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World’s Largest Pac-Man

By now, most of you have seen this extremely cool demo of some of the capabilities of HTML5 and...

Author: Hegey Date: 04/14/2011

Speaking of the Robot Apocalypse…

Okay, I saw this today and laughed my *** off…this is some funny stuff! And yes, I do think more...

Author: Hegey Date: 09/10/2010

Monkeys vs Robots

Okay, so I have been telling you guys for awhile that with all of this technological innovation...

Author: Hegey Date: 08/25/2010

The new kid…Windows Phone 7

The buzz around Windows Phone is getting pretty crazy. This past weekend, reviews and walk-throughs...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 07/21/2010

The Robotics Development Studio – watch it on Channel 9 :)

For those of you who are interested in robotics, Trevor Taylor (PM on the Robotics team) has filmed...

Author: Hegey Date: 07/14/2010

Hello World (again)

You may have noticed things have been quiet around here for a spell. I have been absorbed in a world...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 06/18/2010

Robots are harmful to humans

Uh…duh?  Have any of you seen Terminator?  Isn’t this something that everyone knows? :)...

Author: Hegey Date: 05/07/2010

Welcome back from the Holidays :)

You know, it’s always this time of year I either feel refreshed from having a nice little vaca and...

Author: Hegey Date: 01/13/2010

Microsoft OneApp – what is that thing?

Okay, so this is officially my second week in the OneApp team, and I must say I am really impressed...

Author: Hegey Date: 10/30/2009

Microsoft OneApp…here I come :)

For those of you who know me, you know I’ve been in the mobile space for awhile and have spent much...

Author: Hegey Date: 10/16/2009

Want to take your UI to the next level?

Many of the developers at Mobile Incubation Week wanted to make sure their UIs were as cool as the...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 09/30/2009

Some IE Mobile Tidbits…

Short and sweet… there are a couple of tidbits that caught my eye this week related to developing...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 09/30/2009

Why Windows Mobile as a Business Platform?

  I’ve said it before that Mobile Developers were going to change the world.  I still feel...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 09/21/2009

Enterprise Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5

Back when I started writing windows applications, there was really only one book that...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 09/01/2009

Application Verifier Tip - “EnableShimEngine”

I’ve been seeing a number of reports from developers taking their first lap with Application...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 08/24/2009

Windows Mobile 6.5 Walkthru

Guess I don't have to do this now :) Most of you have probably already seen this video, but if not,...

Author: Hegey Date: 08/10/2009

FITC Mobile in Canada - are you going to be there?

There will be some good mobile sessions, including some around Windows Mobile development from Mark...

Author: Hegey Date: 08/04/2009

Microsoft Hopper Test Tool for Windows Mobile 6.0, 6.1, and 6.5

Hopper for 6.5 is live! Hopper is a software test tool that simulates random user input on mobile...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 07/28/2009

WM 6.0 and 6.1 Support in Windows Marketplace for Mobile

If you haven't heard the news already, we will be supporting WM6.0/6.1/6.5 in the Windows...

Author: Hegey Date: 07/14/2009

Windows Mobile Developer Camp

We're excited to announce the first in a series of barcamp-style events for the upcoming Microsoft...

Author: Hegey Date: 07/13/2009

WM 6.5 Gesture Documentation is live on MSDN

Windows Mobile 6.5 gesture documentation is live on MSDN now.    Gesture code samples are...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 07/10/2009

Spotlight on Connection Manager

Windows Mobile provides a very powerful, but often misunderstood, abstraction layer called...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 07/07/2009

Giant Robot Lovers Unite :)

Okay, I found this on CNET last night and thought it was kinda cool...so I'm posting it here :)

Author: Hegey Date: 06/17/2009

Microsoft Windows Mobile Consumer Solution Accelerator

Here is a great set of sample code and a VS project which steps you through some cool ideas around...

Author: Hegey Date: 06/11/2009

More Memory for ALL in WM 6.x

Now that the Windows Mobile 6.5 DTK is available, you are probably starting to discover some of the...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 06/10/2009

Windows Mobile 6.5 Emulators available for download...

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=20686a1d-97a8-4f80-bc6a-...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 06/03/2009

Windows Mobile developer support in VS2010?

Recently, because of an ill-worded product description in the VS2010 Smart Devices up on MSDN, MANY...

Author: Hegey Date: 05/26/2009

Ramp Up with Windows Mobile

What Is Ramp Up? Ramp Up is a free, online, community-based learning program, with a number of...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 05/15/2009

Windows Mobile Getting Good Press? No... :)

Windows Mobile: Alive and well -- and suitable for business Computerworld, Michael Gartenberg, May...

Author: Hegey Date: 05/14/2009

Mobile Buzz at Tech-Ed

There is a lot of good stuff going on a Tech-Ed this week in LA. In you are here, come by and see us...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 05/13/2009

WM 6.5 and GAPI….going, going, gone…

We’ve been talking about it forever…deprecating GAPI, but it’s REALLY hard to take back anything...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 05/07/2009

Windows Marketplace for Mobile is ready for ISVs :)

All, if you haven't seen, you can go to http://developer.windowsmobile.com/marketplace.aspx now and...

Author: Hegey Date: 05/01/2009

Intercepting Mail using IMapiAdviseSink

There is a lot of interesting stuff going on with Windows Mobile right now…unfortunately, I can’t...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 04/28/2009

Developer Patterns for Saving Memory on Windows Mobile

Check out this new post over on Rob's blog around saving memory on Windows Mobile...very cool stuff...

Author: Hegey Date: 04/10/2009

Windows Mobile Marketplace FAQ...and good news :)

The Marketplace team has just announced some more details around the 'Windows Marketplace for...

Author: Hegey Date: 03/30/2009

Solid Code

Okay, here is a shameless plug for one of my good friends.  John Bruno wrote a great book...

Author: Hegey Date: 03/27/2009

Tech Days and Windows Mobile Development

If you are planning on going to Tech Days, there will be a pretty good line-up of Windows Mobile...

Author: Hegey Date: 03/27/2009

Students get into the Windows Mobile Marketplace for free

In case you missed the official press release: Developers who sell applications through Windows...

Author: Hegey Date: 03/24/2009

What's new for Developers in Windows Mobile 6.5

Jorge has a nice little post on what is new for developers in Windows Mobile 6.5...it focuses on...

Author: Hegey Date: 03/18/2009

Windows Mobile at SXSW

Well, I'm sitting here at SXSW in Austin, TX, in the Blogger's Lounge that we are sponsoring...it's...

Author: Hegey Date: 03/14/2009

Thanks to all of you who attended the LINQ WebCast last week.  For those who missed it, you can...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 02/16/2009

Good Business Week read about Windows Mobile and the challenges ahead

If you didn't catch it already, here is a good read about Window Mobile and the catch-up game that...

Author: Hegey Date: 02/10/2009

WS_EX_ABOVESTARTUP | WS_EX_TOPMOST in NETCF, plus some LINQ to come…

I was helping out one of my colleagues (Clint Rutkas) this week on a problem that I thought would...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 02/09/2009

Tough day at Microsoft

Yesterday and today are tough days here...it just proves to me more that all the pieces of the...

Author: Hegey Date: 01/23/2009

Sync Windows Mobile with your DVR

Was just crusiing thru some sites and came across this. Many of you already know how to do this, but...

Author: Hegey Date: 12/29/2008

Using NETCF Loader Logs to solve start issues

I hope you folks all had a great Christmas. While digging out of email today, I was going through my...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 12/29/2008

Samsung Blackjack II is "Tops"

I usually leave the marketing blips for Steve, but I couldn’t resist throwing this one up to...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 12/18/2008

What's up with ASP.NET Mobile Controls, IE Mobile, and Silverlight?

The Web Browsing experience has really heated up for mobile devices over the last year or two. I...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 12/09/2008

Location, Location, Location... and FakeGPS

It’s no secret that I believe location based services via mobile devices will absolutely...

Author: Reed Robison Date: 12/08/2008

Windows Mobile is a Viable Mobile Platform

Here's a fun read from Michael Gartenberg -------------------------- Media Bistro, Michael...

Author: Hegey Date: 12/05/2008

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