Windows Mobile 6.1 announced

Announcements made at CTIA Wireless 2008 this week point to improving smartphones for your users for both Windows Mobile 6.1 and Internet Explorer Mobile. Partners from around the globe are committed to updating or expanding their portfolios to Windows Mobile 6.1 beginning in the second quarter of 2008.

Windows Mobile 6.1

Microsoft announced Windows Mobile 6.1, an update for its Windows Mobile software that includes new time-saving features, easier phone navigation and management, and increased security safeguards. Windows Mobile 6.1 features several key updates based on customer feedback, including the capability to make the most critical information readily available at a glance, quicker phone setup, and enhanced features adapted for the small screen. In addition, if coupled with System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 or Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Windows Mobile 6.1 provides the best experience for IT professionals to manage mobile phones for businesses.

Internet Explorer Mobile

You can easily view full-screen Web pages and multimedia on the Web with a smartphone with the new version if Internext Explorer Mobile. The new IE Mobile supports established and upcoming industry standards such as H.264, Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight.

There's more information available on Windows Mobile 6.1 including version comparisions of Windows Mobile.

Windows Mobile Developer Training for ISVs

We also have a Web seminar series will provide a high-level overview of the world of Windows Mobile® development. You will become familiar with the device development landscape: tools, emulators, APIs, and data access.

The series goes from April 14 to April 18 for an hour each day beginning at 10 AM Pacific time. You can learn more and register for Windows Mobile training on ISV Innovation site.