Monday, October 30, 2006

Take Your Apps Far and Wide with a GPS Tracking System

You already know that GPS is used extensively in a wide variety of mobile devices in order to track delivery and service vehicles—or any other mobile fleet. This kind of application is not as difficult as you may at first think. Find out how to use Visual Studio to create a GPS tracking app, with maps, that runs on Windows Mobile Pocket PC devices.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Brand new XBOX 360 Core System for sale!

I have two brand new sets of the XBOX 360 Core System for sale. If you are interested, drop me an email ( and state your offer price. Unfortunately, due to shipping, I can only offer this to people based in Singapore.

Fun with RFID

A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system is an identification system that uses radio waves to retrieve data from a device called a tag or transponder. RFID surrounds us in our daily lives-in supermarkets, libraries, bookstores, etc. RFID provides a quick and efficient way to collect information, such as taking stock in a warehouse, as well as tracking the whereabouts of items.

In this article, you will learn how to build a Windows application that incorporates RFID technology for data collection. I’ll demonstrate how to use two RFID readers and then I’ll compare their relative pros and cons.

Building an Enhanced Security System with a Web Cam and a Servo

Once you crack the surface of what's possible using .NET to control hardware devices you may find yourself quickly sucked in to this kind of programming. In this article, learn to control a Web cam mounted on a servo to create a sophisticated monitoring application.

Simplify Dependent Lists with the Microsoft AJAX CascadingDropDown Control

Simplify Dependent Lists with the Microsoft AJAX CascadingDropDown Control
In many Web applications, when a user selects an option from a dropdown list, the set of options on another list must change, a challenge known as the "dependent list problem." The CascadingDropDown control solves the problem with aplomb.