Windows Mobile for Partners

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

Windows Mobile for Partners

  • Lenovo move to drop IBM moniker

    I've had a number of Thinkpads in the past and always found them well bolted together and best of all had a nipple. Also the current tablet, the X41 , gets my vote as it has a superb screen and seems pretty sturdy. Spare a thought then as it seem Lenovo...
  • Decisions, decisions

    I’ve been using an i-Mate K-Jam for a while now and I’ve been impressed, wonderful device and a pull out keyboard to boot. But my job requires that I swap devices now and again (tough I know) so in the spirit of objectivity I’ve started using an Orange...
  • Hello there...

    This blog has been dormant for a while but now I wrestled control from Steve and Martin it's time for it to rise Phoenix like from the ashes of Jason Langridge’s cast off phones and PDAs. The focus will of course be devices running Windows Mobile...
  • Microsoft Exchange Server ActiveSync Web Administration Tool Released!

    Back in November Microsoft released Service Pack 2 for Exchange Server 2003 to the web and the Messaging & Security Feature Pack for Windows Mobile 5 to the OEMs. Many people have asked me since then when the tool for the remote wiping of devices...
  • Microsoft Webcast: Debunking the Top 10 Myths About Windows Mobile

    My friend and colleague, Jason Langridge, is going to be presenting a webcast on Tuesday 13th December on some of the myths that are around about Windows Mobile. I have had a preview of the presentation and there is some great messaging in there that...
  • New Whitepaper - Mobile Messaging with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 and Windows Mobile 5.0 Messaging and Security Feature Pack

    A couple of days ago a white paper sneaked on to microsoft.com without me noticing. It is a nice little overview of Exchange SP2 and MSFP, great for leaving with customers to give them a hint of some of the cool new things we can do with our mobile messaging...
  • Activesync webcast recording

    For those who couldn't make it to the live webcast, the recording can be viewed here: https://www119.livemeeting.com/cc/microsoft/view?id=MB9CF5 Paul Flaherty did a great job explaining the ins and outs of troubleshooting Exchange Activesync. If you...
  • Partner Training: Configuring Mobile E-Mail with Exchange 2003 sp2, Windows Mobile 5 & Microsoft Security Feature Pack Workshop

    Earlier this year we ran a very successful series of workshops on Exchange mobility. People have been busy beavering away behind the scenes and we have updated the course for all the great new functionality that is provided by Exchange 2003 Service Pack...
  • Activesync 4.1 has been released for download

    We have now released Activesync 4.1. Download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/downloads/activesync41.mspx
  • Mobility Comptency Live

    We are now all systems go with the MSPP Mobility competency. Check out the details here: https://partner.microsoft.com/global/program/competencies/mobilityprogram/40019083 "If your company designs, deploys, or customizes mobility solutions using...
  • Webcast Reminder

    Don't forget to put time in your diary for the Webcast session next Monday on Troubleshoot Exchange ActiveSync. For more info and the link to the webcast see this post: https://blogs.technet.com/windowsmobile4partners/archive/2005/10/27/413152.aspx
  • Selling Messaging & Mobility course

    For those of you who are in the Microsoft Partner Program, we have recently published an online course on Selling Messaging & Mobility. This is a great example of some of the fine benefits that are provided through our partner program, and anyone...
  • 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...