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Windows Mobile with G-Sensor / accelerometer / tilt sensor
Games that work by tilting your phone and require no buttons to be pressed are highly addictive, for example Resco Bubbles, a game that requires you to move your phone around to control a ball on the screen. To play these type of games, your phone must have a G sensor built-in, listed below are some of the popular phones with Accelerometer: HTC Touch HD Samsung i900 Omnia HTC Touch Diamond HTC Touch Pro HTC Touch Diamond 2 HTC Touch Pro 2 Samsung Omnia II (I8000) Must have apps ;) HTC Light Saber ......

Posted On Sunday, December 6, 2009 12:52 AM

3G and 2G mobile networks performance and coverage in UK and US
Sometimes it's hard to tell which mobile network offers the best internet browsing experience whilst you are on the move as mobile network operators try their best to keep secret information about their infrastructure, base stations locations etc. Here are some resources giving some evidence of service levels and coverage of major network operators such as AT&T,Sprint and Verizon Wireless in the US and Orange, O2, T-mobile/3, Vodafone in the UK. UK Ofcom coughs 3G coverage maps article: ......

Posted On Sunday, July 12, 2009 7:56 AM

Windows 7: Windows XP Mode aka VPC on Steroids
XPMode(XPM) for Windows7 came as quite a surprise as this feature wasn't available in the Beta stages of the Windows 7 releases. This secret feature wasn't officially announced until earlier this week when Windows 7 RC became available for MSDN subscribers (read in more details here: So what is XP Mode in Windows 7? The following Microsoft Video summarise quite nicely this new feature in Win7: XP Mode will encourage a lot of ......

Posted On Friday, May 1, 2009 9:11 AM

PIM Outlook contacts syncing with Sony Ericsson mobile phone contacts
I'm sure I can't be the only one who had problems trying to sync up my contacts between a Sony Ericsson mobile phone and a Windows Mobile based phone. The following are some of the PIM programs I've tried and I can report that the latest version of Sony Ericsson PC Suite now supports syncing your contacts to Microsoft Outlook! I'm pretty sure this is a recent feature addition as I have used the Sony Ericsson PC Suite before and never saw the syncing to Outlook option. PIM Outlook contacts management: ......

Posted On Saturday, March 7, 2009 8:14 AM

Erroneous Bluetooth license expired message on Pocket PC
I received the following lolcat 'esque message on my pocket pc the other day. "Bluetooth can no longer be used because the license is expired." This apparently is a known Bluetooth software bug on ppc. The way I fixed this issue is quite drastic, what I did was I backup all my data to my device storage, reflash my ROM with a clean windows mobile 2003 image, then restored all data from backup. I did have problems getting my ppc to accept the image and had to resort to mtty to initiate bootloader commands. ......

Posted On Friday, June 20, 2008 9:46 PM

ActiveSync 4.2 Released
Still having sync issues with your windows mobile device? Try out the new activesync... Microsoft ActiveSync 4.2 is the latest synchronization software for Windows Mobile-based devices. Changes in ActiveSync 4.2 help resolve connectivity related issues with Microsoft Outlook, proxies, partnerships, and connectivity. Microsoft Outlook Improvements: Resolves issues relating to error code 85010014. Proxy/DTPT interaction Improvements: Improved auto configuration of device Connection Manager settings ......

Posted On Friday, July 7, 2006 4:28 AM

ActiveSync 4.1 Released
ActiveSync 4.1 is the latest sync software release for Windows Mobile 5.0 devices. New features include: New partnership wizard makes syncing easier Faster transfer of data files including media Ability to sync photos assigned to contacts from Outlook on the desktop Microsoft ActiveSync provides a great synchronization experience with Windows-based PCs and Microsoft Outlook right out of the box. ActiveSync acts as the gateway between your Windows-based PC and Windows Mobile-based device, enabling ......

Posted On Monday, November 21, 2005 6:38 AM

64MB RAM showing as 50MB on Windows Mobile 5.0 devices
If you have bought a WM5 device with 64MB of RAM, you may wonder why the control panel on the device is showing only 50MB of RAM. This is because the control panel only shows the RAM usage that you have any control over. For more details see the Windows Mobile Team Blog posting by Mike Calligaro.

Posted On Monday, November 21, 2005 6:26 AM

Opera Enables AJAX on Mobile Browser
Opera Software has released a beta version of Opera Platform SDK, a software development kit for developing and running Web applications on mobile phones. The Platform supports XMLHttpRequest, a basis for creating AJAX applications. More details here Excerpt: Opera Platform architecture Opera Platform architecture consists of three parts: At the lowest level is the Application Player, an extended version of the Opera browser. It provides web applications with access to native phone functionality ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 16, 2005 11:09 AM

Quake 3 on your mobile
NoctemWare have ported Quake 3 Arena to the Pocket PC. The latest version (v1.1) includes direct support for hardware acceleration through OpenGL ES for the PowerVR-enabled Dell Axim x50v/x51v. Quake III Arena is currently achieving up to 25 fps on the Dell Axim X50v, and is totally playable. Download from the official site here Note of warning: This game is a beta and is still in development, hence it could cause the device running it to undergo a hard reset, erasing everything on it ......

Posted On Monday, November 14, 2005 6:48 PM

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