Symbian S60 gets Microsoft's Silverlight rival to Flash

David Meyer from ZDNet UK has posted "Symbian S60 gets Microsoft's Silverlight rival to Flash". Silverlight is now supported on mobile devices before even the release of Windows Phone Series 7. As Single Dealer Platforms grow to focus more on mobile devices (we've ...Read More

Silverlight 4 – Is it what banks want?

Where is Microsoft going with Silverlight? There is no ambiguity in Microsoft’s intentions to contend with AJAX and Adobe Flash in the RIA space; Friday's Silverlight 4 release includes me-too features such as enhanced video streaming capabilities aimed at internet broadcasters, better device ...Read More

Interesting stuff coming out of MIX10

Microsoft's MIX10 Developers and Designers conference is currently running in Las Vegas. Sadly I'm not attending as it sounds like lots of fun... There has been lots of buzz and some really interesting bits coming out so far including Silverlight 4 RC, ...Read More

The banking exodus from IE6 begins?

We've all seen the retail and consumer space push to ditch IE6 gathering pace over the last 6 months, including a petition to the UK government and Google's announcement that their online productivity suite stopped supporting IE6 yesterday. But ...Read More

Would anybody want StreamLink for Windows Mobile?

After years of promise it really does look like mobile is the next big thing? But what mobile platform will prove to be the most popular? It seems to be a two horse race between iPhone and Android, with Windows Mobile lagging somewhere ...Read More

Getting realtime data into Excel

Starting with Excel 2002, Microsoft have included the RTD interface which allows Excel to poll for data. Polling seems to be a much more efficient way of getting data into Excel than the classic approach which is pushing - it's not uncommon ...Read More