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Wireless Technology on Ulitzer There have been speculations as to whether Microsoft will remain an important player in the mobile phone market with their Windows Mobile operating system. Numerous news articles and blog posts have “declared” the imminent death of Windows Mobile. This article lists a few reasons why these speculations might not eventually turn out to be true. It is generally agreed that Windows Mobile has problems. We can compare it to Windows Vista which was not accepted very well by the market. Microsoft came back with Windows 7 which has turned out to be successful even after Vista’s debacle. They have learned from the problems and fixed them in Windows 7. Though the desktop and mobile platforms belong to different worlds, we must recognize the approach Microsoft took. The point is; Microsoft can certainly fix what is currently broken in Windows Mob... (more)

Six Advantages of Using a Cloud-Based Mobile Device Management Solution

Traditionally mobile device managament has been done using On-Premise solutions. Recently there has been a shift in how companies especially small and medium sized ones manage their mobile device population. Following are a few advantages of using a cloud-based mobile device management solution instead of an On-Premise solution: Zero Setup time: Since the solution is available on the cloud there would be no or a little setup time requirements. And most of the initial setup will be done by the service provider. Zero setup cost: IT departments are always under budget constraints. A... (more)

Disable Home Button on Windows 8 Tablets – SureLock

Do you want to disable Home button on Windows 8 tablet? You will learn the effective way to do it by end of this post. Windows 8 tablets apt for mobile workforce? Windows 8 is fast, touch enabled, faster to boot and has huge security improvements than previous Windows Operating Systems. Windows 8 tablets with the functioning compatibility of MS Office tools are as powerful as laptops which makes them very appropriate for mobile enterprise workforce. With all the great features, deployment of Windows 8 tablet as a field tool seems pretty obvious however, with such a dynamic desktop... (more)

Windows Azure Tips & Tricks

So you deployed your brand-new ASP.NET web application to Azure cloud. All seems to be working perfectly until a user tried to upload large amount of data (approx. over 30MB) through your application UI. Unfortunately the operation failed. Surprisingly small file uploads works just fine. To fix the problem you need to ensure that the following configuration is made in the web.config file. Here value of maxRequestLength is in KB so that makes it 100MB. Having a bigger executionTimeOut value ensures that the file uplo... (more)

Writing 'Hello World' Program for Windows Phone 7

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... (more)