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Browsing The Web With Skyfire

There were a lot of hype about the Skyfire browser when it was first announced at WMC ‘08 last month and many were eager to get onto the limited beta. I was one such person. But I was not in the first round (or first few rounds for that matter) of the beta and so […]

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Turn Your Pocket PC Into An FTP Server

How do you transfer files between your computer and your Pocket PC? There are quite a few ways, depending on the situation right? For one, you could use the Explorer function when you are connected via ActiveSync. Or if you are using a remote program like SOTI’s Pocket Controller, you can use their File Explorer […]

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Google2Go was just released this week and already has caused quite a storm in the Windows Mobile world. I was rather interested with Google2Go because it filled a void that Google had created (in my opinion). You see, while the iPhone has a specially designed suite of Google applications which makes accessing them so easy […]

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Do you play the lottery? If you do, how do you choose the numbers? Is it by looking at the things around you and assuming they translate into specific numbers? Or do you dream about it and buy them the next day? Or maybe you have your own algorithm where you input certain variables to […]

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Change The Standard File Dialog

Have you ever tried opening or saving a file on Windows Mobile? You would know how much a pain it is because of the way Windows Mobile works. I really have no idea why it was programmed this way but I guess someone in Microsoft thought this would be the easier for people who were […]

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When I do reviews for Personal Information Managers (PIM) or anything that deals with my personal information such as Contacts, Calendar, Tasks and the likes, I am always faced with a dilemma because the screen shots I take of such applications will show these data to the world (and God knows how many people are […]

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If you have not tried out PJMDS’s BoxClicker, you should. It’s a really simple game where the objective is for you to tap on the red box in a sea of blue boxes. But be careful though, some times the box that pops up at you is not the one you should be tapping. This […]

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Share Your Apps: PJMDS’s boxclicker

This is new for me and with 2008 being all about the community, this could not have come at a better time. PJMDS has just created this game which he asked me to try out and I found it rather fun and decided to share it with you. It’s a rather simple game but as […]

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Recover Lost Email Accounts

There seems to be a problem with Windows Mobile 5 and 6 where you sometimes lose your email account. Maybe lose is the wrong word because it is still there but you just are not able to access it. You know because when you try to create a new email account with the same mailbox, […]

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If you one of those who have been given a Windows Mobile device by your company, chances are it is connected to the company’s Exchange Server. In that case, the server’s security policy is pushed to your device and while this is meant to protect you and the company in case of stolen device, there […]

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Change Your Page Pool Size

If you wished to free up more RAM and in the process, get a more responsive device, then this tool is just for you. What it does is to tweak your page pool size which is indirectly related to your RAM. That means, the bigger your pool, the lesser your RAM and vice-versa. Will this […]

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Have you ever wanted to change which program on your Windows Mobile device handles a certain filetype? Maybe you want all .html files to be opened by Opera for Pocket PC instead of the default pocket IE. For me, it’s because I want all compressed files like .zip and .rar to be opened by PocketRAR […]

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This Sure Feels Like Home

When the iPhone was announced last year, a lot of developers started to copy it’s interface, from their kinetic scrolling to the device lock. Now I am not saying that this is a bad thing, because these new applications really made our Windows Mobile experience a lot better. But I was hoping for some of […]

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When it comes to keeping track of your cell phone usage, it can be really troublesome, especially since Windows Mobile does not really provide any sort of tracker. You could count the text message sent by looking at your Sent folder and you could calculate how much airtime you’ve used by looking at the Call […]

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Have you been in a situation when a friend wants to send you a file over bluetooth but you are unable to receive it because you lack the space on your main memory? Would it not be great if you could receive all your bluetooth files in your SD card instead? And wouldn’t it be […]

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Buddy Tracking With Navizon

Recently, I was thinking, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if I could launch a mapping software and see all my friends locations?’ There were some software out there that allowed this but they expensive and only available on a few platforms. These software were mainly navigation software and supported this feature but I was looking for […]

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Have you ever been in a situation where you need to text a group of people to inform them of something? Maybe it was to your project group to tell them that the meeting later has been canceled due to poor weather. Or maybe it’s to Christmas party guests to remind them of your new […]

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WM5 Storage Goes 1.8

With SD cards increasing in capacity quickly, there might soon come a time where thumbdrives become obsolete. Imagine being able to have all your important data on your Pocket PC. Wouldn’t that be great? The thing is, a lot of mobile phones nowadays come with that feature built-in: where you can use your storage card […]

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Set Your Default SIP

So you’ve finally decided to move away from the default keyboard that came with your Windows Mobile device for one of the newer Soft Input Panel (SIP) that we covered in the recent SIP Shootout (Part I, II, III, IV). And good news, you’ve actually found the SIP for you. Wouldn’t it be great if […]

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Remember Handango’s Free MobiTV?

Did you take part in Handango’s Free Software Friday a month back and downloaded your free copy of MobiTV? Did you think it was a free software that you never have to pay for? If you answered YES to both questions, then you’ll be in for a shocker. Because, while the software that you downloaded […]

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What kind of ads would you like to see? Tick all that apply.

  • Windows Mobile Software (83%, 58 Votes)
  • Other applications I can use on/for my device (49%, 34 Votes)
  • Window Mobile Hardware (41%, 29 Votes)
  • Accessories for my device (39%, 27 Votes)
  • Any free trial/product ad (technology) (29%, 20 Votes)
  • Coupon/Discounts/Rebates (technology) (21%, 15 Votes)
  • Any technology ad (17%, 12 Votes)
  • Any free trial/product ad (non-technology) (16%, 11 Votes)
  • Any mobile phone ad (16%, 11 Votes)
  • Coupon/Discounts/Rebates (non-technology) (13%, 9 Votes)
  • Any ad (11%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 70

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