Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over two decades to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera. Adrian has authored/co-authored technical books on a variety of topics, ranging from programming to building and maintaining PCs. His most recent books include 'Build the Ultimate Custom PC', 'Beginning Programming' and 'The PC Doctor's Fix It Yourself Guide'. He has also written training manuals that have been used by a number of Fortune 500 companies.

All opinions expressed on Hardware 2.0 are those of Adrian Kingsley-Hughes. Every effort is made to ensure that the information posted is accurate. If you have any comments, queries or corrections, please contact Adrian via the email link here. Any possible conflicts of interest will be posted below. [Updated: February 23, 2010] - Adrian Kingsley-Hughes has no business relationships, affiliations, investments, or other actual/potential conflicts of interest relating to the content posted so far on this blog.

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WP7 and the F-word

WP7 and the F-word

No, not THAT F-word! Or that one. And definitely not that other one you're thinking of! The F-word that I'm see increasingly being linked with Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 7 handset is "Failure." But can WP7 be called a failure so early on? Let's take a look at what we know and what we don't know.

November 29, 2010 by in Developer

Should developers be scared of what Windows 8 will bring?

Should developers be scared of what Windows 8 will bring?

In an attempt to make the operating system more 'finger friendly' Microsoft seems to be getting ready to move away from plaform technologies such as Win32, COM, MFC, ATL, .NET, Silverlight, and WPF and instead start embracing web-based technologies such as HTML5 and JavaScript to create immersive applications. Should Windows developers be scared?

June 13, 2011 by in Developer