Windows CE Future Directions FAQ
This is my idea about where the direction that Windows CE is going. There is no guarantee that any or all of this will be come reality. I've been considering what is wrong now and what else would be nice to add. I do not work for Microsoft or any of the hardware manufacturers so don't take this as a future statement by them. Please e-mail me if you find an error in this information or you have something else to add to the list at [email protected] PC FAQ.
Add stand alone Pocket Word, Pocket Excel and Pocket PowerPoint desktop converters
Add built-in converters for Pocket Application data files to Office desktop suite
Add ability to sync handheld to handheld or palm pc
add color inkjet printer support
Add the ability to see free and used space on storage cards.
display the description of all installed storage cards in the Control Panel -> System
video player - avi, mpeg, mov
Add the ability to see the the Windows CE screen on an external monitor at all times.
Add DDE (dynamic data exchange) and OLE (object linking and embedding) to the system.
If you could get a handheld or notebook with all these features for under $1,000 how could you not buy it? This is my idea about where the direction that Windows CE is going. There is no guarantee that any or all of this will be come reality.