TechRepublic Member | December 21, 2012
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Samsung Galaxy Note II S Pen tips and tricks
Jack Wallen highlights some S Pen features that will help you make the most out of your Samsung Galaxy Note II. Read more
Resource of the day
How Overhead Cabling Saves Energy in Data Centers
Placing data center power and data cables in overhead cable trays instead of under raised floors can result in a significant energy savings. Check out this whitepaper to learn more.
Posts from ZDNet
My tech purchases of 2012, how they fared
I spend far too much money on tech purchases and this year was no exception. Here I recount the purchases made in 2012 and how they held up over time. Read more
China is largest single Android market, but U.S. is catching up, says analyst
Android is doing incredibly well in China, and Apple is going to need to pull out the stops to keep its market share from eroding further. Read more
Carriers interested in BlackBerry 10; will developers and consumers bite?
Carriers are eager to see a challenge to the growing dominance of iOS and Android, but success or failure will, according to one analyst, come down to developers and customers. Read more
More Tech Troopers: Recreating iconic images from the life of Bill Gates
Star Wars fan Greg Shultz shares more photos of his Tech Troopers recreating iconic images from the life of Bill Gates, including the 1984 Tandy 2000 ad and the pie-in-the-face incident. View on site
Gear you need to weather the apocalypse (pictures)
The world as we know it could be over before the weekend, or it could last a few more years. Either way, now's the time to start gearing up. Consider adding these key products to your End Times stockpile. View on site
Today's recommended downloads
IDC: The Case for Building in Web Application Security from the Start (IBM)
ESG: HP 3PAR Storage: Optimizing I/O Service Models (Hewlett-Packard (HP)® & Intel®)
Best Practices for SPSS on Power Systems (IBM)
Virtualization and business continuity (Hewlett-Packard (HP)® & Intel® Xeon® Processors)
North Shore Credit Union Case Study (Hewlett-Packard (HP)® & Intel® Xeon® Processors)
12 Days of Christmas: What open source has given us
Jack Wallen plants his tongue in his cheek and has a go at the Twelve Days of Christmas -- open source style!
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