TechRepublic Member | May 29, 2012
Five things you should know before trying to fix a smartphone or tablet
Bill Detwiler shares essential advice for everyone who wants to repair a cracked iPad screen or broken smartphone. Read more
Resource of the day
24 Technical Considerations for a Defragmentation Solution
Read this white paper for 24 technical considerations for evaluating a defragmentation solution on enterprise workstations. You'll learn all about the steps you'll need to take in order to make fragmentation worries go away.
Additional TechRepublic resources
Nook GlowLight teardown reveals secrets behind integrated light and lower weight
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight and shows you how Barnes and Noble reduced the e-reader's weight and gave it an integrated light. Read more
Clueless users: 10 more tales of the absurd
User support may be stressful at times, but it can also be highly entertaining. Brien Posey shares another round of silly things his users have said and done. Read more
Easily forward calls and SMS on Android phones
Jack Wallen highlights two Android apps that allow you to easily forward calls and SMS -- Simple Call Forwarding and SMS Forwarding. Read more
10 innovative ways businesses are using the iPad
Brad Hintze highlights 10 ways that companies are streamlining operations and customer engagement with the iPad. Read more
HDmobile: All the important standards rolled into one
Joshua Burke takes a look at HDmobile by TranSwitch, which is a complete mobility solution that converges standards to offer high definition video connectivity. Read more
10 wild new patents: The future of tech?
Cracking Open the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight
Five password recovery tools to use in a pinch
Cracking Open the HTC One X
Desktop wallpaper: Eclipses
Solar and lunar eclipses are some of the most fascinating astronomical events to take place and still be visible from the Earth's surface. View on site
Desktop Wallpaper: Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2012, is Memorial Day in the United States. A day we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for us. View on site
Desktop Wallpaper: Endangered species
There are over 1000 endangered species of wildlife tracked by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. This photo gallery provides you with just a taste of the plants and animals on that list. View on site
Today's recommended downloads
Increasing Efficiency in the IT Environment (Condusiv Technologies)
Windows Defragmenter: Not Good Enough (Condusiv Technologies)
Why Preventing Fragmentation Is Good for Your Budget (Condusiv Technologies)
Live Webcast: Getting to Microsoft Office 365: The Right Migration for Your Business (Microsoft)
24 Technical Considerations for a Defragmentation Solution (Condusiv Technologies)
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