Educational Apps May Actually Hurt Your Child’s Development

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Tablet and smartphone apps that claim educational benefits are now the target of consumer watchdog group Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. The group is challenging some of the marketing claims made by apps such as Fisher-Price’s Laugh and Learn in a recent complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC. The group had been responsible in […]

New iPad Commercial Invites You to Learn with the iPad 2

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Apple has released a new ad for the Apple iPad 2, which focuses on the educational benefits of the tablet. This new commercial invites you to learn and explore new languages and talents using apps that can be purchased at relatively affordable price points. The iPad has seen a good amount of adoption in the […]

Korea Mandates Digital Textbooks by 2015

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In a move to push the e-book and e-reader market forward, the South Korean government will be mandated that all elementary-level educational materials be digitized by 2014 and schools to deliver textbooks and books on tablets by 2015. However, for digital books to succeed in the educational space, more work still needs to be done […]

Intel Pays for Kno Tablet Designs in Latest Funding Round

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In the latest funding round where Kno sees a $30 million cash infusion from Intel Capital and Advance Publications, Intel will also get to license Kno’s hardware reference designs for its single- and dual-screen tablets targeted at the education market. News of the Intel licensing comes after Know had indicated that it would abandon the […]