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Pi-Top review: A Raspberry Pi laptop for tinkering on the go. The Raspberry Pi 3 may fit in your pocket but in its simplest form it's not a computer you can use on the move.

Pi-Top review: A Raspberry Pi laptop for tinkering on the go

However, the Pi is nothing if not flexible and the Pi-Top kit gives you everything you need to turn the $35 computer into a laptop. Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette. ‘Always on’ mobile connectivity poses new challenges for users about when to be present with those nearby or engaged with others on their screens.

Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette


All About Apps. iPads in Instruction. SmartPhones. What Happens When Teens Try to Disconnect From Tech For Three Days. Being without a phone can be an incapacitating feeling, possibly worse than leaving a wallet at home.

What Happens When Teens Try to Disconnect From Tech For Three Days

Many adults can remember an analog era of living without a mobile phone. But for young digital natives, taking a break from the phone, where they live and socialize, can induce all kinds of emotions. 10 school solutions for mobile device management. By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor Read more by Meris Stansbury August 28th, 2013 Bring Your Own Device initiatives just got a whole lot easier for schools Schools usually never do anything on a small scale, and that includes the recent boom in “bring your own device” (BYOD) initiatives.

10 school solutions for mobile device management

When Sharing Goes Bad, Pithy Quote Fetish and Kids These Days. I left a comment on Wes’ blog after this rather unfortunate event happened.

When Sharing Goes Bad, Pithy Quote Fetish and Kids These Days

I decided to repost here with a few additional thoughts and modifications. Mobile Learning Insights - A Guide for Administrators. 2013 mobile technology survey shows surge in K12 adoptions. As anyone who attended this summer’s International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference can attest to, mobile technologies have exploded onto the education market.

2013 mobile technology survey shows surge in K12 adoptions

The 2013 National Survey on Mobile Technology for K-12 Education – Business Edition, published by IESD, Inc. in collaboration with STEM Market Impact, LLC, offers business leaders keen insight into the significance of the mobile technologies industry as it impacts the education market. Based on responses from more than 450 district technology and media leaders, the 100+ page report focuses on which types of apps educators see as most beneficial, the price educators are willing to pay for apps, challenges faced when implementing mobile technologies, and the current level of adoption of mobile devices, as well as predictions for the future. In addition, the report includes some responses specifically about Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) models. MakingProgress_Web%20-Final.pdf. Is a Laptop a Mobile Computer? And Why Is That Even an Important Question?

Being Mobile | Blog Is a Laptop a Mobile Computer?

Is a Laptop a Mobile Computer? And Why Is That Even an Important Question?

The App Wars Come To Wearables - Consumers Will Be The Winners. Ever since Apple launched its App Store in 2008, platforms have waged war on each other to attract the most app developers.

The App Wars Come To Wearables - Consumers Will Be The Winners

In smartphones, iPhone and Android have pulled far ahead while competing platforms like Windows Phone and BlackBerry have lagged behind. On tablets, iPad beats any other competitor by hundreds of thousands of apps. But now, the app wars are battling on a new front: Wearables. Wearables were one of the hottest topics at last week’s D:11 conference — but as The Wall Street Journal noted in its coverage of the event, attendees’ enthusiasm for wearables’ potential seemed out of sync with the limited use of the devices today.

Think Mobile Is Big Now? Here's Proof That It's Just Getting Started. So, you think that the Mobile Revolution is complete and the battle between smartphones and PCs is all but won?

Think Mobile Is Big Now? Here's Proof That It's Just Getting Started

Think again. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers analyst Mary Meeker’s infamous Internet Trends report dropped today at the AllThingsD D11 conference in Los Angeles. Understanding Mobility and its Impact on Learning. Mobile Learning | Viewpoint Understanding Mobility and its Impact on Learning Online learning has been around long enough now for educators to understand its benefits and challenges in relation to traditional course delivery.

Understanding Mobility and its Impact on Learning

For several years there has been a growing academic discourse and professional culture around online learning as educators have become more aware of that form of instruction. Currently, however, there seems to be a change in how students perceive these delivery options and, by default, how instructors are developing as general practitioners, or teachers who can teach in any mode of delivery.

That is, there is a fading of the lines between face-to-face and online as technology becomes more ubiquitous and the true effect of mobility is observed and experienced. Mobile Learning: Effective Anytime, Anywhere Education. Mobile learning is growing by leaps and bounds, and mobile learning devices are no longer restricted to the classroom. Most students, including young students, own or have access to cell phones, iPods, tablets, or other handheld devices—and school administrators are quickly realizing that students can use those devices to access school websites, classroom assignments, and other educational resources from both school and home.

But for mobile learning to break through barriers of time and space and enable true 24-7 learning to occur, school leaders need the right policies, support structures, and platforms in place to extend the learning environment from school to home and in between. With the generous support of Blackboard, we’ve assembled this collection of stories from our archives, along with other relevant resources, to help you make sound decisions about how best to deploy mobile learning in your schools. —The Editors eSchool News Articles. How Mobile Technology Is Creating Today's Active Learner. Expert Perspective | Feature. - From the Principal's Office: Let’s End the Administrator War on Mobile Devices. 1 Comment March 9, 2013 By: J. Robinson Mar 9 Written by: 3/9/2013 3:52 PM ShareThis “Mobile phones enable anytime, anyplace, anywhere engagement.”

Those who embrace banning the devices believe the balance more in favor of nuisance and mischief rather than potential and possibility. Focus on the behavioral issues and how those might be addressed instead the devices. iPad Mini vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: In-depth tablet comparison. For a while, tablet sizes seemed fixed into two categories: 10-ish inches and 7-ish inches with a short foray into 8.9-inches for some manufacturers. Now it looks like companies are getting wise to the 8-inch form factor, partially due to the iPad Mini. The Mini’s first direct and obvious competitor to hit shelves is the Galaxy Note 8.0 from Samsung.

At $50 more than the iPad Mini, the Note has a bit to prove, and sets out to do so with the addition of the S Pen stylus plus apps to back it up. Education's Guide to Mobile Learning Devices. Texas district streams video wirelessly on demand. Using SAFARI Montage and Motorola’s WLAN solution, Keller ISD gives students mobile access to visual learning tools By Maya T. Prabhu, Assistant Editor Read more by Maya Prabhu March 31st, 2010 Keller ISD installed a wireless video-on-demand solution to deliver rich digital content to students' mobile devices. A Texas school system has set up a wireless network infrastructure that is capable of streaming high-quality video to students’ mobile devices—enabling true anytime, anywhere learning to occur with the help of visual media. The Keller Independent School District recently began using a wireless video streaming solution that supports its effort to put mobile devices in the hands of every student.

Never Ending List of Tips and Tricks for the Amazon Kindle Fire HD - Tablet X-Ray - Tablet PC Reviews and Deals. Just like any other electronic gadget, the Kindle Fire HD is awesome if you know how to make use of all the features. While a lot of the features are straightforward and easily accessible, some are not. That’s why we thought of writing this Kindle Fire HD Tips and Tricks article. Accessing documents, photos, videos etc. – On our PC computers, we have windows explorer which allows us to copy, paste, move around various documents, music files, video files and image files from folder to folder or drive to drive. But the Kindle Fire HD (nor many of the other tablet PCs) does not have such a straightforward simple to use explorer.

This is where FREE apps like the ES File Explorer comes in to play. Augmented Reality Is Going Mobile. 21st Century Curriculum | April 2013 Digital Edition.