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Managing Editor, Tech Pro Research and Host, Cracking Open — CNET, TechRepublic
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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

Humans often to blame for automation horror stories

zdnet.com — Machines can do everything humans can do, only better. At least that's the impression you get from reading stories like this one written my colleague Conner Forrest: Chinese factory replaces 90% of humans with robots, production soars. Not all automation projects however, go this smoothly or result in such astounding productivity gains.

Windows 10: The smart person's guide

techrepublic.com — Like a Swiss Army Knife, Windows 10 was designed to do just about everything for everyone...or at least that's Microsoft's hope. It's built to provide a unified operating system that can run across multiple platforms, such as PCs, tablets, and smartphones.

Microsoft analyst call: Windows 10 what it means for enterprise IT

techproresearch.com — Beyond the new features, security updates, and its platform-unifying design, Windows 10 marks a significant shift in how Microsoft's characterizes its flagship operating system. Microsoft is encouraging people to think of Windows 10 more as a "service" than a traditional piece of purchased software.

Break it Down: A soccer ball with serious game

cnet.com — The Adidas MiCoach Smart Ball won't instantly turn you into Cristiano Ronaldo or David Beckham. But this brainy training ball is packed with tech to help soccer enthusiasts play better. Combined with the free MiCoach Smart Ball app (unfortunately for iOS only), it gives players real-time feedback on the strike point, spin, speed and flight path for practice kicks.
Jul 08, 2015

RT @CNET: We go inside the MiCoach Smart Ball see how Adidas gave this soccer ball a brain cnet.co/1JPmehk pic.twitter.com/jmodkRJmOq

Jul 09, 2015

Summer issue of @CNET Magazine is here, featuring my teardown of the Adidas miCoach smart soccer ball. buff.ly/1UEeIJn

Break it Down: A lock with brains

cnet.com — The August Smart Lock is an excellent example of today's technology enhancing a centuries-old device. Its clean design makes it easy to install, and its wealth of handy features are simple to use. The technology is useful, yet unobtrusive. And this lock is no dummy, with a 32-bit ARM Cortex MCU, Bluetooth system-on-chip, eight LEDs and even a microspeaker.

Cracking Open the Apple Watch (2015)

techrepublic.com — The Apple Watch may be beautiful on the outside, but how about on the inside? In this TechRepublic teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler goes inside the watch's case for a look at the hardware that powers Apple's new wearable. To read his complete hardware analysis, check out his article, Apple Watch teardown reveals unique hardware and replaceable parts.

Apple Watch teardown reveals unique hardware and replaceable parts

cnet.com — The Apple Watch may be beautiful on the outside, but how about on the inside? In this Cracking Open installment, we go inside the watch's case for a look at the hardware that powers Apple's new wearable. The Apple Watch comes in three different models, two different sizes, and six different finishes.

Apple Watch teardown reveals unique hardware and replaceable parts

techrepublic.com — The Apple Watch may be beautiful on the outside, but how about on the inside? In this Cracking Open installment, we go inside the watch's case for a look at the hardware that powers Apple's new wearable. The Apple Watch comes in three different models, two different sizes, and six different finishes.

Apple prepares for major enterprise push by making Macs, iPhones, iPads easier for IT to support

zdnet.com — Steve Jobs was notoriously ambivalent, and often outwardly hostile, to the idea of marketing Apple products to the enterprise. In 2010, he told Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher (then with The Wall Street Journal) that what he hated about the enterprise market was the fact that "the people that use the products don't decide for themselves, and the people that make those decisions sometimes are confused."
Jun 02, 2015

Apple prepares for major enterprise push by making Macs, iPhones, iPads easier for IT to support zd.net/1eLousC @ZDNet @billdetwiler

Jun 02, 2015

RT @ZDNet: Apple prepares for major enterprise push by making Macs, iPhones, iPads easier for IT to support zd.net/1RGVIHJ by @billdetwiler

Jun 19, 2015

RT @ldignan: Apple preps enterprise push by making Macs, iPhones, iPads easier for IT to support zd.net/1eLousC via @ZDNet & @billd…

Tandy TRS-80 Model 100 Teardown

techrepublic.com — In this TR Dojo teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler cracks open the Tandy TRS-80 Model 100. Released in 1983, it was one of the first notebook computers.
May 19, 2015

@MBabiuk77 Gotta love the TRS-80 portable. If you want to see what's inside one, I cracked one open a few years ago tek.io/1l6Son0

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Aug 26, 2015

HyperLink Apple Watch Band I mentioned during today's episode of The TechRepublic Podcast: $49 @kickstarter pic.twitter.com/errdCP4MvJ

Jul 09, 2015

Summer issue of @CNET Magazine is here, featuring my teardown of the Adidas miCoach smart soccer ball. buff.ly/1UEeIJn


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