Bill Detwiler

Editor in Chief, TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief for ZDNet's sister sites TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research. He is also the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager and desktop support technician in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.

Bill Detwiler has nothing to disclose. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers.

Latest from Bill Detwiler

Show search filters
Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

With its paper-like display, wireless capability and thousands of titles from Amazon's catalog behind it, the Kindle may be the first e-book reader to gain broad acceptance. Watch as we crack open the Kindle's case and examine the circuitry inside.

August 29, 2008 by in Networking

Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 3G

Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 3G

Apple's iPhone 3G arrived on Friday with a bevy of new enterprise-ready features, including Exchange support, business-grade security, and third-party applications powered by an SDK. As with the first iPhone, we waited in line, bought our phone, signed an AT&T contract, and promptly began to crack open the case. Come along as we disassemble the Apple iPhone 3G.

July 11, 2008 by in Networking