View Full Version : Microsoft releases Windows Mobile 5.0

tlr online
11-05-05, 12:07
Now you can crash on the move ;)

Microsoft has launched the latest edition of Windows for mobile devices, with improvements to attract service providers eager to customize devices.

Windows Mobile 5.0 features tools for "push-to-talk" and video conferencing, support for 3G and WiFi, and improvements in soft-key operation and landscape display orientation. Applications can be build for Windows Mobile 5.0 using Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2.

Announcing the operating system's release to manufacturing, Microsoft claimed 40 manufacturers are shpping 68 devices that run Windows Mobile

www.theregister.co.uk (http://www.theregister.co.uk)

11-05-05, 15:23
Been using the Beta for a while, wasn't exactly overly impressed.

Mainly because

Windows - Mouse = Pain in the Rear

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif I know it's controllable by that lil stick you use to surf the net, but still ... PitR
Still it connects directly to Windows XP, and more importantly MC05; so it is quite useful and I do like the ability we have to code with the current MSDN Beta. Still a lil peeved that no-one at Microsoft is willing to give a straight answer on how to actually integrate the Platform SDK.

Anyone here know how to with 2005?
Been trying for the past week with Visual C++, and for the life of me just can't seem to get the little blighter to work. I know it's easier using .NET, but unfortunately you can't have CLR and MSVCMTd at the same time. The library I'm trying to use has recently been converted for Multi-Threading (lol joy as it now means i can't use it). http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif