Windows Metro Requests

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Windows 8 and Windows Metro style apps have a lot of potential, but only if application vendors realize there is a demand to see their app as a Metro style app and not just as a desktop app (or worse, only as an Android or iOS app). As consumers, the... Read more

TechEd for Novices, 2012 Edition

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In 2007, Microsoft created a “Tips for the Newbie” page for TechEd (which is apparently no longer available) and I created a follow-on post called TechEd for Novices. I created a similar post in 2008  as well. With TechEd 2012 around the corner, I thought it would... Read more

An Open Letter to Mint.com

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Windows Phone has now been out for just over a year and Mint.com has had four active threads on their support forums for almost the same amount of time (here, here, here, and here). Out of the four requests, only... Read more

Windows Phone Marketplace Requests Custom Statuses

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Thanks to the UserVoice team for enabling custom statuses on Windows Phone Marketplace Requests! I have added a few additional statuses (I’m still working out exactly what makes the most sense), but the biggest change is to the Declined status. Previously, when a request was marked as Declined, all... Read more

MVP Spotlight

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Each week, the different MVP Leads send out an email communication to their MVPs letting us know about upcoming events and other things relevant to us. As part of that newsletter, an individual MVP is often highlighted. This week, I’m the featured MVP! Thanks, Heather,... Read more