Tag: windows mobile

  • Windows Mobile Marketplace Coming To An End

    Its time to say goodbye to an old friend…The Windows Mobile Marketplace is apparently no longer accepting new app submissions as of July 15th. There hasn’t been an official statement by Microsoft yet, but Edgeway Software has made an MSDN forum post stating that Microsoft is sending out letters to developers. The Marketplace will still be open for users and there will still be paid apps, just don’t expect anything new.

  • Windows Phone 7 in numbers: A promising start

    There are many GEEKsters out there looking for some numbers from MS to help them make a decision on their next smartphone. Judging by some of the numbers released by MS, things are moving in the right direction. The number of developers downloading the needed tools to develop apps are great considering this is a new platform. Read more…

  • Sprint Waiving Mail-In Rebates Indefinitely

    This is great news for Sprint customers! Verizon Wireless recently started doing this on most of their smartphones and looks like Sprint caught wind and decided to do it also.

  • [Q&A] PPCGeeks Spotlight: Sharkie405 – Windows Mobile ROM developer

    Welcome to another edition of the PPCGeek Spotlight where we get enlightening perspectives and great insight from well known community members, developers and leaders. In this edition we highlight a highly respected and talented Windows Mobile ROM developer here at PPCGeeks.com, Sharkie405.
    Take a look at the biography followed by a Q&A with Sharkie405.

  • PPCGeeks Will Never Shed their love for Windows Mobile

    PPCGeeks.com has been around for about 5 years and has gone through many changes over those years. We’ve had several staff members come and go and have gone through quite a few style changes on the forums. We also have several ROM chef’s, theme makers, kitchen developers and even application developers who are very active on the site.

  • [Q&A] PPCGeeks Spotlight: O.a.T – Windows Mobile ROM & Kitchen Developer

    Hello Geeks and welcome to another edition of the PPCGeeks Spotlight where we get enlightening perspectives and great insight from well known community members, developers and leaders. In this edition we highlight a highly respected, well known and talented windows mobile ROM & Kitchen developer here at PPCGeeks.com, O.a.T. Take a moment and review the following biography and q&a with O.a.T to get a taste of how PPCGeek members, developers and staff make this one awesome, information filled forum.

  • [Q&A] PPCGeeks Spotlight: Tsowen and his fabulous Taskbars – You’ve all seen them!

    Welcome to another edition of the PPCGeek Spotlight where we get enlightening perspectives and great insight from well known and successful community members and leaders. In this edition we highlight a very widely known, well respected and talented taskbar creator, retired staff member and the one who made taskbars so popular, Tsowen.

  • [PPCG Editorial] mindfrost82’s Thoughts About Windows Phone 7

    I’ve used a mixture of Windows Mobile, Android (Eclair and Froyo), and even Blackberry OS 5, and now its time for me to dig into Windows Phone 7. You might be surprised by my thoughts, so if you’re interested, click to read more (warning, its a little long).

  • New Windows Mobile App: MO-Call VoIP

    Windows Mobile developers are continuing to find ways to save money on global phone calls and text messaging rates. They haven’t forgotten about windows devices and their users’ needs, especially the ones with friends and family all over the world…

  • Google Gives Voice To Google Maps For (Windows) Mobile

    In the days before prominent instant messaging, there was this chat technology called IRC. In IRC, it was possible to be given voice by the operators of the channel. How does this relate to anything mobile news related? Google (the operator) has given voice to those who run Google Maps on Windows Mobile in the […]

  • How Many Apps In That App Store?

    Apps, apps, apps! With Google’s recent announcement that the Android Market has reached 38,000 applications, I decided to find out how many applications are in each of the major smartphone app stores. Remember that these figures are only for the number of applications in the official application store and do not include the total number […]

  • Windows Mobile Bing Application Updated

    Via the official Bing Twitter account, Microsoft has announced that the Bing mobile application for Windows Mobile has been updated to version 5.1.2010. No major changes are apparent in this update. To download the update, go via your mobile browser to m.bing.com/download or going into the application and selecting “Update Available”. Interestingly. this update is […]

  • 03/18/10 The Pocket PC Geeks Podcast!

    The PPCGP, All the Mobile News You’ll Ever Need! Episode 14, for 03/18/2010!

  • Opera Mini 5 Beta – No More Java for WinMo

    Opera has released a new beta version of its Opera Mini browser. A lot of us tend to use either Opera Mini or Opera Mobile as our primary browser. The big news here though is that you no long need to use Java (and its clunky interface). Opera has rewritten its code to make it a native Windows Mobile app. Opera Mini is supposed to be tighter, faster, and consumes considerably less data than its bigger brother, Opera Mobile.

  • Skype For Windows Mobile Discontinued, At Least For Now

    Apparently Skype has discontinued their version for Windows Mobile, at least for now.  Their FAQ says they’ve pulled it because they want to offer their new customers a much improved mobile experience, similar to their iPhone app.  Does this mean they will be improving it and releasing a new version down the road?  Perhaps.