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Windows Mobile IM and Battery Life

If you are like me, as soon as you start using Instant Messaging (Octrotalk, Windows Live Messenger, IM+, Palringo) on your Windows Mobile Device – your battery life goes out the window. I’m talking, 12 hrs max. That is not a good thing for a mobile device where you need it to last at least […]

When I bought the Nokia N800 a key feature is not only the ability to surf the internet with Wifi but also to pair it with your phone via bluetooth and access the internet anywhere. have a Cingular 8525 (I guess now an AT&T 8525) which has 3G internet available, but it did not work […]

Downloading a CAB file to install onto your Windows Mobile device can be a pain – after downloading the cab file to your desktop, you need to first copy it to your device, then find the cab file to install and then proceed to install it. CABviaActiveSync is a simple, free program that adds a […]

This happened on a few of my accounts – specifically the IMAP accounts on my Windows Mobile 6 device. Apparently this was a problem back with Windows Mobile 2003 but it seems to have resurfaced in Windows Mobile 6. Even though all messages in an account are read; the “1 unread message” message still shows […]

Meebo, which I have recently been turned on to, yesterday released an iPhone client which is basically a web interface to their chat website (which integrates AIM, Yahoo!, MSN, gtalk, and more). It looks great, take a peek: That is great that they are developing this and I applaud them for their efforts of releasing […]

Fixing PIE Proxy Settings

If you can access the internet fine using PIE (Pocket Internet Explorer) on your Windows Mobile device over Edge or 3G, but when you switch to Wifi Internet Explorer always times out (It says “Loading…”) – then you are probably dealing with the dreaded “hard coded proxy” problem. In this situation you have Wifi wireless […]

Windows Mobile 5 did not seem to have an easy way to have YouTube mobile videos (3gp files streaming over rtsp protocol) play to your phone. However with Windows Mobile 6 Professional and HTC’s “StreamingPlayer” software – playing YouTube Mobile videos, at least through PIE (Pocket Internet Explorer) is easy. If you don’t have HTC’s […]

Twitter mini small icon 16 x 16

I’ve joined the Twitter world. My Twitter Profile. I’ve created a small 16 x 16 mini Twitter icon. Feel free to steal it! I resized the icon from deanjrobinson. Let me know if anyone knows of a Windows Mobile application for Twitter that includes a today screen plugin, that makes it easy to post to […]

Windows Mobile 5 Theme: Black Grass

Introducing systemBash’s first Windows Mobile theme: Black Grass. This totally free theme features a grass background and a black menu bar. Text is white and accents are green. It in meant for pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 5 and above. systemBash Black Grass Theme In case you are wondering what the clock/center menu uses, […]