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Get AMPed for faster page loading on mobile

Embed from Getty Images I just updated this blog to use the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) plugin for WordPress.  AMP…

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Generating new row numbers in SQL based on a starting value

Embed from Getty Images One of our support people came to me with an interesting task.  He needed to add…

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FBI vs Apple vs the Consequences

There has been a lot of conversations about the court order that the FBI has filed on Apple.  If you…

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Use Powershell to batch rename files from digital cameras

If your household is like my household, then you’ll have more than one digital camera laying around.  My wife and…

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“What would you do to revive Windows Phone?”

A recent post on Twitter by Brad Sams asks the question What would you do to revive Windows Phone? —…

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Windows Live Writer is dead, Long Live Open Live Writer

In case you missed it, Microsoft has allowed Windows Live Writer (WLW) to go open source.  The new project is…

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Marvin Gaye as an antidote for Road Rage

If our cars could just play “Mercy Mercy Me” when a Road Rage situation is detected, countless lives would be saved…

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Microsoft’s Privacy Manifesto

Microsoft News just posted an article by Brad Smith, the President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft about privacy in the age…

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On sharing media files between Windows Phone and OS X

There used to be a Windows Phone Connector app in the Mac App store.  It was the way to directly…

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When a UX hack has unexpected consequences or “Why did my iOS app name get truncated when I used TestFlight?”

While testing a iOS app with TestFlight, we noticed that the app name was being truncated.  The name was just…

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