Mobile Computing


Wowzers Showcases Mobile Game-Based Math Instruction Tool at FETC

Wowzers is highlighting the new mobile version of its game-based math instruction and new features and curriculum, released in September, at Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2013 this week.

Marty Heidigger Might Well Have Used a Smartphone for Learning

Being "ready-to-hand," a mouse (the computer kind) is a means to end: While using a mouse you don’t think about it, per se, but rather you think about menus dropping down when mouse-clicked, the cursor being positioned, etc. The "kids these days" use smartphones, as they are "ready-to-hand," as a means to an end--with the end being 24/7, all the time, everywhere learning.

Boston Globe Pilot Program To Provide Massachusetts Students with iPads, Digital Subscriptions

A Boston, MA, media company will launch a pilot program that will provide two school districts with iPads, projectors and digital subscriptions.

Portable Carrying Cases Charge and Store Up to 10 iPads; 20 iPad Minis

Bretford Manufacturing has released an iOS device charger designed for storing, transporting, and securing multiple iPad and iPad mini devices.

Partnerpedia Unveils Mobile App Management for Shared Devices

Partnerpedia has launched Enterprise AppZone, a new software-as-a-service product intended to help educational institutions manage mobile apps on shared devices.

Lenovo Unveils New Chromebook for Schools

Lenovo has unveiled a Chromebook version of its ThinkPad X131e laptop.

Questia Launches iOS App for Student Research

Online research and paper-writing resource Questia has released a mobile research app for iOS devices, with free and subscription versions available from the iTunes store.

For the Year Ahead, What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech

Our panel of experts determines which ed tech devices and practices are heating up, and which are losing steam, in 2013.

Common Core Technological Standards: They Are the Tail, Not the Dog

Up to now, test makers have been the dog--and education has been the tail. But the test makers are increasingly out of touch with students who use mobile devices for everything including learning. The dog is, finally & rightfully so, becoming the tail.

Panasonic Launches Ruggedized Android, Windows 8 Tablets

Panasonic is rolling out two new high-end, ruggedized tablets--a 10.1-inch model running Windows 8 Pro on a Core i5 processor and a 7-inch Android machine.

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