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Interesting Windows Phone News for MIX10

There have been rumours floating around all over the web about Windows Phone future versions. Microsoft have remained tight lipped allowing various tech sites to come up with all sorts of fanciful stories. However a tantalising news snippet has appeared on Microsoft’s website for MIX10 the conference for designers and developers coming up in March […]

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New Development Certificates

Microsoft have now released some replacement developer certificates for Windows Mobile. See this post for details and a download link:- http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/wmdev/archive/2010/01/12/new-windows-mobile-developer-certificates.aspx

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Expired Development Certificates

As some of you may have noticed the development certificates which are shipped with the Windows Mobile 6 SDK all expired on 31st December 2009. There have been no updates provided yet so the only official workaround is to fiddle with the date on your development PC and devices to set it before 31/12/2009. A […]

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Compact Framework Mobile4 Windows Mobile

Email Configuration with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

One of the new items introduced in version 4.0 is a wrapper for the Email configuration provider. This provides a one-stop-shop to access and modify email account settings. This is used for all email account types except for Exchange synchronisation. Each account is identified by a unique Guid so to work with account settings you’ll […]

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Compact Framework Mobile4 Windows Mobile

Internet Connection Sharing with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

In Mobile In The Hand 4.0 all the Windows Mobile networking features are found in the InTheHand.WindowsMobile.Net assembly. This contains support for Connection Manager, Internet Sharing and Wireless Manager. This post will look at the Internet Sharing classes. Internet Sharing was introduced in Windows Mobile 5.0 AKU 3 but is generally associated with Windows Mobile 6. You […]

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Compact Framework Mobile4 Windows Mobile

More on “My” Functionality in Mobile In The Hand 4.0

In the last post on “My” functionality I showed you how to get started adding the My Extensions to your project. In this post I have assembled a detailed tree of all the “My” functionality added in Mobile In The Hand 4.0. My Application Culture Info AssemblyName CompanyName Copyright Description DirectoryPath ProductName Title Trademark Version […]

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Vibration and Profiles with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

One of the goals of the Mobile In The Hand library has always been to provide a consistent managed API regardless of which specific flavour of Windows Mobile device you are using. One example of this is using the Vibration feature used to alert the user. The APIs are completely different and so we have […]

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Using Bluetooth Headsets with Mobile In The Hand 4.0

A commonly requested feature is the ability to switch audio to play through a Bluetooth headset device. Mobile In The Hand 4.0 brings this functionality to .NET Compact Framework developers allowing you to play any device audio through a paired headset device. It also includes classes to playback sounds too. The AudioGateway sample application which […]

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Compact Framework Windows Mobile

Windows Mobile Provisioning using Mobile In The Hand 4.0

In the last post we saw the new My Extensions template which adds access to new Visual Basic features. In this post we will look at another new item introduced with Mobile In The Hand 4.0 – Provisioning XML. Visual Studio has a rich XML Editor built in, Windows Mobile uses provisioning XML documents for […]

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Compact Framework Mobile4 Windows Mobile

New “My” Functionality in Mobile In The Hand 4.0

This blog post will walk through the process of adding the additional “My” functionality added in InTheHand.VisualBasic. To start off, open Visual Studio 2008 and create a new Visual Basic device project (or open an existing one). At this point you’ll end up with a solution window which looks a bit like this. Note the […]