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iBoss MobileEther Now Supports Apple's Device Enrollment Program

Apple DEP streamlines MDM for institutionally owned devices, and integration with MobileEther adds an additional layer of security by transparently binding each device with user-specific Web and application security policies.

Training on Apple's New Coding Language Now Available

Treehouse, an online digital platform designed to help people learn how to use digital tools, has introduced a series of video courses to teach people how to write code for Swift, the programming language Apple introduced for iOS and OS X development at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June. At the same time, Treehouse introduced an Android app that will provide more access to its more than 1,000 course videos.

Report: 40 Percent of Wristworn Devices Will Be Smartwatches by 2016

Forty percent of all devices worn on the wrist will be smartwatches by 2016, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner. That prediction follows a swell in the smartwatches available to consumers as the number of companies offering the devices has increased from just two a year ago to seven with a device either currently on the market or about to ship.

Rosa Parks Middle Adds Chromebooks

Rosa Parks Middle School is part of the first wave of Montgomery County Public Schools to implement Chromebooks through the district's classroom technology integration initiative.

Upstate NY Middle School Rolls Out New Digital Learning Technology

A private school in Corning, NY, is the first in the United States to implement Samsung’s School Digital Learning Initiative.

Illinois High Schools Add iOS Programming To Expand STEM Education

Two Chicago area districts are introducing teachers and students to iOS coding in order to expand a focus on programming.

Aerohive Networks Delivers Personalized, Proximity-Based WiFi

Proximity-based mobile interactions are moving out of the realm of science fiction and into the education, healthcare and retail markets.

6 Must-Have Apps for Tech Leaders

These tablet tools will help technology directors and coordinators make the most out of their mobile devices.

Free iPad App Lets Teachers Give Quick Feedback

Created by a former Chicago high school teacher, Classkick shows students' efforts on the iPad in a whiteboard-like environment as they work through problems and activities, allowing the instructor to provide real-time feedback.

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I can summarize my impression of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet PC in a single word: "Finally!" But that wouldn't make for a very informative article. So let me explain in a bit more detail.

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