Windows Phone: Working with Lumia Panorama

…”with Columbus as a vision, an occasion for a historical panorama of a continent out of his control”, and the occasion, is working with the Lumia Panorama app on Windows Phone.  Here is a quick tutorial for how to generate a panorama. Firstly, don’t be afraid, the entry point for a panorama is a breathtaking view, […]

Data Wow: Silver Linings Playbook Trailer – Scene Analysis

“How did Tommy die?”… was one of the most memorable quotes from the movie Silver Linings Playbook.   Here we look at a liquid cool example of data analysis.   The data visualisation shows which scenes were used to build the Silver Linings Playbook movie trailer. Here the analysis shows that whilst the trailer for Silver Linings used scenes that roughly follow […]

Windows Phone: Switch from Android Easy Guide

The best things about Android/Google phones is they name their operating system releases after comfort food, there are zillions of apps, and there are usually 40 different ways to do the same thing… which is probably the major downfall too, too much choice and confusion, as well as the random glitch and the “insufficient space on […]

Windows Phone: Switch from Iphone Easy Guide

I have gone through “A LOT” of phones in the last 2 years.  Apple, Android, Windows, Symbian, to, fro, forward, back, up, down, and by far the best overall experience has been Windows Phone.  You will love the seamless contact integration, attentive photo features, those cool Lumia case colours and on the mid to high level […]

Windows Phone: Take Selfies with the Free Lumia Selfie App

              Here we learn how to take rad selfies on Windows phone using the superb free Nokia Microsoft Lumia Selfie app, in three easy steps. If you havn’t downloaded the Lumia Selfie app yet, grab it, along with all the other cool free Lumia apps.   Step 1:  Once installed access the Lumia Selfie app […]

Windows Phone: Rotating Images with Nokia Lumia Creative Studio

Here we learn how to rotate images in Windows phone using the superb free Nokia Microsoft Lumia Creative Studio. I have gone through “A LOT” of phones the last 2 years.  Apple, Android, Windows, Symbian, and by far the best alround experience has been Windows Phone.  Seamless contact integration, photos and those cool Lumia colours. First, […]

Tableau 9 : Australia Speaks ! Geographic Filtering Walkthrough !

Geographic filtering is like an egg and spoon race… it’s exciting, guaranteed to raise eyebrows and highly likely to serve up something unexpected. Check out the techniques used to serve up and filter geographic data in Tableau 9! –> Tableau Geographic filtering – Cyclones and Sweat Zones –> Tableau Geographic drilldowns – How cold is Australia […]

SSRS Speaks ! New Feature in Reporting Services 2014

An old colleague recently asked… “What’s new in Reporting Services 2014 bro?”.   Asides from official support for Chrome Browsers, Reporting Services 2014 remains unchanged feature wise compared to 2012. It appears focus is predominantly on PowerBI and the acquisition of Datazen.  The following chart illustrates Approximate number of outstanding cool new features by version […]