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Tablet Adoption To Continue To Slow in 2015

Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.

Smartphone Shipments Surge as Feature Phone Sales Drop

Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

New York Charter School Implements Consolidated SIS and Financials

Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation in New York City has replaced its home-grown information system with a consolidated student information and financial system.

Washington Ed Tech Co-Op Adds New Services

The Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) has expanded its relationship with a provider of tools for gathering student information.

Aerohive Intros Ruggedized 802.11ac Access Point for Outdoor Wireless

Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.

California District Adopts Online Registration and Payment Tools

California's San Marino Unified School District has adopted an online registration and payment system in an effort to streamline the processes.

Review: LG Chromebase

A Chrome OS-based computer in an all-in-one desktop form factor: Does it make sense?

Servers See Mild Growth in Q3

The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.

What the New E-rate Funding Can Do for Your District

The $1.5 billion increase in annual funding approved by the FCC last week is expected to allow 101,000 schools and 16,000 libraries to expand their high-speed broadband and WiFi access.

Denton ISD Adopts Mobile App To Push Student Engagement

The Denton Independent School District has deployed a free mobile app in an effort to improve student participation.