eric gunnerson discusses the intricacies of web services and remoting by way of creating a remote control for a media player, and then applies these principles in putting the application to work on his own pocket pc.
read about it here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dncscol/html/csharp07172003.asp
oh, wait... one more thing: i'd forgotten the 'joy' of 56k dial up. but it beats the cruddy 'broadband' connection at my hotel in new orleans. i can't wait to get home!