Summer of Sound

Once or twice a year, I try to take on a project around the house and bring it to a full 80% completion before abandoning for a few years.  In this case, I decided to install some sound around the home.  It was frustrating me to not be able to listen to my favorite music…

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Windows Phone 7 App Roundup for 10/25

Ah, closer to launch and more apps in the marketplace than a single byte could hold!   This is my personal look at what’s hot and what’s not in the phone marketplace.   Surely I’ll miss a few things but hopefully will catch them next time. What’s Hot: Netflix (Entertainment), free Really not much more to say,…

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Windows Phone 7 App Roundup for 10/18

While this is by no means an exhaustive list, here’s what is catching my eye this week in the phone Marketplace: Shazam (Music & Video), Free Sample a few seconds of a tune, and Shazam uploads and parses what tune you’re listening to.   Pretty cool.  I’ll be honest, I’m much more interested in this technically…

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Finally, at last, done with Webhost4Life

I’ve recently completed my migration from Webhost4Life!  Woohoo!  For a long time, I’ve felt a bit captured because they’ve hosted my blog, email for a few domains, etc.  It’s difficult to make the move. I’ll say this upfront:  if you need $10/mo hosting, it’s hard to beat and easier than hosting at home.  So right…

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Book Review: Azure in Action

Most of the people who know me know I’ve invested a lot of my time in Windows Azure.  “I’m all in.”  :)   Last year, we began doing presentations on Azure after it was announced at PDC 2008.  Over the months, from SDS to SQL Azure, PDC 2008 to PDC 2009, the platform evolved and of…

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