30 Things to do with a Windows Mobile Device

I have a Windows Mobile Phone. I’m not exactly a fan. I really tried to find useful things to do with this device beyond the obvious check email, SMS, etc., but I can only use my device so long before I’m overcome with an urge to throw it across the room or drop it in the toilet and flush. I put the positive stuff I’ve run across in bold text, as for the rest, Windows Mobile fans can write it off as filler or the ramblings of an idiot. Everyone else can get a feel of what the Windows Mobile experience is like without having to experience it for yourself.

  1. Multitask with several apps.
  2. Miss a phone call when the device is sluggish to respond due to all that multitasking.
  3. Send MMS messages on AT&T.
  4. Skip it across the lake.
  5. Get directions, traffic, movie show times, gas prices, and more with the Live Search app.
  6. Throw it under a bus.
  7. Take notes with Evernote.
  8. Cover in concrete.
  9. Turn it into a Wi-Fi router
  10. Drop it from a plane.
  11. Manage your Netflix Queue
  12. Play catch.
  13. Do everything any other smart phone can do on Facebook.
  14. Curse when ActiveSync stops syncing with Exchange.
  15. Get some free Ringtones, Wallpapers, and Themes
  16. Be confused by the difference between Pocket PC and Smartphone editions.
  17. Share Live Video From Your Windows Mobile Phone
  18. Try to find compelling free apps at handango.com
  19. Reboot it.
  20. Feed a goat.
  21. Entomb in Yucca Mountain
  22. Steady a wobbly table
  23. Go swimming
  24. Litter
  25. Fuel a campfire
  26. Target Practice at the firing range.
  27. Play hockey
  28. Spend hours searching for decent apps
  29. Be totally baffled on when to use the touch screen, 5-way, and stylus.
  30. Loose your stylus.
  31. Curse when ActiveSync stops syncing with Exchange…again.
  32. Reboot it…again.

At this point you may be thinking that I really hate this device. I don’t, not really. I just wouldn’t mind at all if it was accidentally smashed into tiny bits, and I enjoy thinking of ways to destroy it. The device provides just enough frustration to dream about destroying it, but not enough to inspire following through with it.

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