Category Archives: Microsoft

Windows 10 – We couldn’t complete the updates, undoing changes

Similar to windows 8.1 update issues, it appears the new Windows 10 does occasionally have the same problem. With such problems, your PC may restart repeatedly showing the message below. We couldn’t complete the updates, undoing changes. Here are some steps to … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Streaming Data from a Microsoft Band to Your Android App

  This post covers the steps needed to start streaming data from a Microsoft Band to your android app. There are numerous applications for this – including using this data as an input source as well as building nice use … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 8 Panorama vs Pivot – Evolution of Trivia Monkey UI design

I have previously written a brief post on why I think Panorama’s are overrated. In this post, I outline the evolution of the Trivia Monkey UI, highlighting the move from the design choice of panorama to pivot.

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Getting Started with Windows Phone 8 Apps Development

Source : Dailymobile.net This post covers basic steps to help you get started developing apps for Windows Phone 8.  First I discuss the prerequisites for installation of the development environment and finish up with some common errors I’ve encountered . Its written based … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 – How to fix Updates failed, Undoing Changes Error

Im not sure how often this occurs, but after downloading updates on my new Windows 8.1 installation and restarting, the update process just froze up and windows could not start up. One (costly) solution is to just re-install the operating … Continue reading

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