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Sensor-controlled XNA tunnel game with VR head-tracking.
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How to build and publish Ultrabook desktop Apps in Intel AppUP store

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by Wendy Boswell
The All-in-One PC provides great benefits for consumers, since they are streamlined systems with high performance inside that provide instant readiness.
by Dominic Milano
CyberLink MediaStory* software greatly streamlines the process of organizing and accessing the mountains of pictures and videos stored across phones, cameras, tablets, PCs, and the cloud to assemble professional-looking videos that can be shared in minutes.
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In this article, you can explore the hardware capabilities of 2 in 1 devices, opportunities that Windows* 8/8.1-based 2 in 1 devices provide to both consumer and enterprise applications, and recommendations for developing apps for the best user experience on each mode.
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7 Jan 2013
Adam David Hill
All the juicy tricks and scandalous shortcuts which helped us ship our competition game on time
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3 Dec 2012
Adam David Hill
Sensor-controlled XNA tunnel game with VR head-tracking.
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6 Nov 2012
Yvan Rodrigues
A head start for App Innovation contestants
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13 Jan 2013
Grasshopper.iics
How to build and publish Ultrabook desktop Apps in Intel AppUP store
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14 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
In this section, we look at the basics to get going.
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14 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
In this section, we will take a look at what is required to build, sign and package the application.
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4 Jan 2013
Chris Maunder
Impressions on using a 3rd gen sensor-and touchscreen-equipped Intel Ultrabook prototype.
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28 Nov 2012
DaveAuld
Ultrabook vehicle dynamo
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14 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
A look at achieving real time trends in UltraDynamo
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14 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
In this section, we will take a look at some of the graphic and font handling routines.
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19 Sep 2012
Steve Smith
I recently received a preview-hardware next generation Ivy Bridge Ultrabook from Intel, optimized for and pre-installed with Windows 8.
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17 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
In this section, we will take a look at the sensors, the sensor manager and the simulation
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31 Oct 2013
John_Papa
John Papa takes a third look at the Intel Haswell Ultrabook.
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16 Oct 2014
Bruno Sonnino
MonoGame is an open source implementation of the XNA application programming interface (API).
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12 Apr 2012
Dick Brown
Man meets Ultrabook
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27 Aug 2013
Steve Chippy Paine
Harris Beach Ultrabook Review
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28 Feb 2012
Steve Smith
Here are some more thoughts on the Asus Zen Ultrabook
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23 Mar 2012
John_Papa
I’ve been using my ASUS ZenBook UX31E out and about for blogging, surfing, coding, and presentations for about 5 weeks now.
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29 Mar 2012
Steve Smith
Now that I’ve had it a while, I thought I’d post one more time with how it’s continued to work for me.
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5 Apr 2012
Asaf Shelly
ACER Ultrabook Review
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19 Sep 2012
John_Papa
In this post I’ll be giving my impressions of the unboxing experience. I’ll follow up with a few more posts on how it performs after I have more time to put it through some real power use for extended periods.
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15 Oct 2012
Jesse Liberty
The Intel Ultrabook is solid, fast, reliable, and good looking.
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23 Oct 2012
Steve Smith
The Ivy Bridge Ultrabook Continued.
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26 Jul 2013
Martin Hinshelwood
Review: Harris Beach SDS Ultrabook from Intel (Unboxing)
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29 Jul 2013
gduncan411
Haswell/Harris Beach Intel SDS Ultrabook Review - Part 1
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12 Aug 2013
Steve Smith
First Impressions of the Intel Haswell Ultrabook
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16 Oct 2013
Pete O'Hanlon
Haswell – Intel SDP Unit (Software Developer Preview) – a death in the family
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16 Oct 2014
Lee Bamber
In this article you will learn how to improve the speed of your 3D game and understand what to look out for when porting your application to Ultrabook systems.
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9 Jan 2013
Abhishek Nandy
In depth details of an Ultrabook
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28 Nov 2012
stiflerr
Let’s talk about the Ultrabook, one of the latest Intel’s products
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1 Mar 2012
Jon_Galloway
I previously wrote about some initial impressions of a ZenBook UX31E I've been reviewing. I've been using it heavily since then and wanted to follow up on how it's been working for me.
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6 Mar 2012
@Encosia
I’ve been using my ASUS Zenbook for just over a month at this point, and it’s time for a second review now that I’ve used it for a while on a day-to-day basis
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5 Apr 2012
@Encosia
It’s been a few months since I began reviewing ASUS’ Zenbook UX31 based on day-to-day use, and it’s time to wrap the process up with a third and final post.
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28 Nov 2012
stiflerr
Two months with the Acer Aspire S3
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11 May 2012
Jeff Hadfield
On this second look I include my impressions after a month of use - particularly on how it might work for a mobile developer.
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10 Aug 2012
Jon_Galloway
Here's a final review with a look at Zenbook as a longterm Windows 8 laptop.
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15 Oct 2012
John_Papa
My experiences with using the IvyBridge Ultrabook over the past few weeks.
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29 Nov 2012
John_Papa
2012 Rocking the Windows 8 Sensors on the Intel IvyBridge Ultrabook .
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26 Jul 2013
Jesse Liberty
Intel Haswell Ultrabook Pre-release First Look
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29 Jul 2013
Alvin Ashcraft
The Dew Review – Intel Haswell Ultrabook Review – Part 1, Initial Impressions
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6 Aug 2013
John_Papa
Intel Haswell First Look
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7 Aug 2013
Pete O'Hanlon
Haswell – Intel SDP Unit (Software Developer Preview) – 1st impressions
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29 Aug 2013
Alvin Ashcraft
The Dew Review – Intel Haswell Ultrabook Review – Part 2: Daily Use
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30 Aug 2013
Pete O'Hanlon
Haswell – Intel SDP Unit (Software Developer Preview) – The Keyboard fights back
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5 Sep 2013
Steve Smith
Intel Haswell Ultrabook Preview Unit Experience
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16 Sep 2013
Greg Duncan
Haswell/Harris Beach Intel SDS Ultrabook Review - Part 2
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7 Oct 2013
Alvin Ashcraft
Intel Haswell Ultrabook Review – Part 3: A Developer’s Best Friend
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15 Oct 2013
Greg Duncan
It's been a Haswell Summer... Haswell/Harris Beach Intel SDS Ultrabook Review - Part 3
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15 Oct 2013
Martin Hinshelwood
Now that I have had two months with the Intel Haswell Harris Beach SDS Ultrabook I thought that it would be a good idea to give you an update.
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16 Oct 2014
Tim_Duncan
This article previews some in-development features of Audacity, which is a free, simple, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows*, Mac* OS X*, GNU/Linux*, and other operating systems.
6 Sep 2012
Deepak Vembar
This guide provides developers with an overview of the Microsoft Windows* 8 sensors application programming interfaces (APIs) for Desktop and Windows UI style applications with a specific focus on the various sensor capabilities available in Windows 8 Desktop mode.
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14 May 2012
John_Papa
It’s been over 2 months since I’ve been using my ASUS ZenBook UX31E out and about for blogging, surfing, coding, and presentations.
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24 Jul 2012
Asaf Shelly
Multitouch Ultrabook
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26 Sep 2012
Alvin Ashcraft
Now that I have had a couple of weeks to install some Windows Store apps, various development tools, and generally put the Ultrabook through its paces, I want to provide an update.
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15 Oct 2012
shanselman
I wanted to focus on the sensors as this prototype has all the possible sensors an Ultrabook can have, the most initially interesting sensor to me being the GPS and Location Services.
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6 Nov 2012
Member 2625930
Intel Ultrabook–Looking Closer.
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21 Nov 2012
Alvin Ashcraft
This is my third and final review of the Intel Ultrabook.
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29 Nov 2012
Daniel Egan
Back in September I wrote about my first impressions of the Ultrabook I received from Intel. It has now been a couple of months and so I thought I would give a follow up on how it has been holding up.
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29 Nov 2012
JesseLiberty
In a previous posting I described the IvyBridge Ultrabook I was given to review. This is the third and final review.
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6 Dec 2012
Jon Gallant
Does an Ultrabook Make a Good Dev Machine? My Final Thoughts on the Intel IvyBridge Ultrabook.
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18 Jan 2013
Member 2625930
Intel Ultrabook Final Review
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21 Feb 2013
Daniel Egan
This is the third and final post on the Ultrabook that I received from Intel to evaluate.
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3 Sep 2013
Martin Hinshelwood
Review Part 2: Developing with Intel Haswell Harris Beach SDS Ultrabook
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10 Sep 2013
Jesse Liberty
Intel Haswell Ultrabook–Looking Closer
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16 Oct 2014
Wendy Boswell
The All-in-One PC provides great benefits for consumers, since they are streamlined systems with high performance inside that provide instant readiness.
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16 Oct 2014
Dominic Milano
CyberLink MediaStory* software greatly streamlines the process of organizing and accessing the mountains of pictures and videos stored across phones, cameras, tablets, PCs, and the cloud to assemble professional-looking videos that can be shared in minutes.
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16 Oct 2014
meghana-rao
In this article, you can explore the hardware capabilities of 2 in 1 devices, opportunities that Windows* 8/8.1-based 2 in 1 devices provide to both consumer and enterprise applications, and recommendations for developing apps for the best user experience on each mode.
30 Jul 2012
Bob Duffy
The new breed of Ultrabook™ PCs have pushed battery life and thermal design to a new level.
16 Oct 2012
Gael Holmes Hofemeier
In this blog, we will focus on the sensors and how to detect their presence on an Ultrabook running Windows 8.
23 Oct 2012
Intel Corporation
Developing with Desktop Natural User Interface API’s for Developers
21 Dec 2012
Intel Corporation
Ultrabook Convertible Application Design Considerations.
21 Dec 2012
Intel Corporation
Case Study: Soma Games Develops Graphics-rich Game for Ultrabook™ in the Intel® Ultimate Coder Challenge
21 Dec 2012
Intel Corporation
New Ultrabooks inspired by Intel® fit deliver excellent performance and new Intel technologies in a smaller package so that you can complete all your tasks in a lighter, more comfortably portable system.
12 Apr 2013
Intel Corporation
Case Study: 4tiitoo Constructs a Modern User Interface with Voice, Gesture, and Eye Tracking Input
24 Apr 2013
Intel Corporation
This Guide contains information about the APIs that application developers need to use when they are developing apps targeted for Ultrabook™ devices.
26 Apr 2013
Intel Corporation
Loclville is a free Windows* 8 app that provides an easy-to-use virtual community notice board. This article covers that app's journey.
7 Jul 2013
William Van Winkle
Bryan Brown's award-winning application that helps paraplegics and others with no ability to control their bodies regain some ability to communicate. This article details his journey from an idea to a contest-winning application and shows just how fluid and accessible the development process can be.
26 Jul 2013
Intel Corporation
Case Study: Sesame Factory Engages Sensor Functionality on Ultrabook™ Systems for an Enhanced Diary Application
26 Jul 2013
Intel Corporation
Infrared5 Case Study
28 May 2014
Tom Pantels
This paper describes two applications that demonstrate problems such as poor or no touch response times and high energy consumption, both of which are critical to app performance and UX. We then discuss how to optimize these applications to resolve these problems.
2 Sep 2014
Paul Lindberg
This case study illustrates how, working with Intel engineers, Tencent optimized Xuan Yuan added touch, and updated the UI to provide a high quality gaming experience on 2 in 1 systems and Ultrabooks running Windows* 8.
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16 May 2014
AmitGajjar
This is not a simple brick ball game but we need to concentrate on two balls at a time.
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20 Nov 2013
Chris Maunder
A first (and second) look at the latest Haswell Ultrabook prototype from Intel.
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21 Oct 2013
Steve Smith
I’ve had a pre-release Intel Ultrabook with the new Haswell processor in it for about two months now, so it’s time for one last review of the device.
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31 Jul 2013
Steve Chippy Paine
Harris Beach Developer Ultrabook unboxing and first impressions
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16 Sep 2013
John_Papa
Intel Haswell Battery Life
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23 Mar 2012
Jeff Hadfield
A first look at an affordable Ultrabook
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28 Sep 2012
Member 2625930
Ivy Bridge Ultrabook Review.
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25 Jun 2012
SeattleC++
Light and Fast
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28 Nov 2012
stiflerr
My second post about Intel Ultrabooks
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18 Jun 2012
Asaf Shelly
Ultrabook: my second impression.
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26 Jul 2012
Jeff Hadfield
It’s slim, fast, and attractive. If you can live with a few quirks, it’s a great choice.
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10 Dec 2013
JesseLiberty
Intel Ultrabook Review: Haswell for the win!
23 Oct 2012
Intel Corporation
Designing for Ultrabook™ Devices and Touch-enabled Desktop Applications
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6 Dec 2012
Steve Smith
In this last write-up, I wanted to go a little bit deeper into the sensors that come with the device.
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11 Sep 2012
JesseLiberty
Intel Ultrabook Pre-Release First Look
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11 Nov 2013
Steve Chippy Paine
Harris Beach Ultrabook - Final Review
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27 Jul 2013
Verma.No.1
It's not just an ordinary HMS. It is an almost paperfree AHMS which helps to make our environment green.
23 Oct 2012
Intel Corporation
This series of articles dissect a simple Ultrabook photo application.
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14 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
In this section, we look at the basics to get going.
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14 Jan 2013
DaveAuld
In this section, we will take a look at what is required to build, sign and package the application.
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4 Jan 2013
Chris Maunder
Impressions on using a 3rd gen sensor-and touchscreen-equipped Intel Ultrabook prototype.
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28 Nov 2012
DaveAuld
Ultrabook vehicle dynamo