Ray Marshall, CEO, mSeven Software
He likes Pandora, MinutePhysics,and creating apps everyday people can use. Meet LenovoDev Developer of the Week Ray Marshall. Marshall is President and CEO of mSeven Software LLC of Portland, OR. As a leader in the productivity and security categories, mSeven's apps include mSeven Secure, mSeven Gifts, and mSeven Backup. Marshall and mSeven believe that "useful software is software made simple for everyday users, not experts." Recently we sat down with Ray and asked him our infamous LenovoDev 5 Questions. [Read More]
Chuck Bergen, CEO, VTree Entertainment LLC
AUTHOR'S NOTE: This post is the first in a weekly series called LenovoDev Developer of the Week. It will highlight members of the LenovoDev Developer Program who have built an outstanding relationship with Lenovo and/or have a unique, compelling backstory. Featured developers are nominated by the Lenovo Windows8 Store manager in their geography. We also hope to create an opportunity for members to engage and learn from each other on a more personal level via the Lenovo Developer Forums. Love to hear your feedback in the comments. --KS Our first LenovoDev Developer of the Week is Chuck Bergen, CEO of VTree Entertainment, based in Bensalem, PA. This selection is significant because VTree's core business is creating and modifying apps for people with special needs. As you'll read, they've achieved far beyond material gain, and actually changedpeople's lives, from children to US military veterans. Read and learn more about Chuck ...oh and and learn what legendary rock band he's jamming to. [Read more.]
Their name is LIFE, Lenovo's Newest Future Icon.
Are you "that person" in your crew that is always up on the newest artists and tracks before anybody else? If so, you'll want to check out the Future Icons channel inside the Lenovo Companion app, available exclusively on Lenovo Windows 8 systems. Future Icons brings you exclusive behind-the-scenes music and videos from artists we've tapped as the next big thing. They will share with you how they use digital music creation to get their sound, and hopefully inspire you to start making some tracks as well! Our newest Future Icon is the alternative rock band called LIFE. The band consists of Los Angeles natives Moi J Quinn,Sean Chapman, and Matthew McEwan, and offers a distinctive SoCal sound reminiscent of 311 and Sublime. Their exciting debut EP, R U D W N? drops June 18, 2014, featuring their first single of the same name. (If you're in the Los Angeles area, they will perform at their album release party at the legendary Roxy nightclub in Hollywood June 18.) Moi, Matt and Sean were first known as the founders of Southern California band Tomorrow's Bad Seeds, and spent nearly a decade engaging a diehard fan base with three full-length albums as well as successful stints on Warped Tour. However, their muse suddenly morphed right before their eyes. "It wasn't planned out," recalls Sean. "We just started writing music, and it awakened something different within us. It wasn't...