Sideshow on Windows Mobile Devices

Posted by Chris Leckness on Dec 21, 2007

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OK, this looks really cool. I am not sure about what I would use it for, but it looks cool. The connections available to connect to your PC are USB, Bluetooth, WiFi, and Mobile Web. The 1st 3 require you being somewhat near your PC, so those would be useless in my eyes. Why would you use your device when you PC is that close?

Today we announced Go Gadgets Beta 2.  This allows you to turn any Windows Mobile 5/6 device into a Windows SideShow device.  Once enabled, the Windows SideShow gadgets will allow you to do many things, such as controlling Windows Media Player, control a PowerPoint presentation, read your stocks etc…

To sign up for the beta please send an email to beta _at_ ikanosconsulting.com

James Woodall Via Engadget Mobile

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Chris Leckness is a Microsoft MVP, Mobile Devices and a member of the exclusive focus group, Mobius. Chris has been a big time supporter/user of Windows Mobile since the Dell Axim days when it was Pocket PC 2002. Chris loves Zune, but also owns 3 iPhones too. His personal blog is chris.leckness.com.

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