Back at the inception of the App Store and Android Market, hobbyists had a positive effect in growing the market. Can hobbyists have an effect on the adoption of Windows Phone?
Matt Baxter-Reynolds blogs on the changing face of software development in a post-PC world.
Matt Baxter-Reynolds is a mobile software development consultant and technology sociologist based in the UK. His latest book -- "Death of the PC" -- is available on Amazon now.
We know that Barclays have bought 8,500 iPad to build a new retail platform, but if you were given the task of doing the same what would you do?
Jakob Nielsen, perhaps our industry's preeminent web usability expert, investigated Windows 8 and found it lacking. But we developers can mitigate some of the problems...
We know that Twitter is changing its policies to close off third-party clients, but do they have a moral right to do so?
This last year, being a Windows developer on Microsoft's mobility platform has been frustrating at best.
Here's a question for you about Windows RT and Surface -- if Outlook is so good, why are the built-in groupware apps so bad?
Now that I actually own an Surface, it's clear to me what it's about. Spoiler: it's not an iPad.
Now that businesses can buy Windows 8 and RT devices how do you run your own apps on them? It should be easy, but licensing issues add complexity...
Microsoft has failed to deliver all of the preordered Surfaces by the revised promised date of 30th October. But that's OK, Sinofsky is here to help...
Microsoft is relying on partners to pull together and deliver Surface to early adopters. But it appears that strategy hasn't worked too well on its first attempt...