Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

December, 2004

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    Windows Server 2003 Security Update.

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    From eWeek , today Microsoft released the first release candidate of major security update for Windows Server 2003 – a 316MB download – this provides many of the features found in Windows XP Professional SP2 brought including protection against...
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    N0W 7H@7\'5 PR377Y C001

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    How bad is your spellink ? – if you want to disguise the fact that your spelling is pretty bad then you might be interested in using the English to 1337 converter (thanks to Chris Gray from the server team for the link). so, “Welcome to the...
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    No more Heroes ?

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    I’ve been thinking about how Microsoft is viewed by customers and consumers of technology – when I was “growing up” in the technology industry (many years ago, in a place far, far away [cue Star Wars music]) there were some obvious...
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    Pocket PC Mouse - [Think Outside]

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    Pocket PC devices use a touch screen for input, right ? – that sure used to be the case, at a recent mobility meeting I spotted a number of people using Pocket PC’s in Landscape Orientation and an external foldable keyboard to take notes – but you still...
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    Microsoft and Robotics - interview with BillG

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    At a student conference in France (November 17 2004), Bill Gates talks about Robotics – It will be interesting to see more robotics projects based on Windows CE and Windows XP Embedded – here’s the complete transcript MB : So universities are key players...
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    Optical Illusion...

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    Ok, this is pretty wild, stare at the image below for a few seconds, you should be able to make out a Giraffe… – Mike
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    Jump into the Way Back When Machine...

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    This is taken from a 1954 “Popular Mechanics” magazine, 50 years ago the RAND Corporation built a prototype of how a Home Computer might look in the year 2004 (that’s about now, right?). At the time some of the required technologies were not available...
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    Christmas Spirit...

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    Just wanted to let you know that the Christmas spirit is alive and well, or at least was alive and well in the Starbucks opposite the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Seattle today - I parked under the World Trade Building which just happens to have a Starbucks...
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    .net cpu development system.

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    I’ve managed to get my hands on a .netcpu development system (SPOT Development System), I’m going to get this setup and working over the next few days, I will of course document the components that come with the development kit, and take a...
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    OQO - first impression

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    One of the attendees at tonights WE-DIG meeting was using an OQO device, this was running Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Office, and other desktop applications, the device is not much bigger than a Pocket PC [4.9 inches long, 3.4 inches wide, .9 inches...
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    MSN Introduces New Communication Service That Enables Blogging, Picture Sharing and More

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    at 9pm PST tonight two new Microsoft services come online, a Beta of MSN Messenger 7.0, and MSN Spaces MSN Spaces: More Than a Blog The MSN Spaces beta version is a free service available in 14 languages and 26 markets worldwide. MSN Spaces was designed...
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    Using the Internet as a big remote control.

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    Have you ever been away from home, trapped in a meeting, stuck in traffic, or whatever and knew that you were going to miss this weeks episode of Cops, Enterprise or whatever – if you have a Media Center 2005 PC you can now schedule programs over...
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    Mobidogs - Interview with Mike Hall

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    I couple of weeks back I had the pleasure to meet with Dwayne Lamb who runs the Mobidogs web site – we spent an hour or so talking about technology, embedded systems, and a bunch of other things, Dwayne has written up the interview which is now...
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