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Microsoft will release lightweight version of Windows 10 to budget phones

Microsoft will release lightweight version of Windows 10 to budget phones
http://saqibsomal.com/2015/02/10/microsoft-will-release-lightweight-version-of-windows-10-to-budget-phones/
Microsoft will release lightweight version of Windows 10 to budget phones
http://saqibsomal.com/2015/02/10/microsoft-will-release-lightweight-version-of-windows-10-to-budget-phones/
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Simple C# Interlocked use case

Original code in a ViewModel for a Windows Phone application looked like this:

 private readonly object _lock = new object();
 private int _secondsToNextRefresh;
 public int SecondsToNextRefresh
 {
 get { return _secondsToNextRefresh; }
 set { _secondsToNextRefresh = value; RaisePropertyChanged(() => SecondsToNextRefresh); }
 }

 protected void ResetRefreshTimer()
 {
 if (_refreshTimer == null)
 {
  _refreshTimer = new Timer(arg =>
  {
    if (SecondsToNextRefresh == 0)
    {     
     GetData();
     SecondsToNextRefresh = GetSecondsToNextRefresh();
    }
    else
    { 
     ModifySecondsToNextRefresh(SecondsToNextRefresh - RefreshPeriodInSec);
    }
    },null, 0, RefreshPeriodInSec * Constants.MilliSecsPerSec);
  } 
 }

protected int ModifySecondsToNextRefresh(int value)
 { 
   lock (_lock)
  {
   SecondsToNextRefresh = value; 
  }
  return SecondsToNextRefresh;
}

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'Kill Switch' Coming to Google, Microsoft Phones

NEW YORK – Google and Microsoft will include a so-called kill switch in the next version of their smartphone operating systems, authorities announced Thursday.

The technology allows for a stolen Google Android and Microsoft Windows Phone-powered Nokia device to be disabled, making it useless to the thief. 173 more words

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Windows phone map control doesn't render in ContentControl

While working on a mapping framework agnostic of GIS implementation, I attempted creating a MapView that will host a vendor specific map object as follows: 338 more words

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