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Nikita Polyakov Past Windows Phone Dev Microsoft MVP | Author | Speaker | Organizer | @NikitaP June 2009 Entries
Windows Mobile 6.5 Standard Review
This review is based on Emulator Image. Not a real phone experience. Windows Mobile 6.5 Standard is a Non-Touchscreen version of Windows Mobile 6.5 OS. Why Standard?? It is still very popular today due to its ease of one handed navigation though real buttons, instead of touch controls on touchscreen based phones. Entire OS is fine tuned to let a user access most features one handed though tactile feel. After sometime using the phone most common operation do not require looking at the phone - which ......

Posted On Thursday, June 4, 2009 1:23 PM

Windows Mobile 6.5 SDK Developer Tool Kit
Available now! [ Wondering what's a DTK? Read: SDK, DTK, DRK: WTF?! ] Overview The Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Tool Kit adds documentation, sample code, header and library files, emulator images and tools to Visual Studio [2008] that let you build applications for Windows Mobile 6.5. This document contains important information about this package. For general information about ......

Posted On Thursday, June 4, 2009 8:58 AM

Windows 7 DirectAccess and BranchCache Presentation Resources
I had an amazing time at IT Pro TikiHut event with Blain Barton. Thank you to SCC for space and awesome A/V setup for us. Thank you to Microsoft Spring Board Series for Sponsoring this event. Check them out here! There are lots of videos and walkthoughs here related to the two topics I discussed and other topics from the event. In case this is not enough, here are some more: Resources from my Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 DirectAccess and BranchCache presentation at IT Pro TikiHut on 6/2 I find these ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 3, 2009 1:43 PM

Hacking Windows Live Search Mobile – Collections feature to provide crippled Favorite locations list
Here we go, as a proper response to my own rant – Google Maps Mobile 3.0 for Windows Mobile, or what Live Search Mobile forgot to do, again. Windows Live Search Mobile client for WM6 has a feature called Collections, this feature let’s the user look up RSS content and map it. Hmmmm… Sarah Perez has found an article a while back on how to open up your collections in Live Search Mobile here: Make Your Live Maps Collections Mobile The tutorial linked is actually really nice: Live Maps Collections Mobile ......

Posted On Monday, June 1, 2009 6:43 PM

Google Maps Mobile 3.0 for Windows Mobile, or what Live Search Mobile forgot to do, again.
I rarely find Google’s product as exciting or as innovative as other people think they are. BUT… [I’ll come back as to why later on, don’t worry it’s only one feature that I need, but it’s important] I was driving yesterday, and needed to quickly look up an address, as I know the destination moved addresses recently and did not want to drive the wrong way. So I decided to use Google Maps for Mobile, as it seems to fixate on GPS in my BlackJack II faster. [To note I use my phone’s Internet and GPS ......

Posted On Monday, June 1, 2009 5:30 PM

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