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Swift Playgrounds Now Available For The iTunes App Store

09/13/2016, Back at WWDC 2016 earlier this year, Apple announced a new app called Swift Playgrounds that was designed to teach children how to code (we suppose adults can use it too). The app was scheduled for a fall release and the good news is that if you’ve been...

Lecturer Uses Facial Recognition To Detect Bored Students

09/13/2016, Facial recognition is a handy tool when it comes to security, such as identifying authorized users. It can also be used in criminal cases where authorities can use the technology to try and locate suspects on the run, or identify terrorists. However over...

Japanese Candy Will Teach Kids How To Code

08/08/2016, Over in Japan, they have a particular confectionery called Pocky which is made by a company called Glico. They sell them outside of Japan as well and some of you guys might have even consumed them, but in case you need your memory jogged, Pocky are these...

Windows 10 For Education Will Not Come With Cortana

07/28/2016, Introducing a voice assistant like Cortana to a computer operating system was a pretty nice touch by Microsoft. It helps promote the use of the feature which could prompt users to download it for their phones, and it also makes it unique in terms of...

Apple To Launch iOS Academy In Italy This October

07/11/2016, If you’re thinking about getting into app development and you’re worried that you’re too old and there’s too much material to cover, we get it, it can be intimidating. However there are also tons of programs out there that aim to teach users from...

Bose’s BOSEbuild Speakers Teaches Kids The Science Of Sound

06/28/2016, If you’re the type of parent who believes that having a practical education is just as important as learning from books and going to school, you might be interested in checking out Bose’s latest speaker called the BOSEbuild. This is a speaker that...

Project Bloks By Google Will Teach Kids How To Code

06/28/2016, Right now there seems to be a surge in teaching materials that aims to teach younger children how to code. This might range from online classes, to apps, and even toys that are aimed to capture the younger market where playing with toys might be a better...

Dell Unveils A 70-inch Touchscreen Display For The Classroom

06/27/2016, In many schools around the world, the chalkboard or the whiteboard are more or less standard when it comes to classroom facilities. However Dell is hoping to change that narrative as the company has unveiled a 70-inch touchscreen display that can be used...

Google Really Wants To Teach You How To Write Android Apps

06/23/2016, Google’s Android operating is probably the most used mobile operating system in the world at the moment, which means that when it comes to deciding which platform to develop for, the default choices are pretty much limited to iOS and Android at the...

Apple Launches Swift Playgrounds To Teach Kids How To Code

06/13/2016, Swift is an open-source programming language that Apple launched a couple of years ago. It is also the same programming language that developers use to create iOS and macOS apps, and what better way to get developers ingrained with the language and the...

Osmo Coding Teaches Kids To Program Using Blocks

06/07/2016, It’s starting to look like in the future, maybe 5-10 years, that programming will be a mandatory class that will be taught to kids. Right now there certainly is a lot of interest and there are some schools who are implementing it as a compulsory...

Coding WIth Chrome App Will Teach Students How To Code

05/29/2016, When it comes to teaching students to code, there are various apps and online courses that can do that, but hey, having more options is always good, right? Now if you’re a student or just someone looking to learn to code for the web, there is an app...

MacBooks To Replace iPads In Maine State Classrooms

05/23/2016, Apple has long touted the iPad as being a learning tool where due to its interactivity and apps, students will be able to learn from it in new and exciting ways that books don’t really quite offer. However it seems that over at the Maine Department of...