Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

February, 2007

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Interesting stuff within MIcrosoft

I'll try to give you an inside look at what goes on in Microsoft as I continue to build my career in this company.

 

 

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    Tips for moving your life to a new Windows Mobile device

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    If you're like us who have more than one device, one of the hardest things to do is to move to a new device, especially when you have so many applications installed and customizations done to the phone. Here's what I do in order to reduce the downtime...
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    Windows Mobile 6 on10.net

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    Laura Foy has invaded the Windows Mobile team and conducted an interview with Derek Snyder about Windows Mobile 6. Pretty cool! Click on the image above to see the video for a full demo of the power of Windows Mobile 6 and some new devices. Love the Vox...
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    Faster on WM6

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    I've been using Windows Mobile 6 dogfood (build 15342) on my Excalibur for a while now and have been very happy with it, until today that is. I've just managed to update my device to the latest RTM build and guess what I found... Everything is magically...
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    Windows Mobile 6 officially announced.

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    So for those who didn't believe that we were announcing it early, here's the official press announcement . Just to let you know, employees were told that we can talk about Windows Mobile 6 four days ago, that's why we went all out with the information...
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    WM6 not WM6.0 *shake fist*

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    Just wanted to clarify the naming convention for Windows Mobile. "Windows Mobile 6" is the official name for the latest version of Windows Mobile, not : Windows Mobile 6.0 Windows Mobile 6.x Windows Mobile Six Pocket PC 6 Smartphone...
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    WindowsMobile.Version = 6; // Developer article published

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    Developers will like to know that we've released a comprehensive whitepaper titled " What's New for Developers in Windows Mobile 6 " . It's a very extensive 12,000 word article written by Jim Wilson and it has just been published to MSDN. Here's an excerpt...
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    Get your MEDC 2007 Sidebar Gadget.

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    Download it now .
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    Windows Mobile 6 - What's in it for developers?

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    *exhale* phewww, finally. Now that Windows Mobile 6 is announced , we can be more open about it. As you know we've been putting a lot of work to improve a user's experience in the core Windows Mobile OS, but what exactly is available under the hood for...
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    How to: Monitor calls on Windows Mobile using C#

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    Someone just sent me a mail and asked if we had any C# samples / source code for monitoring status of incoming and outgoing calls. It all really depends on what you want to do with these calls, are you just trying to get the status? or trying to capture...
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    Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of rum!

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    What do I do? what do I do?

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    Got a request to update my Vista machine today and saw this list of available updates. My god, what should I do? Should I check the optional update? Wonder what it is for. I hate to gripe about my fellow colleagues over in the Vista org , but hey, not...
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    Mobility LOB Workshop Questions & Answers

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    We've just completed the a Train-the-trainer hands-on workshop for Accenture and a bunch of internal Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) and Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS) trainers in Singapore. During the Tech Discussion we received...
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    Mittblasters - Hand dryers of the future.

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    If you're ever in Singapore, visit the Night Safari . It's a very cool experience getting to ride on a tram in the night through the wild rainforests of South East Asia. The best thing for us wasn't the nocturnal animals, or that we couldn't take a single...
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    WMDC is available for Vista

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    There you go, now we're alright. We've just released the Windows Mobile Device Center for x86 and x64 today (officially, although the download files were published on the servers yesterday). Go ahead to the official WMDC site to download the updates....
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    Chinese New Year Shopping

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    The Chinese New Year festivities are picking up in Chinatown, Singapore. I was there to buy a couple of packs of Ang Pows for my wife because she's trying to introduce some foreign Chinese culture and crafting activities at her pre-school in Redmond....
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