Windows Mobile for Partners

A resource for UK Partners working with Windows Mobile Smartphones and Pocket PCs.

October, 2005

  • Webcast: Exchange Activesync Troubleshooting Deep Dive

    On Monday 21st November 4pm-5pm (UK time) we will be hosting a web cast on troubleshooting Exchange Activesync. The speaker will be Paul Flaherty, Support Specialist for Microsoft UK. He will be covering off some of the most common support issues around...
  • Off-topic: Microsoft Becomes Wembley Stadium's First Founding Partner

    It's totally off topic, but I thought this was interesting: Reading - UK - 20 October 2005 - Microsoft UK and Wembley National Stadium Ltd have today announced that Microsoft has become Wembley Stadium's first Founding Partner. The 90,000-seat venue...
  • The Mobility Opportunity with Microsoft

    Coming up on the 16th December we are hosting an event at Microsoft HQ on the Mobile Opportunity. The event is open to our Partners and is 100% subsidised. If you want to find out more about the latest happenings in the Windows Mobile space and how you...
  • Mobilising Small Business Server webcast

    Last week we hosted a webcast on Mobilising Small Business Server. Scott Millar of Exactive shared some of his experiences with Windows Mobile and SBS2003 and some of the key messages that he takes to his customers. If you want to check out the webcast...
  • CoPilot 6 announced

    They powered the Gumballers across Europe and now the boys over at ALK have been busy updating CoPilot and have announced the arrival of v6 . I *love* this application as it just works - it's easy and powerful and if you're a business, you will love the...
  • The benefits of Microsoft mobile messaging

    Our partner in crime, Jason Langridge , has just posted a great piece on a paper by IDC outlining the benefits of Microsoft Mobile Messaging solution. The headlines were that companies implementing Microsoft Mobile based solutions: Paid back the cost...
  • Business Travel Stops Here

    Well it made me laugh
  • Visual Studio Hosted training

    If you're a developer you may want to check out the Visual Studio hosted labs - a great way to learn more about VS2005
  • Get Exchange Server 2003 SP2 Now!

    Today we have released Service Pack 2 for Exchange Server 2003 to the web, including the new Direct Push Technology. To get more information and download the service pack check out this link: http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/downloads/2003/sp2/download...
  • Implementing Mobile Solutions with Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 and Windows Mobile 5.0: online training

    Great news for Microsoft Partners working with Exchange - we now have a Hand on Lab (HOL) available on the Microsoft Partner Program site . As many of you will know, SP2 for Exchange is shipping soon (very soon!) so now is a great time to get fully up...
  • update on my SP5

    A week in and I'm loving this phone. The HTC guys have done a stunning job on the design and finish of the unit - it really looks like a well polished product and will stand out from the crowd. Although marginally bigger than my previous SP3 (C500) and...
  • Intro to Blogging

    Hopefully this blog is proving useful to some of our partners out there (let us know if not). We decided to use a blog instead of the bi-montly Windows Mobile kitbag we were previously issuing as a blog allows you to opt in rather than us indiscriminately...
  • Microsoft Partner Program 2006 Live Meetings

    Regular readers will be well aware that we're about to launch our Mobility Competency as a new competency within the Microsoft Partner Program. We'll be hosting a Live Meeting on November 2nd to discuss the MSPP 2006 and the new competenices. Worth checking...
  • Windows Mobile 5 application compatibility

    I had an email from Brandon over at PocketNow.com and he pointed me at a site that they have set up for the community to track experiences running current applications on the new Windows Mobile 5 devices. At Microsoft we do a lot of testing to ensure...
  • "Mobilising Small Business Server" LiveMeeting

    Next Monday (17th October) we will be hosting another LiveMeeting for our Partners. This time the topic will be "Mobilising Small Business Server 2003". The webcast will be broadcast 4pm - 5pm and will also be available for offline viewing afterwards...
  • My SP5 has arrived

    News just in - I just took delivery of an iMate SP5 Smartphone. This device is getting pretty close to my ideal single mobile device - a smartphone with Windows Mobile 5, Bluetooth *and* WiFi. I'll be road testing over the next few days and reporting...
  • Why can't i upgrade?

    One of the most frequently asked questions when I talk to partners and customers about Windows Mobile 5 is "how do I get it?". Unfortunately the answer is not straightforward. To shed some light on this one of my colleagues has posted a nice article explaining...
  • Device Spotting

    Being the bit of a geek that I am, I always keep an eye out for what devices and phone people around me have when I travel. Today I popped into London for a brief time and on my travels I saw far more Windows Mobile devices in use than other technologies...
  • WindowsMobileTraining

    You may think from the title of the message that I have a broken space key on my PC - thankfully not :) WindowsMobileTraining is a website that has a terrific set of resources to learn more about the Windows Mobile OS and the devices on which it runs...
  • Upgrade Exchange 5.5 Customers before Time Runs Out! - Partner Readiness

    My colleague John Westworth has posted a useful link to Partner Readiness around the impending end of support for Exchange 5.5 Worth a look to learn more about how to leverage the upgrade campaign