This week in tweets (07-24-2010)
July 24, 2010 § 3 Comments
Photoshop your own Windows Phone 7 applications
It looks like Microsoft is not just making the Windows Phone 7 application development experience easy for developers, but it turns out designers have most of their job cut out for them. If you need to mock up an application UI for Windows Phone 7, it’s now as easy as mashing up some Photoshop files from the “Design Templates for Windows Phone 7″ resource. Since finding useful information on M… read more
Windows Phone 7 in-depth preview
It’s been a long road, hasn’t it? Well, in some respects, it hasn’t — in fact, it’s only been about two years since development of Windows Phone 7 as we know it today kicked off — but when you consider that this product will be replacing Windows Mobile 6.5, that puts things in proper perspective. In fact, even the very … read more
Google signs 20-year deal to power data centers with wind energy
It’s not the first investment Google has made in wind power, but anyone wondering about its commitment needn’t look any further than the company’s just-announced deal with NextEra Energy. It’s agreed to buy wind power from NextEra’s wind farm in Iowa for the next twenty years, which it says will provide enough power to supply "several" of its data centers. What’s more, Google says that the size… read more
Apple posts record $3.25b profit in first full quarter of iPad sales, says more ‘amazing products’ coming this year
Apple just posted up its third quarter earnings — its first full quarter selling the iPad — and, well, it’s raining cash in Cupertino. The company posted a record profit of $3.25b on record revenues of $15.7b, which is up from $1.83b and $9.73b from a year ago. The big stat? Apple sold 3.27 million iPads, nearly matching the 3.47 million Macs sold — and Mac sales were up 33 percent from a ye… read more
Uploading a File (Or Files) With ASP.NET MVC
I wanted to confirm something about how to upload a file or set of files with ASP.NET MVC and the first search result for the phrase “uploading a file with asp.net mvc” is Scott Hanselman’s blog post… read more
Apple TV Rumored To Get $.99 TV Show Rentals, But Will The iPad And iPhone Get The Service Too?
The Apple TV might suddenly be part of the next big thing from Apple. We’ve heard that there’s a major retooling underway and Apple shifted some of their best people on the project. Updated hardware is likely, but new services will likely be at the forefront of the relaunch. The latest rumor states that Apple is in contract talks to bring TV show rentals to the platform. They would probably wo… read more
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