Microsoft has announced the details of this year’s Build developer conference. It’ll run from May 7th to 9th in Seattle, Washington. The conference is now in its 7th year and continues to attract more than 15,000 attendees from across the globe. As Microsoft’s focus changes to set and follow industry trends,...
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    Among the many announcements that came out of the first day at Build 2015, was a new feature called Continuum for Phones. Those Windows 10 users will know Continuum as the feature for convertibles which automatically detects if you’re in keyboard and mouse, or tablet mode and adjusts automatically....
  • A XAML C# developer’s guide to Build 2015

    Microsoft has just published the session list for this year’s Build developer conference which starts in just over a day from now at the Moscone Center, San Francisco. The 17 pages of events is extensive as you’d imagine it would be for a company this size with an increasing...
  • Microsoft’s Build Conference is coming to Sydney

    Microsoft’s developer conference, Build is going on a road trip across 23 cities around the world. Sydney will play host to the Build Tour for the Australian leg, giving Aussie developers access to the best of the main //build/ announcements that takes place in San Francisco from April 29th...
  • Microsoft announces Build 2015 will be April 29 – May 1

    Microsoft’s Build developer conference is an annual event and in 2015, it’ll be coming to San Francisco from April 29 – May 1. If you’re keen to attend, registration costs US$2,095 and will open at 9:00am PST on Thursday, January 22. While the software giant continues it’s transition to...
  • Cortana on Windows 10 spotted in action.

    While Windows 10 is not expected to be available to the public until well into 2015, glimpses of what users can expect have been slowly making their way onto the Internet recently. The below video, provided by WinBeta, grants us a peek at Cortana’s introduction to the Windows desktop...
  • Visual Studio plans to ditch version numbers

    There’s some nice new additions coming for developers in Visual Studio 2013. Before we get to what’s news, let’s talk a little bit about Microsoft’s vision for the future releases of the product. During the ‘Visual Studio 2013, the tools for building Modern Apps’ session on Wednesday at Build,...
  • Hands-on with the Xbox One at Build

    The Xbox One.. more illusive than a albino unicon, finally showed up at Microsoft’s Build conference without the bullet proof glass protection. The next generation console was out on display in the ‘big room’ of the Moscone Center.  The console was running a tech demo that featured multiple modes...
  • Xbox One development will only be opened up after launch, likely 2014

    In a SmartGlass session at Build Day 3, Rosa Thomas, Principal Program Manager of SmartGlass Platform Experience at Microsoft, talked about the difference between what was possible in SmartScreen application with the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One. There was some brand new things come out of the session...
  • See what’s new in Windows 8.1, we go hands-on

    There’s plenty new in Windows, especially for just a .1 release, the full review and analysis will have to wait till I’ve spent more time with it, but for now, here’s a quick summary of what the changes and new features are. Start screen with new tile sizes Unified...

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