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Mobile Computing


Dell Rolling Out Chromebooks for Education

Dell is expanding into the Chromebook business. The company today formally unveiled its own line of Chromebooks designed specifically for K-12 education.

A Classroom Teacher Talks About Technology: Maybe We All Should Listen?

A classroom teacher speaks up about the difficulties of finding good iPad apps for her students' to use. Frankly, "we" could make it easier; "we" could address the difficulties she cites. So, why don't "we?"

Report: Nearly 1 in 10 K-12 Teachers and Students Worldwide Will Own a Mobile Device by 2017

Nearly 10 percent of all K-12 teachers and students will have a mobile device by 2017, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting. In 2012, just three percent of K-12 teachers and students owned mobile devices, according to the company.

UTeach Launches Initiative To Improve STEM Ed with Mobile Technology

The UTeach Institute, a teacher preparation organization launched by the University of Texas at Austin, has partnered with Verizon to launch a program designed to help aspiring teachers use mobile devices to encourage student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Report: Tablets Soar as PCs Sag

Global tablet sales continue to climb in 2013 as PC shipments drop according to a pair of new forecasts from market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).

Smart Watches, Smart Phones, Smart Socks, Smart Bras: How about Smart Children?

From Smart Watches to Smart Margarine with Smart Bras in between, we are being inundated with smart objects. While the epithet “smart” may be overused, we argue that it is precisely this next generation of “smart” objects that will be the catalyst for the profound and fundamental change in education that we techies have been promising for the last 50+ years.

Impulse Point Integrates SafeConnect with iboss Secure Web Gateway for BYOD Security

Impulse Point SafeConnect, a network security tool for K-12, now integrates with the iboss secure Web gateway to provide identity-based access management for education networks.

Mobile Study: Tablets Make a Difference in Teaching and Learning

A pair of studies released Wednesday — the first of their kind — found that tablets can make a difference in the learning habits of students.

Califone Intros Speaker for iOS Devices

Califone has introduced a new speaker for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

Blending Netbooks, Tablets, and Digital Curriculum

Here's how Staples Motley Schools (MN) brought its classrooms into the 21st century by creating a blended learning environment.

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