Oh yeah, it’s on: welcome to the party, Windows Phone 7 Series.

    Today marks a sea change in Microsoft’s mobile device strategy and how we are going to market in the smartphone space.  This change is fundamental rather than incremental; we have completely re-written the book on how a Windows Phone looks, behaves and interacts with a user.  With the MIX10 opening keynote (you can…

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Wait, that’s a Windows Phone?!?

Yesterday was a pretty big day for Microsoft and one that I had been anticipating for a long while.  At the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, we finally unveiled to the world what our next generation of Windows Phones will look and act like – we introduced the Windows Phone 7 Series mobile operating system…

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Guest Post: MIX09 Inspirations: Back to the Drawing Board

From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies, including Silverlight and the Windows…

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Return on Experience – learning from 3 Keynotes

I watched three inspiring keynotes this week: two from MIX and Robert Fabricant’s Interations’09 keynote. Our guest blogger Robert Burke did a very good job of highlight the MIX keynotes, I want to capture the key things I learned from these keynotes to share with you. Both Deborah Adler and Robert Fabricant’s talks focused on…

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Guest Post: MIX09 Day 2: “Return on Experience”

From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies, including Silverlight and the Windows…

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Guest Post: MIX09 Day 1: The “Software” in “Software + Services”

From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies, including Silverlight and the Windows…

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Silverlight 3 and Expression Blend 3 Betas Now Available!

Silverlight 3 Beta Today at the MIX ‘09 conference, we rolled out the beta for Silverlight 3, the next iteration of our rich internet application platform. Version 3 adds a lot of new features including: Out of Browser Capabilities. Silverlight 3 applications aren’t just confined to the browser. Users can install and run them from…

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Guest Post: MIX09 Welcome Swag (includes Sketching UX book!)

From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies, including Silverlight and the Windows…

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A Brief History of MIX: Feet on Ground, Eyes on Cloud

From now through the end of the MIX09 conference in Las Vegas, Rob Burke will be providing his insights from the conference on a daily basis. Robert Burke is a Toronto-based IT Consultant who’s attending his fourth MIX event this year.  By day he’s knee-deep in Microsoft User Experience technologies, including Silverlight and the Windows…

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<3 Your Web at MIX09

MIX09 registration is open now! We are going with a funky and modem look. The website gives some highlights on what’s new in MIX09: There’s something different in the air at MIX09. Some might call it love – love of the interaction between designers and developers; love of inspiration and innovation through interactive media; love…

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