Back in October, I wrote about trying out Google Shopping Express. It has slowly become a Bay Area staple for techies, and I began using the service regularly in the hopes that it would be able to replace my Amazon Prime account. I like to think that I had a bit of a hipster moment […]
Focusing on the negatives: An Exploration in Advertising Today, I wanted to take a minute to share one of my older posts from a past blog that explores negativity in advertising. I was reminded of the post yesterday, when I saw a new commercial that was blatant rip off of the Mac vs. PC commercials […]
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2014/04/23/microsoft-remote-desktop-preview-app-for-windows-phone-8-1-available-for-download.aspx Today is an exciting day for the Remote Desktop team as we launch the preview of the official Microsoft Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1! I’m happy to be part of such a great group of people who are passionate about our products. Looking forward to what we do with it next!
Universal Apps for Windows Devices I am really excited about this announcement from BUILD. One app that can be used on multiple platforms is awesome for developers and for consumers, since it helps with a consistent experience across the board. I think we’re finally getting closer to the converging of mobile and desktop, and moving […]
Bitcoin Basics with Freakonomics Radio Freakonomics Radio has a great primer about the basics of Bitcoin for those unfamiliar with the controversial cryptocurrency – check it out if you’re looking for an overview of what Bitcoin is and why it’s important!
My First Official Hackathon! I’ll be attending rosie.wants.you(to_code) on May 3rd and 4th in San Francisco for my first Hackathon! I registered as a hacker, because I recently started a new side project that I can’t seem to find enough hours in the day to work on. I’m super psyched!
I stared at the home page for an educational website that had two options: Log in with Facebook, and Log in with Google. Underneath those two giant options was a tiny option to sign in with email, which I found interesting – and it made me wonder if there is a need for one “account” […]
Well, of course they do. File extensions are an important part of including resources in applications, and missing or incorrect ones can corrupt files and cause all kinds of issues. For me, it was spending hours tracking down a bug in my Android application code only to discover the problem was using a .tiff image […]
Yesterday was the third and final day of the Bay Area She’s Geeky “Unconference”, an event that provides women of all ages with the chance to build a conference experience about what matters to them. The format for the three-day event is based on the concepts of Open Space Technology, which emphasizes the importance of […]
I have been hemming and hawing about getting a mechanical switch keyboard for months (almost a year) and was thrilled to death to be the proud recipient of a CM Storm Quick Fire Rapid keyboard for Christmas. It has Cherry MX switches and the difference it has made in my typing ability is remarkable, for […]