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Windows Mobile is an operating system that has both a look-and-feel and a programmer API that are similar to Microsoft Windows but which runs in a dramatically reduced footprint. Windows Mobile is the successor operating system to Windows CE.  
 
Windows Mobile is an operating system that has both a look-and-feel and a programmer API that are similar to Microsoft Windows but which runs in a dramatically reduced footprint. Windows Mobile is the successor operating system to Windows CE.  
  
=Windows Mobile Versions=
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== Windows Mobile Versions ==
==Windows Mobile 2002==
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==Windows Mobile 2003==
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===Windows Mobile 2002===
  
==Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition==
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===Windows Mobile 2003===
  
==Windows Mobile 5.0==
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===Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition===
  
==Crossbow==
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===Windows Mobile 5.0===
The next release of Windows Mobile, currently named Crossbow is expected to be released in devices in the first half of 2007.  Conflicting reports have some saying it will be based on Windows CE 5.0, while others claim a CE 6.0.  This not withstanding, it is expected to integrate tightly with the upcoming Windows Vista and recently deployed Windows Live service.  Additional challenges facing forensic investigators is the support for VoIP with Crossbow.  While it is too early to offer details or experiences, it is touting to be more in line with the Blackberry "push" model then the previous Windows CE "pull" model.
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The biggest difference between Windows Mobile 5.0 and previous editions is that user data in WM5 is no longer stored in volatile memory. This means that the user data saved on the mobile phone will not be erased if the battery is disconnected or has depleted. In windows Mobile 2003, if the battery depletes, or is disconnected for more than 15 minutes, all user data is lost.
  
=External Links=
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===Windows Mobile 6.0===
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Mobile http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Mobile]
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Windows Mobile 6 is expected to be released in April 2007. Some users will be able to update their current Windows Mobile 5 to the new 6.0 version for free. WM6 will integrate tightly with Windows Vista.  Challenges facing forensic investigators are the support for VoIP and advanced multimedia.  While it is too early to offer details or experiences, it is touting to be more in line with the Blackberry "push" model then the previous Windows CE "pull" model.
*[http://www.mypocketpcmobile.com Windows Mobile Devices,Software,FAQ,Freeware]
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==Tools==
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; [[Jeyo Mobile Companion]]
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http://www.jeyo.com/companion.asp
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==External Links==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Mobile Wikipedia entry on Windows Mobile]
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* [http://www.mypocketpcmobile.com/ MyPocketPCMobile.com]

Revision as of 03:18, 1 April 2008

Windows Mobile is an operating system that has both a look-and-feel and a programmer API that are similar to Microsoft Windows but which runs in a dramatically reduced footprint. Windows Mobile is the successor operating system to Windows CE.

Windows Mobile Versions

Windows Mobile 2002

Windows Mobile 2003

Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition

Windows Mobile 5.0

The biggest difference between Windows Mobile 5.0 and previous editions is that user data in WM5 is no longer stored in volatile memory. This means that the user data saved on the mobile phone will not be erased if the battery is disconnected or has depleted. In windows Mobile 2003, if the battery depletes, or is disconnected for more than 15 minutes, all user data is lost.

Windows Mobile 6.0

Windows Mobile 6 is expected to be released in April 2007. Some users will be able to update their current Windows Mobile 5 to the new 6.0 version for free. WM6 will integrate tightly with Windows Vista. Challenges facing forensic investigators are the support for VoIP and advanced multimedia. While it is too early to offer details or experiences, it is touting to be more in line with the Blackberry "push" model then the previous Windows CE "pull" model.

Tools

Jeyo Mobile Companion

http://www.jeyo.com/companion.asp

External Links