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Next Version of Windows Will Run on System on a Chip (SoC) Architectures


At a press conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, for 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Microsoft announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments … Continue reading

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Welcome Windows Embedded Compact!


Windows Embedded Compact 7 Public Community Technology Preview (Public CTP) is finally available for downloading: You need a Windows Live ID to log in and download the Public CTP Go to the Connection Directory, find Windows Embedded Compact 7 Public … Continue reading

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NNTP bridge for MS forums


For those who wants to use their newsreader to interact with MS forums there’s a new tool: the NNTP Bridge application serves as a channel that enables access for NNTP newsreaders to read and write content to Microsoft Forums. You can download the … Continue reading

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MS Newsgroups transition to MS forums


As many developers and MVP’s I read and write on MS newsgrousp like microsoft.public.windowsce.platbuilder and others. Maybe you do not know that, in a few weeks those newsgroups (all MS newsgroups actually) will be closed and they will be substituted by … Continue reading

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Learning Windows CE


Maybe you didn’t notice that Windows Embedded CE Developer Center web site has a Learn section: in this section you can find a lot of interesting content in various formats (video, text, slide presentations, MSDN links, etc.) about several Windows … Continue reading

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Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 released


Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 is finally available for download here. This intermediate release (while we wait for Windows Embedded Compact in 2010) brings several features, the most important of which is probably Silverlight for Windows Embedded. Download a free … Continue reading

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Backlight Management


Many Windows Embedded CE device drivers have a defined interface: they can be stream interface driver with a well defined MDD/PDD layer like audio drivers; or drivers which have a  MDD/PDD layer but do not expose a stream interface, like … Continue reading

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