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January 20, 2011  2:22 PM

Muglia’s departure leave a hole in Microsoft’s tech direction

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Microsoft, Ray Ozzie, Windows 7, Windows Mobile

After 23 years at Microsoft, leading the server division and developing its mobile business, Bob Muglia is leaving. In a letter to staff, CEO Steve Ballmer, said:

"Bob Muglia and I have been talking about the overall business and what is needed to accelerate our growth. In...

March 17, 2010  9:32 AM

Microsoft makes Windows Mobile 7 plug-in free

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Windows Mobile

If you are interested in developing apps for the Windows Mobile 7.0 platform, Microsoft has made available free plug-ins and a moblile phone simulator for Visual Studio and its Expressions dev tools available here >>

November 6, 2007  10:33 PM

Google: does Android make sense?

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Android, Google Apps, Java, Linux, Symbian, Windows Mobile

Are we impressed with Google's Android announcement? The search engine company has steadily been chipping away at Microsoft, offering a free word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software and email. It has made breakthroughs in publically accessible web services like Google Map, making MS...

June 5, 2007  8:40 PM

A tale of two mobiles

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O2, Orbit, Symbian, Windows Mobile, XDA

I recently had to hand back a smartphone after an extended evaluation. The thing is, I get bored of new technology. At the time I first received it the SonyEricsson M600i certainly looked impressive. Sadly, while it offered high speed 3G Internet, it did not support Wi-Fi, limiting its use for...

May 17, 2007  9:38 AM

A bad phone day

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O2, Orange, Orbit, smartphone, SPV, Windows Mobile, XDA

A few years ago I bought my first Windows Mobile phone - the Orange SPV. I soon realised this was the worst buying decision I had ever made. A mobile phone that cannot be used reliably to make and receive calls is not fit for purpose. Now the reason I am writing again about Windows Mobile phones...

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