This is awful news for Microsoft. They will have a lot of explaining to do at Build. The Modern api is crippled, a rather small subset of Win32, with multiple languages that are interchangeably...
WinRT is Replacing Win32Commented on: 3 years ago
(September 15, 2011)
It is a radical turn. But it is not just WinRT. There was a conference on the entity framework, MS object relational data layer, that made it explicit that to use the entity framework to talk to...
Android: Heading For a Fall?Commented on: 3 years ago
(August 13, 2011)
Disagree with your Android Analysis.
1) Best in IT does not necessarily equates to win (see OS/2)
2) Free is a potent marketing advantage.
3) Variety, sometimes confused with balkanization, is an...
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More
This has been a great year for Windows Phone users in so many ways. Not only did we just get a major, major OS update in Windows Phone 8.1, but Microsoft and a variety of third parties have been busy launching an unprecedented number of new and improved apps on the platform as well. With all that in mind—and with the understanding that this is just a slice in time—here's a peek at what I'm using on my own Windows Phone handset....More