Get the January 2005 issue of Pocket PC magazine in MS Reader format and read it anywhere on your Pocket PC, desktop PC, laptop PC, or tablet PC.
Hewlett Packard has introduced four new Pocket PCs; the HP iPAQ h6315, hx4700, rx3000, and rz1700. The iPAQ h6315 has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GSM/GPRS phone built-in. Derek Ball reviews this Pocket PC Phone Edition device. The iPAQ hx4700 is HP’s top-of-the line iPAQ. It has a 624 MHz Intel PXA 270 processor and 128 MB of flash ROM. Editor Rich Hall has written a brief overview of this Pocket PC, and Hal Goldstein has reviewed this Pocket PC in detail with pros and cons. You can also read reviews of iPAQ rx3000 and iPAQ rz1700 Pocket PCs.
AT&T Wireless and Audiovox introduced a new no-frills Pocket PC Phone Edition device. Dr. Edward M Zabrek has written the review of this Pocket PC Phone Edition device.
Portable Media Center devices are here. They enable you to listen to music, view pictures, and watch videos and TV recordings on the go. Diane Dumas has written an overview of the software built into these devices. You can also read the reviews of two new Portable Media Center devices, Samsung’s YH-999 and Creative Technology’s Zen Portable Media Center.
The winners and finalists of the fourth annual Pocket PC magazine Best Software Awards 2004 have been announced. You can check out the finalists and winners for Pocket PCs and Smartphones in this issue.
Chris De Herrera gives directions for configuring the Windows XP Service Pack 2 Firewall so that you can use ActiveSync.
Kathleen Merrick gives guidance on developing mobile Enterprise software.
A teacher from Queensland, Australia gives details on how she and her colleagues are using Pocket PCs for everything from class attendance to classroom layout.
In an exclusive article for developers Wei-Meng Lee offers a step-by-step how-to on developing a File Explorer for the Smartphone using the .NET Compact Framework.