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To see an excellent walk-through of how a high-tech manufacturing facility works, don't miss this slide show from the Raspberry Pi factory in the UK, by TechRepublic reporter Nick Heath.

Raspberry Pi: Inside the Pi factory

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Amazon Web Services re:Invent Conference: More features, more services, lower prices

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News from ZDNet

 

Windows 8 off to a slow start with consumers in month one, says NPD

Surface Pro: Too much money for too little tablet?

Has Microsoft got the Surface Pro pricing right? Yes, but no

NextGen CIO: Business skills are key for aspiring CIOs

Dell XPS 13 laptop: The Ubuntu developer edition arrives

Arch enemies Facebook and Google should team up against cyberbullying

comScore: Apple ranked second for first time in U.S. OEM market share

Why Windows 8 may be the ideal tablet OS for healthcare

StatCounter: Windows 8 license sales not yet translating into usage

Cisco buys network traffic software firm Cariden Tech for $141m

Amazon CEO Bezos: AWS is lean manufacturing, Kindle Fire for IT

Cloud decisions are no longer in the IT department's hands - the suits have taken over

Are SSDs the new RAM for boosting system performance?

Google continues buying spree with BufferBox acquisition

LinkedIn praises top influencers, starting with Sir Richard Branson

Annoying Facebook notifications: How to get rid of them

News from CNET

 

Windows 8 slower out of gate than Windows 7, says report

Microsoft Surface Pro is more ultrabook than tablet

Microsoft Surface Pro to get half the battery life of Surface RT

GE wants to plug in the 'Industrial Internet'

7 features Apple killed off in iTunes 11

Apple's technologies chief sells off $20M in stock

The crazy truth: Google+ can thrive alongside Facebook

iPhone 5 now in stock at Apple stores; online ship time drops

iPhone 5 clears network hurdle on path to China launch

Xbox SmartGlass Android app now supports 7-inch tablets

Xbox 720 to debut by 2013 holiday season, report says




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What's New in Toad for Oracle 11.5 (Quest Software, now a part of Dell)

On-Demand Video: Take Command with Toad for Oracle v11.5 (Quest Software, now a part of Dell)

Live Webcast: Emerging Customer Support Channels - The Who, What and Why (Citrix Online)

The Evolution of the Electronics Industry (IBM)

Live Webcast: Getting the Most from Virtual Teams (Citrix Online)


 

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Raspberry Pi: Inside the Pi factory

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Troubleshoot Contacts and Calendar sync between Android and Exchange

Smartphones

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Troubleshoot Contacts and Calendar sync between Android and Exchange

Jack Wallen offers some troubleshooting tips for syncing Exchange contacts and calendars on your Android smartphone. Read more

Resource of the day

Live Webcast: Emerging Customer Support Channels - The Who, What and Why

Join this live, interactive webinar to learn the practical ins and outs of implementing social media and mobile apps as customer service channels.


Posts from TechRepublic

 

Essential elements to use from the Android Support Library

The Android Support Library makes several of the operating system's important new features available to apps for older versions of Android. Read more

Build it yourself iOS Twitter client Part 3

In the final part of our Twitter app, we move on to the mentions feature, which is mostly the same code, only with a different Twitter API resource. Read more

Jelly Bean's ConnectivityManager has a new goodie

Android developer William J. Francis demonstrates how to determine if a connection is metered, as well as some other handy information that can be gleaned from the ConnectivityManager. Read more

Posts from ZDNet

 

The mobile hardware plateau: Driving bizarre form factors

The hardware in mobile devices has become so powerful that OEMs can no longer innovate what's inside to be different. This is leading to strange form factors to make products stand out. Read more

MOGA gaming controller enhances the Android gaming experience

Gaming has come a long way on the Android platform and devices like the MOGA controller make that experience so much better. The Note II is actually now a great Android gaming machine. Read more

Best Android-powered smartphones (November 2012 edition)

A tour of the best Android smartphones currently available on the market. Read more


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Windows 8 navigation tips that will help you forget the Start Menu

Greg Shultz shows you several techniques you can use to launch your Desktop applications in Windows 8 that don't involve a Start Menu. View on site

Five free social networking tools for the desktop

Having the proper tools allows you to keep your business on top of social networking and keep you one step ahead of the competition. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

Live Webcast: Emerging Customer Support Channels - The Who, What and Why (Citrix Online)

Code Signing for Adobe AIR (Symantec)

Dyn's Three-Pronged Approach to Improved Email Delivery (Dyn)

Your chance to win $500! - IT Priorities Data and Business Analytics Survey (ZDNet)

IDC Vendor Spotlight: Data Protection and Recovery for Physical and Virtual Environments (Quest Software, now a part of Dell)


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Beyond hype: 70 percent will use data analytics by 2013

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[TechRepublic] Kurzweil: Your brain will connect to the cloud within 30 yrs.

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Kurzweil: Your brain will connect directly to the cloud within 30 years

By the 2030s or 2040s, inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil envisions micro-computers embedded non-invasively in the brain that will act as an interface to a "cloud" of storage and processing power. Read more

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December 2012 Geekend movie rundown

The four sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and generally geek-related flicks that will hit U.S. cinemas in December of 2012. Read more

Review: LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts game

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts building set and board game teaches logic, problem solving, and engineering skills. Find out whether Donovan Colbert thinks the gameplay makes it worth the price. Read more

Mac users' holiday gift guide

Erik Eckel narrows down the safe gift choices for the Mac users on your list. Read more


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NASA's 1975 vision of space colonization (pictures)

When space exploration was just two decades old, NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University held a space settlement design summit looking at orbiting spaceships and how we might live in them. Here are some forward-looking illustrations from the discussion. View on site

Has Curiosity discovered organic compounds on Mars? (pictures)

NASA says the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard Curiosity, which explores molecular and elemental chemistry relevant to life, has made a big discovery. View on site

Zeiss Cinemizer OLED 3D glasses (pictures)

Zeiss Cinemizer OLED 3D glasses may look futuristic, but despite their portability, their performance is far below expectations given the price. View on site

At new Raytheon plant, America's missiles come to life

The giant military contractor today opened the doors to its mammoth missile production and test facility in Huntsville, Ala. View on site



Today's recommended downloads

The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts (Quest Software, now a part of Dell)

Free Trial Download: up.time Systems Management Software (Uptime Software)

Best Practices for Integrating Social Media and Customer Service (Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories)

IDC: The Case for Building in Web Application Security from the Start (IBM)

The Social Sales Revolution: 7 Steps to get ahead (Salesforce.com Australia)


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Sci-fi rant: Why giant mecha robots are stupid

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