News Corp’s Amplify Edu Tablet Designed for the Classroom

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News Corporation had partnered with Asus to launch its education-centric Amplify tablet that’s designed to be a complete ecosystem for use inside and out of the classroom environment. Unlike various solutions offered before that are apps-based and is centered around a textbook experience, Amplify is built on Google’s Android operating system and seems to be […]

Lenovo Announces ThinkPad X131e Chromebook For Schools

Lenovo ThinkPad X131e Chromebook

Today Lenovo announced the new ThinkPad X131e Chromebook, its first ever laptop running Google’s Chrome OS. The new Lenovo Chromebook is a modified version of the existing ThinkPad X131e which runs WIndows 8. The Chromebook has a similar 11.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 with an unspecified Intel processor inside. The X131e weighs just […]

Apple Funneling Customer Donated iPads to Schools

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Thanks to Apple and its generous customers, Teach for America received some useful tools for education, refurbished first generation iPads. Teach for America puts talented people in the class room for a limited amount of time even if they don’t necessarily have teaching credentials. The program gives┬áteachers experience while providing much-needed teachers in low-income or […]

Town Uses iPads to Go Paperless. What Schools & Congress Can Learn

Paper is expensive and messy compared to the iPad

The town of Cornelius in North Carolina pushed paper to the side of the table this year and chose to use iPads to reduce printing expenses. Replacing paper with the iPad already saved me thousands of dollars, and it could help schools and the federal government save big as well. How It Saves The town […]