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March, 2005

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    Microsoft Staff Caught on Video - The True Story

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    As you probably know, Mike Hall is a cheery chap who loves to explain Windows CE and Mobile Device related stuff. Better yet, he doesn't mind when we point a video camera at him and film him doing it. In fact, he even writes about these videos, on his...
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    Debugging Devices, to be sure to be sure.

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    First things first, Happy St. Patrick's Day! I'm finishing work soon to partake in a wee drop o' the black stuff. Cheers to all youse ex-pats, and all youse back in Norn Iron. I'm so pleased that my current job doesn't isolate me from my first love...
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    Content Specialist - whatsthatthen?

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    It’s official – my new job title is Content Specialist for Mobile and Embedded ISVs . What does that mean? It means that if you develop software for Smart Devices – in particular the Pocket PC or Smartphone – and you can’t find the information you need...
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    Meet MEDUA

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    MEDUA is the "Mobile and Embedded Device User Assistance" team. It's quite a large team, and writes documentation on everything from Windows CE API references to "How to switch on your Portable Media Center". To warm up our media skills, we put together...
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    Book Review Preview: Take Back Your Life!

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    The other day I saw an email from someone in the company offering a new Microsoft Press book for review, entitled “Take Back Your Life!”, by Sally McGhee. I managed to get an email in first, and snag a copy, because if there is one thing better than a...
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    MEDUA and New Media

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    I remember when DVDs, heck, no, make that I remember when CD-ROMs were the "new media". (Commodore CDTV ring any bells?) Now, the new media of choice consists of blogs, podcasts and video-blog-e-learning-casts-o-rama. Ok, that last one is a bit clumsy...
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    What do you look for in a Developer Center?

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    Do you visit the MSDN Developer Centers ? Developer Centers are designed to be one of your first ports of call on MSDN . They are portals – guiding you to the newest technical information, keeping you informed and trying to help grow a “community”. Ok...
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