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Poll: What smartphone platform do you recommend to users?

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Poll: When asked, what smartphone platform do you recommend?

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Apple TV 2012 Teardown: Upgraded processor, wireless chip

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Google to sell a branded tablet - Android game-changer?

Google Tablet: A very good thing done the right way

Analysts on Visa, MasterCard credit card security breach

New Foxconn regulations will ripple through Apple's supply chain

IT workers bore brunt of offshoring over past decade: analysis

Smartphones account for half of all mobile phones in the U.S.

Apple's supply chain: A profile of a Foxconn factory employee

In China, Nokia's Elop talks iOS, Android competition

Apple's nonexistent iPhone naming scheme: Will next one be the iPhone 6, 5 or 4G?

RIM 'considers' sale options: Should Apple buy BlackBerry?

RIM lost $54 million on four-day global BlackBerry outage

The time displayed on most Android phones is wrong

Repeat after me: There is no perfect smartphone

Investigating Google ... and the future of newsrooms

News from CNET

 

Massive security breach leaves cardholders vulnerable

Foxconn workers not all pleased with fewer hours

Camera shootout: HTC One X versus iPhone 4S

Old-time hacktivists: Anonymous, you've crossed the line

Vote on nano-SIM technology gets delayed

Report details successful China-based cyber-espionage

Samsung store in London follows Apple's lead

Misplaced data leave 800,000 Californians exposed

That didn't take long: Tim Cook rated top CEO

Nokia adopts Microsoft's 'Smoked by Windows' stunt

Stormy reception for Adobe's Creative Cloud

Apple patent pitch hints at 3D imaging on iPhone, iPad

Startup Secret 53: Seduce like Evernote

Foxconn fiasco not Apple's finest hour

Facebook reportedly working to revamp search


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[TechRepublic] Kingsoft Office: A real Office suite for Android

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Kingsoft Office: Finally, a real Office suite for Android tablets

Find out why Jack Wallen is so impressed with Kingsoft Office, a free mobile application for Android tablets. Read more

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The best feature of the new iPad: The iPad 2 price drop

According to Patrick Gray, the best thing about the new iPad is the 20% drop in sticker price for the iPad 2. Read more

Voice options with Hacker's Keyboard and Dolphin Browser HD's Sonar

Make text entry on your tablet easy with voice options. Brandy Courtade highlights Hacker's Keyboard voice input and Dolphin Browser HD's Sonar voice command features. Read more

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 feels like an iPad, but smaller

Find out why Donovan Colbert believes that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 offers the most iPad-like Android experience thus far. Read more

Five ways ICS changes your Android experience

Thanks to Ice Cream Sandwich, Donovan Colbert says it's time to revisit how we interact with our devices and unlearn some habits that are no longer necessary. Read more

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Haptic feedback touchpads and ultra-thin keyboards revealed in Apple patent applications

Apple patent applications reveal two features of future iPads, iPhones, and Macs--haptic feedback interfaces and ultra-thin keyboards. Read more

Gantt Pro taps iPad project management power

Erik Eckel reviews the features of the Gantt Lite and Gantt Pro project management apps for the iPad. Here's what you get with both free and paid versions. Read more

iPad smuggling highlights tech disparity in Asia

Recent reports of opportunists snapping up the new iPad to sell them for a profit in China only serves to highlight the tech disparity in parts of Asia. Read more

Apple offers iPad refund as ACCC sues over 4G claims

Apple will be offering refunds to customers who believe they were misled by Apple's 4G claims, as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Cupertino giant face off in court this morning. Read more

AtG: Apple ACCC update, Delphi of ATO, Microsoft says open is better

Apple claims Australia's 3G networks are equivalent to international 4G, the tax office uses Delphi for e-tax, and Microsoft gets truly open with ASP.NET. Read more


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Five invoicing apps for small businesses

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Computer pranks that will make your friends curse you

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[TechRepublic] Hands-on with Chrome Dev Tools / jQuery / DW behaviors

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Hands-on with the Google Chrome Development Tools

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How to get started with jQuery

Ryan Boudreaux shows you how to get started using the cross-platform JavaScript library jQuery in this tutorial. You will need a knowledge of HTML and CSS and a basic understanding of JavaScript. Read more

Tutorial: Use Jump Menu and Swap Image behaviors in Dreamweaver

Ryan Boudreaux covers the steps to making use of the Jump Menu and Swap Image behaviors in Dreamweaver. Read more

Creating an ADA-compliant website

Nicole Bremer Nash goes over the requirements for an ADA-compliant website, including checklists and additional resources. Read more

Make a countdown timer for a WP7 app

Justin James presents his code he for making a countdown timer for one of his Windows Phone 7 apps. He also shares his one frustration with making the timer. Read more

Apps of the month (March 2012): Apple Store, Speedtest, Tweetbot, and more

In Scott Lowe's latest app roundup, he features the following mobile applications: Apple Store, Alarm Clock HD, Speedtest.net, Tweetbot, and MovieTickets.com. Read more


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Top IT certifications, social networking on company time, 10 key facts about data deduplication

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The 10 best IT certifications: 2012

The certification landscape changes as swiftly as the technologies you support. Erik Eckel looks at the certs that are currently relevant and valuable to IT pros. Read more

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10 reasons NOT to block social networking at work

Jack Wallen says employees should have access to social networking sites at work. See if you agree with his reasoning and take our poll to let us know where you stand. Read more

10 things you should know about data deduplication

Deduplication is touted as one of the best ways to manage today's explosive data growth. If you're new to the technology, these key facts will help you get up to speed. Read more

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Tips for navigating Windows 8 with your mouse

Navigating Windows 8 with a mouse and keyboard will definitely take some getting used to, but Greg Shultz gives you some hints to get you started. Read more

Poll results: The new Windows 8 logo fails to deliver

The IT Professionals on TechRepublic really, really don't like the new Windows 8 logo. Read more

Count the number of Excel records that fall between two dates

Using Excel's COUNTIFS() function, you can quickly count records that fall between two dates. Read more



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