March, 2009

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About Windows Mobile for Australia

The Windows Mobile for Australia blog is authored and maintained by a team of MS Australia people involved day to day with Windows Mobile.

Core contributors are:

Rick Anderson: Enterprise Mobility Solution Specialist

Peter Brown: Mobility Solution Specialist

Don Kerr: Business Solution Marketing Manager, Mobile Communicaitons Business

Roger Lawrence: DPE Guru

Johann Kruse: Solution Specialist Unified Communications

From time to time we will have guest contriubutors from inside MS, and from our MVP, Partner and hopefully our customer community as well.

 

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    Daylight Savings – specific devices guidance

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    In our posting last week Daylight Savings - Readying you WM phone we planned to provide an update once we’d tested some of the WM6.1 devices in market. We’ve run through a bunch of WM6.1 phones, and our guidance still remains the same – all Windows Mobile...
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    Windows Marketplace for Mobile – update on updates

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    Reed & Steve ( http://blogs.msdn.com/hegenderfer/default.aspx ) have posted re an announcement of details from the Marketplace team around the “Windows Marketplace for Mobile”. There had been concern that updates to applications would be counted in...
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    Day Light Savings – install the March 2008 DLS patch

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    Technorati Tags: Windows Mobile , Daylight Savings We posted last week about readying your phone for Day Light Savings , but we wanted to re-iterate what is needed. For all Windows Mobile 5.0, 6 and 6.1 phones we recommend you apply the March 2008 patch...
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    Daylight Savings – readying your WM phone

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    For many of us in Australia we heading to the end of Daylight Savings, and in many states the end of DLS changed last year, here is the latest summary information as published on http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/dst_times.shtml ...
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    Introducing the Real Virtual Shave Team

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    Well we had “The Big Shave” yesterday, and whilst I’m still collating all of the photos and editing the video(s) for everyone, I did throw this quick video together to introduce (most of) the team… As you can probably tell from the brief snippets, the...
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    New offer on the Samsung Omnia from 3

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    3 have just released a new deal on the Samsung Omnia, it’s $0 upfront on their $69 cap plan – but the bonus is the free Mobile internet 8 pack included at that price; up to 3G of data unlimited Facebook, unlimited Hotmail   So if you’re after a good...
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    Smackdown Crew goes Bald

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    Rick “Mad-eye Murdoch” Anderson and I, “Colonel Hannibal” from the Aussie “Mobile Smackdown” crew, are about to become bald. We’re participating in the Leukaemia Foundation’s annual “Shave for a Cure” at 12pm today in the office. You can join the team...
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    developer.windowsmobile.com updated

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    Overnight the Product team in the US have updated developer.windowsmobile.com , so if you already do, or are interested in developing for the Windows Mobile platform head over and get the latest info on developing and distributing applications for Windows...
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    MyPhone

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    This week I was migrated back to a QWERTY keyboard driven WinMo phone. Thanks to our friends at Palm. It is an awesome device, but more on that in another post. For now I want to talk about the much vaunted new service, MyPhone. It’s in beta, so I did...
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    All things to all people?

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    Recently I got my hands on a Samsung i900 , aka the “Omnia” (which is Latin for “all” or “everything”) and I’ll be honest, I had been coveting this device since I first set eyes on it last August. Looking Good What’s not to desire? 5MPx camera with flash...
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