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Week of November 9, 2008

Internet Explorer Mobile 6

Today at Tech•Ed EMEA we announced the availability of emulators and documentation for Internet Explorer Mobile 6, which is the next generation browser for Windows Mobile. Available on new Windows Mobile devices soon, this browser will provide a high-quality browsing experience on your device that more closely resembles a desktop browsing experience. For all you developers, the Internet Explorer Mobile 6 Emulator is available for download today.

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(Source: Joshuapa, Windows Mobile Team Blog


Posted Wednesday, November 12 2008 by ChrisD
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Spb Survey: an Insider's Take on Mobile Software Analytics

Spb Software, world's leading mobile software developer, invites all mobile users to participate in its fifth annual Spb Survey. The Spb Survey is a mobile software industry report that identifies the changing user profiles, mobile device preferences, and handset use cases. Spb Software will release a report on the results of its fifth annual Spb Survey in the beginning of December 2008.

Issued by a mobile software usability expert and a recognized brand on the consumer market, Spb Survey reaches out to mobile users directly, bypassing the prism of mobile operators and professional analytical houses. This year's survey has a more compact structure, new questions, and is supported by eXpansys, the world's leading retailer of smartphones and handheld devices with wireless connectivity. A few lucky, randomly picked Spb Survey participants will receive valuable 'thank you' gifts, such as a Windows Mobile device or software by Spb.

Spb Software invites all mobile users to spend a few moments and take the Spb Survey here:
http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/support/survey.php   (Source: Press Release)


Posted Tuesday, November 11 2008 by ChrisD
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MobiForms Mobile Development Tool Now Supports Wireless Access To SQL Server

The latest version of UK sourced mobile development tool MobiForms 4.06 now includes support for wireless PDA access to SQL Server databases. Following the recent slide in the value of the UK Pound MobiForms also offers a significant price reduction for US and European customers.

With MobiForms is it now possible to remotely connect to most industry standard databases including Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, IBM DB2, SQLite, HSQLDB and MySQL. Alternatively for off-line local storage MobiForms runs with a range of PDA databases. The latest version of MobiForms also includes a free copy of the open-source HSQLDB database for server, standalone or mobile database applications, complementing the MobiForms Developer tool and the Mobiforms runtime interpreter. MobiForms offers all the tools in one "box" for the creation and deployment of any type of mobile application - from surveys to field service, from signature capture to bar coding.

According to the project manager from a UK based CCTV installer  "We were attracted to MobiForms because it offered us the ability to quickly create one version of the same application that would run on multiple types of PDA with no limits of the number of users - all included in a one off developer licence."

MobiForms is a rapid application development tool for building mobile applications for just about any wireless platform including Tablet PC, Pocket PC, Windows CE, Windows Mobile, Smartphone, Symbian and Palm. MobiForms is aimed at novice or expert users alike who do not want to spend hours writing complex code like Java or C++. Instead professional mobile applications can be created and deployed in minutes using the intuitive MobiForms drag and drop interface, with the data tied seamlessly back to corporate systems.

MobiForms costs £99 UK Pounds. Following the recent slide in the value of the UK Pound MobiForms now costs $158 US Dollars or E125 Euros - From recent highs of $210 US Dollars and E150 Euros saving of up to 33%.

For more information about MobiForms please go to http://www.mobiforms.com. (Source: Press Release)


Posted Tuesday, November 11 2008 by ChrisD
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Control your device in just a finger touch!

SBSH Mobile Software announced today a new update for SBSH PhoneWeaver to version 1.3! With this new release you will find a myriad of exciting new features such as: Special work mode without Today screen (designed for devices such as HTC Touch, HTC Diamond etc.); Complete one hand navigation; Touch Menu and much more!

 SBSH PhoneWeaver 1.3 Highlights

New Touch Mode - Special support for devices wihtout Today screen plugins! Fully access all of PhoneWeaver features with a finger touch! Designed for devices such as the HTC Touch Diamond, Touch Pro, Touch HD; Samsung Omnia and many others! Additionally, enjoy full support for one hand navigation for both Touch Menu & Today Screen plugin modes!

Redesigned Pop Up Menu - Add PhoneWeaver Popup Menu shortcut to your task or tray bar, activate PhoneWeaver from any hardware button or using an application shortcut.

Improved and Optimized - A wide set of new features and improvements, including: New profile icon selector; New Auto-answer option without activating the speakerphone and much more!

PhoneWeaver 1.3 offers many other exciting new features and improvements! More information about the features implemented with this release can be found at the following URL:
http://forums.sbsh.net/index.php?showtopic=23189

Pricing and Availability

PhoneWeaver 1.3 costs $14.95

PhoneWeaver 1.3 can be purchased using the SBSH Online Store at the following URL:
http://hce.handango.com/HCE/checkout/Cart.jsp?storeId=1223&productId=204307

Downloads and Support

SBSH PhoneWeaver 1.3 trial version can be downloaded at the following URL:
http://sbsh.net/products/windows_mobile_pocket_pc/phoneweaver

For any additional questions/suggestions we invite you to post at our forums:
Click here to enter SBSH forums

Or Click here to contact our support team  (Source: Press Release)


Posted Tuesday, November 11 2008 by ChrisD
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