Backstage @ Robotics

Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.

November, 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.

 

 

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    Windows Mobile 6.1.4 Emulator Images Available now

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    Today we’re announcing the availability of the Windows Mobile 6.1.4 Emulator Images that includes the new Internet Explorer Mobile 6 browser built in. These are the new resolutions that are supported: Windows Mobile 6.1.4 Standard DPI: 131 - Resolution...
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    New Samsung Omnia w 806mhz CPU and 800x480 WVGA screens

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      Checkout these specs compared to the older Omnia (right). (sorry for the untranslated Korean)   Looks a little thicker though. wonder if they’ve updated the widget homescreen to make it more usable. With the 806mhz CPU, watching HD video would...
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    Live Mesh (tech preview) for Mobile available now.

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    To those of you who have Live Mesh accounts, you can download the Live Mesh mobile client now from www.mesh.com . URL for Direct Download is : https://www.mesh.com/install/wm6/LiveMesh.cab if you don’t have an account, ping me via email and I...
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    New Mobile Architecture Pocket Guide Available

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      The patterns & practices group has just recently released a new Pocket Guide that is targeted at Mobile Architecture and development. It covers a ton of information and common pitfalls that you can avoid when building serious mobile line of...
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    Spin the Bottle – Touch Diamond edition

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    Daniel Siegl from Lieber Lieber Software wrote me a mail to let me know that he got inspired by our Accelerometer showcase at the Mobility Smackdown session at TechEd EMEA ,and he quickly wrote a Spin The Bottle application to demonstrate how it can be...
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    Verizon launches the Omnia!

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    Nice! Finally a new phone from Verizon. They need to ship more phones quicker, I have a ton of friends on Verizon that need upgrades. here are the specs: (resolution is a bummer though, 240x400 and not the VGA version)   Full HTML Web browser with...
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    Sony Ericsson Content Awards 2008

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    Just got this email from Sony Ericsson for Developers.   www.sonyericsson.com/contentawards The Sony Ericsson Content Awards 2008 is all about you and us together. It's about rewarding talent and making your mark in the mobile content industry. With...
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