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Our Greatest Asset

Our Greatest Asset Often, you hear an employer or supervisor make this comment, "Our greatest asset is our people." While most would like to agree, are you making steps to ensure that this is indeed the case? There are so many education hot topics on the...

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Microsoft Rolls Out Student Advantage

Microsoft Rolls Out Student Advantage Key to any 1-1 deployment (one device per student) are tools that will help every student achieve their potential; however, based on recent surveys, there are two main concerns in the move toward the realization of a 1-1 program. The top two concerns are as follows: Budgeting for IT staff, Cost...

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Charging Gadgets With Your Body

Charging Gadgets With Your Body The movie, The Matrix (1999), depicted machines using humans as an electrical source. While the movie is science fiction, scientists have found ways to generate electricity from our own body heat. Researchers have developed a thin, flexible patch made in a...

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How Do You Get Your Work Done?

How Do You Get Your Job Done? People are starting to use more devices on a daily basis to complete their jobs. Times appear to be changing from users working at a single desktop computer in the office to complete their jobs. Even augmenting their...

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TouchTools – Redesigning the Touch Interface

TouchTools - Redesigning the Touch Interface We have learned to use touch to interact with devices via the screen using swipes and gestures, but those gestures don’t often mimic how we perform tasks with actual items. TouchTools aims to bring some real-world gesturing into the touchscreen world....

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The Truth About Chromebooks

The Truth About Chromebooks Chromebooks are personal computers running Chrome OS as their operating systems. These devices are designed to be used while connected to the internet similarly to netbooks, though there are a variety of apps (or extensions) that can be run offline. This is where the limitations of the Chromebook are evident: All content used must be web based, The...

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Anonymous Mobile Bullying

Anonymous Mobile Bullying There are at least two new apps available for mobile devices that are causing havoc in schools. These apps use GPS to deliver messages anonymously to others in close proximity and are being used by kids as a new way to bully others. Yik...

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Mobile Technology And The Work-Life Balance

Mobile Technology And The Work-Life Balance Mobile technology, including laptops, smartphones, and tablets, makes communication in the workplace faster and can even greatly increase productivity. We are able to check email almost everywhere we go, which can make defining where work ends and personal life begins...

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Classroom 2.0

Classroom 2.0 The classroom space is shifting. With technology at the fingertips of every student, an answer to a question is just a simple click away. The classroom is no longer a space where the majority of learning takes place. Enter, if you will, Classroom...

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Pocket-sized Printing

Pocket-sized Printing For the past decade, desk printers have not changed much. Given the size, a typical desk printer is also not very mobile, weighing several pounds and being quite bulky. ZUtA Labs is hoping to change that by introducing their ZUtAPocketPrinter. Instead of having a big...

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