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I am not sure what the problem is and if app tiles disappear you are not exactly pleased because your laptop became less than a Windows 7. I searched for this problem on Bing and sure enough it had been noticed by others. Coming immediately  on the heels of a Windows Update, it was quite discouraging.  Finally there was a post here that claimed to solve the problem which I pursued. Here is my experience. In order to use this procedure you need to start Powershell (Preferably with administrative privileges). When you get the Powershell prompt type in the following statement and enter. $manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest Windows PowerShell Copyright (C) 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.  Deployment operation progress: C:\Program Files\Windows... (more)

HeidiSQL is a very useful Open Source client to SQL Server

It is nice to have access to SQL Server from an Open Source program and HeidiSQL nicely comes in handy. It is free and Open Source. HeidiSQL can handle a surprisingly large number of tasks. Review this list: •Connect to multiple servers in one window •Connect to servers via command-line •Connect via SSH tunnel, or pass SSL settings •Create and edit tables, views, stored routines, triggers and scheduled events. •Generate nice SQL-exports, compress these afterwards, or put them on the clipboard. •Export from one server/database directly to another server/database •Manage user-privileges ... (more)

Create amazing mobile HTML apps using Meteor

It appears Meteor can provide a radically simpler way to build real time mobile and web app using only JavaScript from one code base. I have not used Meteor and the content for the post came from here. Here are some Highlights: Universal JavaScript Same code from client to cloud; from packages to database apis; from browsers to mobile devices via Meteor's unified isobuild system Mobile and Web apps As Installable iOS and as Android app As a web app that loads on demand Reactive Rendering While being thin,  gives a thick client feel and look using Meteor's Blaze Framework with AngularJS... (more)

Cortana can handle most languages...

 Not right now but in the future. She probably does better than Siri in the number of languages with voice commands, but if web search is the mode she can handle a lot more languages than Siri. Well first of all language settings for Cortana is supported in couple of countries like UK, China, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and perhaps few other countries. Let us say you travel from US to France and you want to find things there, using Cortana. Then you can switch the language that Cortana understands by default (US English in USA) to French. I assume you can access Cortana on your... (more)

Azure Data Lake Store in Private Preview | @ThingsExpo @ScottGu #BigData #IoT #InternetOfThings

Azure Data Lake Store in Private Preview Recently announced Azure Data Lake addresses the big data  3V challenges; volume, velocity and variety. It is one more storage feature in addition to blobs and SQL Azure database. Azure Data Lake (should have been Azure Data Ocean IMHO) is really omnipotent. Just look at the key capabilities of Azure Data Lake: Any Data Native format, distributed data store. No need to pre-define schema information. From unstructured to structured data handling. Any Size Kilo bytes to Exa bytes OK. Ready for read/write. At any scale Scale to match your needs; ... (more)