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Kinect for Windows SDK (Beta) Now available!

Tinkerers Rejoice! Thursday morning we announced and launched the Kinect for Windows SDK live on Channel 9. The event was very well received and a lot of geeks around the world were excited. And, rightfully so! The Kinect has been a game changer and has bought in a new paradigm of interactive applications. It really…

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code name Windows 8!

Developers of the world unite! A new paradigm in the computing world is evolving and it’s a beautiful culmination of Natural User Interfaces! It’s code named Windows 8… Today at ‘All things Digital’ conference Steven Sinofsky unveiled Windows 8 and showcased some of the coolness! It’s a beautiful computing platform that enables us to stay…

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13 years, 20 Windows Phone Apps…

At 13, Johnny Simmons is not your average teenager! He is the lead developer of SimzzDev and has successfully launched almost 20 apps for Windows Phone. Now that’s an amazing feat! On Friday, we had a Windows Phone Unleashed event (Read Windows Phone Hackathon!) in Bellevue, WA. This event was from 8:00 AM to 8:00…

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Lync Server & Lync SDK–Try it!

Collaboration has a brand new name and it’s called Microsoft Lync! I recently got upgraded from Microsoft Communicator to Microsoft Lync (New version, new name!) and there’s a lot more than just the name that’s changed. To begin with, the interface is more streamlined, the connection is much better, the client is much lighter. All…

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Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7– Now Available!

It’s no secret that Windows Phone 7 developers love the support that they get from Windows Azure! In making this bond stronger, Windows Azure announced a toolkit for Windows Phone 7 specifically! This is a huge milestone and will be a crucial piece in making the App story sweeter for developers. Download it from here:…

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Only Rockstar Web developers need apply…

HTML 5 is the  Next Big thing and it’s here today! If you are a rockstar web developer show us your webdev prowess by entering into the Dev Unplugged contest. Dev Unplugged is a contest that challenges web developers to push the limits of a modern browser without the use of plug-ins. HTML5 and related…

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Windows Slate & Windows Phone Apps…

Flickr WP7 and Slate Apps – download them now   Last week marked the simultaneous launch of Flickr for Windows 7 and Flickr for Windows Phone 7!  This project began the first week of November, and we announced to the world at CES and now we have delivered  the applications on Windows Slate and Phone…

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SharePoint FireStarter Content now published online…

Thanks for attending the SharePoint FireStarter event that we had organized on campus last month! The event was very successful and we had more than 2000 people tune in from around the world. All the sessions were exceptionally good, well received and got great feedback. As promised, we have all the content posted online. All…

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The Great App Rush & Windows Phone 7 Developer Resources–Refresh!

Technorati Tags: windows phone resources,wp7dev,wp7dev resources,wp7 samples,wp7 labs,wp7 how do I,apps,wp7   So I am assuming you read the ‘Dataquest Insight: Application Stores; The Revenue Opportunity Beyond the Hype’ Gartners new report on App/Mkt place. To summarize, this report says by the end of 2011 the App Marketplace will generate revenues north of $15 Billion…

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