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Mobile Computing


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.

Privacy Concerns Drive Teens' App Downloads and Usage

American teens are concerned enough about their privacy to let their concerns drive app download choices. According to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, more than half of teens (51 percent) who have downloaded apps to their mobile phones and tablets have avoided certain apps over worries about privacy.

A Small District's Journey to 1-to-1

An instructional technologist tells the story of how Edenton-Chowan Public Schools (NC) have started down the road to a 1-to-1 environment, and how their initiative has improved teaching and learning.

New Service Reviews Educational Apps

A new service has launched to help teachers and parents sift through the thousands of mobile applications available for children to determine which ones have educational value.

Buffalo School Deploys Tablet Management for 1-to-1 iPad Program

As part of a program to provide Apple iPads to all of its students, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute has deployed software to manage the tablets.

Report: Smartphones Outsell Feature Phones for First Time

Worldwide sales of smartphones rose to 51.8 percent to surpass sales of feature phones for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

Study Tool Adds Formative Assessment Feature

New assessment function aims to help teachers better monitor student progress and outcomes.

Florida's PARCC: Cold Feet in a Hot State

It appears that Florida has gotten cold feel with regard to its participation in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).

Android, iOS, Windows Phone All Make Gains in Second Quarter

Smart phone shipments increased by more than 50 percent in the second quarter of 2013, with the top 3 operating systems — Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone — all seeing double-digit gains.

Amplify's Joel Klein Talks Tablets, Big Data, and Disappearing Textbooks

Joel Klein is heading up News Corp's new education division, Amplify. He shares his vision on education, 1-to-1, learning analytics, the MOOC phenomenon, and more.

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