Binary incompatibility in Silverlight for Windows Embedded in May 2014 Update Onwards

Last Year Michel blogged about a binary incompatibility introduced in the May 2014 update of Compact 7 which broke existing Silverlight for Windows Embedded code including pre-compiled system apps. https://guruce.com/blogpost/windows-embedded-compact-may-2014-update-35-breaks-binary-compatibility-of-silverlight The XAML In The Hand library was also affected. It turns out that one of the breaking changes was the addition of the GetTemplateChild method […]

Microsoft Band Initial Thoughts

I received my Band today and have just started setting it up, loading in my Starbucks card and tweaking settings. One thing which is interesting is that the phone doesn’t use GATT Bluetooth LE to expose functionality unlike some other wearables. Instead it has three RfComm services named:- Cargo Service Cargo Service 2 Push Service […]