Rob Tiffany's Windows Mobile Accelerator

The best way to predict the future is to go out and invent it

New Blog Site @ http://robtiffany.com

Hey everyone, Just wanted to let you know that I'm continuing this blog over at robtiffany.com. I've...

Author: robtiffany Date: 12/23/2009

The Hidden Message Queue on your Windows phone

The ability to be “offline” and “occasionally-connected” is a critical component of successful...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/02/2009

What ever happened to RDA?

Who remembers using Remote Data Access to synchronize data between SQL Server and SQL Server...

Author: robtiffany Date: 09/22/2009

Managed Gestures

Touch-ability is one of the most important new features of Windows Mobile 6.5. As many of you know,...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/26/2009

Microsoft and Nokia Form Global Alliance to Design, Develop and Market Mobile Productivity Solutions

The worldwide leader in software and the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer have entered into...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/12/2009

Enterprise Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Compact 3.5 Mobile Merge Replication

I’m happy to say that my latest book is now available on Amazon @...

Author: robtiffany Date: 07/29/2009

Rise of the Psuedo Smartphones

What do the following feature phones have in common? LG Dare LG Voyager LG Versa LG enV Touch LG...

Author: robtiffany Date: 07/17/2009

Windows Mobile 6.5 is getting Stylish

Check out one of the great new device themes from designer Isaac Mizrahi! On the technical side of...

Author: robtiffany Date: 03/31/2009

Windows Mobile 6.5 Announced at Mobile World Congress

Steve Ballmer and Andy Lees announced Windows Mobile 6.5, My Phone, and Marketplace in Barcelona...

Author: robtiffany Date: 02/20/2009

Mobile Architecture Pocket Guide v1.1

Just wanted to let everyone know that version 1.1 of the Mobile Architecture Pocket Guide is now...

Author: robtiffany Date: 01/17/2009

The Desktop Web Comes to Windows Mobile

Internet Explorer Mobile 6 transforms the web for devices based on Windows Mobile 6.1.4. A rich,...

Author: robtiffany Date: 11/16/2008

See you in Barcelona for Tech Ed EMEA Dev

Looking forward to seeing lots of familiar faces and meeting new ones starting December 10th at Tech...

Author: robtiffany Date: 11/07/2008

New Resco MobileForms Release for NETCF

Just in case all you mobile developers didn't hear, Resco has released Volume 3 of their MobileForms...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/29/2008

Announcing Sync Framework v2 CTP1

I just wanted to give you a heads-up about the availability of Sync Framework v2 CTP1 .  Sync...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/28/2008

Chapter 1 of my new Book is Ready!

Mobile Data Synchronization with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact > Second...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/23/2008

Listen to Rob's Windows Mobile Interview on .NET Rocks!

I was recently interviewed by Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell who run one of the Internet's most...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/09/2008

Old School Windows Mobile :: Getting Started with Java on PDAs

Below is an article I wrote back in 2002 that described how to build Personal Java apps on the iPAQ...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/07/2008

Sync Services for Windows Mobile Devices has Shipped!

Hello all, Just wanted to pass along that the device bits for Sync Services for ADO.NET have been...

Author: robtiffany Date: 09/16/2008

The Blackjack II is Ready to be Managed by System Center Mobile Device Manager

Run, don't walk out to http://www.samsung.com/us/i617/windowsupgrade and upgrade you Samsung...

Author: robtiffany Date: 09/03/2008

Reflecting on Bill Gates Departure from Microsoft

Though this term has been overused, we're truly witnessing the end of an era as Bill Gates shifts...

Author: robtiffany Date: 07/04/2008

Building Offline Enabled Applications

At Tech Ed Developers in Orlando this year, I had the pleasure of joining Ginny Caughey, Steve...

Author: robtiffany Date: 06/22/2008

Tech Ed North America Developers 2008 Wrap Up

Last week’s developer event just marked three milestones: 1. Bill Gates’ final Keynote...

Author: robtiffany Date: 06/12/2008

Tech Ed Developers 2008 is less than 2 Weeks Away!

We're now in the home-stretch in our preparations for Tech Ed Developers in Orlando this June. Since...

Author: robtiffany Date: 05/21/2008

From Marketecture to Architecture

For those of you who don't already know, I recently moved on to a role as a Mobility Architect and...

Author: robtiffany Date: 03/27/2008

A Great Spartan Once Said...

This is where we fight!   In a world of new mobile competitors vying for mobile developers...

Author: robtiffany Date: 03/15/2008

Welcome to the New Windows Mobile Developer Center

A quick glance at the Windows Mobile Developer Center clues you in to the fact that we’ve done a...

Author: robtiffany Date: 02/23/2008

My New Book is Now Available!

"Windows Mobile Data Synchronization with SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server Compact 3.1" is now...

Author: robtiffany Date: 01/07/2008

I'm Holding the First Copy of My Third Book

Believe it baby! Many of you have seen me at various Microsoft events during 2007 with my portable...

Author: robtiffany Date: 12/20/2007

Windows Mobile Partner Summit Day 1

The Windows Mobile Partner Summit is going great and the event looks to be twice as big as last...

Author: robtiffany Date: 12/12/2007

Journey has a new lead singer thanks to YouTube

In the eternal quest to find a lead singer that sounds like Steve Perry, Neal Schon found a band...

Author: robtiffany Date: 12/09/2007

What can we learn from the new Amazon Kindle?

As an author and admirer of iconic mobile devices, I’m totally jazzed by Amazon’s new Kindle device....

Author: robtiffany Date: 11/20/2007

New Mobile Merge Replication Benchmarks

I just finished up a week of teaching attendees at the Dev Connections conference how to setup and...

Author: robtiffany Date: 11/09/2007

Mobile 2.0

The second annual Mobile 2.0 just wrapped up. The key takeaways are: Mobile Web (iPhone Safari...

Author: robtiffany Date: 10/16/2007

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Merge Replication

The non-linear fashion by which I've been writing this book reminds me of the way Pulp Fiction jumps...

Author: robtiffany Date: 09/10/2007

Chapter 3: Configuring the Publisher

The biggest and most comprehensive chapter of the new book is ready to preview! Chapter 3 is ready...

Author: robtiffany Date: 09/01/2007

Chapter 2 Refresh: Configuring the Distributor

Not to be outdone by a refresh to chapter 4, I've made some updates and additions to chapter 2 for...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/30/2007

Chapter 4 Refresh: Web Synchronization

I've made some updates and additions to chapter 4 for you to look at. The book is called "Windows...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/30/2007

Chapter 2: Configuring the Distributor

Here comes another chapter! My forthcoming book is called "Windows Mobile Data Synchronization with...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/19/2007

Book Review: Microsoft Mobile Development Handbook

Best Windows Mobile Development Book Ever Written! Trust me, I've read them all going back to 2001...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/13/2007

Chapter 4: Web Synchronization

As I mentioned in a previous post, my latest book is underway. For those of you who visited my booth...

Author: robtiffany Date: 08/08/2007

Wine Review :: July 2007

Below are my reviews of a variety of wines from the last wine tasting event I attended: Canon de Sol...

Author: robtiffany Date: 07/29/2007

The new book is underway...

As some of you know, I've been building and piecing together the documentation necessary to build...

Author: robtiffany Date: 07/11/2007

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