Hirlpoo West

Notes (technical and not so technical) from the Microsoft Field.

June, 2004

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    Milwaukee area mobile carriers

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    I’m moving from Madison to Milwaukee later this month and will be taking the opportunity to switch mobile carriers. I currently have Sprint PCS, but when I was at the new house for the inspection I noticed I got no signal. I’m really leaning...
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    Using a Samsung i600 as a modem with a Pocket PC

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    So I've been spending my free time hacking around my new Windows Powered Smartphone, a Samsung SCH-i600 from Verizon Wireless. I have to say I am slightly impressed, but after using a Windows Mobile 2003 device for 9 months, the Smartphone 2002 OS definitely...
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    A serious threat to the environment

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    I got a kick out of this call to ban one of the most prevalent chemicals on the planet. Obviously someone’s tongue is firmly in their cheek
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    My smartphone is on its way

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    Well, after talking with a few folks, my Verizon Smartphone is on its way to my house. I haven’t moved yet, but if I wanted to expense any of the phone cost, it had to be done this year. The main driver of my decision was that I’ve never...
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    Almost there...

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    I think I finally have my development VPC back up to snuff. Installing SW can be so tedious (not in the “painstaking” way, but in the “is this going to finish any time this week” sort of way). Having a USB2.0 drive that has a finicky...
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    New article

    I added an article to the site to consolodate all of my findings and useful tidbits on Smartphone. It's over on the left, or you can use this handy link . If you have anything you want to add, drop me an email - ddysart at microsoft dot com.
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    Own your own Lamborghini!

    Current price when I posted this was just over $12k (Reserve Met!). Rock bottom prices! L@@K!
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