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CERapi – Determine connected device type…

Posted by Gaurav Khanna on April 2, 2005

I have added support in CERapi to determine the type of device (PocketPC, SmartPhone, etc) connected to via ActiveSync. The CESystemInformation class has a DeviceType property that will return a CEDeviceType enumeration value which indicates the type of device. The snippet below exemplifies this:

CESystemInformation si = rapi.SystemInformation;

// Device Type
Console.WriteLine(“You are connected with a {0}”,si.DeviceType.ToString());

And below is the output for my Typhoon:

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