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Mobile Computing


The Great American iPad Buying Binge Has Commenced!

The next (massive) wave of iPad buying by K-12 schools is underway. How those purchases can lead to success for students is the theme of this week’s blog!

Who Made Me Sick? Do You Have Cooties? A Participatory Simulation for iPads

This week’s blog features a fun, engaging, and intellectually stimulating (free) iPad app: The Cootie Participatory Simulation. In participating in the simulation of the spread of an infectious disease – the Cuddle germ – children learn how diseases are spread. Usable from 1st to 12th grade.

Lightspeed Updates Mobile Manager for Windows 8.1

Lightspeed Systems has updated its mobile device management (MDM) system for schools, Mobile Manager, to support the latest version of the Windows 8 operating system while introducing other new features.

Report: Smartphones Continue To Surge as PC Decline Slows

Worldwide device shipments, including mobile phones, PCs, tablets and unltramobiles, will increase 4.2 percent this year over last to reach 2.4 billion units, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.

CTL Rolling Out Ruggedized Education Chromebook

CTL has introduced its new CTL Education Chromebook, a lightweight and rugged 11.6-inch laptop based on Intel Education's reference design.

Panasonic Debuts 2-in-1 Mobile Device for K-12, Connected Classroom PD Resources

Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.

iTunes U Updated With iPad Tools for Teachers and Students

Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.

3 Districts Deploy Dell Laptops for 1:1 Learning

At ISTE 2014 this week, Dell announced that Chesterfield County Public Schools, Henrico County Public Schools and Maryville City Schools are rolling out Dell laptops to give students anytime, anywhere access to learning and collaboration tools and help prepare them for college and career success.

Report: Wearables Dominated by Activity Trackers as Smart Watches Tick Down

The wearables market was dominated by activity trackers in the first quarter of 2014, outpacing sales of smart watches by a margin of 4-to-1.

Baltimore County Public Schools Rolling Out 120,000 Notebooks for 1:1 Program

More than 120,000 students and teachers in Baltimore County Public Schools will receive HP Elite PCs as part of the district’s Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT) 1:1 digital learning program.

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