Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

July, 2004

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    Running Max OS X on Windows XP...

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    Last post showed Windows XP Embedded running on a Mac in Virtual PC - How about the other way round ? - Check this out, Mac OS X running on a PC - http://os-emulation.net/pearpc/web/ (Updated to now use a JPG instead of linking to the original Emulation...
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    Windows CE 5.0 Web Download - GO GET IT!!!

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    Windows CE 5.0 "RTM" Evaluation kit is now available as a web download - go get it folks... Evaluation Software - Download The English RTM version of Windows CE 5.0 is now available for download via the Windows Embedded Introductory Kit . Evaluation Software...
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    Windows CE 5.0 - Include some files in the O/S

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    This question has come up a number of times recently - You've built your Windows CE 5.0 operating system, you've written the worlds coolest Windows CE application in eMbedded Visual C++ or Visual Studio .NET 2003 and now want to include the applicaiton...
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    I Robot - Nice car...

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    " I Robot " turned out to be quite a good movie, and quite funny in places, the Audi RSQ Concept car did stand out in the movie, and I decided to Google <verb> for more information... from rssportscars.com - Audi has been participating as...
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    Tissot SPOT Watch (has a touch screen!)

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    Found this on engadget - this is the Tissot SPOT watch I was trying to find earlier. The Tissot High T Touch Screen watch is likely the most advanced watch you can get, not only does it have a touch screen— but like all SPOT watches, it receives personalized...
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    New HP PDA's announced.

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    HP has unveilled a new set of PDA's - H-P's new top-of-the-line iPAQ, the h6315, has a built-in cellular phone. It's the first handheld to offer three-way integrated wireless voice and data capabilities over GSM/GPRS, WiFi and Bluetooth. I’ve been playing...
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    "Team VBA" Sumobot - Victory Dance and "Basic Stamp" source.

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    Chris Tacke and Daron Underwood (from Venturcom) "Team VBA" spent a ton of time working on their Sumobot code at the Windows Embedded Devcon. I heard that they spent about 4 hours just working on their "victory dance" code - if the sumobot has 'found...
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    Windows XP Embedded - Virtual PC Hardware Definition (SLD).

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    The last couple of months MSDN " Get Embedded " articles have focused on how to build a Windows XP Embedded operating system using Virtual PC , and how to write and debug Win32 applications on the Virtual PC - the one thing that's been missing from the...
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    Windows XP Embedded - Develop on Windows 2000 or Windows XP ?

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    Quick question to all you Windows XP Embedded developers out there... Is your development PC running Windows 2000 or Windows XP ? - the reason for asking, is that I'm thinking of reworking the Windows XP Embedded web-installer, right now I'm using WinInet...
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    Laptop Slooooooooooooow

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    This is not embedded but is hopefully useful... ok, so my laptop seems to have been running a little slower over the last few days - I've been thinking that some application or service has been chewing up resources on the PC - so how to find out what...
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    I Robot - Could it really happen ?

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    I'm off to see "I Robot" this evening, quite looking forward to it, I read the book a few years back, but somehow doubt that the movie is even close to the book - I get the impression that this is going to be a "disengage brain, sit back, enjoy" type...
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    VoIP - Vonage

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    I now have Vonage VoIP up and running at home, the installation was extremely simple, and the sound quality seems to be very good, and, I'm not noticing any problems with using VoIP and the 3MBit internet connection from Comcast. I've also hooked up the...
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    The latest in iPod technology...

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    Had to chuckle at this one, a high-tech amplifier for iPod... Check out the article - Mike
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    c|net - .NET application development for Linux...

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    This is pretty interesting.. the Mono project has released v1.0, this brings some of the power of .NET and C# programming to Linux developers - it's also interesting to see that the Mono group is about 18 months behind Microsoft in release schedules and...
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    Compact Framework application - how to include in the O/S ?

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    There are a few folks at Microsoft that are following along with building their own Windows CE based electronic picture frame - it's been interesting talking to these folks because they all seem to be having problems in the same areas... speciically,...
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    Windows CE 5.0 - RTM - Download ?

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    Windows CE 5.0 RTM'd (released to manufacturing) on Friday July 9th - look out for the Windows CE 5.0 Evaluation Kit download from the Microsoft Web site - this should be available for download mid-July - I will post a link to the download when this goes...
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    FotoVision XML Web Service Picture Frame Code - Up and Running...

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    Using the FotoVision Web Service to host the images for the Windows CE Picture Frame was so simple, here are the steps... Install the FotoVision Software Build the Desktop and Web Applications (the Web App gets installed to localhost) Use the desktop...
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    Great Gadget Smack-Down - Windows Embedded vs Linux...

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    WindowsForDevices are running an article comparing Windows Embedded devices to Linux devices - here's an extract from the page. Impassioned battles between Linux and Windows partisans are no longer confined to the desktop and server arenas. With the growing...
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    Windows CE Application Development in Visual Studio 2005

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    This MSDN article talks about some of the changes coming for Windows CE developers in Visual Studio 2005 - the article is obviously written by someone in the mobile devices group, but if you are a Windows CE application developer you will still get a...
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    ok, try this...

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    totally off topic, but... sit in a chair and lift your left leg so your foot is about 6 inches off the floor rotate your left foot in a clockwise direction (only your foot) - and keep it going... now, using your left hand try to draw the numeric...
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    News.com - report on Portable Media Center Devices.

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    News.com are running a report on Portable Media Centers , taking a look at the possible uptake of these devices in the market - Amazon are taking pre-orders for the Samsung and Creative devices. One of the blockers for uptake would appear to be content...
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    Sony U-70 - Is that a PC in your Pocket, or....

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    Article from jkOnTheRun Japan has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to mobile devices, especially computers. Importers such as Dynamism, Kurns & Patrick, iCube, and Kemplar have stepped into the void for these innovative devices that US...
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    MSDN Channel 9 - Build a Windows CE 5.0 Network Attached Storage Device - in 20 Minutes !!!

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    I spent some time recently with Chris Gray, a Windows CE Networking Software Development Engineer - Chris walked through the steps of building a Windows CE 5.0 Network Attached Storage (NAS) device in 20 minutes. Count the number of lines of code Chris...
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    Windows Mobile 2nd Edition - VGA Resolution...

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    PDAGold has posted an article that describes the advantages and disadvantages of Windows Mobile 2nd Edition VGA support. <rant> The one thing that bugs me about some of these articles is how the authors describe Pocket PC and Smartphone as an O...
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    MSDN Channel 9 Videos...

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    I've been roaming around the embedded groups at Microsoft with my handy mini-DV camcorder, look out for the following videos coming to MSDN Channel 9 over the next week... Windows Automotive (2 videos) - Peter Wengert SPOT (2 videos) Rich Davies Windows...
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