November 2008 Entries

Follow up from my 0wn Your Phone Code Camp/User Group presentation
One of the questions that has come up several times during my presentation on using the Windows Mobile State & Notification Broker to build call blocking applications or SMS Interception applications was to find out what effect multiple apps monitoring for the same state change event would have. I had suspected all along that each app would be able to handle it just fine since in essence the OS on the phone is also monitoring for that state change to accomplish the built in functionality at the ......

Posted On Friday, November 21, 2008 6:17 AM | Comments (0)

Reason #139 my Windows Mobile phone is better than iPhone
I saw "big" news today that Google released a search app for the iPhone that lets a user search using their voice as input. Wow - I'm impressed. That's pretty groundbreaking. Those of us using Windows Mobile Live Search have had this feature for some time...sorry Google/iPhone zealots! FWIW, I'm not really bashing Google - they do their core function (search) very well. I just don't get all the swooning over Google/iPhone ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:42 AM | Comments (1)

PDC is over - catch the best of PDC somewhere local!
For those of you like me who missed PDC (though I did watch the streaming video as time permitted!) you can now catch some of the PDC content live at an event near you with MSDN Developer Conference. I'm going to try to head to the Atlanta one on December 16th. More details below as seen in Brian's blog: The Speakers Chad Brooks Jeff W. Barnes Wally McClure Glen Gordon Mark Dunn Steve Porter Murray Gordon Todd Fine Jim Wooley Brian Hitney Keith Rome Todd Miranda Dave Scruggs Shawn Wildermuth Mickey ......

Posted On Friday, November 7, 2008 7:49 AM | Comments (0)