Mobile Computing


Wisconsin District Implements High Speed WLAN To Support BYOD

Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has implemented a high speed wireless local area network to support tablets and a bring-your-own-device program.

Tech Tools That Inspire PBL in High School

Whether you call it project- or problem-based learning, these technologies will help your students get authentic experience in a blended environment — and help your teachers to track their progress.

Tablet Competition Heats Up: Samsung, Apple Vie for Top Spot

Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.

Netop Adds Mac Support to Classroom Management Tool

Netop has updated its classroom management software, Vision and Vision Pro, with support for devices running Mac OS X 10.8 or later.

Surface Pro 3 Gets 12-Inch Screen, Upgraded Processors

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its next-generation Windows-based tablet, the Surface Pro 3. The latest iteration will feature a much larger and higher-resolution screen plus the latest fourth-generation Intel Core processors.

South Carolina District Wins the Sylvia Charp Award

Presented by THE Journal and ISTE in honor of the magazine’s founding editor, this award recognizes a school system for innovation in the equitable and widespread application of educational technology.

E-Book Platform Qlovi to Distribute HarperCollins Titles

Titles will be sold in time-based increments, allowing teachers to acquire them for the specific amount of time they are needed for classroom work.

Texas State Library To Provide Research Database Access for All Public Schools

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has inked a deal to gain online access to research databases and an e-book collection for every public school library in the state.

All God’s Children Gotta Learn to Program!

This week's blog marks an amazing, unprecedented event: the editors of the New York Times chose a picture, with accompanying story, of three children learning to program for the front page, above the fold, smack-dab in your face, of the May 11, 2014 Sunday edition of the New York Times. So, what’s this all-of-a-sudden hub-bub about learning to program, anyhow? Read on!

Zyrobotics Launches TabAccess for Assistive Tablet Access

Technology startup Zyrobotics has launched TabAccess, a device designed to help people with limited fine motor skills use Android and iOS devices.

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