Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

November, 2004

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    Electronic News - Microsoft and WindRiver square off...

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    Ed Sperling from Electronic News follows up on last weeks article " Markets Collide in Embedded OS World " with a second article which compares Microsoft and WinDriver's offerings in the embedded space, this weeks article is titled " Microsoft and WindRiver...
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    Don Box - Giving a great talk/demo

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    I spent some time this morning talking with Don Box about giving a great *technical* talk and/or demo - I captured the discussion on my handy camcorder and will edit/upload to MSDN Channel9. This is a fascinating discussion, and I will try to make sure...
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    Hotmail ends free Outlook Express/Outlook access.

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    I tried to sync my hotmail e-mail account through Outlook Express today, and got the following error (which was nice) The error message dialog contains a link which, when clicked links to Microsoft's Support site, the following Knowledge Base article...
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    Windows Embedded Student ChallengE

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    Are you ready to change the world? Then enter the second annual Windows Embedded Student ChallengE ! The competition challenges undergraduate teams of four, with a faculty mentor, to design a computer-based system that solves a real-world problem. Organized...
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    MSDN Magazine - Mobility Articles

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    This months MSDN Magazine is out and focuses on mobility - some pretty cool articles... Optimize Your Pocket PC Development with the .NET Compact Framework - Dave Edson and John Socha-Leialoha This article discusses: Tips for making programming in the...
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    Microsoft Recording Studios

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    Most of my day today is going to be spent over at the Microsoft Recording Studios recording Windows XP Embedded SP2 tutorials. Microsoft Studios is a pretty interesting place, I'm hoping that I can get a guided tour at some point during the day, especially...
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    MSDN Channel 9 - Constanze Roman - Windows CE Documentation Team.

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    Windows CE 5.0 was released to manufacturing on July 9th 2004, the new release of the product contains over 300 updates over Windows CE .NET 4.2 - one of the product areas that typically gets ignored is documentation - I recorded a video with Constanze...
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    MSDN Channel 9 - Balz Wyss - Windows CE and Voice over IP (VoIP)

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    A few weeks back I managed to grab some time with Balz Wyss the Product Manager in the Embedded Devices group that's responsible for Voice over IP (VoIP) and Services over IP (SoIP) - I captured the conversation on video which has now been published on...
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    MSN Search Beta - Help with homework ?

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    try this out... 5x+4=30, so what is the value of x ? no idea ? - Perhaps the MSN Search Beta can help you out... pretty cool eh ! - Mike
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    Migrating eVB applications to VB .NET

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    The application development tools for Windows CE and Mobile devices have become more in line with their desktop counterparts over the last year or so, especially when writing managed applications for Mobile and Embedded devices - if you dig back into...
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    Unused CPU/Bandwidth ?

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    Do you have PC's just sitting around connected to the internet or corporate network just spinning CPU cycles, doing the computing equivalent of twiddling their thumbs ? - I have three PC's on my desk which are running 24x7, during the night they are typically...
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    Master Chief PLAYS Halo 2

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    Check this out, not only is Halo 2 available at your favorite game store [don't forget to purchase the XBOX to play it on!] - but there are a ton of Halo 2 parties going on, I took Kevin [my son] to a Halo 2 party organized by some of the Windows CE Development...
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    Windows Anywhere Conference.

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    Thinking of attending VSLive in Feb next year ? - here's another reason to go along, the Microsoft Windows Anywhere conference - The conference features three tracks of content: Tablet PC Solutions Development , which focuses on the pen and digital ink...
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    Ultimate list of Visual Studio AddIns

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    Are you using Visual Studio .Net 2003 to write desktop or Windows CE applications? - if so, you may be interested in some of the productivity tools and AddIns for Visual Studio listed on Scott's blog - I've just installed the CopySourceAsHtml add in,...
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    Christmas is coming - Part II - USB Snowman.

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    I bet you've seen a ton of "useful" devices that plug into your USB port, ranging from USB electric toothbrushes , reading lamps etc... Since Christmas is coming perhaps it's time to update your desk with a USB powered glowing snowman . - Mike
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    PDA's - Microsoft overtakes Palm.

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    From CNN Money Microsoft is now shipping 48.1% of worldwide PDA shipments compared with 29.8% for Palm, 19% for Blackberry, and Linux accounts for 0.9% of handheld devices. Worldwide shipments of personal digital assistants (PDAs) increased 13.6 percent...
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    XBOX 2 ?

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    Engadget have an article running that talks about potential specs for the next version of XBOX - check it out . Here's how the next generation of XBOX *might* look. - Mike
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    What's with marketing speak ?

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    I seem to have been sat in a number of meetings recently where the meeting attendees are either from Mars, or worse, from Marketing! - these people speak a completely alien language, talking about "the application platform" [meaning Pocket PC or Smartphone...
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    PaleoViews

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    My nephew (Shaun) has started blogging, Shaun is still at school but is interested in eventually becoming a professor of paleontology, he's been interested in natural history and Dinosaurs for ever - I'm certainly interested to see where the blog content...
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    Best time to be a kid ?

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    I had a conversation today with someone at work about how I got started with software development, this got me thinking about kids today - kids have TV's, VCR's, DVD players, CD Players, XBOX's, Media Center PC's, PC's, Laptops, cellphones all of which...
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    Robotic Pillow - Send a hug...

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    From the New York Times and Engadget - There’s something totally, totally sad about the Hug, a new wireless-enabled pillow created by robotics researchers at Carnegie Mellon University that let’s you remotely send a hug to someone far away (it’s mainly...
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    What Dogbert thinks of Blogs.

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    From the Dilbert/Dogbert site Dear Dogbert, Lots of people write blogs, but I've never heard of anyone who actually reads them. What's up with that? Kurt Dear Skirt, Blogs exist to fill the important market niche of writing that is so dull that your eyes...
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    US Postal Service orders 300,000 Handheld Scanners based on Windows CE

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    From FWC.com The US Postal Service (USPS) will order more than 300,000 handheld scanners from Motorola [based on Windows CE] The 16-oz. Intelligent Mail scanners will be equipped to read signatures and the 30 varieties of codes that USPS employees use...
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    Markets Collide in Embedded OS World

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    Following hot on the heels of yesterdays announcement that Microsoft is #1 in the Embedded Operating Systems space Ed Sperling from Electronic News compares WindRiver and Microsoft embedded offerings and takes a look at where embedded systems are heading...
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    'Halo 2' clears record $125 million in first day!

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    c|net has an article that talks about the first day in the life of Halo 2 - this awesome game cleared $125 Million in the first day of sales. You're probably wondering where you can get your Halo 2 T-Shirts and Beanie hats - check out HeadlineEntertainment...
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