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Preview: Project Olympus

The home of Gods is my home!

I’ve spent the last several weeks for researching on home networks, home servers, home automation etc. and how to do it. It started all with the wish for a central hub for my movies and is now going to be the biggest hardware project I’ve ever done. Let me introduce Project Olympus!

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Google vs. Microsoft

Choosing my ecosystem religion

Some time ago I posted my story about my attempted switch from Google to Microsoft. You can find it here. Now it’s time for a decision!

I’ve been awaiting the developer conferences of both, Microsoft and Google, to see what I can expect for the future. After Microsoft’s Build conference I’ve been very excited about WP 8.1 and Cortana. Yet, Google’s I/O reminded me of what I loved about Google and especially Android in the first place. So, which one, Google or Microsoft, fits me best? I broke it down into these points:
  1. Mobile
  2. Product line-up
  3. Environment integration
  4. Future expectations
  5. Conclusion

 

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