Posts by 42Gears Team

Writing "Hello World" program for Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is a cool new mobile platform from Microsoft. Developers can use Silverlight, XNA Framework and of course .NET compact framework for developing applications for WP7. What do you need To get started, download and install the following tools on your Windows 7 or Vista PC. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en Installation includes Visual Studio 2010,…

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Writing “Hello World” program for Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 (WP7) is a cool new mobile platform from Microsoft. Developers can use Silverlight, XNA Framework and of course .NET compact framework for developing applications for WP7. What do you need To get started, download and install the following tools on your Windows 7 or Vista PC. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2338b5d1-79d8-46af-b828-380b0f854203&displaylang=en Installation includes Visual Studio 2010,…

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SureRC : Remote Administration tool for Windows mobile devices

We have released a new tool SureRC, a remote control and support software for Windows Mobile devices. It lets administrators take remote control of mobile devices and interact with the device using PC mouse and keyboard. SureRC works over TCP/IP networks (WiFi, Wired, GPRS, 3G). You can download the trial version from the SureRC product…

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AirLink is now SureMDM

SureMDM is now the official name of our Mobile Device Management tool. It was earlier known as AirLink Mobile Device Manager. Please visit http://www.42gears.com/suremdm/ to know more about SureMDM. Share this:

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Great news! 42Gears joins Microsoft BizSpark Program

42Gears has joined Microsoft BizSpark Program which is great for early-stage startups like us. Biggest advantage is the availability of development tools licenses and production licenses of server products along with support and visibility. Read more about the program here. Share this:

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Sales increase in December

Exactly opposite to our expectations and projections, sales have gone up nicely in December. It actually is turning out as the “best” month ever. We expected decision makers (for purchases) to be out of office for long vacation at this time of the year, but the results tell a completely different story. Probably we have…

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[AirLink Update] Scheduled connections from mobile devices

Latest version of AirLink now supports scheduled connections. With this feature the mobile devices won’t need to be connected with the server all the time. The device can be configured to connect to the server at a scheduled time everyday. Once the connection is established at the scheduled time, the AirLink MDM server will send…

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Locking down WM 6.5 devices with SureLock

Latest WM 6.5 user interface is remarkably different than the earlier versions. Especially the location of Start menu button and the Start menu (Honeycomb look) itself. Latest version of SureLock Studio handles these differences nicely. SureLock now fully supports WM 6.5 devices. Check out the latest release. Share this:

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No Application.StartupPath in .NET CF! There is a solution though…

Too bad there is no straight-forward way in net CF for an application to determine its folder path from where it was launched. But following code works just fine. string assembly = System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().CodeBase; string currentFolderPath = System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(assembly); Enjoy… Share this:

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