GerardoDada

Hello. I am Gerardo Dada, formerly responsible for Developer Marketing at Microsoft (hence the blog name), now doing Windows Mobile Marketing with our OEM and mobile operator carriers. Even though I work in marketing for Microsoft, this blog represents m

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All good things come to an end... After four fantastic years, my time at Microsoft is coming to an...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2008

Secret Hero device: the HP 910. Can it beat the iPhone?

After all the fanfare, excitement and expectations for Steve Job’s iPhone 3G announcement, many...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2008

Is Microsoft Green?

I believe every company has a responsibility to be Green - companies like MIcrosoft who consume a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2008

Samsung Omnia

In case you missed it, the Samsung Omnia was announced recently. Still unknown if it will come to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2008

Is Opera Mobile 9.5 the Best Mobile Broser?

I use the browser on my WM6.1 phone quite often, and while the experience its not optimal, it works....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/21/2008

Check out the New HTC Diamond

When I saw the first picture a while back I was unimpressed with the successor of the HTC Touch. Now...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/06/2008

Mobile Gadgeteer on BlackBerry dominance

I read a pretty interesting posting from Matthew Miller, ZDNet's Mobile Gadgeteer about threats to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/01/2008

The Best Windows Mobile Blogs

You probably know that blogs are big at Microsoft. They are encouraged to get people to connect...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/29/2008

Check the Microsoft Surface at the AT&T Store

Microsoft Surface Arrives at AT&T Stores Here is a shorter amateur version from a customer And a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/29/2008

Brazil does their Census with Windows Mobile PDAs

Over 5,000 cities and 82,000 Windows Mobile devices. The application runs on the .NET compact...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/23/2008

Windows Mobile powered Watch

I am not sure it makes much sense, but it is cool. A few years ago the guys from Fossil had a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/18/2008

Windows Mobile 6.1 Demo

Video: Windows Mobile 6.1 demo video

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/17/2008

Guitar Hero for Windows Mobile

What do you think? More games found here http://www.winplay.com/

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/11/2008

Mobile Field Service Best Practices Webinar

Motorola and Industry Week are hosting an on-demand webcast. The webinar will cover the following...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/09/2008

Electrocardiograms on a Windows Mobile PDA

This is quite amazing. A company called DRE has produced a n ECG machine that plugs into a standard...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/08/2008

2Mbps Upload speed in a Windows Mobile Phone

Samsung has launched their first HSUPA (High Speed Upload Packet Access) phone, the SCM-M470, which...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/08/2008

Windows Mobile 6.1 Key Features

At CTIA Last week, Robbie Back announced Windows Mobile 6.1 I haven't seen as much excitement as I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/04/2008

A True Open Mobile OS

Last week Commnexus invited me to participate in a panel to talk about Mobile Operating Systems...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/04/2008

Microsoft Dynamics Mobile version 1.1 for Dynamics NAV and Dynamics AX

The Dynamics team has released Microsoft Dynamics Mobile version 1.1 to Dynamics Partners Dynamics...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/04/2008

Mobile Business Applications Accelerator

The LOB Solution Accelerator is a full application delivered under shared source license, that any...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/14/2008

Windows Mobile earns more Security Certifications

I want to share some very exciting news with you. Windows Mobile has achieved Common Criteria...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/14/2008

How does Microsoft Manage 55,000 mobile users?

Microsoft does a good job about sharing best practices from their own IT department in a content...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/13/2008

Silverlight and Mix

Last week Microsoft hosted the second edition of Mix, the event for the web and graphic design...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/12/2008

Department of Defense certifies Windows Mobile

A while back I bloged about WIndows Mobile getting the US DoD DISA STIG certification. Now Windows...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/12/2008

Speed up your Sprint Mogul

HTC and Sprint have released a ROM update to enable Rev. A speeds on the Mogul. You can download it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/10/2008

Monday Humor: The Pacific Northwest According to Jeff Foxworthy

This is so funny because most of it is true! You know the state flower (Mildew). You feel guilty...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/18/2008

More on Windows Mobile Momentum

I recently blogged about the momentum of Windows Mobile. Since that post I found two more dtapoints...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/14/2008

Palm Responds to BlackBerry's outage

Nice.

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/14/2008

Windows Mobile wins Best Mobile Enterprise Product at Mobile World Congress

http://www.globalmobileawards.com/winners.shtml#winner_cat2a Judges' comments: “A leading platform...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/13/2008

BlackBerry service down - again

CNBC and Engadget Mobile have a story about the Blackberry service being down again. Now there is...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/11/2008

Microsoft Project on Windows Mobile

Very cool application from Twiddlebit that allows people to interact with Microosft Project from...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/07/2008

Where is MEDC?

A few people were suprised to learn there will be no MEDC this year. The good news is that instead...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/07/2008

At&T Dev Central webcasts on Windows Mobile, FSA apps

Our developer team and AT&T are joining forces on a series of webcasts. One of them is around...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/07/2008

Windows Mobile Momentum

As companies evaluate mobile platforms for long-term bets, they look for indicators of momentum...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/28/2008

Windows Mobile 6 Upgrade for the Blackjack finally here!

The Windows Mobile 6 update for the Blackjack has been finally released!! Download it from this link...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/22/2008

Hp releases the 210 iPAQ

HP is apprently now shipping the iPAQ 210 handheld PDA . Here are the specs: Windows Mobile 6...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/18/2008

Sun's acquisition of MySQL

I recently blogged about how many unsuccessful great technologies with no chance of being monetized...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/18/2008

How to Hard Reset your Windows Mobile phone

I tried to compile information on how to hard reset most Windows Mobile phones. If I am missing any...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/11/2008

Great case study about a large company standardizing on Windows Mobile

Cyrtec is a chemical and materials company with 6,600 employees. A few months ago the IT department...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/10/2008

The 700Mhz Auction and Building a Wireless network

I haven't been following the 700Mhz auction closely. It is only a few days until the process starts....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/10/2008

Bono uses a Blackjack and other interesting revelation in Bill Gates' last day video

Incredibly funny. Check it out on this link to MSN Video! It is part of his goodbye-CES speech....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/07/2008

Why the REDFLY will succeed where the Foleo failed

Celio Corp. announced a new device called the REDFLY Mobile Companiion, which looks a lot like the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/03/2008

I Love my Zune

Got a 4Gb black Zune for the Holidays and I love it. It seems to be a trend- take a look at this...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/02/2008

Developing Moblie Data Applications that Scale to Thousands of Users

Rob Tiffany is a product manager in our Windows Mobile developer team. Rob has just published a book...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/02/2008

Free Soup, Open Source and Android

Last weekend I went to an Asian-cuisine restaurant with the whole family. It is one of our favorite...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/23/2007

Cool PCs

Honestly, I think it is ridiculous that the best laptop to run Vista is a MacBook (this is what many...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/21/2007

Jason gives an overview of cool Windows Mobile 6 phones

Check out this video from Jason "Mr. Mobile" Langridge that shows some of the latest/coolest WIndows...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/21/2007

Unified Communications and Windows Mobile on TechNet Radio

You can listen to the recorded TechNet radio show on UC and Windows Mobile to learn about the value...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/10/2007

RIM is getting Scared of Windows Mobile and tries some Marketing Spin

A colleague sent me a link to a "Get the Facts" page that RIM has created as part of a new...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/07/2007

Upgrade to Windows Mobile 6 for the AT&T Treo 750 now available

Palm and AT&T have just released the much awaited Windows Mobile 6 upgrade for the Palm Treo...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/04/2007

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