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Bringing Student Assessments to the iPad

Kansas school district develops a multifaceted, proprietary database platform to help teachers more efficiently administer and review student assessments.

Outlook for Tablets Lowered Even as Education Segment Helps Propel Growth

Tablets are facing strong competition from an unexpected segment of the computing industry: smart phones. Just as tablets have chipped away at PCs in recent years, in coming years larger smart phones will cut into some of the growth previously forecast for the tablet market, according to a new report.

Parallels Access for iPad Treats Remote Windows and Mac Applications as Native iPad Apps

Parallels has introduced Parallels Access for iPad, which lets users remotely access their Windows and Mac applications from an iPad and use them as if they were native iPad apps.

Ballmer on the Way Out

Whether inspired by pressure from the board, feeling the noise from sizable shareholders like ValueAct, or experiencing a loss of appetite for fighting market forces, not quite a month after going public with a major company reorganization, Steve Ballmer has announced that he'll be leaving Microsoft within the next year.

AccessToGo 2.0 RDP Client Optimized for Mobile Devices

Ericom Software has released Ericom AccessToGo 2.0, a remote desktop protocol (RDP) client that provides secure access Windows applications, desktops, virtual desktops (VDI), and Windows terminal servers from a mobile device.

$99 HDMI Thin Client Device Launching This Month

Devon IT is shipping a new $99 thin client this month that plugs into a display's HDMI port and provides cloud-based desktop functionality for Citrix, RDP, and VMware environments.

Colorado District Ramps Up Network Infrastucture Across 20 Sites

Colorado's Falcon School District 49 has beefed up its Internet and wide area network infrastructure ahead of the start of the 2013-2014 school year.

B&K Rolls Out Dual-Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generators

B&K Precision this month launched a new line of dual-channel arbitrary waveform generators capable of generating waveforms up to 50 MHz.

Canadian School District Upgrades WLAN Architecture To Support Mobile Devices

Durham Catholic District School Board in Ontario, Canada, has announced plans to upgrade its wireless local area network to a mixed solution that uses a combination of controller-based access points for high-density mobile support and controllerless APs for simplified implementation.

Devolutions Releases Remote Desktop Manager 9.0 Beta

Devolutions has released a beta version of Remote Desktop Manager 9.0, a remote desktop connection and credentials management tool.

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