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Topic # 58055 5-Mar-2010 15:00
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Hey all. Just a quick note to say that I'll be at MIX10 week after next learning all about Windows Phone 7 Series development. If you have any questions, I'd be more than happy to answer them here. I'll also be writing stuff up over on the blog (

There's a whole lotta stuff under NDA at the moment that should probably start coming out from the 15th.

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  Reply # 304805 5-Mar-2010 15:15
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And the disclosure is?

Like, is this a private/sponsored trip, you have the NDA information but won't disclose until the conference, etc?


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  Reply # 304810 5-Mar-2010 15:23
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Oh right. Very good point!

Microsoft are paying for my MIX10 ticket. I'll end up being a developer trainer for WP7, so it's good for them.

I was planning to pay my own travel, but my kindly employers (Datacom) are pitching in there.

Rest assured, if WP7 is crap, I'll say its crap.

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  Reply # 305106 6-Mar-2010 22:22
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I'm surprised this topic is so quite...  remember team our old v.6 apps will not work.

Here is the agenda for the day for those who haven't read it yet : 

Myself I want to know about almost everything but games and social networking they have talked about so far !   ;-)   Sorry have not got a direct question yet.

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  Reply # 305189 7-Mar-2010 11:15
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Hi Ben

I'm interested in the multimedia software and the supporting graphics hardware, that will come with windows 7 as default. Will it be able to support all video formats out of the box? eg xvid, divx, mkv, ac-3 audio, full hd resolution etc.

I like my multimedia on the go. Off the top of my head, windows phone 7 is focused on mulltimedia, while wm6.5 will continue to be developed for business centric users, Is that right?


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  Reply # 306844 13-Mar-2010 08:44
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Microsoft is also doing a roadshow around NZ in various cities for this event.

For instance, here info for Auckland meet:

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  Reply # 309400 20-Mar-2010 17:07
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If anybody wants to carpool from Raglan or Hamilton to the Auckland event for this, let me know as I'm planning on driving. It's this Monday, March 22.

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