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  • Blog Post: App of the Week - comparis.ch Property Switzerland

    To find a flat or a room (or even a house!) is not an easy task. There are dozens of websites listing thousands of offers making it impossible to get an easy overview of what is available on the market. But with comparis.ch Property Switzerland app finding a place to live has never been easier! The...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - Game Dev Tycoon

    I know that many of you dream of becoming a famous game developer working on the next blockbuster. Why not start to practice now? This week’s app is “Game Dev Tycoon” as very fun and addictive game where you start as an independent game developer in the 80’s working in your...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - Jetpack Joyride

    It has been a while since we last reviewed a game! Let me change that and present to you “Jetpack joyride”. It is a very fun little arcade game a discovered only a few days ago. You are playing Barry, a bored salesman that happened to steal a jetpack in a secret lab. (If you want to see...
  • Blog Post: Azure data services for Windows Phone 8, Windows Store, iOS, Android App or websites!

    Once upon a time, building a backend to you application was a nightmare. You had to set up a server, create databases, write your own little API for the server and the client side. Sure there were libraries that could help you, sure if you have time and experience you could manage to do it... but still...
  • Blog Post: Game Starterkit for Windows 8 with Windows Azure backend

    Hey folks! If you are ready for your next project for Windows 8 we have just great news to share with you: Our Norwegian colleague at Microsoft created a really nice game template using Azure Mobile services backend to get you on board to develop for Windows 8 with Azure. This kit includes...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - Ausflugsziele der Schweiz for Windows 8

    Today I put an app under review that shows you event places for all kinds of activities all around Switzerland. "Ausflugsziele der Schweiz" is the name of the app which is your inspiration if you don't know what to do the next weekend. Supporting a nice Windows 8 style interface using semantic zoom and...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - Kindle for Windows 8

    For many of you holidays are ending. You come down from the mountains, back from the beautiful beaches, away from the big cities to get back to yet another semester of exiting courses, projects and exams. We’re all in it together! Coming back doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be allowed to...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - VMetro for Windows 8

    VMetro is a news aggregator of another kind. It doesn't aggregate RSS feeds as the usual news app does, it summarizes news to topics you are interested in by presenting you with videos from across all the major video sharing platforms. VMetro offers a new and interactive way of accessing your news...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - Booking.com

    Booking.com is a very well-known hotel booking website. With over 240’000 hotels in 177 countries, it has become the website to go to when planning holidays or a business trip. With their new Windows 8 application, searching for hotels has never been easier. When launching the app you are presented...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - TouchDevelop

    If you ever had an interesting app idea but not a lot of mobile app programming experience or if you wanted to use your mobile phone sensors in an easy manner or just experiment with the capabilities of your Windows Phone, I have a real gem for you to make the magic happen. TouchDevelop comes with...
  • Blog Post: App of the Week - SkyDrive

    Microsoft’s SkyDrive is a very powerful storage solution in the cloud to which everybody has access with a Windows Live ID. It comes with 25 Gig of storage. You can add different private settings to the folders, share them among your friends and have a live picture viewer etc. But for me the killer...
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