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I am a Microsoft employee and my blog is not the official voice of my company, it’s simply my humble opinion. I’ll talk about things I like, my job, my car, my family but mostly my job J

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    Fabrikam Fine Furniture - coming soon!

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    There has been a ton of interest around our soon to be released enterprise scaleable reference application we call Fabrikam Fine Furniture. I have to apologize for the delay in getting the full application published as it has been a long and lengthy process...
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    UMPC Comparisons

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    Linda has put together a great comparison site for the current UMPC models on her new site, check this out http://www.ultramobilepcs.com/Compare.htm /frank This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights! It’s just...
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    Suduko source and whietpaper from UMPC Touch Pack

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    Stephen Toub from Microsoft recently put together an incredible white paper and sample on the development of the Suduko game that we're shipping with the Ultra Mobile PC touch pack. What a wonderful piece of work, the white paper reads well and covers...
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    Yes i will

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    Dennis has been bugging me to blog more ... Yes Dennis I’ll blog more provided you keep the good stuff coming too. Check out this awesome introduction to Mind Mapping using Mind Mapper from MindJet. Very cool… http://www.gottabemobile.com...
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    Staying put

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    Last night I took my new Toshiba M400 with Windows Vista February CTP install and the latest Office 12 bits home with me. Office 12 btw, freaking rocks, talk about seamless integration across the tools wow it is cool. Anyway I digress, I was able to connect...
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    TabletKiosk V-700 UMPC

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    Linda has done a nice write-up of the TabletKiosk V-700 UMPC machine on her site, it didn’t get much fanfare last week probably because it runs the VIA C 7M NaNo 1GHtz Processor however this is one seriously cool little puppy. Check out her article here...
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    Unfold it now...

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    What a long strange trip it has been watching the Origami unfold into the UltraMobile PC. A new era is upon and the developer community has the opportunity to seize the day and to seize the market. Think about this, a small form factor touch enabled computer...
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    55 minutes

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    I was at the San Diego airport today, i arrived early so I could take a conference call with our friends at Toshiba. I had my smartphone with my BT earpiece and I sat there for an hour looking like a nerd talking away and getting my job done. I was scanning...
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    MPD Partner Briefing

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    Today we kicked off our Mobile Platforms Division Partner Briefing which is a two day intense look at the Tablet and Mobile PC product plans moving forward. I have say it was a lot of fun opening up this event with around 100 companies in attendance....
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    One heck of a cuppa Joe

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    Not only is Larry Obrien an awesome proponent of the Tablet PC, a friend and an incredibly nice person he's a coffee grower. Geek Acres produces some of the best Kona Coffee in the world, heck in my opinion it's the best cuppa Joe I have ever had. Simply...
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    Code Magazine Tablet PC and Mobile PC Focus Issue

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    Code Magazine has put together a complete end to end developer reference for building applications tuned for the Tablet PC and Mobile PC applications. Are you mobilizing your applications? With the continued move by customers who want anywhere access...
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    Tablet PC News

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    We have a new MSN Spaces Blog dedicated to Tablet PC News, check out http://spaces.msn.com/members/tabletpcpartners/ there’s an RSS feed for the blog - http://spaces.msn.com/members/tabletpcpartners/feed.rss /frank This posting is provided "AS IS" with...
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    10K and growing...

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    The tablet pc development center has recently hit an awesome milestone, we've gone over 10,000 unique visitors per month (actually 11,000) which is simply incredible. In the 14 or so months we’ve been online we’ve seen consistent growth month by month...
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    Vista rocks on the tablet

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    It's been a while now that i've had access to Vista builds running on my Tablet PC and it’s hard to go back to XP. The UI enhancements in Vista simply make the experience with the Pen so natural. Using the flick of the pen to scroll has to be my favorite...
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    Go ahead and smack me a bit - i need it...

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    Gotta smack me upside the head, I can’t get blogging into my veins there’s just too much to do… How do you people do it so consistently everyday I am so impressed. Tablet PC was well represented at the Handango partner summit last week, we presented...
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    Great MEDC Event in Vegas

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    The Mobile and Embedded Developers Conference was an awesome show, I was very impressed with the quality of planning and execution. My hat is off to James and the whole team. I hope they are getting some rest. The attendees were a great fit for...
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    See you at MEDC this week

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    Hope to see you all at MEDC this week in lovely Las Vegas there will be several Tablet and Mobile PC sessions going on. I am very excited about being on a panel discussion with a group of very smart folks in which we’ll discuss Mobile Application Development...
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    Ink Flash Cards from Bernd at Agilix

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    Bernd from Aglix has posted his InkXcards flash card program as a sample of what you can do with InfiNotes . I know Bernd’s kids love it and I just installed it on my kids machines, it’s a pretty cool app that’s worth a look. If you’re a dev you should...
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    Tablets in aviation

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    Check this one out – an interesting thread on Tablets in aviation… Trust the skies to your pilot and their Tablet PC J http://www.turbopilot.com/efb/ /frank This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights! It’s just my personal...
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    Only 15 feet from Lora…

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    Things have been crazy lately as you can tell from my lack of blogs. It’s not because I don’t like to blog but more because as the day comes to an end I simply run out of steam before I can write. I have the privilege of working within 15 feet of Lora...
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    Hands On Labs at MWA

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    For those of you who sat in on the HOL labs at MWA I’d love to know what you thought. Were they helpful, easy to do, did they cover key points, did you learn something? What about those Wacom graphire digitizers , they seemed to be a great giveaway for...
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    MWA was a ton of fun

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    Wow, the three weeks leading up to MWA were incredibly busy and full of last minute details (and I logged over 10K air miles), issues and concerns, it was fun to see how well our first tablet and mobile pc application development focused conference went...
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    It has been a while

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    It has been a while since I blogged and I feel little guilty as there has been so much happening on the Tablet front that I have not shared with you. CES was a blast, the Tablet booth was packed all the time. It was cool because for the first time I didn...
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    I thought things slowed down during the holidays…

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    A ton to discuss this week for tablet developers as we’ve seen some very exciting enhancements hit the market goaled at making development of rich pen perfect applications a lot easier. InfiNotes has released! An incredible set of components that enable...
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    BackPack.net – taking it up a notch!

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    I am an evangelist at heart and I say “this is cool” often but this really is cool. We all know what the Tablet PC can do in education they are simply phenomenal from note taking, to annotations, to managing tons of research material in an electronic...
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