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  • Blog Post: Managing your News and Rss Feeds on your Pocket Pc

    I am really starting to use my Pocket Pc SPV M3100 and have started to install a range of applications which help me do my job. I really have a requirement for a good News\RSS Reader for my pocket Pc, as I am trying to make it a habit to peruse a wide range of industry and technical information on a...
  • Blog Post: Its been a while but I am back now

    Apologies for my long abstinence from blogging.. However I had a close family bereavement which meant that I was not quite myself for a while. However I am back now and raring to go. As you know I am cycling across Madagascar for Computer Aid International . The great news is as you can see from my website...
  • Blog Post: Gadgets I love them - Orange SPV M3100

    I always liked gadgets. This particular "gadget" I have fallen in love with will also really help me do my day job. This is the Orange M3100 which hopefully I will soon have the opportunity to use for real.Having all the great features of Windows Mobile 5 with the AKU (Adaptive Kit Update) 2.3, will...
  • Blog Post: My Favorite Communicator

    As I mentioned previously, I have just taken possession of my shiny new SPV M300 Pocket Pc running Windows Mobile 5 . Now I am a happy bunny. My favorite package at the moment is Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile . This is so useful. It means even when I am on the road I can be in instant contact...
  • Blog Post: I like it and I want it

    This made me smile...I think I could handle one of these devices ! Windows Mobile 5 with diamond encrusted style . I think I will put it on my Christmas List !
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2007 Wiki - Its Wicked

    As you probably realised by now I have a real interest in the mobility arena, and all things to do with Exchange and Windows Mobile. Well I have just been pointed to a great new resource of information by Brett Johnsons Blog the Exchange Ninja,s Wiki. Apart from being a "wicked" name this has a great...
  • Blog Post: Security it is All our responsiblity

    I came across at the weekend a really interesting article on Wserver News The article that caught my eye talks not only about Bump Keys , but also the physical security, or lack of it for laptop locks . It certainly made me sit back and think, especially after reading Stephen Lambs blog on "where do...
  • Blog Post: Memory you can never have enough !

    Well my order is in and I am waiting in great anticipation for my SPV M3100 to arrive. I am looking forward to its arrival as I will be able to move up to Windows Mobile 5 and take advantage of the Direct push functionality as opposed to scheduled synch. Apart from being a really cool device this will...
  • Blog Post: Excellent Prodcast on Mobility

    I have just finished listening to an excellent "Prodcast"....(productivity Broadcast). Nope I did not know that before either ! on mobility. Jason Langridges Blog highlighted it to me.This "Prodcast" really takes and excellent Strategic view and is excellent to hear Brian Holt, a Product Manager in Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Happy Birthday all round

    Did you know that Microsoft is 30 years old !. Well Jonathan of the Microsoft office Word Teams Blog has a great blog entry around this which James brought to my attention. It actually has Bill Gates first business card posted up their....cool. Talking of Birthdays, it is my husbands soon and I am looking...
  • Blog Post: A couple of Cool Mobile Products for Windows Mobile Devices

    I saw demoed a couple of really cool products today. One for business and one for fun. The first was SpinVox . This converts your voice email messages on your mobile into text or email messages. Jason Langridge demonstrated this with a colleague and within a minute the voicmail message he left on a colleagues...
  • Blog Post: Live.com Mobile now available in Beta

    I have started using Windows Live, and am enjoying discovering the new functionality of this fast growing arena. What I have also started using is the Live.com for Mobile Beta which is now available. There is an excellent overview of the functionality by Kyle Von Haden itsallmobile Windows Live Space...
  • Blog Post: We work in a fast changing World.

    The above statement I suppose is stating the obvious. But i was reading the following article in the Register , which Jason Langridge blogged about how RIM no longer has the dominance in the Mobility MarketPlace. Well I have been using mobile devices for many years now, and I can remember the "disconnected...
  • Blog Post: Screaming for Mama by mobile !

    I thought I would carry on the week with something that made me laugh out loud. On my favorite Radio Station "Radio 5 live", they featured a technology piece on Mobile phones and the problems of them being lost and stolen. I know that in Chicago last year over 80,000 mobile devices were left in Taxis...
  • Blog Post: Windows Mobile Device Center for Vista - Beta3

    The Windows Vista Blog announced on Friday 6th of October that the Wmdc is now available for download. Download from the Microsoft Windows Mobile Web site