Mobile

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

Kajeet is pleased to announce its nomination for a 2012 Global Mobile Award, a prestigious honor recognizing excellence and innovation in the field of mobile communications.

2/23/2012

Electronic tablets could become the device of choice for the American technology crowd.

2/15/2012

2/15/2012

New Media (Ohio) Middle School announced the successful launch of the school’s innovative curriculum featuring Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1.

2/14/2012

2/14/2012

Early this year, Scantron will begin reselling Turning Technologies’ award-winning student response system with Scantron’s own comprehensive educational assessment solution.

2/14/2012

Epson introduced iProjection – its first projection app for wirelessly displaying documents and photos to Epson projectors, allowing mobile professionals and educators the freedom to present content wirelessly with ease.

2/9/2012

2/9/2012

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview launch is slated for February 29, but much more important than the date is the location -- the annual Mobile World Congress, the year's big show about mobile technology.

2/8/2012

2/8/2012

Lenovo and the National Academy Foundation launched an innovative program to teach mobile app development to high school students across the United States.

2/6/2012

2/6/2012

Speaking at the 2011 Techonomy conference, Sean Parker of Founders Fund made a strong case for the need to technologize education, commenting, “Literally anything you want to know from any perspective is available on the Internet, and I think the way to take advantage of that is to teach kids how to learn differently. Kids aren’t being taught how to learn in an environment where information is provided in a nonlinear fashion and it’s not condensed into a textbook.”

2/6/2012

In October, Norman Public Schools introduced an innovative communications tool with School Connect, a mobile app for Android and Apple phones, which enabled users to access virtually any school-related information with a tap on their touch screen.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

With iPads making their way into kindergarten classrooms from Maine to Tennessee, it may seem like a given that American education is embracing technology for the rising generation.

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president
2/2/2012

Jill Duffy of PCMag.com may have said it best: "Apple brings a spotlight with it everywhere it goes, and people pay attention to anything caught in its glow."

Rumors of the new and improved iBooks application began swirling weeks before Apple's anticipated announcement on Jan. 19, but perhaps no one was expecting the tidal wave of media coverage that proclaimed the company's venture into the textbook industry to be the Holy Grail of K12 learning. After all, iPads are hardly new, nor are their netbook predecessors or online learning material, for that matter.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, announces plans to release a new Fusion Series mobile video wall cart this spring.

1/25/2012

1/25/2012

On a recent Friday morning, 15-year-old Jerod Franklin stared at his hands as he labored to type up memories of the first time he grilled steak. Next to him, classmate Brittany Levy tackled a piece about a trip to the hospital.

1/24/2012

1/24/2012

Apple announced that it was "reinventing the textbook" using the iPad, its iBooks bookstore and a new kind of book creation tool. But despite the tremendous success of the iPad in recent years, and despite the biggest partners in educational publishing, does the company have the ability to effect real change?

1/20/2012

1/20/2012

Apple’s plan to bring iPad textbooks to schools across America and around the world via iBooks 2 and iBooks Author is nothing short of a revolution. It could mean the end of giant, overused dog-eared volumes jammed into bulging backpacks balanced atop the over-burdened backs of America’s youth.

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