Year-over-year shipments of PCs fell off worldwide for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained decline in the history of personal computing. And the picture might have been even more bleak had it not been for the relative strength of the professional market.
Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, TN has wrapped up the first year of its laptop-only learning initiative, which enabled the freshman class to use electronic textbooks instead of paper ones.
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- By Randall Palmer
Samsung has launched a new technology bundle designed for education. Samsung School is a solution that's built around Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1, an Android-based tablet, which connects to other technologies through Samsung's classroom software.
Panama's National Secretariat for Science, Technology, and Innovation (SENACYT) has adopted a program to enable 100,000 children to access digital technologies at school.
High schoolers aged 16 to 17 are among the most technologically well equipped of any age group in the United States, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project.
Taking into account all end-user computing devices — traditional PCs, smart phones, and tablets — Google's Android is already by far the most dominant single operating system out there. In 2012, Android devices made up more than 22 percent off all device shipments worldwide. According to market research firm Gartner, its share will nearly double by the end of 2014.
The level of technology integration in schools has remained relatively static over the last year and is still significantly lower than the ideal, according to the Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) sixth-annual national survey measuring progress toward building a framework that embraces technology and e-learning in United States educational institutions.
Blackboard's mobile team has taken what's it learned about developing apps for education environments and created a tool that allows non-developers to slam together their own apps.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
In its third year of a 1-to-1 iPad program a California Catholic high school will be adding a new level of security and management with an enterprise-level mobile management service.
- By Dian Schaffhauser