Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

An Actual Mobi Site: ESPN.mobi
Sat, 01 Dec 2007 22:42:07
ESPN.mobi
Ok, despite my comment a while back that there aren’t any dot-mobi sites, I guess there are a few. Here’s one you might find useful as holiday basketball tournaments and college bowl games approach. ESPN.mobi
Windows Mobile Office Mobile 6.1 Can Read and Write Office 2007 Files
Thu, 29 Nov 2007 21:48:19
After a false start a few months ago, the Office Mobile 6.1 update is finally available. Well, at least it hasn’t been pulled back again so far. You can find information about the upgrade at… Microsoft Office Mobile Upgrade For the first time it is also possible to purchase a package. You can find this on Handango [...]
Google Maps Mobile vs. Microsoft Live Search Mobile
Wed, 28 Nov 2007 22:53:20
Google
Google and Microsoft both recently released new mobile mapping services: Google Maps Mobile and Microsoft Live Search Mobile. Google Maps seems to respond and refresh the screen faster (compared on the same device using the same network). But, its new My Location feature that tries to figure out your location without a GPS didn’t [...]
PowerPoint for Mac 2008 Exports to iPod and iPhone
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 23:05:21
Microsoft Office 2008 for the Mac is due out early next year. The Office 2008 for Mac team blog let us know about a very interesting feature that PowerPoint 2008 for Mac will have: The ability to export PowerPoint slide decks as pictures to iPods that provides photos viewing (all current models except the Shuffle [...]
Back to Basics: Dialing a Windows Mobile Smartphone
Mon, 26 Nov 2007 22:26:54
Little known fact: One of the Windows Mobile Smartphone’s (Standard Edition) features that rarely gets featured is its ability to make a voice call. Really. No kidding. Open a second tab in your browser and go visit a bunch of great sites that discuss Windows Mobile devices and take a look at the articles. Heck, [...]
Back to Basics: m. Trumps .mobi
Sun, 25 Nov 2007 22:35:10
m.cnn.com
One of the truly bad recent web-ideas was the so-called dot-mobi (.MOBI) top-level domain that became available just over a year ago in September 2006. Its purpose was to create a top-level domain where mobile friendly sites would live. You can only who came up with the bright idea to force mobile device users to [...]