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Acer Introduces Chromebase All-in-One Desktops

Acer is expanding its line of Chrome OS machines with two new all-in-one desktops. The Acer Chromebase DC221HQ series features two models, one with 10-point multitouch technology and one without.

Internet of Things Heading Toward $1.7 Trillion by 2020, Set to Rock 'IT Status Quo'

According to IT research firm International Data Corporation, IoT is expected to grow from $656 billion in 2014 to $1.7 trillion in 2020.

Cincinnati Public Schools Launches Bootcamps for Blended AP Courses

Cincinnati Public Schools is launching a pair of week-long boot camps in an effort to prepare students for the rigors of Advanced Placement courses ahead of an expansion of its blended AP programs.

Wearables Bulk Up with Triple-Digit Gains

Wearables have seen their eighth straight quarter of growth.

Connected Data Intros Transporter Network Storage Connector

Connected Data has introduced its Transporter Network Storage Connector, which is designed to provide secure remote access to data stored in on-premise network attached storage (NAS) systems, without the need for a virtual private network connection.

Cypress Fairbanks ISD Upgrades Wireless for BYOD

Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, TX has replaced its wireless infrastructure with a new 802.11ac system to support a bring-your-own-device policy for students, faculty, staff and guests.

Network Capacity Growth: Plan for Exponential Increases

Digital transformations can tax networks to the breaking point. Here's how to make sure your infrastructure is ready for the demands of new devices and digital curriculum.

8 Absorbing Apps and Websites for Informal Learning

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps and websites that help students learn informally over the summer.

LiteManager Adds Screen Sharing, Support for Linux, Mac OS

LiteManager has updated its remote support and classroom management tool, also dubbed LiteManager, to include screen sharing and support for Mac OS and Linux.

Enterprise Wireless Slows in Q1 as K-12 Schools Await Funding

Growth of the wireless local area network (WLAN) enterprise market in the first quarter of 2015 slowed significantly compared to preceding quarters but still increased 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.