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    Digital Picture Frame now on windowsfordevices.com!

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    The good folks over at windowsfordevices.com published my blog entries in a more readable format :). You can check it out here: http://www.windowsfordevices.com/articles/AT8361803439.html
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    Series Review: Riverworld

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    I started reading the Riverworld series last year and finished the fourth book (the ending) tonight. It's a cool scifi concept - everyone who has ever died gets resurrected on a world with one big river running through it, in a valley bounded by unscalable...
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    Digital Picture Frame Part 2

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    Digital Picture Frame (Part 2)! (go read Part 1 if you haven't) Hardware time! I opened up the laptop and folded the LCD back behind the keyboard. When I took apart the Thinkpad, it took me about two hours end-to-end. Later on, I took apart my Dell...
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    Digital Picture Frame Part 1

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    Digital Picture Frame (Part 1)! I was inspired to create a digital picture frame after seeing the Junktop Revival Wiki as well as Mike Hall 's project . I wanted to reuse one of my old laptops, a Thinkpad, but the issue was that I didn't want a...
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    Investment for retail code debugging

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    Scenario: The OEM runs hopper, our test app to verify MTTF. The app simulates a user using the device, at a much faster rate. Hopper will uncover deadlocks, Data Aborts, Prefetch Aborts, and other nasty things. When they hit an abort, the OEM may need...
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    Digital PictureFrame Info

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    Mike Hall recently blogged about me building a digital picture frame. It is true :). I'm going to post some images and some text about it once I write something up - I downloaded BlogJet for that very purpose. It's written in .netCF, running on a custom...
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    Image Triage app?

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    What is a good app for image triage? When I say image triage, I mean something that will: Read images off a storage card (I generally don't use USB/Camera cables) Allow me to quickly decide whether I wish to keep an image or not Rename and file the picture...
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    BlogJet test - first post

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    Thanks to mikehall , I'm up and running on blogjet now. Testing an image upload... I took this at the 2002 Tulip festival (overexposed so it looks great). OK I admit I edited the sky since the original pic was all white :)
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    Peeve: Long URL names for RSS feeds

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    Request to RSS providers, PLEASE use short feed URLS! If I have a PocketPC or Smartphone with an RSS Reader on it, I'd like to add your feed quickly! :). Having long names makes it a disincentive for mobile device users to read your pages. Example...
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    .Net CF Newbie on Smartphone!

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    As some of you may know, I’m in the process of writing an RSS reader for my Microsoft Smartphone 2003. It will be running on Net CF. Since it is an offline RSS reader, I wanted to have the ability to download RSS files for offline reading. So I...
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    Howdy yall!

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    Howdy, I'm one of the developers on the Windows Mobile Partner Response Team. I'm interested in a .Net CF development on the side - I'm in the process of writing an offline RSS Reader, and hitting across the features (and limitations :) ) of the framework...
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