Twisted Pixels – A Mobile Game Development Diary

My name is Norm Sohl, and I work for the Windows Mobile Developer Experience Content Team.  I used to work for a game development company back in the day when a desktop PC had about as much power as the mobile phone that sits in my pocket right now. Many of the issues we contended…

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developer.windowsmobile.com

Earlier this week our refreshed Windows Mobile developer portal went live! Shortly thereafter, I was privileged to meet with Program Manager Michelle Rowley.  In this embedded video clip, Michelle takes us on a tour of the new site and offers some great tips on how developers can take action today.       One of…

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Windows® Marketplace for Mobile Developer Strategy Announced!

When Windows® Marketplace for Mobile was originally announced on February 16th, we indicated that additional information would be available soon. Well, the waiting is over. Today, Microsoft announced the developer strategy for the next generation of Windows® Phones, which includes a number of key benefits for developers. In our previous post, we discussed how Marketplace…

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Andrew Seybold’s Innovation Rally at International CTIA Wireless 2009

The Andrew Seybold Innovation Rally, offered for the first time this year as part of ANDREW SEYBOLD WIRELESS UNIVERSITY, offers an up-close look at how some of today’s most innovative thinkers are rallying to create and deploy new mobile services that extend their lead over the rest of the industry. This racing-themed program will provide…


DreamSpark for Students

We are often asked by students how they can get powerful tools for Windows Mobile application development. Mobile development is officially supported using Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition.  Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition has also been widely adopted by the community as a solid mobile development platform.  Many universities partner with Microsoft in a variety…

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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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