Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

Microsoft Sync: Business Week Dissects this Car System
Sat, 23 Feb 2008 12:50:49
Just found this in Business Week... The Secrets of Microsoft's Sync Sync is is a Microsoft car product found in Ford cars that lets you control the stereo and your phone (via Bluetooth) using voice commands. Microsoft tried this several years ago with their Windows CE Automotive products that never really caught on. Given Ford’s slipping sales, [...]
Microsoft TechNet: Intro to System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008
Thu, 21 Feb 2008 19:59:07
If you’ve been looking some info about scmdm (System Center Mobile Device Manager) 2008, Microsoft TechNet has a 23 minute video interview about it at… Intro to System Center Mobile Device Manager (scmdm) 2008 Now Redirects to Apple iPhone Dev Center
Wed, 20 Feb 2008 21:00:01
While reading a PC World blog entry about Apple’s upcoming iPhone SDK, I learned about the site for people interested in unofficial iPhone installers. When I tried to visit the site, I was redirected to Apple’s official Developer Connection… iPhone Dev Center It (the official site) only has information about Webkit (browser) development now. But, we [...]
iFrogz Vibez: The Little Speaker That Could
Tue, 19 Feb 2008 20:40:26

I bought this little Vibez speaker from iFrogz on a whim during their post-holiday sale period. It listed for $34.99. I bought it for $19.99. And, it currently lists on their site for $24.95. This thing is not going to give your high-end or even decent portable speakers any competition. However, despite its relatively low-fidelity, [...]
Engadget Describes the Limits of Verizon’s Unlimited Plans
Tue, 19 Feb 2008 06:08:29
Engadget points out the limits of the new Verizon Wireless Unlimited Plans. It looks like the way to read the three offerings are: Somewhat unlimited, sort of unlimited, and unlimited but pricey. These plans can also have two-person and three-person family plans (Sprint and T-Mobile family plans include up to 5 phones if I recall [...]