Running Rudeo Control On Your Pocket PC
Launch the Rudeo Control application on your Pocket PC. On the first launch, click the Connect icon (pointed out in Figure 12).
Figure 12 Clicking the Connect button to discover your host PC.
You should see a message stating that the Rudeo Music Server software running on your PC was discovered (see Figure 13). (In the figure, thinkt41p is the name of my host desktop running Rudeo Music Server.) Go ahead and click Yes.
Figure 13 Notification of host PC discovery.
Next, you’ll be asked whether you want to download the media library for your server to your Pocket PC (see Figure 14). Press OK, which lets your Pocket PC know which media files are available on your PC.
Figure 14 Notification of need to download the Media Library from the host PC.
After the process is complete, click the Music tab. On the subsequent screen, you can use the Select Artist and Select Album panes to narrow down which songs you want to have added to a Playlist or to the currently "Playing" list. The trial version of Rudeo allows lets you add only three songs at a time to a target. Go ahead and check the songs from the list that you want to listen to. Use your stylus to reveal the list of available options. Choose the All – Replace "Playing"’ option to move the selected songs to the currently "Playing" list (see Figure 15).
Figure 15 Choosing songs and moving them to the "Playing" list.
Move to the Playing tab. You should see the songs you just picked.
Using the subsequent screen, you can control the volume of the songs that will play on the host PC running the Rudeo Music server software. You can also pause, fast forward, and rewind through songs. Figure 16 points out some of the controls that the Rudeo Control graphical user interface provides. All the while, Rudeo Control running on your Pocket PC will give you visual feedback of what your Rudeo Music Server is playing.
Figure 16 Some of the functions the graphical user interface of Rudeo Control offers.