Rob Tiffany

Author Archive: Rob Tiffany

Rob is a writer, teacher, speaker, world traveller and undersea explorer. He's also a thought leader in the areas of enterprise mobility and the Internet of Things.

Delta App

Delta Flight Attendants are now using Windows Phones

Starting today, more than 19,000 Delta Air Lines flight attendants will be using new Windows Phone 8 devices from Nokia to facilitate on-board purchasing to improve their customer experience. I was thrilled to be a part of this effort from…
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SQLite

SQLite for Windows and Windows Phone: Data Definition

SQLite WinRT allows Windows and Windows Phone developers to create and manipulate database objects through the SQLite Data Definition Language (DDL). SQLite supports DDL statements including CREATE, ALTER, and DROP to work with objects like Tables, Indexes, Triggers, and Views.  This is…
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SQLite

SQLite for Windows and Windows Phone: Installation

SQLite WinRT empowers Windows and Windows Phone developers to build mobile enterprise apps using Windows Runtime (WinRT) APIs to work with the world’s most popular mobile database. SQLite advantages include cross-platform (OS + Processor) support, speed, ACID reliability, and support…
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Bumbershoot

Bumbershoot 2013 App for Windows Phone

I’m pleased to announce that my Bumbershoot 2013 app is available for download from the Windows Phone store to run on Windows Phone 8!   Bumbershoot is North America’s largest urban arts festival that consistently draws artists representing the best…
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Windows Phone 8 and the Enterprise Feature Pack

I’m pleased to announce that we are enhancing the business capabilities of Windows Phone 8 with the Enterprise Feature Pack. Building on technologies like Secure UEFI Boot, BitLocker, and TPM, an update to Windows Phone 8 will arrive in the first half…
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Windows 8 Book Front

Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012,” is now available for sale. Spending a decade travelling the globe to help the world’s largest companies design and build mobile solutions had taught…
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Tablet App

Pivoting from Rugged Windows Mobile Handhelds to Windows Tablets

I first noticed the phenomenon of companies with route drivers moving from ruggedized Windows Mobile handhelds to Windows tablets a few years ago. The thinking was you could turn these folks who perform direct store delivery (DSD), pickup and delivery,…
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MobilityI nfluencers

Rob Tiffany Named one of the Top 10 Mobility Influencers on Twitter You Can’t Afford to Miss

I’m honored to be among ten mobility influencers including mobile enterprise analysts, consultants & journalists whose Tweets you don’t want to miss. This distinguished list of colleagues includes: Benjamin Robbins, with 30,000 followers, tops our list as one of the few…
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Proximity Sensors and Bluetooth in Windows Phone 8

During this video, Andy and I cover local communication with Windows Phone 8. After a Bluetooth overview, we show you how to use Bluetooth from an application, Near Field Communications (NFC), bump-to-connect, as well as the proximity API functionality. Be sure to…
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