January 2010 Entries

How to Update or Set a Windows Mobile Device System Time

Last week I was asked to test a small applet written by my colleague that could make Windows Mobile 5 device's local (system) date and time updated or set based on date/time received from an outside. The application used the .Net technology. What stroked me was how elegant and simple the application was. I also knew how to do this on a Windows server or client machine, but then spotted a difference: the only change was in using coredll.dll versa kernel32.dll (for a PC)! So simple, but the difference ......