Mobile Computing


Lenovo Intros Ruggedized Chromebooks, Ultrabooks for Schools

Lenovo has unveiled two new Chromebooks and two new Windows-based laptops for schools.

TabPilot Intros Sub-$300 Android Tablet for Broadcasting to Classroom Projectors

TabPilot has launched a new series of tablets designed for classroom presentations. The new Breea Freedom HD tablet, which is being shown at this week's FETC conference, taking place in Orlando, FL, is designed to broadcast tablet content onto projectors and comes with classroom management software pre-loaded.

Aerohive Intros Mobility Suite for Managing Mobile Devices

Aerohive has introduced a new cloud-enabled mobility management product designed to simplify enterprise networking and extend visibility and control over connected mobile devices.

Samsung Reveals Tablet with Google Play for Education

Samsung has taken the wraps off a Galaxy Tab tablet that will be purpose-built for education.

How To Use Technology To Increase Student Achievement Is Not a Mystery!

While good news about how technology is positively impact student achievement in U.S. K-12 schools is in short supply, the fact is this: It is not a mystery how a school can use desktops, laptops and, yes, even iPads to increase student achievement. Check out our blog; we spill the beans on how Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore is using smartphones and 1:1 to support increases in achievement -- especially in students' development of 21st century skills!

New Splashtop Classroom App Streams Content to Student Devices

At FETC today, Splashtop announced Splashtop Classroom, a new app that allows teachers to stream content and applications to students' computers, iPads and Chromebooks.

smart phone market share comparison

One-Seventh of the World's Population Got a Smart Phone Last Year

In 2013, for the first time ever, the number of smart phones shipped worldwide in a year topped 1 billion. That's about one smart phone for every seven human beings alive.

New AirWatch Teacher Tools App Allows Teachers To Manage Mobile Devices in Class

Enterprise mobility management provider AirWatch is launching Teacher Tools, an application that moves real-time mobile device management from IT to teachers in the classroom.

Houston Formally Begins 1-to-1 High School Program

Houston Independent School District has begun handing out 18,000 laptops in the first phase of a high school 1-to-1 program.

Miami-Dade Schools Jumpstart 1-to-1 — Again

According to reporting in the Miami Herald, the sizable Miami-Dade County Public Schools will begin rolling out computing devices as part of a 1-to-1 program, beginning in February.

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