Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

June, 2006

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    Adapt Your App - Windows Mobile.

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    Did you know that last year 20% of the Windows Mobile devices that shipped had a square sceeen? - The Windows Mobile and Visual Studio guys have been talking about orientation awareness and resolution awareness as it applies to application development...
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    A cautionary tale of Fish and Oceans!

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    Wednesday evening, Nice, France - I'm out for dinner with some of the speakers at MEDC Europe at the Coco Beach fish restaurant - I'm taking the second mouthful of fish and "Crack", I chew down on a bone, the crack is the sound of me losing a tooth! ...
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    Windows CE 6 or Windows XP Embedded ?

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    Windows CE 6 Beta is being given out at MEDC 2006 world-wide events - Windows CE 6 supports 32K processes (up from 32 processes) and 2GB Virtual Memory per process (up from 32MB per process) - this is now very much in line with Windows XP and therefore...
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    Windows Mobile - Patterns and Practices

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    The Mobile Client Software Factory – Community Technical Preview Release is now available for download - this contains a number of application 'blocks' that can assist Windows Mobile developers with common (and sometimes time consuming) tasks, for example...
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    W4D - Coping with Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)

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    Windows for Devices have an interesting article discussing coping with Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) - in this article Lawrence Ricci (business development manager at Applied Data Systems) discusses the options for board manufacturers. ...
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    Last day of MEDC 2006 Europe.

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    Today is the last day of MEDC 2006 Europe - This has been three days of sessions, instructor led and self paced labs, ask the experts and time to mingle and meet some of the speakers and exhibitors (see exhibition space below). The event started...
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    Windows CE 6 - What's new/interesting.

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    This year is the 10th year that Windows CE has been shipping ,the first released device running Windows CE 1.0 was the Casio A10 PC Companion (also known as the H/PC or hand held PC), this device bristled with features including 2MB Ram and 4MB Rom! ...
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    MEDC 2006 Europe/France/Nice - Keynote Stage.

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    Here's a shot of the keyntoe stage for MEDC Europe (which starts tomorrow morning!) - you will notice that there's very little room for all of the hardware we're using in the keynote - it's going to be cramped, but fun.. - Mike
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    MEDC Europe - Banners appear at the Acropolis

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    It's 7pm June 2nd in Nice/France, the MEDC 2006 Europe banners are starting to go up outside the Acropolis Conference Center. The conference gets setup on Sunday, so I'm expecting to be at the conference center most of the day working on setting...
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    Australia, Japan, Nice, service, and Picture Frames.

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    After a really good nights sleep at the Sofitel Hotel, Nice I've had some time to reflect on the last couple of weeks on the road - Melbourne and Sydney were great, language isn't an issue, the food is very similar to the UK (baked beans for breakfast...
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