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Managing Editor of CBS Interactive's @TechRepublic and @TechProResearch; Host of Cracking Open for @CNET; Life-long techie; Part-time criminal justice educator

Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

techrepublic.com — From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes. In this teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler walks you through disassembling the Note 4 and shows you the hardware inside.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs

techrepublic.com — From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes. With nearly every phone maker, including Apple, offering an over-sized phone, the Galaxy Note 4 (which practically created the phablet category) can't really compete on size alone.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs

cnet.com — Thanks to a redesigned motherboard, the addition of front panel adhesive and other design changes, the Galaxy Note 4 isn't a repair-friendly phablet. From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes.

Motorola Moto E 4G LTE teardown reveals major design changes

cnet.com — Motorola gave the second-generation Moto E new hardware and LTE connectivity, but also made several design changes to both the inside and outside of the phone. While last year's Moto E failed to impress in the specs department, its price was hard to beat.

Motorola Moto E 4G LTE teardown reveals major design changes

techrepublic.com — While last year's Moto E failed to impress in the specs department, its price was hard to beat. This year, Motorola is back with another version of its budget-priced Android handset, the Moto E 4G LTE--and not only does the new phone have better hardware, but a brand new design both inside and out.

Microsoft analyst call: What Microsoft's new cross-platform model means for customers

techproresearch.com — Microsoft's rallying cry not so long ago was "Windows first, Windows best." But the new "cloud first/mobile first" Microsoft is now a cross-platform company, where software and services increasingly are introduced first for non-Windows platforms, and many times work better on those platforms than they do on Windows.

Big data is a competitive advantage companies can no longer ignore

zdnet.com — Summary:Experts explain how falling costs, easier collection methods, and better analytic tools are making big data a true competitive for companies big and small. Data has always been a key asset for some companies, but over the last three to five years, it has gone from "important" to "critical."

Windows 10: What we know and what we think we know (now) - LIVE EVENT

techproresearch.com — Microsoft is continuing the slow trickle of news about Windows 10, along with an updated test build for its Windows 10 Desktop SKU. ZDNet Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley is tracking the latest on what Microsoft has disclosed - and still has yet to share - about its coming Windows 10 OS.

Windows 10: What we know and what we think we know (LIVE EVENT)

zdnet.com — Join ZDNet sister site Tech Pro Research for an exclusive Windows 10 analyst call and Q&A session with veteran Microsoft watcher, Mary Jo Foley.

Experts: Wearables market to be drive by fashion, big data, IoT and security concerns

techrepublic.com — Wearables are a rapidly expanding segment of the tech market, and dozens of new smartwatches, augmented reality glasses, and fitness trackers were on display at CES 2015. But while wearables have gotten plenty of exposure in the tech press and consumer interest is steadily growing, enterprise IT is still unsure about how wearables fit into their plans.
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