Hardware Archive

A Windows Phone 7 Trip Recorder

Previously I developed a trip recorder using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript leveraging JavaScript’s geolocation API. I recently switched from an iPhone to Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and noticed that mobile Internet Explorer doesn’t support the geolocation API.

Migrating from GoDaddy Shared Hosting to VDS

I feel like my blogging activity lately has come to a screeching halt. What has been keeping me busy you ask? Well I have been hosting my sites (including this blog) on shared hosting accounts with GoDaddy.

GPS Data Logger using the Netduino

The last blog post, I described how to use the Netduino and the ladyada GPS shield to collect GPS points. Since that time the Netduino folks have made public an alpha release of firmware that supports mounting

GPS using the Netduino

I recently blogged about using the Arduino board as a GPS data logger. I have been using this to collect geo-location data for the Truck Tracker application. In this post, I will explore using the Netduino for

Create a GPS Data Logger Using The Arduino

Recently I have been developing an application that leverages GPS tracking. The high-level concept is to track mobile assets via GPS tracking. Each asset will have a GPS unit installed that logs its location. With the availability

Mac Hardware For A .NET Developer

I have been considering purchasing a MacBook Pro (MBP) for development for some time now. Recently, work has approved an iMac (27” 2.8Ghz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM) for my primary development workstation. That was just

LT3103u Gateway Net Book Review

I have been keeping my eye on the net book environment for quite some time. I love the idea of a smaller foot print, but want the computer to be usable. I was at Best Buy (looking

Dual Monitor Upgrade

I really like the work flow of having dual monitors. I used to like one big monitor, and had a difficult time getting over the gap between the two monitors. After using dual monitors for over a

Setup dasBlog on GoDaddy Account

This should not have been that difficult. The hard thing is that you don’t have access or control over the IIS7 and ASP.NET machine.config. There were many postings on the internet that were somewhat helpful, but none