a Windows developer in both higher education and private industry for 15 years, and have worked as a writer and editor for SAMS, Microsoft Press, and now Microsoft for most of that time.  You can…

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