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Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is a cool new mobile platform from Microsoft. Developers can use Silverlight, XNA Framework and of course .NET compact framework for developing applications for WP7. What Do You Need To get started, download and install the following tools on your Windows 7 or Vista PC. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en Installation includes Visual Studio 2010, Expression Blend, Windows Phone Emulator, XNA Game studio along with all the documentation required for writing your next great app. Note that if Visual Studio 2010 Professional or above is already installed on the PC then only an Add-in for Windows Phone development is installed rather than complete installation of Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition. To familiarize with the development environment its better to first develop a sim... (more)

Feature Checklist of Mobile Device Management Tools

Mobile Device Management (MDM) refers to the approaches or solutions used by companies to remotely manage their mobile devices (PDAs, Smartphones, Laptops, Netbooks). Variety of devices involved pose a big challenge for anyone who intends to implement a Mobile Device Management Solution. In fact, a single solution may never fully satisfy the all the requirements. Using hybrid solutions (multiple solutions from different vendors doing complimentary tasks) is a common approach that is used to solve the problem. Here is a checklist of features that a typical Mobile Device Management ... (more)

Microsoft Commits to Continue Support for Ruggedized Handheld Market

Ruggedized handhelds are a class of mobile devices that are designed to run mission critical applications while withstanding the harsh environments. Several OEM like Motorola/Symbol, Intermec, Psion Teklogix, Honeywell have been building ruggedized handhelds for several years now. Most of these devices are based on Micrsoft Windows CE and Windows Mobile operating systems. Recent whitepaper from VDC Research says that Microsoft has 87% share in this market. All these OEMs together shipped around 2.3 million devices in 2009, which is projected to reach 4.3 million by 2014. Besides ... (more)

How to Remote Wipe your Windows Mobile devices?

Device security is one of the prime concerns why companies deploy mobile device management solutions such as SureMDM. An important requirement is the capability to remotely wipe the critical business data (hopefully all data) residing on the device incase of loss or theft. Remote Wipe is also known as Remote Kill. 42Gears mobile device management suite comprising SureMDM and SureCop provides two ways to remotely wipe the lost mobile devices. Using SureMDM: Go to the Jobs panel and create a Remote Wipe job. Then select a mobile device from the list and apply the Remote Wipe job. I... (more)

Updating SureLock and SureFox settings remotely using SureMDM

Applies to: SureLock, SureFox SureMDM allows you to update SureLock and SureFox settings on your Android devices remotely. This means user interaction will not be required while updating SureLock and SureFox settings. There are two ways of doing it: Instant Update for online devices: This option can be used only for the devices which are currently online on SureMDM. You can view the current SureLock/SureFox settings for the selected device and make changes to it as well. Follow the steps below to view and edit the configuration instantly: Select an online device from the device ... (more)