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About arcticmsp

The Finnish Microsoft Student Partners are a group of enthusiastic students, who are interested in technology and all things new, techy and cool!

Explaining the Explain

Last weekend I did my first real application for windows 8. I do not have any previous experience from other platforms at all. I have done some school projects for Windows Phone 7.5, but they have been in “hello world” … Continue reading

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Wowzapp is here!

The biggest Windows 8 seminar-hackathon-event-extravaganza-thing in the world is ON! And like many other locations around the globe, Finland is also rocking.

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Installation Fest awesomeness in Tampere!

As a preparation for the absolutely brilliant, awesome and up-coming WOWZAPP Hackathon, the MSPs here in Tampere set up for the challenge of making the students from Tampere seen and heard like never before at the biggest hackathon in Finland … Continue reading

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OneNote – quick, simple and fun way to take notes!

If I had to name one Microsoft’s software product that is hugely underrated, that would be Microsoft OneNote. This neat little Office tool has been around nearly ten years, but I can name only a handful of my friends who … Continue reading

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Toast notifications with Windows Phone 7.5 and Azure

Toast notifications are one kind of push notifications. They are sent by a web service and can be received by a phone even when it doesn’t have your application open. They work like SMS and Facebook messaging on Windows Phone, … Continue reading

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Events coming your way this fall!

It’s been a super-hectic beginning of fall, but some really cool stuff is still to come. Get your calendars ready and organize your shizzle before you miss out! Here’s a definitive guide of DO-NOT-MISS things happening around Finland! Holler if … Continue reading

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We’re looking for students to join Microsoft Finland’s Windows Student Ambassador crew!

UPDATE: We received a vast amount of applications to the Student Ambassador program and we got great people on board! Currently we are no longer looking for new applicants. PÄIVITYS: Hakuilmoituksemme ylitti odotukset ja ohjelma on nyt täynnä huippuporukkaa! Tältä … Continue reading

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