Any of you out there developing applications using the .NET compact framework might be interested to see what’s coming in the 2nd edition of the latest mobile operating system, Windows Mobile.

As well as introducing VGA screen support, new sound and notification events, one of the neatest productivity enhancements is that you can use your PDA in landscape mode. Sometimes, applications just fit easier in this orientation (esp. large grids etc.).

Brighthand have a thorough run through of what to expect:

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  • Cory M.

    I don’t develop .NET applications for Pocket PC (yet), but as a dedicated Pocket PC user, I am seriously interested in Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition.

    That also might give me the initiative to begin developing for Pocket PC. You never know. :)

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