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    Build X1 Panels for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 device

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    here's the press release: London , UK — 3 September 2008— Sony Ericsson today published its Software Developer Kit (SDK) for Xperia™ X1 and invited developers and content creators to capitalize on the opportunities offered by developing...
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    Going to PDC? don't miss this Pre-conference

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    Doug Boling and Jim Wilson are our mobile development rockstars and they'll be at PDC 2008 this year delivering the one day pre-conference called " Windows Mobile Development in Depth ". if you're going to PDC 2008, you won't wanna miss this...
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    Samsung Blackjack II WM6.1 Update available. Official!

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    get it now. http://www.samsung.com/us/i617/windowsupgrade/ Windows Vista Instructions: http://ars.samsung.com/customer/usa/jsp/faqs/faqs_view.jsp?SITE_ID=22&PG_ID=557&PROD_SUB_ID=558&PROD_ID=957&AT_ID=132707 Windows XP Instructions...
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    Ok. this is just too SICK!!!

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    it's amazing how LCD/LED TV technology has progressed. Sony just announced their latest 40inch Bravia LCD TV and it's only 9.9mm thick. so to put things into perspective, the guys at Engadget took a picture of the thickness thinness by comparing it with...
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    HTC S740 is the Shiznit!

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    Alright, i'm totally skipping the Rafael for this new shiny toy. They finally got their senses back and put a 12keypad on the device. Don't quite like the QWERTY though, but might be useful. Phone looks a little thick, around 2mm thinner than the Rafael...
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    *snigger*

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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2008/aug/27/apple.apple
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    Out making Silverlight shine!

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    Went to TechEd SEA 2008 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week and got interviewed by a couple of journalists. Know them for many years and was very delighted to see them. This time round they asked about Silverlight for Mobile and what it's all about. here...
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    Time to get iDrunk

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    The guys at XDA-Developers will not take this lying down. the iPhone has this funny app called the iBeer, which simulates, well.. beer and the act of drinking it. Silly i know but some people love it. here's one for the HTC Touch Diamond. : http://snurl...
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    Samsung Omnia Upgrade Available

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    Thanks to Jason , i'm upgrading my Omnia to the new version now. If you have one, get it from here: http://www.samsungmobile.com/promotion/omnia/index.jsp for both XP and Vista :)
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    Follow me if you will...

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    Sounds like a really old shampoo commerical. :) Yes I haven't been blogging at all, there were too many other distractions. I've been mucking around with more and more social networks/interactions these days that blogging seems more of a chore. Anyway...
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    Windows Mobile API Usage Tool RTW!!

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    The Windows Mobile API Usage Tool performs static analysis of applications and binaries designed to run on Windows Mobile devices and reports on the usage of system APIs and other resources. The goal of the tool is to provide a report of system dependencies...
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    Leisure Suit Larry is BACK!

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    ZOMG! this game brought me through puberty ;) I spent so much time playing the entire Leisure Suit Larry series starting with the Land of the Lounge Lizards and Love for Sail. You guys remember how you get caught by police if you forget to type "remove...
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    Using the Diamond's Accelerometer from Visual Studio

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    Scott Seligman has spent sometime figuring out how to get access to the HTC Touch Diamond's Accelerometer (Tilt Sensor) and built a sample app that shows off how anyone can do it. Checkout this blog here : http://scottandmichelle.net/scott/index.html...
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    Interested in Fantasy Baseball?

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    Checkout the Fantasy Baseball client that the MSN team built for Windows Mobile that connects to the Fox Fantasy Baseball game. Download it here : http://prb.msn.com/download.aspx
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    30 Mobile Apps in 30 Days

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    When we talk about developing applications on Windows Mobile (or any mobile device for that matter), many people think it's rocket science. It's hard, it's complicated, it's troublesome. Our competitors keep injecting FUD into everyone's minds, while...
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    Want to sync your Windows Mobile device to a Mac?

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    Try this solution from Markspace called the Missing Sync (cheeky) look at all these features: Connects with Windows Mobile devices via USB and Bluetooth Supports devices running Windows Mobile 2002/2003/5/6 Syncs with Address Book, iCal, Entourage 2004...
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    Mobility Workshop in Malaysia done!

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    Thanks to Yu Tsing & Poh Sze from Malaysia, they completed a series of Mobility Workshops in three states recently and got great results. They ran over 15 workshops in these three states (Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Sabah) covering over 534 developers...
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    Mobility Training in Vietnam

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    Hai Le Thanh from Vietnam, recently conducted a Windows Mobile training for their local developer community. It's great to see these activities being run all over the world. Visit this site for more pics : http://liveclub.vn/news/khai-mac-lop-hoc-mobility...
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    Blackberry. Powered by Windows Mobile.

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    Thanks Jon !
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    John L Scott's vision of Mobility and use of Silverlight

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    Been working with John L Scott on building a prototype application that runs on Silverlight Mobile to deliver on their vision. They see Windows Mobile as an important platform for their sales personnel and for consumers who love to look for and shop for...
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    Windows Mobile Application Development Webcast series

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    Constanze Roman have been busy setting up a series of webcasts. Here's the list that have been recorded and coming in the next week: Part 1: Developing Applications for Windows Mobile Devices (now available on-demand) Part 2: Developing Your First Real...
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    PDC website is LIVE!

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    The website for what is considered, the "Mecca for Developers" is open. Register now! you know you want to!! let me know if you do, I'll organize a party!
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    How To: Add Windows Mobile 6 and Windows Mobile 6.1 Browser Definitions to ASP.NET

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    Jim Wilson shows us how to make ASP.NET pages render well on Internet Explorer Mobile on Windows Mobile 6 and 6.1 by adding a custom browser definition file. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc546461.aspx
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    Two New Windows Mobile Virtual Labs available

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    We've uploaded two more virtual labs on MSDN that goes in depth on .NETCF Windows Communications Foundation and How to build an application that is future proof. Click on the links below to access the labs directly: Building an Application using...
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    Enable Remote Debugging on NETCF apps

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    Thanks to Jon Box for figuring out this problem that we encountered during our workshop in Memphis. Users have a problem trying to attach the remote debugger to a running process. David Kline has published a work-around a while ago and it still applies...
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