Author Archives: Dave Davis

What Does It Mean To Be Universal

So what does it mean to be universal when it comes to Windows 10?  A new way of building applications is coming in Windows 10. The past few years Microsoft has been on this path of converging all of their … Continue reading

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Layout Awareness in Windows 10 UAP

There have been lots of changes with Windows of the past few years. A while back, Microsoft radically changed the way Windows worked with Windows 8. The goal was to start to converge the different operating systems into a single … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality vs. Augmented Reality vs. Holograms

On January 21, 2015 Microsoft Announce that the science fiction of holograms has become science fact.  They announced a new product, based on Windows 10, called HoloLens.  The first self contained, wearable computer that can create holograms.  This announcement has … Continue reading

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Do What You Love!

I love what I do.  Technology makes me happy. Solving problems, making lives better are all worthy goals. Recently in the news there have been talk about diversity in technology.  I am against diversity for diversity sake. People should want … Continue reading

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The Internet of Thing (IoT)

Recently a new technology buzz word has come to light, the Internet of Thing or IoT.  It is all the rage. Everyone is getting on the bandwagon Microsoft, Google, Apple, you name it they are probably trying to figure out … Continue reading

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“Your Fans are Waiting” Microsoft’s Build Conference–Day 1

I am recently attended Microsoft’s Developer’s Conference, Build 2014.  When I have attended conferences, in the past, I have blogged about all the great announcements usually throughout the conference.  As I sit here, at the beginning of Day 3, I … Continue reading

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Can Technology Go Too Far?

Over the past two posts I started to explore the concept of ubiquitous computing. I started out by defining ubiquitous computing, and then followed that up with a post that talks about how developers can contribute to the ubiquitous utopia. … Continue reading

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