Profile

Cover photo
Ben Buttigieg
Lives in Bristol
1,434 followers|173,023 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

 
Very excited about Microsofts announcements at Build today. 
Huge improvements to Windows Phone, Windows 8.1 and the whole ecosystem. Particularly excited about being able to write a single universal app that works on phone, desktop, tablet and the Xbox one!

http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/2/5575502/watch-this-microsofts-three-hour-build-keynote-in-seven-minutes
Microsoft spent three hours today showing developers where it's going in the next few months, and beyond. As usual, its annual Build conference was chock full of code demos, but the company also...
2
1
Neal Blaak's profile photo
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
Yup true story.
It's tough but it gets better.
 
True story.

(Thank you +Wil Wheaton). 
1
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
Today I'm mostly going to playing around with this! #Chromecast   #SDK  

https://developers.google.com/cast/
4
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
Brilliant. Exactly my reaction.
http://youtu.be/C_JfB4YEan4
1
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
Well said Jimmy!
Couldn't agree more. I'll be donating a bit extra next time I see your face pop-up on the home page.
2
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
1,434 people
 
Microsoft Build Developer conference keynote just started.
Sadly I'm not in sunny San Francisco to enjoy it this time. 
Will have to make do with cloudy San Fran Bristol.

Loving the Cortana demo.

http://www.buildwindows.com/
1
Add a comment...
 
Fantastic #Horizon special tonight on autism. Really worth catching on iPlayer if you missed it.
Some great analysis on the spectrum that we are all on to varying degrees.
#autism_awareness  
1
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
+Tom Lewis so that's what it's like.
 
Tall Lols  : P

Thanks +Alex Scrivener and +Walter Lounsbery 
2
1
Sonny Mikeal's profile photoTom Lewis's profile photo
 
Very accurate, although I've solved the short issue- fitted shirts FTW!
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
So Facebook buy Oculus. I wonder if I will still get my pre-order.
1
Szymon Waliczek's profile photoBen Buttigieg's profile photo
3 comments
 
Yeap... that sucks. I can't wait to see what is next on his "shopping list" ;/
Add a comment...

Ben Buttigieg

Shared publicly  - 
 
At last! Ordering mine now!
Without a doubt the future of gaming.
One year ago today, Oculus introduced the first version of its prototype virtual reality headset that wasn't literally held together with duct tape and glue. The $300 Oculus Rift Development Kit s...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
1,434 people
Work
Occupation
Senior Software Engineer
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Networking
Relationship
Married
Apps with Google+ Sign-in
Story
Tagline
Married, Father, Developer, Geek, Gamer, Gadget lover and all around Tech enthusiast.
Introduction
Happily married, father of two awesome kids.
Coder, Gamer, Gadget lover and Tech enthusiast and general Geekery

Currently writing Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps for an up and coming mobile phone company.

Write desktop and mobile clients in various technologies. Notably Qt/QML and .NET/WPF/Silverlight.

(All opinions expressed are entirely my own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of my employer)
Bragging rights
Happily married, father of two awesome kids.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Bristol
Previously
Llanrwst - London - Keele - Llanrwst
Ben Buttigieg's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
deviantART
plus.google.com

Where ART meets application!

World-builders, rejoice: the final Oculus Rift VR dev kit is here
www.theverge.com

One year ago today, Oculus introduced the first version of its prototype virtual reality headset that wasn't literally held together with du

Android tablets outsell the iPad in 2013
www.theverge.com

It's been a long time coming, but Android tablets finally overtook the iPad in market share in 2013, according to new research from Gartner.

Rapid Windows Phone Application Development Using MvvmCross -- Visual St...
visualstudiomagazine.com

Nick Randolph takes MvvmCross for a spin and shows how quickly you can build an application for Windows Phone and other mobile platforms.

Little Alchemy
chrome.google.com

Start with four basic elements, then mix and match them to create more and more awesome things.

Nokia rebrands its Music service to Nokia Mix Radio, completely refreshe...
www.wpcentral.com

Nokia has today released a substantial update to its Nokia Music app available on all Lumia Windows Phones. Not only that, but the company h

Age Of Ascent
plus.google.com

A browser-based space combat MMO.

Microsoft wants a new CEO by the end of the year
www.theverge.com

Microsoft is said to be working towards replacing existing CEO Steve Ballmer by the end of the year. Bloomberg reports that the Microsoft bo

Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal
market.android.com

Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest to use calorie counter for Android. With the largest food database of any Android cal

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review | Windows Phone content from Paul Thurrott's Sup...
winsupersite.com

For once, the hype is real: Nokia's stunning new Lumia 1020 delivers digital SLR-quality photos in a smart phone that is the same size as, b

Nokia now sells more Lumias than BlackBerry sells phones
www.theverge.com

With this quarter's mixed financial results, Nokia revealed that Lumia sales were up to a record high of 7.2 million. That means that the co

Suddenly More is bad!!!
www.theverge.com

When Microsoft released Windows phone almost three ago, although the company was late on the mobile market, they ushered a very innovative m

Nokia's Lumia 1020 packs a lot of camera into a high-end smartphone body...
www.theverge.com

At a small, almost awkwardly intimate event at Pier 92 in New York CIty, Nokia just unveiled its latest PureView creation: the Lumia 1020. A

Windows 8/RT App Pick: Nokia Music 1.2 | Windows 8 content from Paul Thu...
winsupersite.com

App: Nokia Music Category: Music & Video\Music Publisher: Nokia Corporation Supported platforms: Windows 8 (x86), Windows 8 (x64), Windows R

'Grand Theft Auto V' gameplay finally revealed in new trailer
www.theverge.com

Up until now, most of what we've seen of Grand Theft Auto V has been about the story and the trio of new characters that dwell within. With

Top iOS apps and games go free ahead of App Store's fifth anniversary
www.theverge.com

A host of highly regarded apps for iPhone and iPad have gone free today in what could be a major celebration to mark five years since Apple

Microsoft and Nokia launch Music Mix Party, let friends share a streamin...
www.engadget.com

We've seen a few attempts at shared audio streaming, but many of these depend on specialized apps or hardware. Microsoft and Nokia could cle

HTC slashed executive pay by half after disappointing 2012
www.theverge.com

HTC cut total executive salaries, bonuses, and retirement pay in half last year, following poor financial results and lower-than-expected sm

Back to reality: Microsoft's new Xbox One policies retreat from the future
www.theverge.com

Last week at E3, in a private room inside Microsoft's massive, green booth, Marc Whitten spent most of our interview talking about the futur