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  WindowsForDevices.com -- All About Windows-powered Devices
Windows Embedded NavReady 2009 is based on Windows CE 5.0, but adds enhanced Bluetooth capabilities, SideShow functionality, Live Search, and MSN Direct technologies, according to the company.
Qik allows users to stream live videos from their Windows Mobile devices to the Qik.com website, where according to account settings they are archived, or else published to all or to specific users.
Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries and is used by WindowsForDevices under license from owner.
www.windowsfordevices.com   (1531 words)

  
 Pocket PC FAQ - Pocket PC, Handheld PC and Windows CE FAQs, Reviews, Commentary, etc!
Windows and Windows CE are trademarks of Microsoft
One of the most critical experiences users expect after purchasing a Windows Mobile is the ability to synchronize their data with their mobile device.
The connection problem may be caused by the ActiveSync 3.x USB driver not being upgraded to the 4.x driver.
www.pocketpcfaq.com   (613 words)

  
 Windows® CE Knowledge Center
There are many sites on the web which are dedicated to Windows CE, and most of these sites provide links to Windows CE software, or to news about Windows CE.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation and Windows CE Knowledge Center is used by LICENSEE under license from owner.
Windows CE Knowledge Center is an independent Web site not affiliated with Microsoft Corporation.
www.fmcpherson.com /knowce   (380 words)

  
  Windows CE Home Page
Windows Embedded CE Componentized, real-time operating system and powerful tools for a wide range of small print devices.
This is a set of updates for Windows Embedded CE Builder released during the period of September 1-September 30, 2007.
These Microsoft Windows Embedded CE updates are fixes for Windows Embedded CE operating system problems you run into during the development and maintenance of your custom platform.
msdn.microsoft.com /embedded/windowsce/default.aspx   (515 words)

  
  Symantec Security Response Weblog: More on Windows CE/Mobile 5
Also, port 2948/udp was the port Collin Mulliner utilized in his MMS research on Windows Mobile 2003 SE (Windows CE 4.2) to demonstrate remote code execution on Windows Mobile (which I’ve yet to see a formal advisory be released from Microsoft about – or patch for that matter).
However, Windows CE/Mobile is gaining popularity in North America that can’t be disputed (and also in Europe, although to a lesser degree).
Hopefully, what the past two entries on Windows CE/Mobile have shown is that the level of security on these devices will be a problem, such as it has been on the desktop.
www.symantec.com /enterprise/security_response/weblog/2006/12/more_on_windows_cemobile_5.html   (592 words)

  
 Information and help with Windows CE
Microsoft Windows CE 1.0 was originally released in 1996 to compete in the Palm Device Assistant Category.
Windows CE, as shown below, has many of the same features as Windows 95.
Unfortunately, Windows CE 1.x and 2.x do not have the capability of determining the available space on the card; hopefully this will be corrected in upcoming releases of Windows CE.
www.computerhope.com /wince.htm   (301 words)

  
 ActiveWin.com: Frequently Asked Questions - Windows CE .Net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A: Microsoft® Windows® CE.NET is an open, scalable, 32-bit operating system that is designed to meet the needs of a broad range of intelligent devices, from enterprise tools such as industrial controllers, communications hubs, and point-of-sale terminals to consumer products such as cameras, Internet appliances, and interactive televisions.
A typical Windows CE–based embedded system is targeted for a specific use, often runs disconnected from other computers, and requires an operating system that has a small footprint and a built-in deterministic response to interrupts.
A: A downloadable emulator that works on Windows 2000 or XP is available here.
www.activewin.com /faq/wince_faq.shtml   (582 words)

  
 Windows CE
Windows CE is compact, providing high performance in limited memory configurations, supporting a range of embedded, mobile or multimedia product lines.
At the same time, as Windows CE extends to new industries and device categories, there is tremendous potential for embedded developers to easily add new device types and peripherals.
Windows CE is adapted for a specific hardware platform by creating a thin layer of code that resides between the kernel and the hardware platform.
www.emacinc.com /operating_systems/windows_ce.htm   (1266 words)

  
 Wireless Developer Network - Windows CE Overview
Windows CE development presents a unique set of challenges to those already accustomed to developing for the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems (95/98/NT/2000, etc.).
Windows applications, at a minimum, must be recompiled before running on CE hardware platforms (CE devices are not required to use Intel x86 chips...).
Because Windows CE was designed to be portable to a wide range of processors, power management details differ from one device to the next.
www.wirelessdevnet.com /channels/pda/training/winceoverview.html   (1793 words)

  
 ACM Quest for Windows CE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CE is a portable operating system platform for a broad range of communications, entertainment and mobile-computing devices; the Windows CE platform will make possible new categories of non-PC business and consumer devices that can communicate with each other, share information with Windows-based PC's, and connect to the internet.
The Windows CE operating system is a 32-bit, multitasking, multithreaded operating system that has an open architecture design, providing support for a variety of devices.
Windows CE is compact, offering high performance in limited memory configurations; scalable, supporting a range of embedded, mobile or multimedia product lines; portable, enabling OEM & customer microprocessor choice; and has integrated power management.
www.acm.org /windowsce   (461 words)

  
 Microsoft eases "shared source" restrictions
The revised Windows CE Shared Source license will increase the amount of source code that Microsoft is generally making available by roughly 25 percent, to more than 2.5 million lines of code which includes the operating system kernel, graphical user interfaces, and more, Microsoft says.
The final version of Windows CE 5.0 will be available for download once it has been released for manufacturing, which is expected to take place on July 9th.
Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries and is used by WindowsForDevices under license from owner.
www.windowsfordevices.com /news/NS8570590617.html   (1404 words)

  
 Pen Computing Magazine: Windows CE .net
Microsoft offers two operating systems for embedded systems, Windows CE and Windows XP Embedded (see the sidebar on XPE on page 72 for a quick look at Windows XP Embedded.) An "embedded system" is any computing device that performs a dedicated function or is designed for use with a specific embedded software application.
In the last two years, Windows CE has expanded beyond a standalone operating system to become an important "enabling technology." CE is the general-purpose foundation upon which other Microsoft groups build platforms aimed at specific device markets.
CE is the first Microsoft OS to formally support Bluetooth; it was omitted from XP because Microsoft was unable to find enough Bluetooth hardware to adequately test it in time for XP's October 2001 release.
www.pencomputing.com /WinCE/dotnet.html   (1988 words)

  
 BSQUARE Corporation: Windows CE 6.0
After reading about all of the changes to the memory architecture in Windows CE 6 you are probably asking yourself about the performance impact of these changes.
Windows CE 6 is still in Beta so measuring this directly at this time might give us a wrong impression.
Windows CE 6 is planned to increase the system footprint by about 5%.
www.bsquare.com /blog/default-sep_8.asp   (733 words)

  
 windows history
With the addition of icons and overlapping windows, Windows became a viable environment for development of major applications (such as Excel, Word for Windows, Corel Draw!, Ami, PageMaker and Micrografx Designer), and the sales were spurred by the runtime ("Single Application Environment") versions supplied by the independent software vendors.
Click here for more on the Windows CE/OS Windows CE 2.0 became available in early 1998 addresses most of the problems experienced by Windows CE 1.0 users and also added features to the operating system that make it more viable for use by corporate rather than home users.
Windows CE 3.0 combines the flexibility and the reliability of an embedded platform with the power of Windows and the Internet.
members.fortunecity.com /pcmuseum/windows.htm   (1637 words)

  
 The History of Microsoft Windows CE - Index & Humble Beginnings - HPC Factor
The Microsoft Corporation first released their scaled down version of Windows 95, Windows CE (some say this stands for "Compact Edition" or "Consumer Electronics" although Microsoft dispute this) Version 1 in the November of 1996.
To discuss the development of Windows CE we have to look back to the Summer of 1992.
The inaugural steps of some of the technologies that would later dominate the Windows CE world can be traced back to 1990, however the initial motions at creating a Mobile Windows device heralded in 1992.
www.hpcfactor.com /support/windowsce   (621 words)

  
 PC World - Windows CE Turns 5.0   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A beta version of Windows CE 5.0 is scheduled to be handed out to event attendees on Monday and be made available on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) on Thursday, Microsoft says.
Windows CE 5.0 is the next version up from Windows CE 4.2, which was released last year.
Windows CE is also the basis of Microsoft's Windows Mobile Software used in Pocket PCs and smart phones.
www.pcworld.com /news/article/0,aid,115423,00.asp   (553 words)

  
 Steve Makofsky's WebLog : Portable CE
Portable CE A few weeks back, I posted some thoughts portable applications (basically repackaged software, such as Portable Firefox and Thunderbird that run directly from a USB keychain, CDRW, etc).
Since Windows CE has a freely downloadable device emulator, I figured this could be a starting point for something interesting.
Portable Windows CE is a 'launcher' for the Windows CE device emulator that can run an emulator-based image from a USB keychain.
blogs.msdn.com /smakofsky/archive/2004/12/20/328001.aspx   (402 words)

  
 Dr. Dobb's | The Windows CE Emulator | July 22, 2001
For instance, one difference between the two environments is that the Windows CE Platform SDK (available at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsce/) includes a functional, albeit incomplete, emulation shell that mimics a Windows CE Handheld PC (HPC) shell.
For a Windows CE target, you pass the /subsystem:windowsce parameter to the linker.
Windows CE stores data in RAM in a format called the "object store," which holds all types of application and data files, the system registry, and a small transaction-based database.
www.ddj.com /184410881   (4840 words)

  
 PC World - Microsoft Upgrades Windows CE 5.0   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Microsoft is set to release Tuesday a set of drivers and utilities for its Windows CE 5.0 operating system to make product development easier for device manufacturers.
Windows CE 5.0, released in July 2004, is an embedded operating system that runs on PDAs, portable music players, and other hardware.
Windows CE is due for a major release later this year, but Poppinga said a date has not been determined.
www.pcworld.com /resource/article/0,aid,125304,pg,1,RSS,RSS,00.asp   (534 words)

  
 Windows CE 6 previewed - Engadget
Microsoft just dolled-up Windows CE in a new beta dress dubbed Windows CE 6 and turned her out at the Mobile and Embedded DevCon show in Vegas baby, Las Vegas.
The Window Mobile team just takes CE and then builds the platform on top of that leaving out any components they don't require and modifying the interface to be more 'mobile' friendly.
Windows CE is the architecture technology behind Windows Mobile and Pocket PC -- they're all built on top of Windows CE.
www.engadget.com /2006/05/09/windows-ce-6-previewed   (1460 words)

  
 What is Windows CE? - a definition from Whatis.com
- Windows CE is based on the Microsoft Windows operating system but is designed for including or embedding in mobile and other space-constrained devices.
Although Microsoft does not explain the "CE," it is reported to have originally stood for "Consumer Electronics." Windows CE is used in several brands of handheld computers and as part of cable TV set-top boxes built for TCI.
In addition to handheld computers and cable TV boxes, Windows CE is also offered as the operating system for the Auto PC, Microsoft's concept of controlling applications (such as selecting radio channels) while driving, using interactive speech technology.
searchwinit.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid1_gci213372,00.html   (286 words)

  
 Windows CE FAQ - Software
Considering that CE devices don't have the traditional vulnerabilities to viruses that most desktop PC's have (like integrated running of scripts in Outlook email previews) you don't need to worry about viruses on your CE devices...yet.
Windows CE Services 2.2 - This is the desktop Win95/98 software that allow sync between your PC and a H/PC or P/PC.
Windows CE 2.0 US, for example, can be found in: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/year2k/product/user_allproductsvol16.htm It is listed as: Compliant with minor issues: Windows CE Services 2.1 (English) has a listing in: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/year2k/product/user_allproductsvol17.htm and is listed as: Compliant
www.jasondunn.com /archive/windowsce/faq/software.htm   (3351 words)

  
 » Windows CE | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com
Additional info: CE 6.0 includes a number of new features of interest to embedded developers, including a new virtual-memory model; support for Microsoft's forthcoming exFAT file system; and support for a new device driver model.
Microsoft released Windows CE 6.0, code-named "Yamazaki," to manufacturing on September 15.
CE 6.0 supports up to 32k processes, with 2 GB of virtual memory per process, compared to CE 5.0, which supported a maximum of 32 processes with 32 MB of virtual memory per process.
blogs.zdnet.com /microsoft/?cat=38   (1291 words)

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