Category: Technology

Surface Pro – Weighty but Mighty

After much waiting, Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet/notebook hybrid arrived on Australian store shelves this month. And after much saving, I was able to pick one up and finally join the Windows 8 brigade. The first thing that surprised me is how little comes in the box. It is […]

Diving into the Entity Framework

As part of my current project work, I’ve had an opportunity to look into developing a data access layer using the Entity Framework. My previous experience with similar technologies was converting XSDs to classes for clean serialising of data to XML so I was curious to see how […]

Fitbit resurrection

A couple of days ago I accidentally left my Fitbit attached to a shirt that went into the wash. It was only there for a couple of minutes but it was enough to soak the device, which rapidly began to fail. Taking advice from my father in law […]