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John  Traenkenschuh

I Have Windows 10: Now What?

By John TraenkenschuhAug 4, 2015

Do you have Windows 10?  What do you think of it? Is the Desktop metaphor dead? Have you found a machine that is tablet and laptop enough to be fun and productive?

Brad Yale

The Rise of Communication through Haptic Feedback

By Brad YaleJan 14, 2015

For most of us, haptic feedback takes two forms - a vibrating phone in your pocket alerting you to an incoming message and key stroke vibrations when typing a text message/playing a game on your smart device. This though, is a shame because as Apple and Google engineers know, haptic feedback could be and should be used for so much more.

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Windows 9 When?

By John TraenkenschuhSep 1, 2014

Traenk is looking forward to Windows 9:  Here's Why.

Brad Yale

Why Open Source Matters: Musings from OSCON

By Brad YaleJul 22, 2014

With OSCON taking place in Oregon from 7/20/2014 – 7/24/2014, the Open Source community will come together to discuss everything new in the Open Source world. From OSS to Java, Python to PHP, Cloud Computing to Perl and emerging programming languages to mobile platforms, the Open Source community has a lot to chat about.

This said, I wanted to take the time to discuss why the Open Source initiative matters by highlighting a few key elements of the protocol which help to make it so powerful.

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Gone with the passwords

By John TraenkenschuhJun 22, 2014

How much can Digital Cryptography do?

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Windows 9 Final Ideas

By John TraenkenschuhSep 11, 2013

So many principles introduced in these Windows 9 blogs now appear in Windows and Surface advertising.  We are not alone, we Windows users who want Microsoft to take Windows to the next level...

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I'm done playing; can I have my real computer back?

By John TraenkenschuhAug 9, 2013

Tablet, schmablet.  It's time to have a real computer available...

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Warm Kindling

By John TraenkenschuhDec 27, 2012

What? Traenk buys a Kindle? 

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Security Street Smarts

By John TraenkenschuhDec 3, 2012

Online banking, shopping from your armchair, and computer-initiated loans are leaving people more vulnerable to theft.  Traenk discloses a new series in this blog.

Rachel Bayless

Day 13 of #17DaysofGiveaways Mobile Programming Week

By Rachel BaylessJul 25, 2012

Today is Day 13 of InformIT’s 17 Days of Giveaways. Three winners today will receive an Android Wireless Application Development Volume I: Android Essentials, Third Edition eBook by Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder.

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Day 11 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Mobile Programming Week

By Rachel BaylessJul 23, 2012

Welcome to Week Three of 17 Days of Giveaways. Our three winners today will each receive an eBook of PhoneGap Essentials: Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps written by John M. Wargo.

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Day 1 of #17DaysofGiveaways - Web Development Week

By Rachel BaylessJul 9, 2012

Welcome to the first of 17 Days of Giveaways from InformIT. This week’s theme is Web Development. Our kickoff giveaway is an eBook copy of Core HTML5 Canvas by David Geary.

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