Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

Download Google Spreadsheet to Windows Mobile
Sat, 08 Dec 2007 22:38:54
Google Spreadsheet Excel Export
I only noticed this Google Spreadsheet feature today. But, it may have been available for a while. If you use a Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Smartphone with Google Spreadsheet, it gives you the option to download an Excel XLS file. This worked fine for me. The XLS spreadsheet opened up in Excel Mobile right [...]
Back to Basics: What Apps Run on Windows Mobile? Part II
Thu, 06 Dec 2007 22:59:01
Windows Mobile devices are not limited to the native or managed (.NET Compact Framework) code for applications. Although Microsoft does not provide a Java runtime, many manufacturers add a Java Midlet Manager to their WiMo products. You’ll need this if you want to use products such as the Operamini browser or some (but not all) of [...]
Back to Basics: What Apps Run on Windows Mobile? Part I
Wed, 05 Dec 2007 22:39:13
You might think this a trick question. How could figuring out what applications run on a Windows Mobile device be difficult? You run Windows Mobile software on Windows Mobile devices, right? Kind of… There’s a number of factors that makes answering this question a bit more difficult than it ought to be. First, there’s the Professional [...]
New Google Interface for iPhone/iPod touch
Tue, 04 Dec 2007 22:29:37
Google Interface for iPhone and iPod touch
I just read on TechCrunch that Google quietly launched a new interface for Apple’s iPhone (and iPod touch too by default). If you have your iPhone (or iPod touch with WiFi turned on) handy, just head over to You don’t need to type a special URL. Your iPhone will be autodetected and sent to [...]
iPhone Browser Marketshare Greater than Windows Mobile
Mon, 03 Dec 2007 18:06:54
According to the Gartner data reported in this Computerworld blog item… iPhone browsing marketshare closes in on .1% … the iPhone browser marketshare eclipsed the total Windows Mobile browser marketshare in less than half a year. That is pretty impressive considering that Windows CE/Windows Mobile has been around since late 1996. The iPhone checks in with 0.09% [...]