Windows Mobile Weekly Roundup

by Todd Ogasawara

kwiry: Text or Email a Topic to it and Retrieve Search Results on the Desktop
Thu, 15 May 2008 22:44:23
I usually don’t mention a service I haven’t tried yet. But, I’m almost ready to hit the sack and don’t want to start playing with anything just now. And, yet, this service seemed interesting enough to blog it as a kind of reminder to myself to try it out tomorrow. kwiry (which I suppose is pronounced [...]
iPod Sleep Issues?
Thu, 15 May 2008 22:07:35
I sometimes use my iPod video’s Sleep Timer. One nice side effect I found is that the Logitech speakers I use also turn off it is on battery power (vs. plugged into a wall socket) after the iPod shuts down. One oddity, though, is what happens the next time I turn the iPod on, it [...]
Information Week says: Most Companies Don’t Have A Mobile Device Management Plan
Wed, 14 May 2008 22:31:02
I went on a rant a few months ago chiding Microsoft for their assumption that most of their Windows Mobile customers live in an IT Utopia where mobile devices are managed by dedicated highly trained IT mobile device support staff with exactly the right management tools. Well, according to this Information Week article… Trouble Ahead: Most [...]
Why I Switched from a Pocket PC Phone to a Smartphone
Tue, 13 May 2008 22:46:58
I’ve spent the last few days using either a K-JAM or TyTn Pocket PC Professional Edition (Phone Edition) device. If you scroll down to the last couple of blog entries, you will know why: My T-Mobile Dash smartphone (Standard Edition) went bonky, froze on my this past Sunday, and went into a repeating boot cycle [...]
Hard Reset My T-Mobile Dash
Mon, 12 May 2008 22:34:15

My T-Mobile Dash (HTC 620) couldn’t break out of its endless boot loop. So, despite my dislike of hard resets, I went ahead and reset the Dash. Here’s how you perform a hard reset on one of these things, btw. Press the left and right soft keys simultaneously While pressing the soft keys, press and hold the [...]
Sigh… My Dash Looks Very Sick
Mon, 12 May 2008 06:22:20
My T-Mobile Dash (Windows Mobile 6 smartphone) started acting oddly about 6 weeks ago. I turn it off each night and it started taking a while to cold start in the morning. It started cycling through the boot process repeatedly every now and then about a month ago. It locked up last night (WiMo screen [...]