Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

February, 2008

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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.

 

 

  • Backstage @ Robotics

    Rendering Japanese & Chinese on Windows Mobile 6

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    I got this question from one of our Evangelists in Japan, Hiroshi Ota at TechReady 6. I couldn't answer it on the spot but he sent an email shortly after to let me know he found the solution. Instead of having to install a custom ROM image that supports...
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    Windows Live Developer Program for Mobile announced

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    Oh finally! we've been waiting for this for so long. Read the press release : http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.aspx?feed=PR&date=20080211&id=8171373 The Windows Live team has finally announced a structured mobile developer...
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    Happy Chinese New Year!

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    Wow! One year can go by so quickly . If you don't know what the New Year means to the Chinese people, here's a great Wikipedia entry that explains almost everything you need to know: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_New_Year This year is the year...
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    MSN Direct Technology Preview Available

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    Got this email today. Check it out! MSN® Direct for Windows Mobile® Technology Preview Available for download today. Get up to the minute news*, weather and stock info directly on your Smartphone home screen No waiting for web pages to load. No typing...
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    Zumobi goes live.

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    Zumobi uses widgets (“Tiles”) to deliver content in a fun and innovative way, and is a free download that we’re pleased to make available to customers as part of our Windows Mobile Owners Circle offering. This version of Zumobi has a On10 Tile, which...
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    Windows Mobile Radio

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    Windows Mobile Top 10 Features for Business ( http://www.microsoft.com/tnradio ) Discover why Windows Mobile is the optimal choice for your organization and IT professionals. Join Windows Mobile expert, Derek Snyder , as he covers the top 10 features...
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    New MSDN Mobility Center

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    The MSDN Mobility Center at http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsmobile just got a facelift! we have completely redesigned the page to feature the four main mobile application development concepts: Smart Devices Mobile Web Games Rich Internet Apps The last...
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    New version of Signpost to be available today

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    Ever since we've launched and used the amazing location aware conference application called Signpost at MEDC and TechEd, we've been getting a lot of interest in other events. The next time Signpost will be used will be next week during the Internal Microsoft...
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    Global Mobile Award 2008 goes to...

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    Windows Mobile 6 for winning the Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Service . Microsoft is connecting people to the information that matters most to them, anywhere, anytime. Windows Mobile 6 makes it easier for businesses to go mobile with increased integration...
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    More Mobile Radio sessions at TechNet

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    February 12, 2008 Windows Mobile Part Two of Three Discover why Windows Mobile is the optimal choice for your organization and IT professionals. Join Windows Mobile experts Derek Snyder and Brian Hoskins to learn the top features of Windows Mobile for...
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    Dreamspark: Free tools for Students!

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    This is an excellent initiative to empower students to learn software development using professional tools at a price point that students are expecting, Zero! Microsoft is offering students in 11 countries (as of this post), the ability to register and...
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