09/16/2011, Apple has their fair share of fans and detractors, although at the Peking University, China, it’s starting to look like Apple will be facing more detractors than fans with their latest installation of an Apple Experience Center.
08/29/2011, It’s no secret that technology has enriched our lives and made things a lot more convenient, for example removing the need for flight bags on airplanes, which adds unnecessary weight to the plane, and while tablets being used in schools aren’t exactly new, it’s still a good indication that we’re on the path where we will one day only need to bring tablets to school, instead of a heavy bag […]
08/10/2011, It looks like college students are going to be encouraged to log on to Facebook when they return to their classes this fall. Kno Inc, an education software company has partnered with Facebook to deliver eTextbooks over the internet to students. Students will be able to access the books and class materials through a Kno Facebook app, which means no more lugging around heavy text books to class, or even […]
04/07/2011, The internet – a curse or a blessing? The worldwide communication service has allowed billions of us to stay updated with all the latest news and events happening all over the world and easily keep in touch with people we care about and on the other hand it is also one of the biggest time wasters of our era. How many of you can go by one whole day without […]
02/09/2011, IntelliGuard has just released a new keychain called RAVENAlert that aims to keep students and staff aware about campus emergencies and events all the time. Nowadays, universities usually just sends text messages in emergency situations, but as we all know, cellphone networks can be easily overloaded during such times, which causes a lot of messages to be undelivered. The RAVENAlert keychain uses a proprietary one-way wireless network to receive alerts […]
08/09/2010, The folks over at Apple should be pretty happy as a new Student Monitor study reveals that almost half of college students getting a notebook plan to buy Macs, and of the 87 percent of prospective buyers, 47 percent plan to get a version of the MacBook, which is an all time high for Apple, and sees interest in Dell and HP shrink to just 12 and 11 percent respectively. […]
01/07/2010, The folks over at the Nippon Institute of Technology, ZMP, ZNUG Design, and Harada Vehicle Design have come up with the e-NUVO robots, and should provide some useful information on robots. The purpose of the e-NUVO is to help give children a better understanding of robots, and serve as a teaching aid for elementary and junior high school students. The e-NUVO is about 4 feet tall. The robots are controlled […]
05/07/2009, Amazon has enjoyed much press as of late, but by positioning the Kindle DX as a student-friendly device, the company has made a mistake and criticism is now mounting. We think that for tech enthusiasts and whoever wants to use eBooks, the $488 pricing is probably something that the market can bear. However, for a cash-strapped student the added-value, if any, is much harder to demonstrate. Amazon’s argument is that […]