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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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External NFC (Proximity sensor) for Windows Store Apps

If you are looking for a way to add NFC support to your windows store applications then  you have two options. The first is make sure you buy your hardware with an in built proximity sensor. This option is quite

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Windows Phone – Notifications & Companion Devices

Hello again! It sure has been a while since I last posted but I am now going to get back into the swing of things, to start things off here are some thoughts I have had in regards to notifications

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Moving on…

Friday 28th October will be my last day working for Sequence a talented full service Digital Agency in Cardiff. I started in Sequence back in January 2007 where I had my sites firmly set on being a development team manager.

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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

I passed!

There was I thinking that my exam didn’t go well but this morning I got notification that I had passed the exam! This is the 1st time that I have been an MCP in any way. I am well chuffed!

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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