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  • Acer Iconia Ad Featuring NOOK!

    Tags: Windows 8.1, NOOK

    Recently Microsoft let out an ad that featured that Acer Iconia W3. This is an 8.1 inch tablet that I got at the //build conference. I use it quite a bit for reading and some lite web surfing. The … more

  • Packt Microsoft Carnival

    Tags: Packt, Books

    A little over a year ago I wrote a book: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Applications on Windows Phone 7. Packt Publishing has since taken three of the chapters from this book and added them to … more

  • Hello from Windows 8

    Tags: Windows 8

    I am writing this from Windows 8. I have been running the developer preview since last September, but just last week upgrade d all of my machines to the Consumer Preview. So far it is an interesting … more

  • Asus Eee PC 1001P Hard Drive

    Tags: Hardware

    I’ve been searching everywhere on the Internet for this information but I couldn’t find it anywhere. I even went to Central Computers hoping they’d have the answer. I got the truly unhelpful, “crack … more

  • Coffee and Code Announcement!

    Tags: Coffee and Code

    Come meet other programmers and talk about our craft. Starting August 6th at 11AM we will meet at Peet’s in downtown Los Altos and will try to meet every week at about the same time. This is an open … more

  • OCZ Vertex 2 SSD

    Tags: Hardware, SSD

    “All developers should have an SSD.” Have you heard someone say that before? I hear it about once a week. I hear the great amazing things about Solid State Drives (SSD – there’s no moving parts so … more