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Just some interesting stuff from my tour in Microsoft.



Last Build Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 11:31:09 +0000

 



Seattle Mini-Maker Faire is coming up!

Tue, 29 May 2012 11:31:09 +0000

For those who are in the Seattle or PNW area, and if you’re a geek who loves robots or just tinkering with electronics and stuff, don’t miss this event. we’ll be there en-force with all our robots. Come over to our booth and say hi!  



TEN YEARS!

Fri, 11 May 2012 14:22:23 +0000

Wow. and I’m still here. You know when folks come up to me and ask me how are things in my part of the world, I find myself saying “great! I’m still surviving.”. It’s funny how I’ve transitioned from “Awesome! just great” or “Fantastic” to “Still surviving”. I guess all the changes within the company...



Download the Windows Phone 7 Series Developer Tools for FREE

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 11:47:06 +0000

right here! : http://bit.ly/wp7devtools   and start building away!!



Teases & Transitions in WP7

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 10:50:58 +0000

Interesting blog post from Yahoo’s chief designer about Windows Phone’s UI and how it uses Teases & Transitions. Now if only there’s a way to do this programmatically or allow a developer to control what or how a tease or transition looks like in your custom application.  



A Long time coming!

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 20:13:20 +0000

Finally we’ve announced Windows Phone 7. I’m not going to talk more about it as you’ve probably have read/learned/watched/listened to everything that there is to know about the Windows Phone 7 Series from other sites. I just wanted to congratulate the team on a job well done, it has been painful but a much needed...



E-Wallet from Ilium Software upgraded to 7.0

Tue, 01 Dec 2009 13:45:17 +0000

Just got a mail from Ilium about this new upgrade to their very powerful wallet software. One big feature they’ve improved is the overall sync experience between the device experience and the full desktop experience.     checkout their website here : http://www.iliumsoft.com/site/ew/ew_70.php



Windows Phone Camp in Tampa Bay, Dec 5th

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 11:41:05 +0000

It’s official - Windows Phone Camp is happening in Tampa, FL on December 5th 2009 !!! The event will be similar to a CodeCamp, not BarCamp style event. There will be a schedule with tracks, topics and speakers. Also with enough interest – even OpenSpace/Collaboration area and a Consumer track were attendees can learn and...



Are you a dev in UK? Samsung Application Store wants your app! They’re giving a device for free for it!

Wed, 28 Oct 2009 15:40:59 +0000

Got this from Samsung today : To celebrate our first anniversary, Samsung Application Store has extended an invitation to our developers who are located in either France or the UK, and primarily develop on the Windows Mobile platform. This is a great way to start developing on Windows Mobile 6.5 with a brand new target...



Windows Mobile Twitter Apps

Wed, 21 Oct 2009 11:04:00 +0000

Alright, here’s a list of the 8 9 12 13 (currently) Twitter Applications for Windows Mobile that I know of. if you’re one of the authors, send me updates and if you’re building one, send me a copy too! Will update this list frequently. #1: TinyTwitter (http://www.tinytwitter.com/) Features: Very functional, GPS,  quick. #2: Pocketwit (http://code.google.com/p/pocketwit/)...



First-Person Makerbot CNC Unboxing Video

Thu, 15 Oct 2009 13:19:20 +0000

Got my Makerbot a week ago and filmed the whole unboxing thing using my ContourHD Helmetcam. It’s featured on Makerbot.com’s Blog. I recorded this in the middle  of the night so apologies for the volume, I had to speak softly so I don’t wake my kids.