Saturday, 30 July 2011

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Thursday, 28 July 2011

[TechRepublic] My Android mobile is better than your iPhone

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Five reasons Android is superior to the iPhone

Jack Wallen lists the top five reasons he thinks the Android platform is better than the iPhone. Read more

Resource of the day

Five free mobile apps that can make your job search easier

There's no denying that looking for a job is hard work. But if you have a smartphone, here are some apps that can make the chore a little bit easier. Read more

Travel with your Android mobile without losing your mind (or bankroll)

Jack Wallen offers some travel tips for your Android smartphone so that your information is secure, your bill doesn't cost a fortune, and your battery life is optimized as wisely as possible. Read more

Integrate Facebook logins in your Android app

Kyle Miller provides mobile developers with instructions on how to integrate Facebook logins into their Android applications. Read more

This little Android app went to market

Developer William Francis shares his thoughts on distributing Android apps via three channels: the Android Market, the Amazon Appstore, and your website. Read more

If nothing else we can be certain there is plenty of interest in Google Apps

After a little over a month of existence, the TechRepublic Google in the Enterprise Blog has proven one thing for certain; there is definitely interest in the business community for Google Apps. Read more

New features in Google Apps are designed for collaborative teams

Google Apps continuously tries to innovate consistently add new features to the suite that are designed to help teams be more productive and collaborative. Read more

Apple's B2B App Store: Why it's a big enterprise deal

Larry Dignan lists four reasons why it's a big deal that Apple's B2B App Store went live last week and that the company is taking the enterprise seriously. Read more

What Windows Phone 7 Mango means for developers

Windows Phone 7's next update, code-named Mango, offers a number of improvements worthy of developers giving WP7 a second look. Here's an overview of what's new in Mango. Read more

Why Google's Place Pages had to change and what that means for your business

Google recently removed the text of reviews from sites like Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Urbanspoon, among others, from its Place Pages. Kevin Purdy tells us what that means for your business. Read more

Gmail with Google Voice is like a cheaper Skype with multiple calls

Kevin Purdy shows you how you can make and receive multiple calls using Google Voice features in your Gmail account. You can even put calls on hold if you want. Read more


Featured multimedia

 

CNET 100 Android apps: Winners, in pictures

Readers have spoken and chosen their favorite Android apps from the 2011 CNET 100 series. Check them our in our photo gallery. View on site

Gallery: 20 top Android apps for business users

silicon.com has rounded up the top 20 applications to make your Android mobile the executive assistant you've always wanted. View on site

Tweets in space! Astronaut shares photos from space station (photos)

Using NASA's Nikon D3S, astronauts post images of newly retired shuttle Atlantis, Earth, and mission spacewalks via Twitter. View on site


Google+ coverage on TechRepublic

Why Google Plus is about to change the Web as we know it

Four ways Google+ will end up in your workplace

The top 10 features missing from Google Plus

7 Google+ essentials (photos)


Today's recommended downloads

LIVE WEBCAST: Top 7 Considerations for Refreshing Server & Storage Infrastructure (TechRepublic)

Cloud Computing Implementation: Learning From Others Mistakes (IBM)

Build a Solid Strategy for Security and Risk Management (IBM)

Five IT Projects for Business Agility (IBM)

Get a Little Closer to the End of the Economic Tunnel (IBM)


Perennial favorites

 

Lesser-known Android tips and tricks

Smartphones with the lowest and the highest radiation levels

Ways to improve your mobile computing experience

Get ready for SysAdmin Day on July 29

SysAdmin Day is Friday, July 29. Whether or not you're expecting any recognition from your workplace, you can still enter a contest to win some cool prizes -- but the deadline is June 28. See the details here!



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Friday, 22 July 2011

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Things you should never say on the job, keeping work problems from ruining a vacation, how to say no to an iPad for your college-bound kid

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10 things you should never say on the job

Ever had one of those heart-stopping moments when you realize you've said just the wrong thing at work? Here are some guidelines to keep that from happening again. Read more

Resource of the day

Why Managing Mobility Matters

At first, it makes sense to let employees use their own mobile hardware, but that can become a problem. Read this white paper to learn more about mobile computing and how it relates to IT and business.


10 ways to keep IT emergencies from derailing your vacation

Vacations are sacred. They're for decompressing, relaxing, and having fun -- not for putting out fires back at the office. Don't let your work interfere with your downtime. Read more

10 reasons not to buy an iPad for your college student

If your child is trying to convince you that an iPad is essential for an effective, productive college experience, this list will help you stand your ground. Read more

10 things you should know about Mac OS X Lion

Mac OS X Lion has hit the streets, and Erik Eckel says the new release includes some outstanding enhancements. Here's a quick rundown of what's changed and what's improved. Read more

Additional TechRepublic resources

 

Use Windows 7 System Image Recovery to restore a hard disk

In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use System Image Recovery to revive an unbootable Windows system. Read more

10 ways in which recruiters annoy candidates

A job candidate is the means of earning commission for a recruiter, but all too often is not treated as a supplier or partner, but as a necessary evil. Read more

15 best cities for teleworking

Teleworking has faced some challenges in the past, but some cities are making an effort to make it work. Read more

Social coding -- the next wave in development

New social coding tools are enabling a revolution in product development. Rick Freedman reveals what he sees as the key stumbling block for social development. Read more


Google+ coverage on TechRepublic

Why Google Plus is about to change the Web as we know it

Four ways Google+ will end up in your workplace

The top 10 features missing from Google Plus

7 Google+ essentials (photos)


Today's recommended downloads

Business Intelligence For Your Company's Tomorrow (SAP)

New Storage Options to Tame the Information Explosion (IBM)

Spend Time Using Technology, Not Implementing It (IBM)

Going Mobile, and Staying There (SAP)

Recommendations for Implementing Cloud Security (IBM)


Ready, set, Lion! How to rein in users eager for the new Mac OS

Mac OS X Lion is out, but the ability of users to download an OS as easily as they do Angry Birds might not sit well with IT. Erik Eckel provides some tips for applying caution to the over-eager user.



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Thursday, 21 July 2011

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[TechRepublic] Ready, set, Lion! Reining in eager users

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Ready, set, Lion! How to rein in users eager for the new Mac OS

Mac OS X Lion is out, but the ability of users to download an OS as easily as they do Angry Birds might not sit well with IT. Erik Eckel provides some tips for applying caution to the over-eager user. Read more

Resource of the day

11 Video Tips & Tricks for Search Engine Marketers

Search engine marketing is rapidly becoming an indispensable part of marketing plans everywhere. For information on what SEM is capable of and how it's changing everyday tune into this interactive webcast from YouTube.


OS X Lion upgrade: Smooth, quicker than expected

Apple's download-only distribution for OS X Lion could have been and upgrade nightmare, but Bill Detwiler installed the Mac OS in under 45 minutes and with no problems. Read more

10 things you should know about Mac OS X Lion

Mac OS X Lion has hit the streets, and Erik Eckel says the new release includes some outstanding enhancements. Here's a quick rundown of what's changed and what's improved. Read more

Comparing Android and iOS security: How they rate

Beware. Bad guys have their sights on Android and iOS. Experts compare the two security approaches and point out weaknesses for each platform. Read more

Additional TechRepublic resources

 

Apple news of the weird: Knock-offs in China

We're used to the spam touting cheap knock-offs of hot tech products purporting to be the real thing -- but an entire fake Apple store? Read more

Who really needs an Apple Cinema Display?

Erik Eckel evaluates the Apple Cinema Display monitor. Who really needs all these features? Read more


Featured multimedia

 

Apple updates MacBook Air and Mac Mini

Apple's Summer 2011 hardware refresh includes updates to the MacBook Air and Mac Mini computers, now with Thunderbolt. View on site

Gallery: Top 10 iPad accessories

Here are a bunch of accessories that may come in handy when you take your iPad to work - or bring it on a business trip. View on site

Pawing party with iPad apps for cats (photos)

The cat obsession has spread to tablets. A look at eight apps featuring feline friends. View on site


Google+ coverage on TechRepublic

Why Google Plus is about to change the Web as we know it

Four ways Google+ will end up in your workplace

The top 10 features missing from Google Plus

7 Google+ essentials (photos)


Today's recommended downloads

11 Video Tips & Tricks for Search Engine Marketers (Youtube)

How Web 2.0 is Transforming CRM (SAP)

Recommendations for Implementing Cloud Security (IBM)

Make Mobility More Effective in Your Organization (SAP)

Consumer Mobile and Retail: Be Prepared (SAP)


FBI arrests alleged Anonymous members in wide-ranging raids: Are you next?

There's more than one "heat wave" going on in the U.S. right now as the FBI conducts numerous raids targeting the group Anonymous, resulting in over a dozen arrests across the country.



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[TechRepublic] Android vs. iOS smartphone security

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Comparing Android and iOS security: How they rate

Beware. Bad guys have their sights on Android and iOS. Experts compare the two security approaches and point out weaknesses for each platform. Read more

Resource of the day

Discover the Most Complete and Adaptable On-Demand Business Solution

Learn how our complete on-demand solution can help your manufacturing company achieve greater responsiveness, gain control over operations, and increase visibility. It's all possible with SAP Business ByDesign.


Internet-to-go: Use your smartphone connection with other devices

Deb Shinder says that one of smartphones most useful features is the ability to share their 3G or 4G Internet connections with other devices. Find out if mobile hotspot / tethering is right for you. Read more

How to side-load apps on your Android device

Donovan Colbert offers a how-to guide for backing up an application from one Android device and side-loading it onto another. Read more

10 Android apps that could get you fired

Sure, you can download all the apps you want on your personal devices. However, if you download the following Android apps on your business phone or tablet, you could get in a lot of hot water at work. Read more

We could use a little help with our poll on Google Apps use

Are you actually using Google Apps and/or have you deployed Google Apps in your organization? Take the poll and share your experiences. Read more


Featured multimedia

 

Motorola Droid 3 (photos)

The third Droid model has hit Verizon Wireless. See what's new in the Motorola Droid 3. View on site

HTC Status (photos)

The HTC Status offers stellar hardware and a fantastic Facebook experience, but it's hampered by a tiny landscape-oriented screen. View on site

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide (photos)

This 4G, dual-core smartphone is decked out with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and some sweet multimedia extras, including a fancy camera. View on site

Spotify Mobile (photos)

Take a closer look at Spotify's mobile app, which allows Premium subscribers online and offline access to their favorite music. View on site


Google+ coverage on TechRepublic

Why Google Plus is about to change the Web as we know it

Four ways Google+ will end up in your workplace

The top 10 features missing from Google Plus

7 Google+ essentials (photos)


Today's recommended downloads

11 Video Tips & Tricks for Search Engine Marketers (Youtube)

Cloud Computing Implementation: Learning From Others Mistakes (IBM)

Build a Solid Strategy for Security and Risk Management (IBM)

Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level (IBM)

Why ERP Is Right for Any Size Business (SAP)


Perennial favorites

 

Lesser-known Android tips and tricks

Smartphones with the lowest and the highest radiation levels

Ways to improve your mobile computing experience

FBI arrests alleged Anonymous members in wide-ranging raids: Are you next?

There's more than one "heat wave" going on in the U.S. right now as the FBI conducts numerous raids targeting the group Anonymous, resulting in over a dozen arrests across the country.



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