Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

September, 2007

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Interesting stuff within MIcrosoft

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  • Backstage @ Robotics

    My first WiMo

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    I'll be leaving for Kuala Lumpur on the 7th for TechEd SEA and have 2 sessions to present there. While I'm there, they've asked me to present to the academia on Windows Mobile and Robotics. So I went out and got a Lego Mindstorm NXT set and went to the...
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    Device Emulator and the Windows PowerShell

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    Was playing around with Windows PowerShell recently and it ROCKS. there has been a lot of coverage around PowerShell so I won't bore you with some of them, here's a great video screencast by Scott Hanselman to get your started on PowerShell. What I...
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    Get Office Mobile 6.1 now!

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    What's new in Office Mobile 6.1? The ability to view Office 2007 documents. (eg. pptx, xlsx, docx). Other improvements include: • Enhanced viewing experience for charts in Excel Mobile. • Ability to view SmartArt in PowerPoint Mobile. • Ability to view...
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    Special Discount for Mobile Connections, Fall 2007, Las Vegas

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    We got this special discount code for an additional USD100 off the entrance price for the DevConnections series of events when you sign up for Mobile Connections. Attendees this year will be able to attend an exclusive invite-only feedback session where...
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    TechEd SEA 2007 Interview on TheStar.com.my

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    Checkout the Interview I had with thestar.com.my during TechEd South East Asia in Kuala Lumpur last week. http://star-techcentral.com/tech/story.asp?file=/2007/9/17/itfeature/20070917155737&sec=itfeature TechEd was a blast, i'll upload more pictures...
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    Visually Stunning User Interfaces - Coding Competition

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    One of the activities on the OpenNETCF Community site is a monthly coding competition where developers can submit code and win cool prizes at the end of every month. Here's the theme for September's contest: Visually Stunning User Interfaces I LOVE it...
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    Finish the Fight - Jump in - Believe

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    The line at the company store this morning to get a copy of Halo 3 . Looks like I'll be playing Bioshock for another few more days before attempting to get my hands on a copy of Halo 3 . and here's what I had for breakfast to keep me awake for a very...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    Mobile Killer App = Chess?

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    Just came across this article betavine: http://www.vodafonebetavine.net/web/guest/projects/resources/mobile_web_technologies?p_p_id=bvblogs&_bvblogs_struts_action=%2Fext%2Fbvblogs%2FviewPost&_bvblogs_postId=297&#p_bvblogs Kevin Smith is the...
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    Sharing Ink between Mobile and Desktop using WISP Lite

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    When we shipped Windows Mobile 6, it came with a relatively unknown and hardly used API called WISP Lite. WISP stands for Windows Ink Services Platform. It is the same API that is used for the Tablet PC. WISP Lite is a subset of WISP and has been ported...
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    Woot! 96.8wpm

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    Saw this over at The Moth's . Try it yourself : http://www.typequick.com/ttest/testyourskills.html How fast can you type?
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    KL TechNite + MIND: Developers Rock Event

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    Here are some pics of the MIND (Malaysian Independent Developer community) event held the day before TechEd SEA: Figure 1: The welcoming address slide with the sponsors’ logo. Wen Ching and Mike were the speakers the MCs. Figure 2: We filled up the whole...
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    Outsync : Outlook - Facebook Sync Released!

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    Thanks to Mel Sampat , now we have a really cool way to synchronize our Outlook contacts with details from Facebook (eg. Phone numbers, contact picture etc) Checkout the video on Channel 10 here : http://www.on10.net/Blogs/laura/sync-your-facebook-contacts...
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    OpenNETCF Community Begins

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    The good folks at OpenNETCF just announced their community site for all things "mobile and embedded" including technologies like Windows CE, Windows Mobile and Micro Framework. There are three articles posted there right now, How to debug without using...
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