Windows 7 Phone Marketplace: Loaded with UK apps

Today is the Windows Phone 7 launch and just to let you know, we really have a great line up of apps. In particular I’d like to thank the following brands and all the people and development teams that have worked so hard to make sure they were ready for today’s launch. This is just…


Windows Phone 7 help and support

In my previous role I worked on a number of Windows Phone 7 projects. I thought I’d just quickly post a few places where you can get help if you need it:   Microsoft Forums Registration problems – http://forums.create.msdn.com/forums/88.aspx Subscription management – http://forums.create.msdn.com/forums/91.aspx Technical issues – http://forums.create.msdn.com/forums/93.aspx Suggestions and feedback – http://forums.create.msdn.com/forums/104.aspx   Community Sites…


Doing anything on the 28th or 29th – Fancy a pizza?

In two weeks time I’m going on my holidays… I was just packing my bucket and spade last night when I realised I was going to be missing the PDC UK Event. Basically the UK evangelist team are getting together in Reading to watch a live stream of the PDC2010 event in Redmond and we…


No I can’t fix your computer

  Now I’m used to people not understanding what I do for a living… I’m not entirely sure myself sometimes. Yesterday I got a Facebook message from a guy that really took the biscuit:   Now a few things: I work for Microsoft not Apple Even if I did work for Apple… jail breaking is…


Comparing Web video Technologies, from Flash to HTML5 to Silverlight.

I went to Flash on the Beach in Brighton two weeks ago and attended some incredibly entertaining talks but with out a doubt the most valuable session for my Job was delivered by Robert Reinhardt when he discussed video technologies in HTML5, Flash and Silverlight it was entitled: “Comparing Web video Technologies, from Flash to…


IE9 Beta at uktechdays

It’s been interesting watching the tweets and blogs over the last few days, in reaction to the talk that I gave at on Tuesday about IE9. There were some people that were happy to see IE9 beta’s new direction and support for standards and some that wished we’d go even further, some were happy to…


Let’s Talk About Technology In Just 8 Words

So every other week we choose one topic. We tweet about that topic in eight words. Our tweets will use the hash tag #techin8. And this weeks topics is IE9 and HTML5 Feel free to join in and tweet too.


The IE9 Demo

Yikes! Tuesday was a big day for me, the great @markjo and @markholmes some how convinced Steve Ballmer’s team that be that I’d be a good choice to Demo IE9 at the UKTechdays event during Steve Ballmer’s Keynote.  Now to say I was Nervous is understatement. It’s an understatement on the scale of  "Stephen Fry…