The PC market tanked last year, but not quite as badly as expected. Overall PC shipments fell 9.8 percent in 2103, slightly better than the 10.1 percent decline previously forecast by market research firm IDC.
Instructure has selected the winners of its Canvas Grants program, an initiative designed to encourage technological innovation from within the K-12 and higher education communities.
Commercial LCD display and projector company NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced its fourth generation of video wall products.
The Kids in Need Foundation has launched the 2014 School Ready Supplies program in an effort to help students from low-income families start the 2014 school year with the tools they need.
Advocacy group EducationSuperHighway is refuting claims made by the School Superintendents Association and the Association of Educational Service Agencies that its data collection initiative might be detrimental to districts' E-rate applications. The two groups warned members yesterday that use of ESH's Item 21 Portal might slow down the processing of their applications or make use of private data in unforeseen ways.
Vetica has launched Chalk.com, a new online community platform for educators. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.
High-speed mobile broadband is poised to explode within the next five years. According to a new forecast, by 2019, subscriptions to LTE and LTE-Advanced will reach into the billions.
According to new research, Apple's iPad line no longer holds a majority share of the tablet market.
Google has made thousands of books available for use in K-12 classrooms through Google Play for Education. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.
Powered by a 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Processor Z2580, the tablet runs on the Android 4.2 operating system and features Bluetooth connectivity, an 8100 mAh battery and a Miracast-compatible wireless display.
- By Christopher Piehler