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Windows Mobile
Windows Phone Logo
Windows Phone 6.5.3 screenshot
Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Today Screen
Company / developer Microsoft
Programmed in C++[1]
OS family Windows CE
Working state Current
Latest stable release 6.5.3 / February 2, 2010; 44 day(s) ago (2010-02-02)
Latest unstable release 7.0 / February 15, 2010; 31 day(s) ago (2010-02-15)
Marketing target Mobile devices
Kernel type Windows CE 5.2 (released in 2004)
License Proprietary (Microsoft EULA)
Official Website Windows Mobile
.Windows Mobile is a compact mobile operating system developed by Microsoft, and designed for use in smartphones and mobile devices.^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ However, I still use a Windows Mobile device almost daily.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The current version is called 'Windows Mobile 6.5'. It is based on the Windows CE 5.2 kernel, and features a suite of basic applications developed using the Microsoft Windows API.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace .
  • Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 6.5.3 spotted at CES .
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5.3 spotted at CES - WinMo @ MoDaCo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: General]

.It is designed to be somewhat similar to desktop versions of Windows, feature-wise and aesthetically.^ The user interface is somewhat similar to the desktop version but the similarities does not end here.

^ The device features the Pocket PC edition of Windows Mobile, rather than the Smartphone edition, which means mobile versions of applications like Excel and Word are included.
  • Windows Mobile marries the Treo - Page 1 - Hardware, Software and Emerging Applications - Voice, Data, and IP 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworldcanada.com [Source type: General]

^ The new version of the Windows Mobile browser comes towards users with a desktop-like experience, and enables them to search, socialize and stay connected even when on the go.
  • Windows Mobile - news tag - Softpedia 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.softpedia.com [Source type: News]

.Additionally, third-party software development is available for Windows Mobile, and software can be purchased via the Windows Marketplace for Mobile.^ Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace .
  • Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Marketplace only for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up .
  • Windows Mobile -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Available Windows Mobile IM clients .
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

.Originally appearing as the Pocket PC 2000 operating system, most Windows Mobile devices come with a stylus pen, which is used to enter commands by tapping it on the screen.^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, I still use a Windows Mobile device almost daily.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Pocket PC 2000/ Pocket PC 2000 Phone Edition .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

[2] Microsoft announced a completely new phone platform, Windows Phone 7 Series, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 15, 2010. Phones running Windows Mobile 6.x will not be upgradeable to version 7.[3]
.Windows Mobile's share of the Smartphone market has fallen year-on-year,[4] decreasing 20% in Q3 2009.[5] It is the 4th most popular smartphone operating system, with a 7.9% share of the worldwide smartphone market (after Symbian, BlackBerry OS and iPhone OS).^ Operating System Version eg Windows Mobile 6.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 6.5 OS unveiled .
  • Articles tagged with windows mobile - SlipperyBrick.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.slipperybrick.com [Source type: General]

[5] .In the United States, it is the 3rd most popular smartphone operating system for business use (after BlackBerry OS and iPhone OS), with a 24% share among enterprise users.^ Most of my friends use BlackBerrys or iPhones.
  • Windows Mobile 7: Should Microsoft even bother? | Windows - InfoWorld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC podcasts.infoworld.com [Source type: General]

^ That compares to the iPhone experience, where users must navigate to the apps page and open the Google Mobile App to use a similar voice-activated search service.
  • Windows Mobile to get voice command capability | Mobilize - InfoWorld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.infoworld.com [Source type: General]

^ United States and other countries; the TreoCentral mark and domain name are used under license from palm, Inc.
  • treocentral.com >> Stories >> Software >> Agendus for Windows Mobile Version 3.4 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.treocentral.com [Source type: General]

[6]

Contents

Common features

Windows Mobile for Pocket PC carries these standard features in most of its versions:
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  • Today Screen shows the current date, owner information, upcoming appointments, e-mail messages, and tasks.^ With automatic syncing and backup, users can count on their contacts, appointments, text messages and other information being kept up to date and easily restored should they lose or upgrade their phone.
    • Windows Mobile 6.5 Announced, Leaks Confirmed - Windows Mobile 6.5 - Gizmodo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC i.gizmodo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The new Windows Mobile 6.5 honey comb home screen keeps people up-to-date on important information by providing a dashboard-like experience to items such as new e-mails, texts, missed calls and calendar appointments.
    • Windows Mobile on I4U News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.i4u.com [Source type: General]

    ^ As you can see above, you're presented with your wallpaper, the date, time, and upcoming appointments.
    • Windows Mobile 6.5 - The Full Feature List | WMExperts 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

    (Is now Home screen in later WM6.5 builds)
  • The taskbar shows the current time and the volume.
  • Office Mobile a suite of Mobile versions of Microsoft Office applications
  • Outlook Mobile comes with Windows Mobile.
  • Internet Explorer Mobile is an Internet browser developed by Microsoft for Pocket PC and Handheld PC that comes loaded by default with Windows Mobile and Windows CE for Handheld PC.
  • Windows Media Player for Windows Mobile.
  • Client for PPTP VPNs.
  • Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) which in mobile phones allows attached computers to share internet connections via USB and Bluetooth.
  • Coherent file system similar to that of Windows 9x/Windows NT and support for many of the same file types.
  • Ability to multitask.

Hardware

There are three versions of Windows Mobile for various hardware devices:[7]
  • Windows Mobile Professional runs on 'Windows Phones' (smartphones) with touchscreens
  • Windows Mobile Standard runs on 'Windows Phones' with regular screens
  • Windows Mobile Classic which runs on 'Windows Mobile Classic devices' (Pocket PCs).
An O2 Pocket PC phone
A Smartphone (T-Mobile Dash)

Windows Mobile Classic devices (Pocket PC)

.A 'Windows Mobile Classic device' is a Windows Mobile personal digital assistant (PDA) that does not have telephone functionality.^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Get ready for more Windows Mobile devices .

^ We are in Windows Mobile device update team.
  • OTA feature updates for Windows Mobile in the works – istartedsomething 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.istartedsomething.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It was formerly known as the Pocket PC.^ Starting with Windows Mobile 6, Microsoft defines a device with a touch screen but without phone capability as a Windows Mobile 6 Classic device (previously known as Pocket PC or Windows Mobile).
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

^ There will be three editions again, but they've been renamed as Classic (formerly known as Pocket PC Edition), Standard (Smartphone Edition), and Professional (Pocket PC Phone Edition), so you can look forward to a variety of form factors.
  • Windows Mobile 6 Review - Operating Systems 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.cnet.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It was the original intended platform for the Windows Mobile operating system.^ Windows Mobile is built on a solid platform.
  • Windows Mobile « 42Gears Speaks 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.42gears.com [Source type: General]

^ Operating System Version eg Windows Mobile 6.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mobile operating system preview: Opera Mobile 9.5 .

.These devices consisted of both standalone Pocket PC devices without mobile phone capabilities, and those that included mobile phone capabilities.^ Pocket PC 2000/ Pocket PC 2000 Phone Edition .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

^ Starting with Windows Mobile 5 (Pocket PC), GDI+ ships on Windows Mobile devices.
  • Using GDI+ on Windows Mobile - Compact Framework 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC community.opennetcf.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC/ .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

.The most current name of Windows Mobile intended for use on Pocket PCs is officially "Windows Mobile 6 Professional" for devices with mobile phone capabilities and "Windows Mobile 6 Classic" for devices without mobile phone capabilities.^ Pocket PC 2000/ Pocket PC 2000 Phone Edition .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile to get voice command capability .
  • Windows Mobile to get voice command capability | Mobilize - InfoWorld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.infoworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC/ .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

Windows Phone

.The 'Windows Mobile' (Microsoft's term for its range of smartphones) became the next hardware platform after the Pocket PC to run Windows Mobile, and debuted with the release of Pocket PC 2002. Although in the broad sense of the term "Smartphone", both Pocket PC phones and Microsoft branded Smartphones each fit into this category, it should be noted that Microsoft's use of the term "Smartphone" includes only more specific hardware devices that differ from Pocket PC phones.^ Tutorials from Microsoft Smartphones  |  Windows Mobile Microsoft released some tutorials that run directly on your device for Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition Smartphones.
  • Windows Mobile Powered 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.wmpowered.com [Source type: General]

^ The HD2 runs on Windows Mobile 6.5 and is the first Windows phone to feature the HTC Sense interface.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 posts - Crave - CNET 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace .
  • Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]

.Such Smartphones were originally designed without touchscreens, intended to be operated more efficiently with only one hand, and typically had lower display resolution than Pocket PCs.^ Read More » Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine changes to online only .
  • Windows Mobile 6, 6.1, 7: Updates, Developments & Issues | Geek.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.geek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Mobile , Pocket PC - Designed for PDAs and mobile phones with touchscreen Windows Mobile, Smartphone Edition - Designed for mobile phones.
  • Windows Mobile - Help and Advice 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.filesaveas.com [Source type: General]

^ Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine .
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

.Microsoft's focus for the Smartphone platform was to create a device that functioned well as a phone and data device in a more integrated manner.^ "You can use Microsoft My Phone to backup all your data, including your contacts, calendar, photos, and more, to a password-protected website.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Arrives, Mostly Disappoints - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.cio.com [Source type: General]

^ Ultimately it will mature into a full blown device that does not require us to store personal data online (businesses should never do this) in order to function.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft announced today that the first smartphones running the next generation of Windows Mobile (which will just be called "Windows Phone") will be available on October 6th .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

[8]

Versions

Pocket PC 2000

Typical Pocket PC 2000 Today Screen.
.Pocket PC 2000, originally codenamed "Rapier",[9] was released on April 19, 2000, and was based on Windows CE 3.0. It was the debut of what was later dubbed the Windows Mobile operating system, and meant to be a successor to the operating system aboard Palm-Size PCs.^ Operating System Version eg Windows Mobile 6.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Starting with Windows Mobile 5 (Pocket PC), GDI+ ships on Windows Mobile devices.
  • Using GDI+ on Windows Mobile - Compact Framework 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC community.opennetcf.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Mobile 6.5.3 spotted at CES .
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5.3 spotted at CES - WinMo @ MoDaCo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: General]

.Backwards compatibility was retained with such Palm-Size PC applications.^ Pocket PC 2003 is generally backward compatible for existing Pocket PC 2000 and 2002 applications.
  • Pen Computing Magazine: Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pencomputing.com [Source type: General]

^ "It's come from a long history of Pocket PC and trying to maintain backward compatibility over time.
  • Windows Mobile: Call Waiting? -- Redmond Developer News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC reddevnews.com [Source type: General]

.Pocket PC 2000 was intended mainly for Pocket PC devices, however several Palm-Size PC devices had the ability to be updated as well.^ Pocket PC 2000/ Pocket PC 2000 Phone Edition .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

^ Pocket PC 2000.
  • RoboForm for Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, Windows CE: Synchronize Passwords, Encrypt Safenotes, Password Generator 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roboform.com [Source type: General]

^ Terrence Bowen Says: March 22nd, 2007 at 3:50 pm Because I’m not satisfied with any Win PDA Pocket PC device on the market at all (or Palm’s either for that matter), I’m considering the Sony UX laptop the size of a PDA (4.5” screen).
  • kirupaBlog – If it isn’t broken, take it apart and fix it! » Blog Archive » Run/Emulate Windows Mobile 6 on your Computer 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.kirupa.com [Source type: General]

.In addition, several Pocket PC 2000 phones were released, however Microsoft's "Smartphone" hardware platform was not yet created.^ Pocket PC 2000/ Pocket PC 2000 Phone Edition .
  • Cruising the Interstate with Windows Mobile 6 Development 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.devx.com [Source type: General]

^ But for the moment, Microsoft is not creating a phone.
  • Mauricio Freitas: My window to the world 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.geekzone.co.nz [Source type: General]

^ Platforms: Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Pocket PC .
  • Windows Mobile 6 0 Software - Mobile Spy, WinWAP for Windows Mobile, iAdmin Mobile ... 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.filetransit.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The only resolution supported by this release was 240 x 320 (QVGA).^ Photo Resolutions: 1600 x 1280, 1280 x 1024, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 and 160 x 120.
  • T-Mobile MDA - Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone Reviews by Mobile Tech Review 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobiletechreview.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 5 supports a variety of display resolutions included standard QVGA (240 x 320), VGA (640 x 480) and square 240 x 240.
  • Windows Mobile 5.0 - MobileTechReview.com Editorials and News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobiletechreview.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 7 will support only two screen resolutions phonestechnology.blogspot.com 5 days ago — The company Microsoft is late with the release of openly operating system for Windows Mobile communicators 7.
  • Windows Mobile 7 delayed till 2011? Umm NO - Computing 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC gadgetblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Removable storage card formats that were supported were CompactFlash and MultiMediaCard. .At this time Pocket PC devices had not been standardized with a specific CPU architecture.^ Pocket PC Software for the iPAQ and other major PPC devices.
  • Brand New Windows - Replacement Windows - Mobile Home Replacement Windows 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC brandnewwindows.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If your mobile device is not connected to PC, the application will be downloaded to the device next time it is connected to PC. .
  • MobiTradeOne for TD AMERITRADE Windows Mobile Edition » 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobitradeone.com [Source type: General]
  • MobiTradeOne for FOREX.com Windows Mobile Edition » 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobitradeone.com [Source type: General]

^ Starting with Windows Mobile 5 (Pocket PC), GDI+ ships on Windows Mobile devices.
  • Using GDI+ on Windows Mobile - Compact Framework 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC community.opennetcf.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As a result, Pocket PC 2000 was released on multiple CPU architectures; SH-3, MIPS, and ARM.^ Platforms: Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Pocket PC .
  • Windows Mobile 6 0 Software - Mobile Spy, WinWAP for Windows Mobile, iAdmin Mobile ... 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.filetransit.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Pocket PC 2003 is generally backward compatible for existing Pocket PC 2000 and 2002 applications.
  • Pen Computing Magazine: Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pencomputing.com [Source type: General]

^ The device runs Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PCs Phone Edition on a 200MHz Samsung 2410 ARM 9 Processor and sports a built-in camera.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

.Aesthetically, the original Pocket PC operating system was similar to Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows 2000 operating systems.^ Platforms: Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Pocket PC .
  • Windows Mobile 6 0 Software - Mobile Spy, WinWAP for Windows Mobile, iAdmin Mobile ... 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.filetransit.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC .
  • Pen Computing Magazine: Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pencomputing.com [Source type: General]

^ Pocket PC 2000.
  • RoboForm for Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, Windows CE: Synchronize Passwords, Encrypt Safenotes, Password Generator 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roboform.com [Source type: General]

Features/built-in applications for Pocket PC 2000 included the following:[10]

Pocket PC 2002

Typical Pocket PC 2002 Today Screen.
.Pocket PC 2002, originally codenamed "Merlin",[9] was released in October 2001. Like Pocket PC 2000, it was powered by Windows CE 3.0. Although targeted mainly for 240 × 320 (QVGA) Pocket PC devices, Pocket PC 2002 was also used for Pocket PC phones, and for the first time, Smartphones.^ How to use Virtual PC with Windows 7 .
  • Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile to live on, says Motorola - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 7 will be announced for the first time?

^ Pocket PC. * Windows Mobile 2003 (Base or SE): -- Windows SmartPhone phones.
  • RoboForm for Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, Windows CE: Synchronize Passwords, Encrypt Safenotes, Password Generator 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roboform.com [Source type: General]

[11] .These Pocket PC 2002 Smartphones were mainly GSM devices.^ Pocket PC. * Pocket PC 2002.
  • RoboForm for Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, Windows CE: Synchronize Passwords, Encrypt Safenotes, Password Generator 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roboform.com [Source type: General]

^ Runs on all Windows Mobile 5, 6, 6.1, 6.5 Pocket PC and Smartphone devices .
  • Agenda One. Time management for Windows Mobile that simply works. 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.developerone.com [Source type: General]

^ Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine .
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

.With future releases, the Pocket PC and Smartphone lines would increasingly collide as the licensing terms were relaxed allowing OEMs to take advantage of more innovative, individual design ideas.^ Microsoft Window’s operating system is based on Win 32 api and was designed for a number of hardware platforms such as the pocket pc, smartphones and portable media centers.
  • Windows Mobile Help - Articles on Operating Systems, Windows Mobile App Reviews, Info on Programs, Software & Other Smartphone Technology at BrightHub.Com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.brighthub.com [Source type: General]

^ This is by FAR the best keyboard released for the Pocket PC platform.

^ "Still, version 5 of Windows Mobile Pocket PC is the first Pocket PC version that is really appropriate for a smartphone," Greengart said.

.Aesthetically, Pocket PC 2002 was meant to be similar in design to the then newly released Windows XP.^ Pocket PC. * Pocket PC 2002.
  • RoboForm for Windows Mobile, Pocket PC, Windows CE: Synchronize Passwords, Encrypt Safenotes, Password Generator 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roboform.com [Source type: General]

^ Platforms: Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Pocket PC .
  • Windows Mobile 6 0 Software - Mobile Spy, WinWAP for Windows Mobile, iAdmin Mobile ... 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.filetransit.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC .
  • Pen Computing Magazine: Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pencomputing.com [Source type: General]

New features/built-in applications included the following:[12][13][14][15]

Windows Mobile 2003

Typical Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC Today Screen
.Windows Mobile 2003, originally codenamed "Ozone",[9] was released on June 23, 2003, and was the first release under the Windows Mobile banner.^ Spb release Mobile Shell 3.0 for Windows Mobile .

^ Windows Mobile 7 will be announced for the first time?

^ Filed under: Windows Mobile , Microsoft , Mobile .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

.It came in four editions: "Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC Premium Edition", "Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC Professional Edition", "Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone" and "Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC Phone Edition". The last was designed especially for Pocket PCs which include phone functionalities.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ But, Windows Mobile smartphones with this feature can.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

.The Professional Edition was used in Pocket PC budget models.^ Use Pocket PC as bluetooth headset?
  • HowardForums: Your Mobile Phone Community & Resource - Windows Mobile Professional (Pocket PC) 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.howardforums.com [Source type: General]

^ Like most recent Pocket PC Phone Edition models, the MDA has a 2.8" LCD rather than the 3.5" one found on older PPC phones and non-phone PPCs.
  • T-Mobile MDA - Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone Reviews by Mobile Tech Review 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobiletechreview.com [Source type: General]

^ TFT color LCD and is powered by Texas Instruments OMAP 1510 processor running Windows Mobile 2003 Pocket PC, Phone Edition.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

.It lacked a number of features that were in the Premium Edition, such as a client for L2TP/IPsec VPNs.^ Windows 7 gets IPsec VPN client .
  • Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile to live on, says Motorola - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Pocket PC 2003 includes even more features that are important to enterprise users, such as the following: Virtual Private Networks (VPN) : Microsoft has added Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol & IP Security (L2TP/IPSec), and encryption using 128-bit SSL and/or 128-bit CAPI to the Pocket PC VPN Client.
  • Pen Computing Magazine: Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pencomputing.com [Source type: General]

^ You can unlock additional premium features such as editing, creating & advanced viewing, plus support for MS Powe ...
  • Alternative Windows Mobile software - Mobile - AlternativeTo.net 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC alternativeto.net [Source type: General]

Windows Mobile 2003 was powered by Windows CE 4.20.
New features/built-in applications included the following:[16]
  • Support for add-on keyboards
  • Enhanced communications interface with Bluetooth device management
  • Bluetooth file beaming support
  • Bluetooth headset support
  • Pictures application with viewing, cropping, e-mail, and beaming support
  • Jawbreaker game
  • Enhanced Pocket Outlook with vCard and vCal support
  • Improved Pocket Internet Explorer
  • Windows Media Player 9.0 with streaming optimization
  • SMS reply options for Phone Edition
  • MIDI file support as ringtones in Phone Edition

Windows Mobile 2003 SE

Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition, also known as "Windows Mobile 2003 SE", was released on March 24, 2004 and first offered on the Dell Axim x30. .This was the last version which allowed users to backup and restore an entire device through ActiveSync.^ And, since Microsoft decided to remove the ability to backup and restore files using ActiveSync or Windows Mobile device center, much of the reinstallation process is a step-by-step slow manual process.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Amplitude picks up any sound in a user’s surroundings through the microphone and then amplifies the sound, rendering it into a rich graphical representation on the device.
  • Windows Mobile — Global Nerdy 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.globalnerdy.com [Source type: General]

^ If you have created files on your device since the last backup and don’t want them deleted during the restore process, move those files from your device to your computer before restoring information.
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

New features/built-in applications included the following:

Windows Mobile 5

Typical Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC Today Screen
Windows Mobile 5.0, originally codenamed "Magneto",[9] was released at Microsoft's Mobile and Embedded Developers Conference 2005 in Las Vegas, May 9–May 12, 2005. Microsoft plans to offer mainstream support for Windows Mobile 5 through October 12, 2010, and extended support through October 13, 2015.[17] It was first offered on the Dell Axim x51. It used the .NET Compact Framework 1.0 SP3 — an environment for programs based on .NET.
.
  • Windows Mobile 5.0 included Microsoft Exchange Server "push" functionality improvements that worked with Exchange 2003 SP2.[18] The "push" functionality also required vendor/device support[19] With AKU2 software upgrades all WM 5.0 devices supported DirectPush.
  • WM 5.0 featured increased battery life due to Persistent storage capability.^ Windows Mobile Software for business and leisure .
    • Windows Mobile Software 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC windows-mobile-software.handster.com [Source type: General]
    • Handster.com - Windows Mobile Software for HTC, iPAQ, XDA, MDA, Samsung BlackJack, Sprint Touch, LG 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC windows-mobile-applications.handster.com [Source type: General]
    • Handster.com - Windows Mobile Software for HTC, iPAQ, XDA, MDA, Samsung BlackJack, Sprint Touch, LG 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC windows-mobile-tools.handster.com [Source type: General]
    • Handster.com - Windows Mobile Software for HTC, iPAQ, XDA, MDA, Samsung BlackJack, Sprint Touch, LG 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC windows-mobile-6.5-software.handster.com [Source type: General]
    • Handster.com - Windows Mobile Software for HTC, iPAQ, XDA, MDA, Samsung BlackJack, Sprint Touch, LG 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC windows-mobile-games.handster.com [Source type: General]
    • Handster.com - Windows Mobile Software for HTC, iPAQ, XDA, MDA, Samsung BlackJack, Sprint Touch, LG 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC mda.handster.com [Source type: General]
    • Handster.com - Windows Mobile Software for HTC, iPAQ, XDA, MDA, Samsung BlackJack, Sprint Touch, LG 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC ipaq.handster.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
    • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
    • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

    .Previously up to 50% (enough for 72 hours of storage) of battery power was reserved just to maintain data in volatile RAM. This continued the trend of Windows-based devices moving from using RAM as their primary storage medium to the use of a combination of RAM and flash memory (in use, there's no distinction between the two apparent to the user).^ Which Windows Mobile Device are you using?
    • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ User configurable mobile data collection software for Windows Mobile Devices.
    • Windows Mobile downloads at VicMan 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.vicman.net [Source type: General]

    ^ Android installation is running from a Linux bootloader and isn’t stable enough for day-to-day use (not to mention the lack of support for cellular data or WiFi), it’s super easy to get going and allows you to experience a lot of Android from your Windows Mobile device.
    • Windows Mobile | PocketHacks.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pockethacks.com [Source type: General]

    .Programs and frequently accessed data run in RAM, while most storage is in the flash memory.^ It runs Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition Phone Edition on at 312MHz Intel PXA270 processor with 64MB of RAM and 64MB of Flash.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It runs a TI OMAP 850 processor with 64MB each of RAM and Flash.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ They run Windows Mobile 2003 SE on a 400MHz PXA263 processor with 128MB of RAM and 96MB of Flash.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    The OS seamlessly moves data between the two as needed. .Everything is backed up in the flash memory, so unlike previous devices, WM5 devices do not lose any data if power is lost.
  • With Windows Mobile 5.0, OS updates were released as Adaptation kit upgrades.^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
    • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace .
    • Microsoft updates Windows Mobile Marketplace - Techworld.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.techworld.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Windows Marketplace only for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up .
    • Windows Mobile -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]
    • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

    AKU 3.5 is the most recent release for WM 5.0.
Further new features and built-in applications included:
  • New version of Office called "Office Mobile"
    • PowerPoint Mobile
    • Graphing capability in Excel Mobile
    • Tables and graphics insertion in Word Mobile
  • Windows Media Player 10 Mobile
  • Photo Caller ID
  • DirectShow support
  • Picture and Video package, which converged the management of videos and pictures
  • Enhanced Bluetooth support
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) management interface
  • Default QWERTY keyboard-support
  • Error reporting facility similar to that present in desktop and server Windows systems
  • ActiveSync 4.2 with 15% increased synchronization speed

Windows Mobile 6

Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard Today Screen
.Windows Mobile 6, formerly codenamed "Crossbow",[9] was released on February 12, 2007[20] at the 3GSM World Congress 2007.^ Spb release Mobile Shell 3.0 for Windows Mobile .

^ MyProps.org - Windows Mobile 6.6 (aka 'not Windows Mobile 7') set for February release?
  • MyProps.org - Windows Mobile 6.6 (aka 'not Windows Mobile 7') set for February release? - Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC myprops.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Mobile 7 release delayed .
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

.It comes in three different versions: "Windows Mobile 6 Standard" for Smartphones (phones without touchscreens), "Windows Mobile 6 Professional" for Pocket PCs with phone functionality, and "Windows Mobile 6 Classic" for Pocket PCs without cellular radios.^ Facebook client for Windows Mobile phones runs on Windows Mobile Professional (touchscreen) and Windows Mobile Standard (non-touchscreen).
  • Mauricio Freitas: My window to the world 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.geekzone.co.nz [Source type: General]

^ "Still, version 5 of Windows Mobile Pocket PC is the first Pocket PC version that is really appropriate for a smartphone," Greengart said.

^ Mahjong CLASSIC (Pocket PC) 3.02 .

[21]
.Windows Mobile 6 is powered by Windows CE 5.0 (version 5.2) and is strongly linked to Windows Live and Exchange 2007 products.^ Windows Mobile 6.5.3 spotted at CES .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5.3 spotted at CES - WinMo @ MoDaCo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: General]

^ Al : Windows mobile is an alright product.
  • Microsoft Watch - Desktop & Mobile - Windows Mobile Is Still Immobile 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.microsoft-watch.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile at CES - discussion .

.Windows Mobile 6 Standard was first offered on the Orange's SPV E650,[22] while Windows Mobile 6 Professional was first offered on the O2's Xda Terra.^ Windows Mobile 7 will be announced for the first time?

^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ First look at Windows Mobile 6.5 .

[23] .Aesthetically, Windows Mobile 6 was meant to be similar in design to the then newly released Windows Vista.^ Spb release Mobile Shell 3.0 for Windows Mobile .

^ Windows Mobile 7 release delayed .
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Marketplace released also for Windows Mobile 6.1 and 6 .

.Functionally, it works much like Windows Mobile 5, but with much better stability.^ Works fine with Windows Mobile 6 too.
  • Mobile PractiCEs: How to create a windows mobile (Smart Device) .Cab installer 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobilepractices.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Marketplace will work with Windows Mobile 6.0 after all .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ The windows mobile devices are better I believe.
  • Windows Mobile vs iPhone ~ Chris Pirillo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC chris.pirillo.com [Source type: General]

New features/built-in applications include the following:[24]

Windows Mobile 6.1

Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional Today Screen
.Windows Mobile 6.1 was announced April 1, 2008. It is a minor upgrade to the existing Windows Mobile 6 platform which brings with it various performance enhancements, a redesigned Home screen featuring horizontal tiles that expand on clicking to display more information, although this new home screen is featured only on Windows Mobile Standard edition.^ More information will be available to developers in April.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile is built on a solid platform.
  • Windows Mobile « 42Gears Speaks 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.42gears.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Marketplace only for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up .
  • Windows Mobile -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

This feature was inexplicably left out of the Professional edition.[31] .Several other changes such as threaded SMS, full page zooming in Internet Explorer and 'Domain Enroll' have also been added, along with a "mobile" version of the Microsoft OneNote program and an interactive "Getting Started" wizard.^ Microsoft will soon release a version of Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Mobile.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ As Apple, Google and just about every other mobile-operating-system provider continues to leapfrog Microsoft in the mobile market, there's a [More...
  • MyProps.org - Windows Mobile 6.6 (aka 'not Windows Mobile 7') set for February release? - Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC myprops.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For what it's worth, it adds smooth panning and scrolling, intelligent zooming and full(er) support for CSS and Javascript pages that MIE5 used to choke on spectacularly.
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

.Domain Enroll is functionality to connect the device to System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008, a product to manage mobile devices.^ Windows Mobile Device Center should connect automatically to your device.
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

^ The following mobile device operating systems are supported by Windows Mobile Device Center: .
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

^ Mobile device that capable of managing servers .
  • MobileViews Blog :: Windows Mobile Remote Desktop Connection 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobileviews.com [Source type: General]

[32] .There are other differences as well.^ Others have tried porting it over to other devices as well but without success so I guess there is some hard-wiring to it as well.
  • Why Skype for Windows Mobile Sucks... On Purpose! — The NeoSmart Files 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC neosmart.net [Source type: General]

.The most prominent difference for the user is that the Standard version (like earlier versions) still creates automatic links for telephone numbers in Tasks and Appointments, which allows for the easier click and dial of stored telephone numbers within these Outlook items.^ You can exchange your Calendar appointments, Task items, Contacts persons, with any other Windows phone user, so simple like ordinary SMS message.
  • Windows Mobile calendar 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.handster.com [Source type: General]

^ The new version of the Windows Mobile browser comes towards users with a desktop-like experience, and enables them to search, socialize and stay connected even when on the go.
  • Windows Mobile - news tag - Softpedia 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.softpedia.com [Source type: News]

^ It dramatically improves the standard user interface and adds features that most users expect from a modern phone.

.For some reason, the Professional version has eliminated this important feature.^ WM Standard saw its big feature update with 6.1, and with Professional plays some catchup with 6.5.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 - The Full Feature List | WMExperts 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

.Windows Mobile 6.1 also featured improved bandwidth efficiency in its push-email protocol "Activesync" of "up to 40%"[33], this reduced data usage was the cause of considerably improved battery life in many devices.^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Marketplace only for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up .
  • Windows Mobile -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Get your Gmail pushed directly to your Windows Mobile device.
  • Windows Mobile | PocketHacks.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pockethacks.com [Source type: General]

.Aside from the visual and feature distinctions, the underlying CE versions can be used to differentiate WM6.0 from WM 6.1. The version of Windows CE in WM 6.0 is 5.2.*, with the final number being a 4 digit build ID (e.g.^ My earliest was a cingular 5125 or something (wm 5), then I got the lg incite (wm6.1), and finally a touch pro (hacked it to be 6.5).
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ I have been using a WM made by HTC for number of years now (WM 5, 6, and now 6.1).
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ When you are ready to make the switch to Visual Studio, ensure that you get the proper version for the Windows Mobile and the .NET Framework that you wish to target.
  • Windows Mobile Development Without Visual Studio - CodeProject 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

5.2.1622 on HTC Wing). .In WM 6.1, the CE version is 5.2.* with a 5 digit build number (e.g.^ Running a customized version of Windows CE, it includes a 4.3-inch WVGA (800 x 480 pixel) touchscreen display and a digital TV tuner.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

.5.2.19216 on Palm Treo 800w).^ Palm Treo 800w -- Jul.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Palm Treo 800w .
  • TunesSync for Windows Mobile | Call (619) 739-4027 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.pocketmac.net [Source type: General]

Windows Mobile 6.5

A Screenshot of the Windows Mobile 6.5 Today Screen
.Windows Mobile 6.5 was never part of Microsoft's mobile phone roadmap, and has been described by its chief executive, Steve Ballmer, as an unwanted stopgap until the multi-touch enabled Windows Mobile 7 arrives in 2010.[34] Version 6.5 is an upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.1 that was released to manufacturers on May 11, 2009, and the first devices running the operating system debuted in late October '09.[35] This incremental update includes some significant new added features, such as a revamped GUI, though is generally regarded as a minor upgrade.^ Microsoft is expected to officially launch Windows Mobile 6.5 on October 1, 2009 and add an upgrade version with a touch interface in February 2010.
  • Windows Mobile Phone plan panned by iPhone fanbois - Computerworld Blogs 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blogs.computerworld.com [Source type: General]

^ The unlocked device features dual SIM slots and runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Minimum requirements are a Windows Mobile 6.0 device.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[36] .It also includes the new Internet Explorer Mobile 6 browser, which has an improved interface over previous versions.^ The new browser is based on Internet Explorer 6.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Debuts But Is It Too Late? - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Microsoft will soon release a version of Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Mobile.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ The new version of the Windows Mobile browser comes towards users with a desktop-like experience, and enables them to search, socialize and stay connected even when on the go.
  • Windows Mobile - news tag - Softpedia 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.softpedia.com [Source type: News]

[37] .Microsoft unveiled this version at the 2009 Mobile World Congress in February[38], and several devices now run this Windows Mobile version,[39] those devices running Windows Mobile 6.5 onwards are marketed as "Windows phones". Along with Windows Mobile 6.5, Microsoft announced several Cloud computing services codenamed "SkyBox","SkyLine","SkyMarket".[40] "SkyBox" has been confirmed as My Phone[41], while "SkyMarket" has been confirmed as Windows Marketplace for Mobile.^ Microsoft has launched a web version of the Windows Marketplace .
  • Windows Mobile -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Marketplace only for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up .
  • Windows Mobile -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft does not charge a fee for the My Phone service at this time.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

[42] .Some aspects of the user interface have been redesigned with the home screen resembling that of Microsoft's Zune player and the sliding panel interface of Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ How Microsoft blew it with Windows Mobile .
  • MyProps.org - Windows Mobile 6.6 (aka 'not Windows Mobile 7') set for February release? - Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC myprops.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Filed under: Windows Mobile , Microsoft , Mobile .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

This version was designed mainly for easier finger usage.[43] Whilst this version of Windows Mobile does not natively support capacitive screens, mobile manufacturers have been able to successfully implement it on their devices [44]
Several phones currently running Windows Mobile 6.1 are updatable to Windows Mobile 6.5.[45]

Windows Mobile 6.5.1

.Builds of Windows Mobile 6.5.1 have already been leaked and unofficially ported to several Windows Mobile phones.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Updating your phone to Windows Mobile 6.5 .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[46] .Windows Mobile 6.5.1 will bring a more finger-friendly user interface[47], including icon based soft buttons (rather than text based),[48] an updated contacts app[49], Microsoft (rather than the mobile carrier) support for A-GPS[47], improved threaded text messaging[50], and performance improvements.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Filed under: Windows Mobile , Microsoft , Mobile .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Tags: windows , mobile , microsoft , windows mobile Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

[51]

Windows Mobile 6.5.3

A Screenshot of the Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Today Screen
.On February 2, 2010, the Sony Ericsson Aspen with Windows Mobile 6.5.3 was officially announced, making it the first Windows Phone 6.5.3 smartphone.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ But, Windows Mobile smartphones with this feature can.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Updating your phone to Windows Mobile 6.5 .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[52] .Since November 2009, several 6.5.3 builds had leaked (28nnn) and had been unofficially ported to some Windows Mobile phones.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 7 Screenshots leaked?
  • Windows Mobile on I4U News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.i4u.com [Source type: General]

^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

Windows Mobile 6.5.3 brings a more finger-friendly user interface with several new ease of use features such as support for multitouch, complete touch control i.e. no need for a stylus, and drag and drop start menu icons. Touchable tiles now replace soft keys."[53] .Internet Explorer Mobile 6 has also received some major updates including decreased page load time, improved memory management and gesture smoothing.^ FAST! Unlike other Twitter apps for Windows® Mobile, Twikini is written entirely in native C++ code for maximum performance and the fastest load time possible.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Time management for Windows Mobile that simply works.
  • Agenda One. Time management for Windows Mobile that simply works. 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.developerone.com [Source type: General]

^ A: Please check to make sure you have device internet connectivity by going to Pocket Internet Explorer and browsing to a web page like www.inrix.com.
  • Inrix Traffic for Windows Mobile - FAQ 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC mobile.inrix.com [Source type: General]

[54]

Windows Mobile 6.5.5

.Several builds of Windows Mobile 6.5.5 have leaked since January 2010 and have been unofficially ported to some Windows Mobile phones.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows · Mobile phones .
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

.It has few new features such as Office Mobile 2010 and threaded emails view.^ Posted on Monday, Feb 16, 2009 by Dieter Bohn Filed Under: News , Featured ; Tags: wm6.5 , windows mobile 6.5 , mwc09 , 6.5 .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 - The Full Feature List | WMExperts 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.wmexperts.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide Windows Mobile Device Center is the new name in Windows Vista replacing Microsoft ActiveSync®, and provides overall device management features for your Windows Mobile powered devices for Windows Vista.
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

^ Office Mobile 2010 Beta Available via Marketplace .
  • Windows Mobile - news tag - Softpedia 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.softpedia.com [Source type: News]

[citation needed]

Future versions

Windows Phone 7 Series

The Start screen of Windows Phone 7 Series
.Windows Phone 7 Series, originally codenamed "Photon", is an upcoming version of the Windows Phone operating system developed by Microsoft.^ Operating System Version eg Windows Mobile 6.
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Windows Marketplace which will enable users to add more programs, and generate a revenue stream for the mobile operators/ developers.
  • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Microsoft has been trying to keep Windows Mobile 6.5 under wraps for months although many of the details of the system had already leaked out before this week's conference.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Debuts But Is It Too Late? - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

It is planned for release by "holiday" 2010.
.Windows Phone 7 Series was initially intended to be released during 2009, but several delays prompted Microsoft to develop Windows Mobile 6.5 as an interim release.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile 7 definitely delayed to 2011 .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

.During the Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Microsoft revealed details of Windows Phone 7 Series, which features a new operating system and integration with Xbox Live and Zune services.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ But, Windows Mobile smartphones with this feature can.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ The following mobile device operating systems are supported by Windows Mobile Device Center: .
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

[55]
.It is rumored that phones running Windows Mobile 6.x will not be upgradeable to 7 Series.^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows · Mobile phones .
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ This installation is not required for Windows Mobile 6.x Phones.
  • Mobile Spy - Compatible Phones and Carriers for BlackBerry, Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Symbian OS smartphones. 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobile-spy.com [Source type: General]

[citation needed]

Microsoft Pink

.Project Pink evolved from Microsoft's purchase of Danger Hiptop in 2008.[56] Details are scarce, but a ZDNet source said that Project Pink will bring an entirely new software stack and services.^ Microsoft trotted out a cornucopia of nifty new products and services at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, not least of which is a long-awaited Windows Mobile 6.5 update.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Debuts But Is It Too Late? - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Microsoft is planning to open a Windows Marketplace for Mobile store that lets you purchase and install software directly from a Windows Mobile phone.

^ Although Microsoft has not publicly said when to expect Windows Mobile 7, partners who had expected to have a final release in their hands by early next year have been told now that it won't be ready until the second half of next year, sources told CNET News.
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

[57] .Some reports say that the new mobile phone platform will be based around the Zune media device.^ Opera for mobile phones and other devices .
  • Opera for Windows Mobile 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC my.opera.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The software will power smart-phones made by Taiwan’s HTC Corporation, which also manufactured Windows Mobile-based Palm Treos and HP iPaqs phones.
  • Windows Mobile to Power 2010 Census - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

^ With a server-side programming library that abstracts the presentation of content from the underlying platform, it becomes much simpler to build mobile applications for multiple devices.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[58]
.Project Pink is being developed inside Microsoft's Premium Mobile Experiences (PMX) division.^ Orange lays claim to being the first provider to launch a mobile handset based on Microsoft's Smartphone software.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile (free):: If you use Office Communicator inside of your firm for internal communication, this Microsoft app is a must-have on your Windows Mobile smartphone .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Prize winner in Competition "Microsoft Windows Mobile Developer Contest 2008" (Third Prize level) .
  • Windows Mobile Development Without Visual Studio - CodeProject 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[59] .Microsoft brought in employees from Danger Inc., with the intention of infusing industry talent and mobile experience into the project.^ Microsoft seem to have problems with products outside of their core products, they know they should be in mobile, but don't put enough effort into it.
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ A Moment of Silence for a Good Windows Mobile Research Project: So Long Microsoft Recite .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

.The goal is said to be to create a mobile platform far superior to that of the Danger Sidekick.^ Skyfire 1.5 is not only an improved and usable browser, it is far superior to the travesty known as Internet Explorer Mobile.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

.Reports say that Project Pink was originally going to be based on Windows Phone 7 Series, however, due to delays with Windows Phone 7 Series, it will now be built directly upon Windows CE.^ Windows Mobile, Android and now iPhone OS, and have to say iPhone OS functionality and UI is miles beyond WM. Android isn't bad but the hardware used with the OS is the best, maybe with all the new Android based phones coming out that may improve.
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Mio's dual-sided Leap K1 comes with a phone on one side, and a Windows CE 5.0-based PND (personal navigation device) on the other.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ While Windows Mobile 6.5 doesn't may not even be an entire integer away form Windows Mobile 6.1, Microsoft says the new OS will not be available for existing phones.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

.It will feature the Zune marketplace, and use XNA as a game platform.^ After the device finishes booting, he walks us through some uses of desktop features, the menu launcher, use of the dialer, Marketplace, use of the soft keyboard and internet navigation.
  • Windows Mobile | PocketHacks.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC pockethacks.com [Source type: General]

[59]
.The new platform is aimed at producing phones designed for users who are heavily into social networking and instant messaging.^ You can exchange your Calendar appointments, Task items, Contacts persons, with any other Windows phone user, so simple like ordinary SMS message.
  • Windows Mobile calendar 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.handster.com [Source type: General]

^ You may have been a long-time user of desktop-based instant messaging solutions like MSN / Live Messenger , AIM , Yahoo , Google Talk , IRC or ICQ .
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

^ Causerie has just released their, on other mobile platforms, already-known instant messaging solution.
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

[60] .The technology acquired from Danger Hiptop has been described as a family of mobile devices running a bespoke operating system as part of a client-server system that is then licenced to mobile carriers.^ The following mobile device operating systems are supported by Windows Mobile Device Center: .
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

^ Mobile device that capable of managing servers .
  • MobileViews Blog :: Windows Mobile Remote Desktop Connection 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobileviews.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft launched the Software Development Kit for Windows Mobile 6.5 today, and as part of that launch, the company released an emulator that essentially lets you run the mobile operating system in a virtual environment on a Windows PC. The idea behind the emulator is that it gives developers the tools to create and test applications for deployment on Windows Mobile 6.5 devices.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

[61]
.Microsoft is said to be working on two new handsets based on Project Pink, codenamed Turtle and Pure, possibly to debut at the Consumer Electronics Show.^ Microsoft, he said, is willing to work with carriers to power their own services.
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Orange lays claim to being the first provider to launch a mobile handset based on Microsoft's Smartphone software.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ In addition, a number of carriers and handset makers have been working with Microsoft to add new touch interfaces and other features, separate from Microsoft's operating system updates.
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

[62] .The Microsoft designed phones will be manufactured by Sharp and co-branded.^ The MDA is based on the "Wallaby" reference design from Taiwan's HTC corporation using an Intel StrongARM processor, and runs Microsoft's Pocket PC Phone Edition.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ The quad-band "world phone" sports a unique "My Faves" interface designed for T-Mobile by Microsoft.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Can Android play DOS to the iPhone for commodity smartphone hardware manufacturers, and will Google end up with a Microsoft-like role among phone makers?
  • Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone? — RoughlyDrafted Magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roughlydrafted.com [Source type: General]

[63]. .According to the MobileTechWorld website, Project Pink will be a software service running on top of Windows Phone 7 Series devices [64].^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Software for Windows Mobile devices .
  • Laridian Bible Software for Windows Mobile Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.laridian.com [Source type: General]

^ The software will power smart-phones made by Taiwan’s HTC Corporation, which also manufactured Windows Mobile-based Palm Treos and HP iPaqs phones.
  • Windows Mobile to Power 2010 Census - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

Naming conventions

Pocket PC 2000 Pocket PC 2002 Windows Mobile 2003 Windows Mobile 2003 SE Windows Mobile 5.0 Windows Mobile 6 Windows Mobile 6.1 Windows Mobile 6.5
Pocket PC (Without Mobile Phone) Pocket PC 2000 Pocket PC 2002 Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC N/A Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC Windows Mobile 6 Classic Windows Mobile 6.1 Classic N/A
Pocket PC (With Mobile Phone) Pocket PC 2000 Phone Edition Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC Phone Edition Windows Mobile 2003 SE for Pocket PC Phone Edition Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC Phone Edition Windows Mobile 6 Professional Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
Smartphone (Without Touch Screen) N/A Smartphone 2002 Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone Windows Mobile 2003 SE for Smartphone Windows Mobile 5.0 for Smartphone Windows Mobile 6 Standard Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard Windows Mobile 6.5 Standard
Other: Windows Mobile for Automotive 1.0, Windows Mobile software for Portable Media Centers

Market Share

History

A car with Windows Mobile advertising seen in Auckland, New Zealand in 2008.
.Windows Mobile's share of the smartphone market has been in decline year-on-year.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ But, Windows Mobile smartphones with this feature can.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile Smartphone is still the best.
  • Windows Mobile vs iPhone ~ Chris Pirillo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC chris.pirillo.com [Source type: General]

.Gartner research data showed that while the total smartphone industry grew 27% between 2008 and 2009, Windows Phone's share of the smartphone market fell 2.7% in that same period.^ Learn how to use Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Mobile Edition (SQL Mobile) to synchronize data between a Windows Mobile®–based device and a SQL Server 2005 backend database.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Microsoft's App iTunes store alternative market place is demonstrated as Windows Phone.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 OS Demo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ First Microsoft Windows Phone Appears in 2002 - App Store Opens in 2009 .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[4]
.In 2004, Windows Mobile accounted for 23% of worldwide smartphone sales.^ But, Windows Mobile smartphones with this feature can.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile Smartphone is still the best.
  • Windows Mobile vs iPhone ~ Chris Pirillo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC chris.pirillo.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft announced today that the first smartphones running the next generation of Windows Mobile (which will just be called "Windows Phone") will be available on October 6th .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

[65] By 2008, its share had dropped to 14%.[66] .Microsoft licensed Windows Phone to four out of the world's five largest mobile phone manufacturers, with Nokia being the exception.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ A day ago Microsoft celebrated Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Phone day.
  • Google Mobile App in Windows Mobile! Collaborative Promotional? 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

[67]
.Although Microsoft apparently has 50 handset partners,[68] 80% of the 50 million Windows Phone devices made have been built by one contract manufacturing group, HTC, which makes handsets for several major companies under their brands, as well as under its own brand.^ Filed under: Windows Mobile , Microsoft , Mobile .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ It's back up now and being hosted under the company's official domain, with everything apparently intact except that tantalizing "Sign In" button.
  • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Microsoft has been trying to keep Windows Mobile 6.5 under wraps for months although many of the details of the system had already leaked out before this week's conference.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Debuts But Is It Too Late? - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

[69]
.In February 2009 Microsoft signed a deal with the third largest mobile phone maker, LG Electronics, to license Windows Mobile OS on 50 upcoming LG smartphone models.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ A day ago Microsoft celebrated Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Phone day.
  • Google Mobile App in Windows Mobile! Collaborative Promotional? 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

[70] But in September, 2009, Palm, Inc. announced it would drop Windows Phone from its smartphone line-up.[71] .The Samsung Omnia Pro B7330 runs the Windows Phone operating system.^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Most phones that run the Windows Mobile 6 operating system are compatible with My Phone service.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ The Omnia Pro B7330 has a 2.6-inch display, three megapixel camera, QWERTY keyboard, GPS, and an FM radio.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

[72] An October 2009 report in DigiTimes said that Acer will shift its focus from Windows Phone to Google Android.[73]
.Windows Mobile used to be the most popular handset for business use, but 2009 saw this position depreciate.^ Easy Busy for Windows Mobile 1.00 .
  • Windows Mobile Smartphones freeware and software for Windows Mobile WM5, WM6 phones 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.pdatopsoft.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Most popular Windows Mobile Smartphones software: .
  • Windows Mobile Smartphones freeware and software for Windows Mobile WM5, WM6 phones 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.pdatopsoft.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Microsoft is expected to officially launch Windows Mobile 6.5 on October 1, 2009 and add an upgrade version with a touch interface in February 2010.
  • Windows Mobile Phone plan panned by iPhone fanbois - Computerworld Blogs 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blogs.computerworld.com [Source type: General]

.An InformationWeek survey found that 24% of handsets in business use ran Windows Phone, putting it in 3rd place for business and enterprise, behind iPhone (27%), and Blackberry (61%).^ Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Windows, Mac, iPhone .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Phone Tech Promises Merged Calls, Web Apps Signs Point to New Microsoft Smartphone Push Microsoft Puts an App on the iPhone For more stories on this topic: To that end, Microsoft also announced deals with Orange, LG, and HTC, which will ship new phones that will use Windows Mobile 6.5 when it's available in the second half of this year.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Debuts But Is It Too Late? - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

^ The Cellular Emulator allows you to use the Windows Mobile Emulator to emulate making and receiving phone calls, as well as sending and receiving of SMS messages.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

[6]
.In October, 2009, Gartner predicted that by 2012, Windows Phone will remain the 4th most popular smartphone platform during the rise of Android only due to BlackBerry falling from 2nd to 5th.^ Shazam, which has long been helping users identify songs, artists, and albums on other mobile platforms like the iPhone, BlackBerry phones, Nokia phones, and Android devices, now makes its Windows Mobile app store debut as a freemium application.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 posts - Crave - CNET 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Wunder Radio , an already popular mobile application, became available to users of Windows Mobile phones just last week.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ First Microsoft Windows Phone Appears in 2002 - App Store Opens in 2009 .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[74] .The New York Times said that cellular telephone manufacturers are moving away from Windows Phone, and instead shifting towards Android.^ Report: New York Times to charge online readers January 17, 2010 11:05 AM PST .
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ But it seems whenever they bring out a new windows mobile phone or update, they pump it full of more candy and less speed.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ The Cellular Emulator allows you to use the Windows Mobile Emulator to emulate making and receiving phone calls, as well as sending and receiving of SMS messages.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

[75] .Taiwan's Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) predicted that Android's popularity may force Microsoft to reduce the Windows Phone licensing fees it charges handset makers, in order to reduce further market share losses.^ Microsoft does not charge a fee for the My Phone service at this time.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Rockfeld also tried to make the case that Microsoft's business model is friendlier to hardware makers and cell phone carriers than those of rivals, including Google.
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Trailing stop buy orders are used for short stock positions to maximize and protect profit in falling markets and limit losses in rising markets.
  • MobiTradeOne for TD AMERITRADE Windows Mobile Edition » 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobitradeone.com [Source type: General]

[76]
.Windows Phone's loss of market share became more rapid in Q3 2009. It suffered a 20% drop in Q3 compared to the previous quarter, at a time when total smartphone sales with all operating systems rose 13%.^ Integrating Microsoft's Windows Mobile 2003 operating system, the Mio 8390 offers all the features of a state-of-the-art mobile phone -- including color screen, digital camera, video recording capability, 40-polyphony ring tones, and engaging games -- along with "smartphone" functions such as Internet, email, WAP, MMS, and MSN Messenger, plus games, media players, and more.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft announced today that the first smartphones running the next generation of Windows Mobile (which will just be called "Windows Phone") will be available on October 6th .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ Ina Fried Font size Print E-mail Share 60 comments Share Microsoft has informed some of its partners that it has had to delay Windows Mobile 7, a much anticipated update to its cell phone operating system.
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

.Gartner estimated that in Q3, 2009, Windows Phone share of worldwide smartphone sales was 7.9%.^ Microsoft announced today that the first smartphones running the next generation of Windows Mobile (which will just be called "Windows Phone") will be available on October 6th .
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Download Squad 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.downloadsquad.com [Source type: General]

^ First Microsoft Windows Phone Appears in 2002 - App Store Opens in 2009 .
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Mobinnova ICE -- Jan 5, 2009 -- Mobinnova has announced a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone with a custom user interface, vibratory feedback, and dual displays.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

[5]
.Samsung announced in November 2009 that it will phase out the Windows Phone platform,[77] to concentrate on its own bada operating system, as well as Google's Android.^ Microsoft has been trying to keep Windows Mobile 6.5 under wraps for months although many of the details of the system had already leaked out before this week's conference.
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Debuts But Is It Too Late? - InternetNews.com 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Anextek recently announced a tri-band GSM phone running Windows Pocket PC Phone 2003.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Ina Fried Font size Print E-mail Share 60 comments Share Microsoft has informed some of its partners that it has had to delay Windows Mobile 7, a much anticipated update to its cell phone operating system.
  • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

[78]

Possible trends

.In late 2009, many industry analysts and media reports began to express concerns about the future viability of the Windows Mobile platform, and whether Microsoft will keep supporting it into the future.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Mobile: setting the stage for the future .
  • Windows Mobile | ITworld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: News]

^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

ZDnet said that "for all practical purposes, Windows Mobile is a dead platform",[79] while CNET said "Windows Mobile has now been relegated resolutely to has-been status."[80]
ABI Research said: "Heading into 2010, the momentum (for Windows Mobile) has dissipated and there has been wide speculation that Microsoft might be ready to bail out on the mobile operating system market altogether."[81]
.Gartner analysts questioned whether Windows Mobile had a future beyond version 7, due to its poor performance and falling market share.^ Windows Mobile: setting the stage for the future .
  • Windows Mobile | ITworld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: News]

^ FAST! Unlike other Twitter apps for Windows® Mobile, Twikini is written entirely in native C++ code for maximum performance and the fastest load time possible.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Beyond that, you’re still dealing with Windows Mobile.
  • Windows Mobile vs iPhone ~ Chris Pirillo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC chris.pirillo.com [Source type: General]

.However, Gartner said that while Windows Mobile may be discontinued for consumer-focused smartphones, it still had a future in specialized industrial applications, such as for ruggedized devices used in warehousing and delivery trucks.^ Windows Mobile: setting the stage for the future .
  • Windows Mobile | ITworld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: News]

^ It can be used on any device running Windows Mobile 5 and higher.
  • MobiTradeOne for TD AMERITRADE Windows Mobile Edition » 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobitradeone.com [Source type: General]

^ But, Windows Mobile smartphones with this feature can.
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[81] .Gartner said that Windows Mobile 7 could be "the last throw of the dice."^ This could be because Windows mobile didn’t require as many updates, or MS is just to slow to get it done.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ Said to be the first Japanese Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone, the W-Zero3 features a full VGA display, a slideout QWERTY keyboard, and a 1.3 Mpixel camera.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Therefore more apps could potentially be run on windows mobile depending on the device hardware.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

[82]
Analysts J.Gold Associates said in BusinessWeek that Microsoft will likely exit the mobile operating system market sometime between 2010 and 2011, saying "There are better ways for Microsoft to make money from smartphones than to keep investing in a mobile operating system that's losing share and relevance"[83]
.The New York Times reported that Windows Mobile "is foundering", as cellphone makers desert it in favor of Google's Android phone platform.^ Android vs. Windows Mobile?
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

^ Android vs. Windows Mobile .
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

[75] .It cited the difficulties in Microsoft's business model, which involves charging handset manufacturers up to $25 for each copy of Windows Mobile, while rival Google gives away Android for free.^ Tags: google , windows mobile Categories: Google .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Windows Marketplace only for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up .

[84]
.The Washington Post said Windows Mobile is "bleeding market share in the space, and the future looks grim." It said that Google is using Android to "kill" Windows Mobile.^ Windows Mobile: setting the stage for the future .
  • Windows Mobile | ITworld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: News]

^ Android vs. Windows Mobile?
  • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Android vs. Windows Mobile .
  • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

[85]
.In February 2010 Microsoft announced a new operating system: Windows Phone 7 Series.^ The software giant announced that at the Mobile World Congress being held in Barcelona, Spain, the company and its key mobile partners were unveiling new smartphones with upgraded Microsoft software.
  • Google Mobile App in Windows Mobile! Collaborative Promotional? 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 OS Demo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ Blogger Long Zheng has posted a series of pictures of the new designer themes, ripped from a pre-release version of Windows Mobile 6.5.

^ Anextek recently announced a tri-band GSM phone running Windows Pocket PC Phone 2003.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

It has been built from scratch and bears no resemblance to its dying predecessors. It is set for release in 'holiday season' 2010.

Software development

.Third-party software development is available for the Windows Phone operating system.^ Whilst the iPhone has components that incorporates GPL -ed software such as its web browser, developing 3rd party FOSS for the iPhone is a nearly impossible task.
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Sullivan demonstrated beta software of 6.5 on an HTC Touch Pro , but handheld makers were expected to show new devices that Microsoft has decided to brand as "Windows phones" and that will ship early in the second half of 2009 using the updated operating system.
  • Microsoft unveils Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.computerworld.com [Source type: News]

^ Windows Marketplace which will enable users to add more programs, and generate a revenue stream for the mobile operators/ developers.
  • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There are several options for developers to use when deploying a mobile application.^ I'm new in mobile application developing, so this article is very useful for me.
  • Mobile PractiCEs: How to create a windows mobile (Smart Device) .Cab installer 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobilepractices.com [Source type: General]

^ To start developing a native iPhone application, you first need to obtain the iPhone SDK which can only be used on licensed Apple products.
  • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ No matter what protocol (service) your mates use, you will be able to find at least one (and, in most cases, several) applications to do the task.
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

.This includes writing native code with Visual C++, writing Managed code that works with the .NET Compact Framework, or Server-side code that can be deployed using Internet Explorer Mobile or a mobile client on the user's device.^ Mobile device that capable of managing servers .
  • MobileViews Blog :: Windows Mobile Remote Desktop Connection 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobileviews.com [Source type: General]

^ Which Windows Mobile Device are you using?
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FAST! Unlike other Twitter apps for Windows® Mobile, Twikini is written entirely in native C++ code for maximum performance and the fastest load time possible.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

.The .NET Compact Framework is actually a subset of the .NET Framework and hence shares many components with software development on desktop clients, application servers, and web servers which have the .NET Framework installed, thus integrating networked computing space (a.k.a.^ If your application is a .Net CF app, your device may not have the Compact Framework installed on it.
  • Mobile PractiCEs: How to create a windows mobile (Smart Device) .Cab installer 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobilepractices.com [Source type: General]

^ Computer software and hardware reviews from IT Reviews Independent reviews of computer hardware, software and games, including desktops, laptops, printers, digital cameras, PDAs, MP3 players, business software and ...
  • Brand New Windows - Replacement Windows - Mobile Home Replacement Windows 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC brandnewwindows.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Last but not least, these two, free clients of Russian origin are excellent and certainly show you can write useful, fully-fledged, dependable business applications using the .NET Compact Framework.
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

"The Cloud")[86].
.Microsoft typically releases Windows Phone Software development kits (SDKs) that work in conjunction with their Visual Studio development environment.^ SDK is the same as software development for windows mobile.
  • Windows Mobile vs iPhone ~ Chris Pirillo 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC chris.pirillo.com [Source type: General]

^ Sometimes, the inquiring person cannot afford the best development tool available (Visual Studio).
  • Windows Mobile Development Without Visual Studio - CodeProject 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ These hardware differences complicate developers’ ability to release software that takes advantage of the features of each phone appropriately.
  • Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone? — RoughlyDrafted Magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roughlydrafted.com [Source type: General]

These SDKs include emulator images for developers to test and debug their applications while writing them. .Microsoft also distributes Visual Studio 2008 / 2005 Professional Editions, and server / database counterparts to students as downloads free of charge via its DreamSpark program.^ It's simple, instant and FREE! Read more and download here [Via freewarepocketpc.net ] .
  • News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.modaco.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[87]
.Developer communities have used the SDK to port later versions of Windows Phone OS to older devices and making the OS images available for free, thus providing the devices with the current feature set.^ The unlocked device features dual SIM slots and runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
  • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

^ Nokia : start making Windows Mobile phones Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone?
  • Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone? — RoughlyDrafted Magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roughlydrafted.com [Source type: General]

^ Recite is a note taking and search application for Windows Mobile phones that lets you record a voice message, then retrieve the messages later using pattern recognition technology (see video below).
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

.Microsoft has tolerated this procedure for some time but decided in February 2007 to ask developers to take their OS images off the net, which in turn raised discussions.^ Note that the developers have let me know they will implement both file transfer and some other features "this week" (last week of February 2007).
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

^ Some times ago I asked 'Is there aby way to add a shortcut to System tab on Settings window?'
  • Mobile PractiCEs: How to create a windows mobile (Smart Device) .Cab installer 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobilepractices.com [Source type: General]

^ While the company had initially decided that developers would have to pay a $99 fee not only to list applications in Microsoft's answer to the iPhone App Store, but every time they wanted to issue an update .

[88] .At the same time Microsoft offered upgrades to Windows Mobile 6 versions to manufacturers for free.^ Microsoft to make Windows Mobile OS upgrades easier?

^ Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 .
  • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Job ad: Microsoft looking to offer Windows Mobile updates .
  • Windows Mobile | ITworld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: News]

[89]
.Lazarus, Lexico, NS Basic and Basic4ppc provide an alternative development environment, allow for development on the desktop, which is then downloaded to the device.^ Mobile application development using .NET technologies enables you to reduce development time while easily creating new applications or porting current desktop applications to mobile devices.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mobile application development using .NET technologies allow you to reduce development time while easily creating new applications or porting current desktop applications to mobile devices.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When connected to the computer, you will be able to sync directly with the Exchange Server through desktop pass-through, provided that your device has been preconfigured to synchronize with your Exchange Server.
  • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

NS Basic as well as development on the actual device itself.
.Some 3rd party development tools such as Basic4ppc use the .NET Compact Framework.^ In this session, Introducing Windows Mobile and the .NET Compact Framework, we’ll highlight the following: 1.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Last but not least, these two, free clients of Russian origin are excellent and certainly show you can write useful, fully-fledged, dependable business applications using the .NET Compact Framework.
  • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

^ Mobile application development using .NET technologies enables you to reduce development time while easily creating new applications or porting current desktop applications to mobile devices.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Basic4ppc applications can be developed on both the desktop and on the device itself.^ Mobile application development using .NET technologies enables you to reduce development time while easily creating new applications or porting current desktop applications to mobile devices.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mobile device development introduces unique challenges that are not necessarily faced when building typical PC-based applications.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fortunately, ASP.NET mobile controls enable you to build Web applications for wireless devices using the same rich application model that characterizes development for desktop browsers.
  • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[90]. .This is possible only for the couple last years.^ Over the last two years, Apple delivered eleven updates to the iPhone OS compared to two from Microsoft, despite the fact that Apple only sold the iPhone over three fourths of that period.
  • Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone? — RoughlyDrafted Magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roughlydrafted.com [Source type: General]

^ When Microsoft began successfully promoting Windows in 1991, it was selling to that same DOS PC audience, which had only become further entrenched over the last eight years.
  • Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone? — RoughlyDrafted Magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roughlydrafted.com [Source type: General]

^ Wow with only 28 million + Sales last year of windows mobile devices why would anyone want to release for WinMo?
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

.Prior to the release of Windows Mobile 2003, third-party software was developed using Microsoft's eMbedded Visual Tools, eMbedded Visual Basic (eVB) and eMbedded Visual C (eVC).^ New Windows Mobile software builds hint at Microsoft's direction .
  • Windows Mobile | ITworld 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.itworld.com [Source type: News]

^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ If you are serious about Windows Mobile development, then you will want to use Visual Studio.
  • Windows Mobile Development Without Visual Studio - CodeProject 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.codeproject.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[91] eVB programs can usually be converted fairly easily to NS Basic/CE.[92] or to Basic4ppc.
There is also a Python port named PythonCE and a GCC port, CeGCC.
.Satellite Forms is a RAD tool that can produce Windows Phone compatible applications that use an RDK runtime engine.^ Recite is a note taking and search application for Windows Mobile phones that lets you record a voice message, then retrieve the messages later using pattern recognition technology (see video below).
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ The Cellular Emulator allows you to use the Windows Mobile Emulator to emulate making and receiving phone calls, as well as sending and receiving of SMS messages.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Wunder Radio , an already popular mobile application, became available to users of Windows Mobile phones just last week.
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

Extension libraries extend the functionality for various hardware.
.On 5 July 2009, Microsoft opened a third-party application distribution service called Windows Marketplace for Mobile.^ Tags: windows mobile , mobile , microsoft Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Tags: windows , mobile , microsoft , windows mobile Categories: Microsoft .
  • Geoffrey Emery - All posts tagged 'windows mobile' 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC blog.geoffreyemery.com [Source type: General]

^ Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 .
  • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[93]

Criticism

.
  • Versions of Windows Mobile prior to 6.5.3 did not recognise multi-touch screens.^ When you set up this partnership, your selected synchronization settings are saved, and Windows Mobile Device Center will recognize your device when you re-connect and use your synchronization settings.
    • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You can see that Windows Mobile’s RDC does a credible job of showing the entire screen.
    • MobileViews Blog :: Windows Mobile Remote Desktop Connection 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mobileviews.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Windows CE roots it can do more things than the iPhone version of Leopard, like Office Mobile.
    • Will Windows Mobile Play DOS to Apple’s iPhone? — RoughlyDrafted Magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.roughlydrafted.com [Source type: General]

    .Device maker HTC Corporation created some work-arounds to allow multi-touch to work on some applications it installed on its HD2 handset.^ Microsoft has hinted that the HTC HD2 will be one of just a few devices currently available that will be given a Windows Mobile 7 upgrade in the future.
    • Windows Mobile 7 coming to HTC HD2 - News - Know Your Mobile 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC knowyourmobile.com [Source type: Academic]

    ^ But the (HTC) HD2 is a great early example of our new approach…We’ve got capacitive and multi-touch support in a Windows Phone, and that’s because we did the platform work while working very closely with HTC to do the hardware/software integration.” .
    • Windows Mobile 7 coming to HTC HD2 - News - Know Your Mobile 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC knowyourmobile.com [Source type: Academic]

    ^ HTC's Touch was the first device to use the company's self-developed "TouchFLO" touchscreen interface, designed for easy fingertip operation.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    .However, Microsoft applications on this handset, such as the Internet Explorer web browser do not support multi-touch.^ Skyfire 1.5 is not only an improved and usable browser, it is far superior to the travesty known as Internet Explorer Mobile.
    • mediabistro.com: MobileContentToday 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

    ^ However, other improvements are expected to debut sooner, most notably an improved browser that brings the rendering engine of Internet Explorer 6 onto Windows Mobile.
    • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ As far as Trillian is concerned, however, Web clients are already supported ), which, however, are far more awkward to be used from a mobile.
    • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

    [94]
  • .
  • The interface of Windows Mobile 6.5 shows jarring inconsistencies, with some applications requiring the user to hold a Stylus to make them operate.^ It uses Windows Mobile 6.1 but sports a custom user interface.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Windows Marketplace which will enable users to add more programs, and generate a revenue stream for the mobile operators/ developers.
    • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Asus P552w -- Sep 08, 2008 -- Asus' P552w runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and a custom "Glide" user interface.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    [95]
  • .
  • Many Windows Phone business applications were designed for a stylus-pen input, and are difficult or impossible to use on a capacitive multi-touch screen.^ In this Virtual Lab, you will use the Microsoft® Windows® CE 5.0 Test Kit to connect to a Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone Emulator, launch the Application Verifier Tool, run a test application, and examine the logs that are generated.
    • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This pair of Windows Mobile PDA/phones come with a range of services that target the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This guide covers the following scenarios for using the Windows Mobile Device Center base application: .
    • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

    [96]
  • .
  • Unlike Windows desktop computers, the Windows Phone operating system cannot be directly upgraded by the user.^ Windows Marketplace which will enable users to add more programs, and generate a revenue stream for the mobile operators/ developers.
    • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Ina Fried Font size Print E-mail Share 60 comments Share Microsoft has informed some of its partners that it has had to delay Windows Mobile 7, a much anticipated update to its cell phone operating system.
    • Windows Mobile 7 release delayed | Beyond Binary - CNET News 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ U.S. Cellular leaked details of a new messaging phone, the Samsung Code (i220), featuring a QWERTY keyboard, two megapixel camera, and Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard operating system.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    .Instead, phone owners are at the mercy of their telephone service provider to issue an upgrade, which often does not happen.^ The Spice D-100 is a Windows Mobile 6.0 phone that supports the use of two phone numbers or service providers.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    [97] .However, users with hardware that is capable of running the newer Windows Phone releases, can install the newer releases by using official, unofficial, unmodified or modified firmware files and flashing utilities for their hardware.
  • Several analysts from both Gartner and J.Gold Associates have expressed concern about the long-term future of Windows Phone.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
    • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Anextek recently announced a tri-band GSM phone running Windows Pocket PC Phone 2003.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    [98] .Motorola and Fedex said that Microsoft had given a commitment to continue supporting Windows Phone OS, at least for use in rugged industrial devices.^ Motorola added to its "Q" series of mobile phones with this device using Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If you cannot find any installation instructions for the program, use File Management in Windows Mobile Device Center to copy the program file to the Program Files folder on your device.
    • Windows Vista Mobile Device Center Step by Step Guide 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC technet.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Learn how to use Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Mobile Edition (SQL Mobile) to synchronize data between a Windows Mobile®–based device and a SQL Server 2005 backend database.
    • msdev: Windows Mobile Training Courses 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.msdev.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    [99]
  • .
  • On 25 September 2009, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer indicated that the company "screwed up with Windows Mobile". He lamented that Windows Mobile version 7 was not yet available.^ Available Windows Mobile IM clients .
    • The Windows Mobile Instant Messaging Bible | Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.smartphonemag.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 .
    • Microsoft announces Windows Mobile 6.5 -- Engadget 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.engadget.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As of this new version, it comes with Windows Mobile 6, and is also available in a carrier-unlocked version directly from the company.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    .He said he had recently changed the Windows Mobile team to try to recoup losses.^ Anextek recently announced a tri-band GSM phone running Windows Pocket PC Phone 2003.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Every single change in Windows Mobile 6.5 feels like it was made by a team of homebrewers or modders, rather than a huge corporation with truckloads of money to blow on one of their flagship products.
    • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ When Windows Mobile 6.5 launched in the UK recently there were only 60 apps available.
    • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    [100]
  • .
  • The kernel of Windows Mobile has not been updated for over 6 years.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
    • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But it seems whenever they bring out a new windows mobile phone or update, they pump it full of more candy and less speed.
    • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ MS will probably drop both the Zune and Windows Mobile in the next year.
    • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    .As of January, 2010, Windows Phone 6.5.x was based on the Windows CE 5.2 kernel, the same kernel that was running in Windows Mobile 5.0 in 2004. This means that Windows Phone OS is not optimized for modern processors, such as the newer ARM processors.^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
    • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Palm's first Windows Mobile PDA/phone is based on a 312MHz Intel XScale processor and runs Windows Mobile 5.0.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    [96]
  • .
  • A survey by CFI Group showed that Windows Phone users had a low level of customer satisfaction when compared to users of other smartphones.^ Asus P552w -- Sep 08, 2008 -- Asus' P552w runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and a custom "Glide" user interface.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Mio's dual-sided Leap K1 comes with a phone on one side, and a Windows CE 5.0-based PND (personal navigation device) on the other.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Motorola offers a "touch tablet" Windows phone that includes a trackball and a customized user interface.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    .Out of a possible 100 points, Windows Phone rated only 66, compared with BlackBerry (73), Palm Pre (77), Google Android (77), and iPhone (83).^ Windows Mobile, Android and now iPhone OS, and have to say iPhone OS functionality and UI is miles beyond WM. Android isn't bad but the hardware used with the OS is the best, maybe with all the new Android based phones coming out that may improve.
    • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ But it seems whenever they bring out a new windows mobile phone or update, they pump it full of more candy and less speed.
    • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Palm's first Windows Mobile PDA/phone is based on a 312MHz Intel XScale processor and runs Windows Mobile 5.0.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    [101]
  • .
  • The CFI Group survey said the majority of Windows Mobile users "have no idea what operating system is operating on their phone."^ I have had a windows mobile phone for about 3 years.
    • Android vs. Windows Mobile | Android Phone Fans 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC phandroid.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
    • The Windows Mobile Phones Showcase - Windows For Devices Articles - Windows for Devices 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.windowsfordevices.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Windows · Mobile phones .
    • Windows Mobile: where's the love? And where's the sales figure? | Technology | guardian.co.uk 18 January 2010 14:18 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    [101]

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.A Pocket PC is a handheld computer that runs Windows CE. There are currently many different models including some made by Dell, Hewlett Packard and High Tech Computer Corporation.^ It runs on many platforms, including Windows Mobile.
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.Some Pocket PCs include GPS receivers, can play multimedia files and browse the internet.^ Video and music files can be played using Windows Media Player Mobile, while Internet Explorer Mobile can be used to browse Internet pages.
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^ Windows Mobile includes applications to work with some Microsoft Office files although the native formats for the WM versions generally have less features.
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Windows Mobile
Company / developer Microsoft
OS family Windows CE
Working state Current
Source model Closed source
Latest stable release

6.5

/ October 6, 2009
Marketing target Mobile devices
License Microsoft EULA
Website Windows Mobile

Windows Mobile is a compact operating system combined with a suite of basic applications for mobile devices.

It is designed to be somewhat similar to desktop versions of Microsoft Windows.


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