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Microsoft to Developers: Let's Get Small

Tired of all these fat clients like XP, Vista and Office 2007? With Microsoft's new .NET Micro Framework, developers can use Visual Studio to build embedded apps for devices as small as a wrist watch.

Programs can tap into the MSN Direct wireless data service, which is already powering Windows-based wrist watches revered by true Windows geeks!

Posted by Doug Barney on February 14, 2007 at 11:52 AM


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