Wed, 29 May 2013
Shortly after his world history students began a pilot program testing a digital textbook for the iPad, Ken Halla noticed something different: His students were actually reading their textbooks.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013
Tickets to Apple’s prestigious World Wide Developers Conference went on sale yesterday at 10:00 AM Pacific Time and sold out in just two minutes, leaving some developers with error messages informing them that their purchase request had not been processed.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013
With Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference approaching, the company is doing all it can to make sure it reaches out to the developer community, by offering free student scholarships and session videos for developers unable to attend.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013
China signaled it wishes to reduce its dependence on Google's Android OS, alleging that the U.S. company has discriminated against local firms over the use of the mobile operating system.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013
It's all about Turkey today as it emerges that a Turkish business man owns the name Steve Jobs, plus Apple execs have been meeting with the President to talk about education in the country.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012
Apple's head of design Sir Jony Ive has signed an open letter that the UK design industry has written to education minister Michael Gove asking him to reconsider not including design in the EBacc (English Baccalaureate) qualification that Gove wants to use to replace the current GCSE exams that children in the UK sit aged 15-16.
Tue, 03 Jul 2012
A court in California has refused to stay its earlier preliminary injunction on sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in the U.S., pending an appeal by Samsung against the order.
Tue, 12 Jun 2012
Apple has launched its Back to School promotion, which offers students up to £346 off Macs, including the brand new Retina display MacBook Pro.
Fri, 18 May 2012
All the patent registrations, reports, leaks and rumours regarding Apple’s next-gen iPhone. What will Apple reveal in the new iPhone.
Thu, 26 Apr 2012
Apple began selling tickets for this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday morning. Two hours later they had sold out. But students from the age of 13 may be in with a chance of getting a free ticket to the conference through a new Apple scholarship scheme.
Thu, 26 Apr 2012
During the financial results conference call Cook said: “We’re actually thrilled with the results that we’ve seen”. Cook suggested that the lower priced entry-level model “unlocked some education demand.”
Wed, 28 Mar 2012
Schools and industry stakeholders should make sure that Michael Gove's plans to completely remove the existing ICT curriculum in September do not go ahead, the Open University has said.
Fri, 23 Mar 2012
Apple Premium Reseller Stormfront will open up its new-look store in Truro on Saturday after giving it a complete refit.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012
More than three out of four medical residents at the University of Chicago said tablets allowed them to complete tasks quicker and spend more time on direct patient care.
Fri, 02 Mar 2012
A new supply of the US$25 (£16) Raspberry Pi Linux PC, which sold out minutes after going on sale Wednesday, should be available in a month to six weeks, the nonprofit Raspberry Pi organisation said this week.
Wed, 29 Feb 2012
John E Dunn
After five years of largely obscure development, the Raspberry Pi Linux computer for schools went on sale this morning, almost immediately overwhelming the project’s website as the public tried to buy the first units.
Mon, 27 Feb 2012
The number of full-time undergraduate computer science courses offered by UK universities has fallen by nearly a fifth since 2006, a report has revealed.
Fri, 17 Feb 2012
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is offering a free, undergraduate-level circuits and electronics course online, to virtual learners around the world.
Thu, 16 Feb 2012
The iPad exposed a dirty little secret about the American workplace: Most people don't use computers much in their jobs. But now the iPad might change how a traditionally non-tech worker - the high school teacher - performs in the classroom.
Mon, 06 Feb 2012
Dan Moren, Lex Friedman
Apple has rolled out a minor update to iBooks Author, its new tool for creating interactive ebooks. Though the 1.0.1 update weighs in at nearly 150MB, Apple says only that it 'provides an updated version of the End User License Agreement'.