How to Play .3gp files created by your Windows Phone on your Desktop

If you’ve ever recorded a video on your Windows Phone you may have noticed that the extension is .3gp.  Well, .3GP is a simplified version of the MPEG-4 (MP4) container format, designed to decrease storage and bandwidth requirements in order to accommodate mobile phones.  This is great if you are worried about storage size but…

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Windows Mobile Encryption and Security Certifications

There is a lot of talk about what policies Windows Mobile Supports and you can find a Matrix here on the various security policies you can apply to Windows Phones. Today I’ve decided to expand a little on the on device encryption and SD Card encryption policies as well as outline some of the details…

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How to Backup, Auto Reply, and Send to Predefined Groups, with SMS Text Messages

While the ability to send and receive SMS and MMS has existed for quite a while in Windows Mobile still can’t Send SMS messages to Predefined Groups, backup SMS messages to the desktop and auto reply to missed calls.  Well it looks like the guys at Trinket Software have seen the gap and come up…

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Sneak Preview of a Windows Phone running Windows Mobile 6.5

At Mobile World congress Microsoft announced that the never version of Widows Mobile would be Windows Mobile 6.5.  here is a sneak peak at what we can expect. You can see the Video comments on new solutions coming to the platform.  A brand new touch User Interface New Experience with Internet Explorer New Cloud Services…

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Windows Mobile 6.1.x Upgrades and Build Levels

I’ve been getting questions on what the latest version of a ROM versions for Devices.  Well I’ll be honest, its not an easy thing to keep tack of.  That said Marco Nielsen has been doing a great job of keeping track of the latest and greatest. He’s been compiling a running alphabetical list of which…

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How To Browse with Firefox on Windows Mobile – Fennec

Mozilla’s mobile Firefox browser, which is codenamed Fennec, is now available for Windows Mobile. Mozilla has released a pre-alpha test build of the Windows Mobile port for users who want to get an early look at the program. This release is designed to work on an HTC Touch Pro and might not work yet on…

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How to Twitter with Windows Mobile

I got the question the other day on using Twitter with Windows Mobile, luckily there is a great application already out there for Twitter on Windows Mobile – PockeTwit “What I like is that it works on both your Pocket PC device and smartphone.  Mike points out that when you post a reply or an…

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Syncing Windows Mobile with a Mac – The Missing Sync

When you buy a Windows Mobile phone you end up with a few CDs.  Many of you may just throw them away and hit the net for what you really need, but if you look in the box you’ll find that there is often a copy of Outlook, a disc with Activesync 4.5 (to sync…

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Syncing Windows Mobile with iTunes

    As it turns out, a lot of people are using iTunes to manage their music, and they want to start taking advantage of Windows Mobile’s Media player.  Well it looks like there are a few solutions out there from free to pricy, and I’ve commented on a couple. 1. iTunes Agent – Price:…

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Setting up Verbose Logging in Windows Mobile and Parsing Logs

If you are running into sync issues, or you’d like to troubleshoot an Activesync issue on your Windows Mobile Device, setting up Verbose Logging and parsing the logs is sometimes the quickest way to find the problem. Setting up Windows Mobile for Verbose Logging Open the Activesync Application on the Windows Mobile Phone. Click Menu…

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