Windows Mobile Devices and Power States

I’ve been doing some Windows Mobile development with the .NET Compact Framework recently and ran into a scenario where I needed the device to be in “full power” mode at all times with the back-light on.  The device is constantly powered, so battery life is not a concern. The obvious choice is to go into the Brightness and Power control panels and turn off the appropriate settings, but I learned that there is a way to handle this at an application level so the behavior only occurs while the application is running. Power State An application can force a specific … Continue reading Windows Mobile Devices and Power States