Mobile Computing


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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 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.

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.

Philly School Swapping Macs for Chromebooks, Opening Center of Excellence in Learning with Dell

A high school in Philadelphia is in the process of moving its students off Mac laptops and onto Chromebooks -- and has received a $620,000 grant from Dell to help launch a new Center of Excellence in Learning.

How To Make Your Brain Detours Useful

How many times have you lost a great idea for a lesson plan simply because you weren't able to jot it down right away? Capturing ideas as the develop can be inconvenient, but here are five easy steps for recording your "brain detours" using a tool that's already close at hand.

UK School Upgrades WiFi To Support 1-to-1 iPad Initiative and BYOD

The Duston School in Northamptonshire, England has upgraded its wireless network to support its bring-your-own-device and Apple iPad 1-to-1 initiatives.

AirWatch Intros Mobile Device Management for Teachers

AirWatch, a provider of enterprise mobility management solutions, has added Teacher Tools to its AirWatch for Education suite.

Intel Education Tablet

Intel Reveals Android-Powered Education Tablet, New Classmate PC Reference Designs

Intel has debuted a new 10-inch tablet reference design tailored specifically for education. The Intel Education Tablet features a dual-core Atom processor and runs the Android operating system. The company has also unveiled its new thinner, lighter Classmate PC clamshell reference design.

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