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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET by Jeff Spotts, Brian Siler

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Synchronizing Application Data

Although some Pocket PCs are equipped with wireless network cards, most of them can only exchange data with another PC when connected in their docking station. This process is known as synchronizing your PC with your Pocket PC. Microsoft includes a program called ActiveSync, pictured in Figure 27.9, which performs this process.

Figure 27.9. Microsoft ActiveSync, available for free download, updates databases, e-mail, and offline Web pages on your Pocket PC.

If you have the ActiveSync program installed, it will automatically appear and begin exchanging information with your Pocket PC each time you dock it. For ...

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