BUILD 2012 Archive

BUILD 2012 Video – Bringing existing C++ code to Windows Store apps

This video provides an overivew C++ and working with Window 8 Store apps.

BUILD 2012 – Havok Demo

At Microsoft BUILD 2012 I ran into a rep from Havok and he demoed their rendering technology for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. It’s pretty cool stuff. Check out the video.

Twitter for Windows 8 on its way "in the coming months"

Have you jumped into the Windows 8 experience yet? There is actually quite a bit to love about the most recent version of Windows. It is faster, seems more stable and has tons of new apps thanks

BUILD 2012 Video – BIG HANDS – I look at the Nokia Lumia 920

I have big hands. I’m a big guy. It’s true. At BUILD 2012, I take a brief look at the Nokia Lumia 920 and you can see it’s a pretty big phone.

BUILD 2012 Video – Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone 8 demo

BUILD conference 2012. I got an opportunity to check out the new Samsung ATIV S Windows Phone. It’s nice but the back of that phone just doesn’t work for me…

BUILD 2012 Video – I take a look at an HTC 8x Windows Phone 8 device

At the BUILD conference 2012, the press had a chance to look at a bunch of phones. Here’s a video of me looking at my new fave phone – the HTC 8x.

BUILD 2012 – all your favorite PRESS bloggers are here

So there are waaaaay less press people out here than last year. BUILD 2011 seemed to have between 5 to 10 times as many reporters and media than this year. Interesting. Anyway, I bumped into a bunch

BUILD 2012 – developer attendees will receive SkyDrive storage, 32GB Surface RT and Lumia 920

Developers who are at the Build 2012 conference will receive 100GB of SkyDrive storage, a free 32GB Surface RT and a Nokia Lumia 920. Both Microsoft and Nokia are going full out to impress Microsoft developers and

View from the Pressroom at BUILD 2012

So there is a nice press area in Building 92 where we get to set up hardware and write our lovely effusive stories saying how cool this all is.. I’m using the MacBook Pro and the Surface

Pictures from inside the BUILD 2012 Keynote speech (the big tent)

So it was all rainy outside but nice and cosy inside the big BUILD tent. Here are some photos I took from the back during the Keynote. Funny comment from a security guard out here: “All these