Howard Lo

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Howard spent 14 years in the tech industry working as a programmer, evangelist, and community manager for Microsoft. In 2009, he had lived his "dream" of middle-management long enough and opened a Japanese restaurant called Standing Sushi Bar. Trading in stock grants and software licenses for raw fish and cash, he enjoys mixing his passion for technology into the daily hustle of small business.

Howard Lo is owner of two Japanese restaurants in Singapore, called Tanuki Raw and Standing Sushi Bar.

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Windows Phone 8.1, are we there yet?

Windows Phone 8.1, are we there yet?

Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview has released to heaps of praise. Yet it's not enough to convince users to switch to the platform. Messaging, performance, regional support and mailbox management are areas to improve.

April 21, 2014 by in Mobile OS

Your phone is only an app container

Your phone is only an app container

Hardware specs = irrelevant. OS features = meh. Useful apps available = everything. Microsoft needs to liberate its cash hoard and get the same critical apps available to iOS and Android users as soon as possible.

October 16, 2012 by in Mobile OS