Monday, 31 October 2011

[TechRepublic] Initial sign-up on Amazon Web Services

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TechRepublic Member | October 31, 2011

Initial sign-up on Amazon Web Services

If you're a public cloud newbie, Amazon Web Services is a good place to start experimenting. Nick Hardiman tells you what to expect on your initial sign-up. Read more

Resource of the day

Evaluating Unified Communications Solutions

This white paper from Cisco outlines what to look for when shopping for a unified communication system. It'll take you through the benefits and drawbacks to the different approaches and help you make a decision.


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What should manufacturers put in the cloud?

Aditi Ghatak takes a look at the cloud options for the manufacturing industry. What cloud-based solutions are particularly suited for manufacturing functions? Read more

Look before you leap into enterprise-wide Google Plus

Before your Google Apps administrator can turn on Google Apps across your organization some specific steps need to be taken. Read more

Google Plus now available for enterprise Google Apps users

Social media in the form of Google Plus is coming to an enterprise organization near you. IT pros better get ready. Read more

Poll: Would you take advantage of dynamic workspaces when on the road?

Will the general mobile workforce embrace the idea of dynamic, on-demand office space? We poll TechRepublic IT Pros to find out. Read more

How Google Apps works when actual people use it

Kevin Purdy shares his hands-on experience and grades Google Apps when it was used as the primary tool for organizing TEDxBuffalo. Read more

DIY: Use the free WebCollab software to manage projects

The free and user friendly WebCollab collaboration server software can help your company manage projects of all sizes and scopes. Read more


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Tagging along with ghostbusters (photos)

When amateur ghost hunters investigate a haunted house, they bring along a bagful of consumer technology in hopes of capturing proof of spirits. View on site

Must-have mobile apps for smart workers

ZDNet Asia picks out top apps across four mobile platforms--iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone--to put some organization into your life. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Intel Cloud Technologies: Powering Tomorrow's Cloud (Intel Corporation)

Live Webcast: Break The Shackles Of Traditional Business Intelligence (Tableau Software)

The advantages of row and rack-oriented cooling architectures (American Power Conversion (APC))

Live Webcast: The Perfect Storm - Drive Customer Satisfaction Up and Costs Down (Citrix Online)

Take this Important Step in Endpoint Security (Viewfinity)


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Holiday shopping for a tablet? Android has an advantage

Donovan Colbert thinks the skepticism about Android's traction in the tablet market was premature. He predicts even greater tablet market growth for Android this holiday season.




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[TechRepublic] Android activist offers app testing best practices

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App Builder

TechRepublic Member | October 31, 2011

Android activist Mark Murphy shares app testing best practices

William Francis interviews Android community activist and author Mark Murphy, who offers developers app testing tips that won't empty their wallets. Read more

Resource of the day

Live Webcast: The Perfect Storm - Drive Customer Satisfaction Up and Costs Down

If there were a way to increase your customer's satisfaction while lowering costs, you'd be interested, right? Watch this webcast to learn how your tech's performance plays a role in your business' ability to serve its customers.


Stop complaining and start coding

App developer Steve Dryall thinks technology pros should use their expertise to make solutions rather than complain about changes. Read more

Learn Windows Phone 7 Mango camera fundamentals

Justin James details the basic components of the camera system on Windows Phone 7 Mango that WP7 developers need to know. Read more

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Five fun Halloween-themed Android games

Jack Wallen lists his top five free Android games that have a certain scary appeal for the Halloween season. Read more

Update apps, get malware

From the "Wow that's cool, hope it doesn't happen to me" files comes news that F-Secure has discovered an Android application that will update itself and install malware known as DroidKungFu. Read more

Microsoft conjures up the future of mobile productivity

Microsoft has released a new video that imagines what the future of smartphones, tablets, and productivity will look like in 5-10 years. Read more

Smartphone technology of the future

Deb Shinder takes a look at a few features that are rare or not found at all in today's phones that will likely be standard on the smartphones of the future. Read more

Analyst: Android growth slowing, many may jump to iPhone

A new Wall Street analyst report finds a troubling sign for Android. While's there's some truth to it, here's why the conclusion is flawed. Read more

I'm still waiting for Windows Phone to win me over

Deb Shinder is a fan of Microsoft products, but there are several reasons why she hasn't completely jumped on the Windows Phone bandwagon. Read more


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Must-have mobile apps for smart workers

ZDNet Asia picks out top apps across four mobile platforms--iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone--to put some organization into your life. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Virtual Mainframe: Rehost Development (Micro Focus)

Escaping the Mainframe Trap (Micro Focus)

Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments (Quest Software)

Assessment Prescribes a Technology Cure for Roswell Park (Hewlett-Packard (HP))

Live Webcast: How to Create Cost Effective Storage in the Cloud (TechRepublic)


Holiday shopping for a tablet? Android has an advantage

Donovan Colbert thinks the skepticism about Android's traction in the tablet market was premature. He predicts even greater tablet market growth for Android this holiday season.



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Friday, 28 October 2011

How Google may let you down, cool technologies for your next PC, 10 things Word users should know

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10 Things

TechRepublic Member | October 28, 2011

10 reasons to be wary of Google in business

Google caters well to consumers, but it falls short of meeting the business needs of larger organizations. Here are the biggest areas of concern. Read more

Resource of the day

The Kellogg Executive MBA Program

It's becoming harder and harder to stay competitive in the job market today. For those interested in pursuing more education, but limited by their job requirements, this white paper is worth checking out.


10 cool technologies to look for in your next PC

Impressive new technologies are revolutionizing PC performance, but should you buy now or wait for more improvements? These details will help you decide. Read more

The 10 most important things to teach your Word users

Sharing these tips and precautions with your Word users will help them become more confident and proficient -- which is a win for everyone (including you). Read more

10 things you should do to ensure storm readiness

Hurricane, flood, or blizzard: Anticipating the impact and having a plan in place will help your recovery efforts. Read more

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Explore the advanced features of the new Windows 8 Task Manager

Greg Shultz shows us around Windows 8's new Windows Task Manager and explains how it puts more advanced features right at your fingertips. Read more

Tech trends for 2012: Where career potential lies

Nucleus Research, Inc. has released its top ten tech trends for 2012. It pros should take a look at the predictions to see if there is any career potential. Read more

List the consulting tasks you find stupid and boring

Tell us which menial yet essential consulting chores bore you to tears. Chip Camden's list includes features of system maintenance and network administration. Read more

Change Outlook's startup folder to match your preference

You don't have to start out in your Inbox every time you launch Outlook; take control and open Outlook to the folder you want. Read more


Must-read posts

The 10 rising tech trends of 2012

Top IT skills wanted for 2012

Tablets will replace PCs for many enterprise users

What the IT department will look like in 2015


Today's recommended downloads

Live Webcast: Break The Shackles Of Traditional Business Intelligence (Tableau Software)

Lessons Learned from the Trenches of Convergence (Alcatel Lucent Enterprise)

Comparing UPS System Design Configurations (American Power Conversion)

Overcoming Eight Common Power Management Challenges (Eaton)

Convergence: A New Corporate Network (Alcatel Lucent Enterprise)


How Google Apps works when actual people use it

Kevin Purdy shares his hands-on experience and grades Google Apps when it was used as the primary tool for organizing TEDxBuffalo.



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[TechRepublic] CSS3: Dynamic graphics with transition/transform properties

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Web Designer

TechRepublic Member | October 28, 2011

CSS3: Dynamic graphics using new transition and transform properties

Ryan Boudreaux demonstrates the new features of CSS3 transition and transform properties, which can enable dynamic graphics without having to use lots of JavaScript. Read more

Resource of the day

Live Webcast: The Perfect Storm - Drive Customer Satisfaction Up and Costs Down

If there were a way to increase your customer's satisfaction while lowering costs, you'd be interested, right? Watch this webcast to learn how your tech's performance plays a role in your business' ability to serve its customers.


Five fun Halloween-themed Android games

Jack Wallen lists his top five free Android games that have a certain scary appeal for the Halloween season. Read more

Google presentations wants to be your slide making tool of choice

Google has recently released a new version of Google presentations for their Google Apps suite of office tools that emphasizes collaboration. Read more

The 10 most important things to teach your Word users

Sharing these tips and precautions with your Word users will help them become more confident and proficient -- which is a win for everyone (including you). Read more

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Take a break: Web design humor

Web design can be challenging, frustrating, and complicated, but everyone can use a little comic relief. Here's a page that "Geocities-izes" any website. Share your favorite web design humor... Read more

CSS3: New possibilities with text shadowing and 3D text

This segment on CSS3 will review creating text-shadows and 3D text, utilizing color, font-size, font-family, and the text-shadow styling property element in multiple layers to create impressive... Read more

Considerations for creating mobile websites

Justin James lists his recommendations for creating mobile websites that take into account small screens and limited navigational possibilities. Read more


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Your Netflix Streaming Halloween Playlist

Check out these black-and-white Halloween classics available on Netflix streaming. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Increase The Efficiency Of Power Distribution In Your High-Density Data Center (Eaton)

Live Webcast: The Perfect Storm - Drive Customer Satisfaction Up and Costs Down (Citrix Online)

Social Business: Advent of a New Age (IBM)

Fostering Collaboration through Unified Communications (Cisco Systems, Inc.)

Preventing Data Corruption in the Event of an Extended Power Outage (American Power Conversion (APC))


How Google Apps works when actual people use it

Kevin Purdy shares his hands-on experience and grades Google Apps when it was used as the primary tool for organizing TEDxBuffalo.




Must-read posts

The 10 rising tech trends of 2012

Top IT skills wanted for 2012

Tablets will replace PCs for many enterprise users

What the IT department will look like in 2015


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