Reduce Business Risk by Enforcing Security Policies on Data with Digital Rights Management

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To enforce #mobile data security policies directly, get an EMM solution with digital rights management to protect data where it flows & rests.

Microsoft Office is Now Available for the iPad

Today we made the highly anticipated move to bring Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to the Apple iPad. All three products can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and used to view existing documents.  Via an in-app purchase mechanism, iPad users can unlock the full functionality of the products by subscribing to … Read more

CTO Replaces his Laptop and iPad with a Surface Pro

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SQLite for Windows and Windows Phone: Installation

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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 for indexes, views, foreign keys, and triggers.  Developers of SQLite apps on iPhones, iPads and Android devices … Read more

Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

Windows 8 Book Front

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 me a few things.  Large organizations are not interested in constantly running on the new … Read more

Pivoting from Rugged Windows Mobile Handhelds to Windows Tablets

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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, and dispatched tasks into sellers and marketers. The tablet would run a bigger version of … Read more

5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

Containerize your Apps

Just in case you haven’t noticed lately, the BYOD Juggernaut appears to be stumbling in the security department.  It’s time to get your mobile enterprise house in order and containerize your apps to create islands of security on potentially insecure mobile devices.   We’ve seen buggy mobile operating system updates that allow users to bypass lock screens, … Read more

Getting Started with SQLite on Windows 8 > Installation

SQLite

Over the summer of 2012, Microsoft announced support for SQLite on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. This is exciting news because it allows developers to build enterprise and consumer apps that utilize the world’s most widely used embedded database engine.  We all know that there’s no such thing as ubiquitous wireless connectivity and … Read more

Microsoft Surface

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Microsoft Surface is coming… We’ll have versions of our new tablet for both Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro. Yes, the Surface comes with an integrated kickstand. The Touch Cover keyboard connects to the Surface magnetically. Specs for the Windows RT version: Weight: 676 g | Thin: 9.3 mm | Display: 10.6″ ClearType HD | Storage: 32, … Read more

Windows 7 Slates: Touch-First UIs

When it comes to building apps with “Touch-First” user interfaces for Windows 7 Slates, there are a few principles you need to follow. Instead of talking about gestures, swiping, pinching or receiving multi-touch Windows messages, I’m going to stick to the basics in this article.  I’m not an artist or UX guru, but I have … Read more