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Use LINQPad for more than LINQ

Posted by Filip Ekberg on 17 Sep 2012<p>I like to spend time on StackOverflow and contribute by answering as many questions as I have time to. Many of …

Creating a Windows 8 Store Game with MonoGame (XAML) and SignalR

Posted by Filip Ekberg on 21 Dec 2012<p>In previous posts we've looked at how we could create a cross-platform game that relied on HTML and JavaScript. …

Want a free copy of C# Smorgasbord?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on 18 Jan 2013<p>C# Smorgasbord has been out for about 6 months and as you might have seen previously on this blog and on my …

Debugging Asynchronous Code in Visual Studio 2013

Posted by Filip Ekberg on 15 Nov 2013<p>With Visual Studio 2013 being publicly released I think it's time I show off one nice improvements in Visual …

SkySQL bundles MariaDB and Galera Cluster for enterprises who want to move past MySQL

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / concept w<p>Helsinki-based database management firm SkySQL incorporates a bunch of the old MySQL crowd and …

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Here Are 24 Countries Where Windows Phone Outsells The iPhone (And Why It Does)

Statistics may say Windows 8 is a flop but, contrary to popular opinion, Windows Phone is far from down and out in the battle for our mobile affections. In fact in many parts of the world sales are rocketing past the iPhone.<p>This month Microsoft broke these areas down country by country and …

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Pinterest Is Changing The Way We Blog

On Tuesday, Pinterest announced a new feature that lets users search food recipes by various specific filters, including food restrictions and dietary types. It’s a feature made possible by Pinterest’s earlier acquisition of Punchfork, a visual recipe discovery engine.<p>Over the past few months and …

Is Pinterest With GIFs A Recipe For Tackiness?

Pinterest, the last bastion of good taste in social media, is opening the floodgates to animated GIFs.<p>In the company’s announcement, which already looks like a Buzzfeed listicle, Pinterest on Thursday demonstrated the wide range of wacky moving images now available to pinners, from dancing Beyoncé …

30 years in 33 photos: A Visual History of the Apple Mac

The Macintosh is 30 years old today. Over the next few days, we’ll be taking a look at the past and future of the Mac platform, starting off with a visual history of how the computer has evolved over the past few decades.<p>For an in-depth look at how the first Macintosh came to be, you can also check …

Nokia's dumbphones face an uncertain future at Microsoft

"Year-on-year decline." Those are words that no company looks forward to publishing in its earnings reports, but unfortunately we've seen them printed more often than not on Nokia's quarterly statements. Though there have been a few ups and downs, struggling profits and sales have been a general …

Report: Next Windows 8.1 update in March to slim down the software

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Flickr user, LGEPR<p>Update 1 for Windows 8.1(s msft) could hit in March but don’t expect major visible …

Yahoo Acquires Virtual World Gaming Startup Cloud Party, Will Shut It Down

Yahoo is doing more than just throwing shade at Google on Twitter today and then taking it back – the company has acquired Cloud Party, a browser-based game creation engine. In a blog post today, the Cloud Party team shared that they will be joining Yahoo after two years of operation, and that the …

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

When we picture transportation of the future, we tend to think “sleek.” A Spanish designer has gone in the opposite direction with his vision for an environmentally friendly, futuristic “whale plane” that looks like a cruise ship in the sky.<p>Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky …

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