Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

Back to Basics: The Subtler Differences Between Cameraphones and Digital Cameras
Sat, 29 Mar 2008 15:42:32

Discussions (and sometimes rants) about camera phone photos usually steer towards pixel count, clarity, and color. However, there are subtler differences between camera phone photos and digital camera photos. Take the two photos above taken using a T-Mobile Dash cameraphone (left) and a Canon Powershot A710IS point-and-shoot digital camera. I’ve resized both photos from their [...]
OLPC XO Build 656 and WiFi WPA
Sat, 29 Mar 2008 10:39:56

I finally got around to playing with the OLPC XO in an effort to get it to work with WPA on a wireless LAN. It turns out that the build 656 update back in January added WPA support. The OLPC wiki has detailed instructions at… Olpc-update …but here’s the condensed version. Open up terminal window (scroll right to [...]
Windows Mobile 6: Connected Applications
Wed, 26 Mar 2008 22:33:58

Did you know that there is an Encarta encyclopedia bot that you can talk to on Windows Live Messenger? That’s just one of the tips I wrote about in this new article on’s Windows Mobile website area. Introduction to Connected Applications: Applications That Plug You in to the Wireless World
Windows Mobile 6 Excel Mobile: Transform Your Day with Top Spreadsheet Tips
Tue, 25 Mar 2008 22:55:43

Here’s another article of mine that is now live in’s Windows Mobile area… Transform Your Day with Top Spreadsheet Tips In addition to some basic and tips, I spent a bit of time to discuss the differences between the versions of Excel Mobile available on Windows Mobile 6 Standard Edition and Professional/Classic Edition devices.
Windows Mobile 6 Word Mobile Tips: Write Down Great Thoughts While They Are Fresh
Mon, 24 Mar 2008 17:25:32

One of the articles I wrote for the Windows Mobile site just went live. This one has tips and information about Word Mobile for Windows Mobile 6. Write Down Great Thoughts While They Are Fresh Let me know if there are other aspects of Word Mobile you’d like expanded on for a future article.