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  • How to Play .3gp files created by your Windows Phone on your Desktop

    If you’ve ever recorded a video on your Windows Phone you may have noticed that the extension is .3gp. Well, .3GP is a simplified version of the MPEG-4 (MP4) container format, designed to decrease storage and bandwidth requirements in order to accommodate...
  • Windows Mobile Encryption and Security Certifications

    There is a lot of talk about what policies Windows Mobile Supports and you can find a Matrix here on the various security policies you can apply to Windows Phones. Today I’ve decided to expand a little on the on device encryption and SD Card encryption...
  • How to Backup, Auto Reply, and Send to Predefined Groups, with SMS Text Messages

    While the ability to send and receive SMS and MMS has existed for quite a while in Windows Mobile still can’t Send SMS messages to Predefined Groups, backup SMS messages to the desktop and auto reply to missed calls.  Well it looks like the guys...
  • Sneak Preview of a Windows Phone running Windows Mobile 6.5

    At Mobile World congress Microsoft announced that the never version of Widows Mobile would be Windows Mobile 6.5.  here is a sneak peak at what we can expect. You can see the Video comments on new solutions coming to the platform.  A brand new...
  • Windows Mobile 6.1.x Upgrades and Build Levels

    I’ve been getting questions on what the latest version of a ROM versions for Devices.  Well I’ll be honest, its not an easy thing to keep tack of.  That said Marco Nielsen has been doing a great job of keeping track of the latest and greatest...
  • How To Browse with Firefox on Windows Mobile - Fennec

    Mozilla's mobile Firefox browser, which is codenamed Fennec, is now available for Windows Mobile. Mozilla has released a pre-alpha test build of the Windows Mobile port for users who want to get an early look at the program. This release is designed to...
  • How to Twitter with Windows Mobile

    I got the question the other day on using Twitter with Windows Mobile, luckily there is a great application already out there for Twitter on Windows Mobile - PockeTwit “What I like is that it works on both your Pocket PC device and smartphone.  Mike...
  • Syncing Windows Mobile with a Mac – The Missing Sync

    When you buy a Windows Mobile phone you end up with a few CDs.  Many of you may just throw them away and hit the net for what you really need, but if you look in the box you’ll find that there is often a copy of Outlook, a disc with Activesync 4...
  • Syncing Windows Mobile with iTunes

        As it turns out, a lot of people are using iTunes to manage their music, and they want to start taking advantage of Windows Mobile’s Media player.  Well it looks like there are a few solutions out there from free to pricy, and I’ve...
  • Setting up Verbose Logging in Windows Mobile and Parsing Logs

    If you are running into sync issues, or you’d like to troubleshoot an Activesync issue on your Windows Mobile Device, setting up Verbose Logging and parsing the logs is sometimes the quickest way to find the problem. Setting up Windows Mobile for Verbose...
  • Must Have Software

    Live Search for Windows Mobile Combining local search, directions, traffic reports, movie listings and more, Live Search for Windows Mobile finds what you need. Windows Live Hotmail Enjoy always up to date hotmail on your Phone...
  • Published Webcasts

    Improving Mobile Security and Management (Level 100) Overview Mobile devices and mobile business applications can help improve productivity and customer satisfaction and speed sales cycles, but mobile access should not compromise...
  • How to Use Windows Mobile with a CISCO VPN Solution

    Customers who have a CISCO VPN solution and want to extend it out to Windows Mobile devices need to look no further than the Bluefire VPN Client. The company says its Mobile Security Suite 3.5 and Mobile Security VPN 2.0 applications have been certified...
  • Windows Mobile and Language Support

    I've been traveling quite a bit lately and the one question I've gotten a lot in Asia and in Europe is around Language Support in Windows Mobile so I thought I'd attempt to address it.  Unlike Windows Vista, Windows Mobile doesn't have a MUI or Multilingual...
  • System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 - Helpful Links

    I've been getting a lot of questions around features and links for Mobile Device Manager and Macro Nelson did a great job and I added a few links of my own. System Center Mobile Device Manager - Overview: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/mobiledevicemanager...
  • How to Enroll your Windows Mobile Standard Phone with Mobile Device Manager

    Description: This is a How To Video for enrolling your Windows Mobile Standard Phone with Mobile Device Manager. It is part of a VideoCast Series on Windows Mobile How Tos , which are all part of the blog "Is That Windows Mobile In Your Pocket" Operating...
  • How to Setup Mail Sync (Activesync) on Windows Mobile Standard

    Description: This is a How To Video for Setting Mail Sync (Activesync) on a Windows Mobile Standard Phone. It is part of a VideoCast Series on Windows Mobile How Tos , which are all part of the blog "Is That Windows Mobile In Your Pocket" Operating...
  • How to Setup Mail Sync (Activesync) on Windows Mobile Professional

    Description: This is a How To Video for Setting Mail Sync (Activesync) on Windows Mobile Professional Phone. It is part of a VideoCast Series on Windows Mobile How Tos , which are all part of the blog "Is That Windows Mobile In Your Pocket" Operating...
  • How To Series on Windows Mobile

    How to Setup Mail Sync (Activesync) on Windows Mobile Professional Description: This is a How To Video for Setting Mail Sync (Activesync) on Windows Mobile Professional Phone. Operating System: Windows Mobile Professional (Touch...
  • Filling out InfoPath Forms on Windows Mobile Devices

    I've gotten a lot of questions around Line of Business solutions that would allow our customers to fill out forms on mobile devices to collect data. While you could create a website, develop a form and connect it to a webservice that would collect the...
  • Windows Mobile Battery Power Overview

    Well I've been getting a lot of questions around Battery Power and I thought I'd write something covering battery power on Windows Mobile Devices. When it comes to a mobile device, Windows Mobile or other, battery power is really limited by 5 things....
  • Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, 2007 SP1 Mobile Policies Matrix

    I’ve been getting a lot of questions around which Mobile features work with the different versions of Exchange currently available in the Market – Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2007 SP1. Since each is a drastic improvement from its predecessor...
  • How to Check Free-Busy information on your Windows Mobile Device (ver. 5.x, 6.x)

    When Windows Mobile 5 was released it was released without the ability to do GAL lookup. To deal with this a add-on was developed from the product team that allowed you to do both GAL Lookup and check Free-Busy. Well in Windows Mobile 5.0 GAL lookup was...
  • Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1: Upgrade for Microsoft Office 2007 file formats

    Update for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 A free download is now available for devices with existing Office Mobile installations. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4b106c1f-51e2-42f0-ba32-69bb7e9a3814&DisplayLang=en This free upgrade...
  • How To enable FIPS (3DES) for use in Exchange Activesync with SSL

    When you setup Exchange Activesync in Exchange Server 2003 or 2007 by default it is setup to use SSL with 128bit RC4 Encryption. There is a way to increase the Encryption from RC4 to 168bit 3DES Encryption that is FIPS Certified. SSL with 3DES can be...