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  • Bing on WM6.x gains spoken turn by turn directions

    The bing application for Windows Mobile 6.x has gained some enhancements recently – most notably free voice guided turn-by-turn navigation. I had originally installed the Bing application via the Marketplace but was able to upgrade the app using the link. However, although I can run...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 05-24-2010
  • sidebar: Project Mobile AR

    As discussed at the recent OTA09 event, I’m working to build out an AR platform on Windows Mobile.  This is a ‘skunk works’ project filling my waking hours between work and the family. Currently, I’m exploring the DirectShow capabilities of the Windows Mobile device. DirectShow allows us to get...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-14-2009
  • Augmented reality on Windows Mobile

    At Over The Air 09 my overnight coding challenge was to make a modern location aware version of the cult classic ‘whack-a-mole’. It was to go like this: hit play, and a map of your immediate 50 square metres appears on your device with you at the centre. Very quickly there after, moles start to appear...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-01-2009
  • Widget development in Windows Mobile 6.5

    I had two sessions to present at Over The Air 09 . The first was all about the new Widget runtime included in Windows Mobile 6.5 . The runtime brings a Microsoft implementation of W3C Widget support to Windows Mobile for the first time. Our implementation is coupled with the launch of our very own mobile...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 10-01-2009
  • OTA09: Widgets in Windows Mobile 6.5

    Just finished my first session at OTA09 on the new Widget framework built into Windows Mobile 6.5. Thank you to everyone who attended the session I really enjoyed our discussions – its always great fun to be able interact at these sort of things. As promised I have packaged my slides as a PDF file which...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 09-25-2009
  • Augmented reality game challenge

    I’ve set myself a small challenge. I am attending the Over The Air event this Friday/Saturday. in theory, I’m manning the Microsoft stand and delivering a couple of sessions while I’m there. But, this is a codeathon event, so along with all the other delegates I thought I’d give myself a challenge to...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 09-21-2009
  • Widgets!

    I’ve been lucky enough to obtain my very own HTC Touch Pro2 running Windows Mobile 6.5 :-) Its been awhile since new gadgets landed on my desk – so to say I am keen to play with it, would be an understatement. It is also exciting to be back in the world of mobile development. I did a fair amount in the...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 09-21-2009
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 phones soon!

    The next version of Windows Mobile could be available on new devices as soon as Oct 6th. Devicewire are already taking pre-orders for the HTC Touch2. Although the probably the first Windows Mobile 6.5 device in the UK, it doesn’t have any of the cool new hardware I’m looking forward to; namely accelerometer...
    Posted to wotudo (Weblog) by paulfo on 09-02-2009
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