Posts authored by Krista Summitt

Microsoft Connect() 2015 Recap plus Scott Hanselman's Keynote Video

November 23, 2015 11:34 AM | Posted By: Krista Summitt

Video of Microsoft Windows Azure Developer and Lenovo INsider Scott Hanselman's keynote at Microsoft Connect() 2015 Conference, including Azure Web and Nightscout Open Source GCM project. 

Evan Lang of Identity Mine Discusses Their Air Hockey Game for The All-in-One PC

November 11, 2015 10:57 AM | Posted By: Krista Summitt


Evan Lang of Identity Mine Discusses Their Air Hockey Game for The All-in-One PC, including unique adaptations in the app dev process required by the pAIO form factor. (via Intel Developer Zone)

Why Should Devs Care About Content Marketing?

October 26, 2015 4:52 PM | Posted By: Krista Summitt


One thing to always and forever remember is there is a human being at the end of each piece of content that is created and posted online. They may read or view what you posted and never tell you, but they are there and if you ever forget it you will never ever be successful at growing your brand online. Let’s continue. Why should you care about content? Because content connects you to and builds your relationship with your audience.

Meet Our New Technical Expert Jonas Hendrickx

September 30, 2015 12:15 PM | Posted By: Krista Summitt


Introducing our new LenovoDev technical expert developer Jonas Hendrickx! Jonas will be helping drive discussions on the developer forums, code samples, and contributing blog posts.  Learn more about Jonas: 

SHAREit: The Faster Way To Share Content

July 29, 2015 2:37 PM | Posted By: Kionna Coleman

With 300 million users, SHAREit is becoming a popular option for users looking for faster and more secure ways to share content.

Meet Developer of the Month, Greg Zaitsev!

June 3, 2015 12:30 PM | Posted By: Krista Summitt


We switched things up this month and decided to profile Lenovo developer and friend of LenovoDev, Greg Zaitsev. Greg works as a software architect in Lenovo’s Ecosystem and Cloud organization, and also volunteered as a mentor at the HackBCA II hackathon earlier this year. Originally from Moscow, Greg’s work focuses on Windows embedded technologies. He took a few minutes to sit down with us and tell us how he got started coding by complaining about Win95, and which American Idol champion he has on his iPod.   

Test Drive WRITEit With These Apps

April 22, 2015 11:45 AM | Posted By: Kionna Coleman

Developing handwriting recognition into apps can increase their value, especially among users with pen-enabled devices. WRITEit now makes it simple for developers to allow screen handwriting in their apps.

Curious about WRITEit but want to see the technology in action before developing with it?

You can see how WRITEit functions in several apps that may be on your system running Windows 8.1. Check out the list of compatible Windows desktop and Modern style applications that you can test drive with WRITEit. 


April Developers of the Month: Jared Zoneraich and Edmon Berry

April 21, 2015 10:55 AM | Posted By: Krista Summitt


  Jared Zoneraich                    Edmon Berry 


We’re going a bit off script with the Developer of the Month for April, but with good reason!  We decided to honor the founders of the largest student-run hackathon in the country, Hack BCA in Hackensack,NJ at Bergen County Academy high school – Jared Zoneraich and Edmon Berry. Coming off of their 2nd annual hackathon, Jared and Edmon sat down with us to talk about how they got started, their goals, and which one of them is a Childish Gambino fan.


Meet Our Dev of the Month: Sam Kaufmann and Jake Poznanski

February 26, 2015 1:58 PM | Posted By: Krista Summitt

Sam Kaufmann

  Jake Poznanski

This month's Developer(s) of the Month are Sam Kaufmann and Jake Pozanski, co-founders of Random Salad Games in Seattle, WA. 

Founded in 2011 by these 2 Carnegie Mellon University CS Grads, Random Salad Games is dedicated to developing fun and engaging mobile games. With over 15 titles available for download, Random Salad Games continues to develop simplistic quality across a wide range of mobile platforms. 

Recently Sam and Jake sat down with us and talked about such everything from hiccups to classic Nintendo games to the Foo Fighters.

You CAN judge a book by its cover…

February 26, 2015 11:29 AM | Posted By: Kristiana Gerringer


You know that saying; “You can’t judge a book by its cover”?

 Well forget that! 

Users today are making app download decisions based on icons similar to how they often judge a book by its cover.                                                              

In search of the instant gratification an app can provide, users tend to download impulsively based on how the app looks and how it stirs a particular passion in them.  Marketers and retailers have been exploiting these impulses for years.  To help you tap into that for your app, here are some tips:

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