Monthly Archives: June 2010

I’m Saying No to the iPhone 4

I posted this over on the SuperSite Blog, but figured it would be of interest here, since the reason I’m not upgrading is that I’m holding out for Windows Phone. Like ZD’s Matthew Miller, I won’t be getting an iPhone … Continue reading

Posted in The Competition, Windows Phone | 2 Comments

Windows Phone vs. the world, part 1: Developers

One of the themes I’ve seen developing in stories about Windows Phone 7 is a rhetorical question about whether Microsoft’s next smart phone platform will be "successful." This is something I’ve pondered, and written a bit about, and I’ve gotten  … Continue reading

Posted in Developer, Windows Phone | 25 Comments

Windows Phone user interface changes

I’ve posted some shots over on the SuperSite demonstrating some minor but nice changes Microsoft has made to the Windows Phone user interface between MIX’10 (March) and TechEd 2010 (June). And as part of this public discussion, the company provided … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 resources from TechEd 2010

Microsoft has published some incredible Windows Phone 7 content from last week’s TechEd 2010 trade show in New Orleans. Each of these comes from a session at the show, and each includes various video versions of the session (WMV, WMV … Continue reading

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Changes to the TOC

I mentioned earlier this morning that I had changed the Windows Phone 7 Secrets TOC (table of contents), which was expected since this is a new topic and a brand new book. (And because the original TOC was written in … Continue reading

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Preparing for Windows Phone

This isn’t necessarily a brilliant epiphany per se, but I did suddenly realize that the key to having a positive Windows Phone 7 experience–and this is important advice to anyone out there who is considering making this switch–is in first … Continue reading

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Writing progress

While some people are amazed that I’m able to write as much as I do, one thing I’ve learned over the years is that I have a very clear limit, and once I begin actively writing a book, I’ve exceeded … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Windows Phone, Writing | 1 Comment