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Agent Emulator & Bluetooth Device Communications

Yay the Agent smart watch preview SDK is available. You can find it here: http://www.agentwatches.com/ One of the 1st questions that springs to mind is how do we go about some sort of Bluetooth communication with anything from the emulator?

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Posted in Agent, C#, Windows 8, Windows Phone

Adding a map image to a secondary live tile.

Does your app use live tiles to pin a tile that relates to a location that has a known Latitude and Longitude? If so did you know that it is easy to have a map of that location appear on

Posted in C#, Live Tiles, Windows Phone, WP7

An end to the good times before they even start? …

On may the 18th I published an article that actually managed the biggest view numbers that I have had on any blog post that I have previously written: More good times for app developers? I think this is mainly down

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Posted in ARM, C#, Phone, Silverlight, Windows 8, WP7

More good times for app developers?

UPDATE: 6th June 2011 Hi, I just added a new post that expresses my disappointment in the messages that have come from the Windows 8 launch: http://mikehole.com/2011/06/06/an-end-to-the-good-times-before-they-even-start/ Just a short post to get something that has just started swishing about

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Posted in ARM, C#, Silverlight, Tablets, Windows 8

WP7 Don’t give false impressions.

Looking at our app submission I spotted that our app states that it requires access to the phones identity: Looking at the WMAppManifest.xml shows that the app doesn’t state that it will do this: So it must be my code.

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Posted in C#, Phone, WP7
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