Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

July, 2005

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    Palm OS is dead?

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    I'm a little slow (I'm sick) - so this probably wont be news, but with the annoucements by PalmSource this week many are claiming that Palm as an operating system is dead. Engaget started it by reporting that Cobalt (Palm OS 6.0) was dead and that...
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    Starting a software company in New Zealand?

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    If you are starting a software company in New Zealand - Microsoft have a heap of resources available for you to get started in that will give you a serious let up in the world. Firstly - the Microsoft NZ Partner page has a heap of resources and links...
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    Qantas coming out of the dark ages

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    I'm in Sydney today and tomorrow and on my flight over I noticed that Qantas were changing their policy regarding devices with an "in flight" mode. Previously these devices (ala Pocket PCs and Smartphones in particular) have been banned from use during...
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    Want to learn all about VS2005 but dont know where to start?

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    If you want to get a step up into Visual Studio 2005, .Net 2.0, ASP.Net 2.0, and all the other cool features that are coming up in the next release of the Microsoft development platform, then you'll want to head over to the New Zealand evaluate site and...
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    Need more buttons on your Pocket PC?

    One thing I loved about my HTC Harrier (and the same applies to the PDA2K/HTC Blue Angel) was the number of buttons it had. It had nine (count em - nine) hardware buttons including useful things like start and OK. In addition to that it had the keyboard...
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    Back on a Pocket PC Phone Edition

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    I've been having problems with my smartphone and getting frustrated with T9 SMS message authoring, the minute screen, limited applications and so on. So I purchased an iMate Jam... I'll still use the smartphone, but not as often - the jam will be my...
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