About Christian Cawley

Hi - I'm Christian Cawley, Windows Mobile aficionado and writer!I hail from the UK, and when I'm not admiring my Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 can be found enjoying sci fi, classic rock or developing ideas for comic strips.

Articles by Christian Cawley

How to Configure Spb Mobile Shell 3 For Windows Mobile

How to Configure Spb Mobile Shell 3 For Windows Mobile

The default Windows Mobile user interface isn’t ideal for the majority of daily mobile working tasks – it depends heavily on the stylus (or is you’re using a Smartphone, the D-pad), a hardware keyboard and in some cases very good eyesight. As such, several developers have taken advantage of this to introduce alternative user interfaces […]

Get Free Exchange Email For Windows Mobile

Get Free Exchange Email For Windows Mobile

Using Microsoft Exchange is the nearest thing to true push email on Windows Mobile devices, and thanks to a new free open source service, you are no longer restricted to paying an for an unreliable service or depending on your corporate email. Funambol is a free service that uses the open source model. It replicates […]

How to Emulate And Play MS-DOS Games On Windows Mobile

How to Emulate And Play MS-DOS Games On Windows Mobile

Good games on the Windows Mobile platform are largely limited to a few recent titles – but there is a wealth of games available for the platform thanks to the library of titles written in MS-DOS, and a suitable emulator. If you want to install some old games or apps or simply want to push […]

Guide to Using a Software Keyboard in Windows Mobile

Guide to Using a Software Keyboard in Windows Mobile

There are considerable benefits in using a software keyboard on your Windows Mobile phone – but it can be troublesome to find the right keyboard and difficult to set it up without the right tools. Windows Mobile comes with a number of onscreen input options.  Various stylus methods are provided such as Block Recogniser and […]

How to Tether Your Windows Mobile

How to Tether Your Windows Mobile

If you’re on the move with your laptop and Windows Mobile device in tow, as long as you have a data connection with your mobile contract you should be able to use your handset as a modem.

This process is commonly called tethering – Windows Mobile users are able to take advantage of the platform’s version of Internet Connection Sharing in order to get online.

For users of Windows Mobile 6.0 and later, this is a relatively simple task – if you’re on Windows Mobile 5.0 however it’s a bit trickier.

Clean Up Your Windows Mobile Easily With CleanRAM

Clean Up Your Windows Mobile Easily With CleanRAM

Constant day to day use of a Windows Mobile device can lead to a slowdown in performance even on the highest spec devices with memory and by extension processor time continually allocated to applications that are to all intents and purposes closed. Poor application programming is usually the cause of these apps retaining system resources […]

How to Use Windows Mobile for WordPress Blogging

How to Use Windows Mobile for WordPress Blogging

Successful blogging from the Windows Mobile platform can be difficult. There are several applications that can be installed and utilised but most of these alternatives are limited in some way. However if you’re blogging to a Movable Type or WordPress platform blog, the best solution is Pocket Sharp MT  for touchscreen “Professional” Windows Mobile devices […]

Manage Remote Storage with Microsoft My Phone

Manage Remote Storage with Microsoft My Phone

Maintaining a remote backup of your Windows Mobile contacts, calendar, schedule, tasks and other documents, pictures and MP3s has traditionally been a problematic situation for Windows Mobile users.

Thankfully as part of an overdue concerted move to develop the Windows Mobile and Hotmail/Live platforms, Microsoft have developed the My Phone, a secure online repository for vital information stored on your Windows Mobile device that can be added to or cut down as the user sees fit.