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    Mobility Metro site updated

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    with fixes to the content and latest news. check it out : http://blogs.msdn.com/mobilitymetro/ you can also follow the event through the use of Twitter Hashtags : http://www.hashtags.org/tag/mobmetro/ follow me on twitter : http://twitter.com/lokeuei
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    Guitar Zero

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    Ok this isn't a mobile post but I'm such a fan of Guitar Hero that I just had to do it. One of our device MVPs, Peter Nowak sent this link along to me today. Built using XNA :) Gotta have it. there are more songs in the Forums too.
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    Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

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    NO MORE!!! http://www.htc.com/www/product.aspx?id=46278
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    Build a game using Popfly!

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    This is so cool! albeit a little simple. Go build your game on Silverlight now. http://www.popfly.com/gamecreator Watch the Channel 9 video here: http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=401969
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    Need a free remote control, screen capture for your Mobile Device?

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    We use SOTI Pocket Controller here at Microsoft for all our demos and it's a fantastic utility. We do have a corporate license with SOTI but we realize that some of you are looking for a free alternative. Now you have one and it's called MyMobileR. download...
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    Mobility Metro Training done in Xiamen, China

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    Got this email update from our colleagues in China. They're doing an amazing job at providing indepth mobile development training that no other platform can provide, not the iPhone, not Nokia and definitely not RIM. If you're an enterprise and serious...
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    Chicken Chicken

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    Just got sent this link and I thought it was HILARIOUS. Watch this amazing presentation by Doug Zongker from UW. Don't forget to stay till the end, best backup slide ever!
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    Music ID by Shazam on Blackjack II

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    Just found this out by accident today. Hidden under the AT&T Music Icon in the Blackjack II phone, is an icon called MusicID. This is a really cool piece of software that was created by Shazam. I remember showing this demo off at a few events and...
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    Windows Mobile Fire Starter Event

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    Got this email today: Did you know that 5 of the 10 top selling ‘Smart Phones’ run on Windows Mobile? and, If you always wondered who wrote ‘Bubble breaker’ on the Windows Mobile phone and wanted to write similar applications that get used by Millions...
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    World Poker Tour®: Texas Hold 'Em 2 just launched at http://winplay.com

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    I'm not much of a poker fan but this game looks pretty good. You can play online live with other players which is gonna be sweet! It's cheap too, only $3.99. I know a couple of friends that'll be pretty stoked about this game. Go get it already and come...
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    More Mobility Metro events

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    Here are the other events that are happening in the US. Click on the link to register. City Date Capacity Days San Diego 04/22/2008 50 1 Dallas 04/29/2008 20 3 Austin 05/07/2008 60 1 Chicago * 05/12/2008 20 3 Redmond 05/13/2008 100 1 Memphis 05/13/2008...
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    Mobility Metro Houston Sign-up now!

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    Mobility Metro- Developing on Windows Mobile Houston, May 20 th – 22 nd Mobility Metro is a 3 day hands-on lab that covers the detailed points about building applications on the Windows Mobile platform. It covers tools such as Visual Studio 2008, the...
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    Guitar Hero 3 for Windows Mobile.. Coming soon!

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    A little bird told me that it should be launched by Magmic games in about 24 hours :) For those of you who know me, I love this game! Thank's to Magmic games, this will be my next time waster. Woot! Watch this link : http://www.winplay.com/game/GuitarHeroMobile
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    Windows Mobile 6.1 Emulators available for download

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    The Windows Mobile 6.1 Emulator Images package adds emulator images to Visual Studio 2005 or Visual Studio 2008 that let you test applications for Windows Mobile 6.1. The emulator images can also be used as standalone without Visual Studio. They can be...
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    Managed Stored Procedures and Mobile LOB Architecture

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    Rabi Satter of the Kiosk Mode fame , has done two posts about the cool things he worked on for the Mobile Line of Business Accelerator. Managed Stored Procedures : http://www.satter.org/2008/03/managed-stored.html Mobile LOB Architecture : http://www...
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    Comprehensive Review of Windows Mobile 6.1 at PocketNow.com

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    Someone at PocketNow.com has exclusive access to the latest Windows Mobile OS and has posted three pages of screenshots. check them out here : http://pocketnow.com/index.php?a=portal_detail&t=reviews&id=1050
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    Webcast : Creating Location-Aware Applications for Windows Mobile

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    Maarten Struys will be presenting this webcast on April 9th. He'll talk about how you can easily build location aware applications using the GPS API and more. Attendee Registration URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032374410&Culture...
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    More Silverlight for Mobile videos

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    (L-R: Giorgio, Me and Dale Coffing) Giorgio Sardo was one of the top presenters at MIX2008 and he delivered a session on Designing Silverlight UI for Mobile devices. Checkout his blog here : http://blogs.msdn.com/giorgio/
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    Rare video footage of the Windows Mobility Smackdown!

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    It's not everyday you get to see a cool session at a Technical event, but every 6 months we run an internal Microsoft technical readiness event for our technical folks in the field called TechReady. We've been running this event for 3 years and at every...
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    Changing Network Modes in Blackjack II

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    For those who carries the Blackjack II phone, you'll realize very quickly that you can't switch Network modes / bands which makes things very frustrating. For instance if you need to turn off 3G and stick with EDGE to conserve battery life. PhoneDude...
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    The New Mobile Line of Business Solution Accelerator 2008

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    Rob just sent this email to me today. His team has been building the new version of the Solutions Accelerator for a couple of months now and now they're ready to release it to the wild. What's really amazing to me is that they managed to implement MANAGED...
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    My Panel discussion at MIX08

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    Here's the audio recording for the "I wanna go mobile" panel at MIX08 few days ago. http://sessions.visitmix.com/?selectedSearch=PNL09 weird listening to your own voice. I can never get over it. :)
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    Silverlight Mobile at MIX08

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    Checkout these videos of the Silverlight mobile demos that were shown at the MIX08 keynote just this last week. MIXr Mobile Social Networking with Silverlight 2 WeatherBug Weather Beyond the Browser with WeatherBug
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    MIX08 Bits

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    Here are the links to download all the new stuff that we've announced at MIX08 today. Internet Explorer 8 - http://www.microsoft.com/ie/ie8 Silverlight 2 Beta 1 : http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/resources/installationFiles.aspx?v=2.0 Silverlight...
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    Google Gears on Windows Mobile

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    Another validation of the power, flexibility and ease of development on the Windows Mobile platform. Google just announced the availability of their offline AJAX technology called Google Gears on Windows Mobile 5 and 6 . What can Gears do? it provides...
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