Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

Excellent Detailed Asus Eee PC 900 Reivew at
Fri, 09 May 2008 21:55:39 has an excellent detailed (really detailed) review of the Asus Eee PC 900 at… EeePC 900 in-depth review It is scheduled for release in the US on May 12 (next week Monday). After watching the Eee PC 4G, Eee PC 8G, and HP Mini-note released, I think I am ready to make a purchase of some [...]
Intermittent Problems are the Worst: SIM Problem?
Thu, 08 May 2008 21:54:27
My WiMo smartphone loses all connectivity every once in a while. Once in a while is defined as once every week or two. It has happened three times in the past month. I noticed that a SIM message was on my screen when it happened the other day. I opened the battery cover, pulled the [...]
CHDK Wiki: How to Hack A Canon PowerShot Digital Camera
Wed, 07 May 2008 22:09:16

I really tempted to try a CHDK Wiki Canon PowerShot digital camera firmware hack. But, a big streak of digital cowardice is getting in the way According to their FAQ, the changes are not actually written to the camera in a permanent way. The firmware hack can be reversed by simply removing the [...]
Windows Live for Windows Mobile Not Available Until May 15
Tue, 06 May 2008 20:49:36

Hmm, the Windows Live for Windows Mobile (Windows Live Hotmail, Contacts, and Spaces) download is unavailable until May 15. I wonder why???
Associated Press Mobile News Network: iPhone vs. Windows Mobile Format
Mon, 05 May 2008 22:04:30

The Associated Press (AP) launched what many are calling a mobile news site for the iPhone. And, while that is true, the site… …is actually smart enough to reformat itself for other mobile form factors too. The image on the left above is a screen capture from a TyTn Pocket PC Phone Edition while the image [...]
Yahoo Go 3.0 Beta Earns a Tentative Thumbs Up
Sun, 04 May 2008 21:16:14

I noticed that Yahoo! Go 3.0 Beta became available for two of my Windows Mobile 6 smartphones (non-touch): The Dash and the the Vox. None of my professional edition (touch screen devices) are supported by this beta release. After bad-mouthing the Go 2.0 release and suggesting it go away if the Microsoft-Yahoo merger happened (which [...]