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Developers Take Focus for IDF2012
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 09/14/12 0
I see things from Developer lens, it is my job after all. However this was my 5th IDF and I have to say this year more than others, the software developer was a focus of the event.  The following is my experience and journey at IDF with evidence and perspective of the software developer being a c...
Did Ars Technica forget the developer ecosystem in its Win 8 article
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 08/10/12 0
Earlier this week I was forwarded and article from Ars Technica by Peter Bright questioning if Windows 8 is really cut out for tablet. Overall it’s a fair article with a bit of tea reading, where Peter questions if Microsoft is really fully committed to tablet with Windows 8. In reading I kept th...
Let the Ultimate Coder: Ultrabook Challenge Begin!
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 08/07/12 9
The Ultimate Coder: Ultrabook™ Challenge, has officially kicked off, where six developers compete head to head to code apps for next generation Ultrabooks running Windows 8 with touch and sensor technology. Each week, they’ll post their progress while four industry expert bloggers weigh in and e...
Ultrabook­™ Work, Create, Play Challenge - 15mm of Game Dev Goodness
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 04/24/12 5
Can the Ultrabook™ be versatile for other work/create/play scenarios. So why not game development? How well can you both create and play games on an Ultrabook?
Ultrabook developers to bridge gap between mobile and PC use cases
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 03/28/12 0
The divide between mobile and PC application use cases and experiences still seems fairly broad. Even today there are application use cases more suited for mobile devices, such as location based apps, while others more suited for a PC, like performance computing. However with Ultrabooks, develo...
Is Time Travel Possible With The Right SDK?
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 02/05/10 5
You might recall the 80's film series Back to The Future, where Marty McFly uses a time machine to to go back and forward in time. That machine was driven by a fictional piece of technology called the Flux Capacitor, which made it possible for Marty to set a time in the past or future and travel ...