Tag: Wireless

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Pictures

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Pictures

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

While Winter rages on in most of the northern hemisphere, Mobile World Congress brings us Springtime in lovely Barcelona. Hola from sunny Barcelona!  Mobile World Congress 2014 is bigger than ever with over 85,000 attendees.  With mobility firmly in control as the world’s largest megatrend in both consumer and enterprise technology, MWC14 has cemented itself […]

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Mobile World Congress 2013 Takeaways

Mobile World Congress 2013 Takeaways

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

Mobile World Congress has wrapped up and most of us are back home after spending four days at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. Between delivering presentations, walking miles of expo halls, and participating in dozens of meetings, the event is both exciting and tiring.  This conference used to be the sole domain of mobile operators, wireless equipment […]

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Human Extract, Transform, and Load

Human Extract, Transform, and Load

| September 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

HETL (Human Extract, Transform, and Load) Definition:  When an employee in the field captures data with a pen or pencil & paper, drives back to the office at the end of the workday, and manually transcribes the data into a back-end computer system. You’re probably thinking this is an antiquated phenomenon that disappeared decades ago with the advent of […]

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The Meek Shall in Inherit the Smartphone World

The Meek Shall in Inherit the Smartphone World

| April 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Like the PC’s domination over Macs in decades past, low-cost devices for the masses will win the global smartphone war.  It won’t even be close. Most of the world population has to buy their device first, without the luxury of carrier subsidies.  This means devices with a lower hardware and software BOM cost will have the […]

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The Current State and Trends of the Mobile Internet

The Current State and Trends of the Mobile Internet

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Since 90% of the world’s population has mobile network coverage, lets take a look at how they’re using it, where they’re using it, and what we should expect from the future…

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Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

Sync Framework v4 is now Open Source, and ready to Connect any Device to SQL Server and SQL Azure

| September 11, 2011 | 13 Comments

The profound effects of the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) is blurring the lines between consumers and the enterprise.  The fact that virtually every type of mobile device is now a candidate to make employees productive means that cross-platform, enabling technologies are a must.  Luckily, Microsoft has brought the power to synchronize data with either SQL Server […]

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Performance and Memory Management Improvements with Windows Embedded Handheld

Performance and Memory Management Improvements with Windows Embedded Handheld

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

It should be no surprise that over 80% of enterprise handhelds shipped are running Windows Mobile or Windows Embedded Handheld.

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Uploading Data back to Azure

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Uploading Data back to Azure

| May 3, 2011 | 6 Comments

Looking back over the last 6 months of this series of articles, you’ve created wireless-efficient WCF REST + JSON Web Services in Azure to download data from SQL Azure tables to Windows Phone.  You’ve maintained in-memory collections of objects in your own local NoSQL object cache.  You’ve used LINQ to query those collections and bind […]

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Top Ten Mobile Internet Trends

Top Ten Mobile Internet Trends

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our friends at Kleiner Perkins have some great insights into where things are going with the Mobile Internet: Top 10 Mobile Internet Trends (Feb 2011) View more presentations from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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Mobile Web Facts and Best Practices

Mobile Web Facts and Best Practices

| February 23, 2011 | 7 Comments

<what is the mobile web? /> It’s growing faster than the desktop web Faster growth than desktop web during 1990’s There’s been a 2000% increase in mobile websites since 2008 The mobile web is: The mobile web is not: The mobile web is glanceable info for people on the go The desktop web is for […]

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Windows Phone 7 Demo Fest Tech Ed Video

Windows Phone 7 Demo Fest Tech Ed Video

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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The Windows Phone 7 Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) Tech Ed Video

The Windows Phone 7 Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) Tech Ed Video

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

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