Microsoft Revs Up Windows Mobile

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Jim Manico, OWASP Global Board Member

April 1, 2008

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Microsoft is working on the 6.1 version of Windows Mobile, the vendor said Tuesday at CTIA Wireless 2008.The updated operating system, due to appear on smartphones in the second half of the year, will offer quicker phone setup and one-click setup of a Bluetooth headset, and make it easier for users to work with their text messages. When paired with Microsoft's newly announced System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008, IT managers will be able to better manage and secure employees' mobile devices with more than 100 features previously unavailable.

Also in the works, but not ready for release until year's end, is Microsoft's plan to add desktop-browsing quality to IE Mobile, including support for Flash, H. 264 video and Microsoft Silverlight.Computerworld

About the Author(s)

Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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