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So the next version of iPhone was finally announced on the 10th of September. Apple's marketing strategy seems to be about repackaging existing technology in a way that entice people to buy their products. In the previous iPhones there was a big push on Siri, the voice control function. It wasn't something you need for a phone but Apple made users think ......

The new Samsung Galaxy S4 launched on March 14th have some impressive features. Nowadays most people use their mobile phones as their primary camera so it's nice to see so many features for the photo enthusiasts. Some of the announced features I look forward to checking out are, eraser, hover, gif creation, simultaneous use of dual cameras, head tracking ......

I saw a few book reviews of Syncfusion's Succinctly series by other GWB bloggers and have also received emails from Syncfusion asking if I wanted to write a review for them. Below is my review of the free ebook PDF Succinctly by Ryan Hodson, although I was approached by Syncfusion the review below is all of my own opinion.The book PDF Succinctly is ......

Having been users of both Samsung and Apple mobile devices, I can understand why Samsung can overtake Apple in the smart phone market, I am perfectly happy with my Samsung device even if it's not made of glass and metal.http://www.independen... ......

It has always been a real pain to incorporate extensive SharePoint Unit Testing and Load Testing in a project, could Visual Studio 2012 finally make this easier? It certaining looks like it, here's a brief overview on SharePoint support in Visual Studio 2012. Load testing – We now support load testing for SharePoint out of the box. This is more involved ......

It will still sell well despite there being no drastic changes..

http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2012/09/a-few-videos-of-the-iphone-5-in-action/



Here's a sample Powershell script to restore everything from a site recycle bin.$ritems = (Get-SPWeb "http://<site>" ).RecycleBin | Select IDforeach($item in $ritems) { (Get-SPWeb "http://<site>").Recy... } ......

Photo quality aside, it seems that Canon DSLRs are more popular than Nikon DSLRs right now based on Flickr stats.Below is a ranking of popularity based on daily users (taken from Flickr.com)Canon Camera (Average daily users)EOS 5D Mark II (4350) $2500EOS REBEL T2i / 550D (3908) $500-$600EOS 7D (3577) $1500-$1800EOS REBEL T1i / 500D (2507) $400-$500EOS ......

Granted Windows 8 Consumer Preview is only 2 months old but you would expect most common Printers to work with it. This wasn't the case when I tested a HP Deskjet Printer with it. Although HP has released a tool to help find Windows 8 Printer drivers (http://h30434.www3.hp.com/... ......

Except from the CNET article.http://news.cnet.co... Stuxnet worm propagates by exploiting a hole in all versions of Windows in the code that processes shortcut files, ending in ".lnk," according to...[the] Microsoft Malware ......

Useful advice for SP2010 development


Master List of SharePoint 2010 Custom Development Best Practices
http://nikspatel.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/sharepoint-2010-development-best-practices/



A good article by the man himself as to why Flash is not supported on iPhones, iPads and iPods, at http://www.apple.com/hotnew... there is also a long history between Apple and Adobe as mentioned in the book by Walter Isaacson. This could explain the resistance by Steve Jobs to Adobe Flash. Excerpt from Steve Job's Biography by Walter ......

Bob Borchers revealed that the reason a lot of iPhone adverts show the time as 9:42 am on the iPhone was because the iPhone was originally launched at that time.For one of the commercial for the original iPhone, Borchers said the phone number used to demo the Google Map function was genuine and is the actual number number of the Pacific Catch Restaurant ......

Workflow deployment can be a real pain, here's an error I came across the other day.Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Unable to locate the workflow's association data. To restore the association data to the workflow, restart the workflow settings wizard by selecting the workflow node in Solution Explorer and then clicking the ellipsis ......

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