Summary: Intel has unveiled the specs of a new toughened tablet powered by its Atom Z2520 processor.
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Summary: Technology has been hailed as ‘the great leveller’ that will make education and opportunity available to all. Overpromising? Read these three stories before you make your call.
Summary: Not-for-profit organisation OLPC Australia's new program, One Education, has now distributed 20,000 computing devices to schools throughout Australia, with a celebration held last...
Summary: Billed as the $35 computer, the Raspberry Pi, has taken the DIY world by storm. It's a cool project system but it's no $35 computer.
Summary: A new kind of laptop, the SOL, is being designed for the great outdoors and it's powered by sunlight and it will be running Linux.
Summary: A deal with Walmart gives OLPC a shot at bring educational technology to the poor in the U.S. and potentially more scale for emerging markets.
Summary: There are some technologies that you don't need regardless of the 'cool' factor. Save your money and buy a nice tablet computer instead.
Summary: Android dominates the global mobile platform in the consumer market. In the enterprise, Apple's iOS gets an iPad boost and leads. Why?
Summary: Fedora Linux's developers are considering replacing MySQL with MariaDB. That, in turn, might lead to Red Hat abandoning MySQL for MariaDB.
Summary: Lenovo will offer a Chromebook version of its ThinkPad X131e for the education sector. The Chromebook will be sold only to schools for grades K-12.
Summary: Microsoft has launched a scheme to knock 30 percent off Windows 8 devices for UK schools, while Steve Ballmer has paid a visit to Downing Street to promote a new programme to tackle...
Summary: After the lack of MPEG-2 and VC-1 caused an outcry among fans using the cheap Linux computer as a media centre, Raspberry Pi puts up licences for the video codecs on sale.
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Summary: The world's cheapest computer is back on track, says the New York Times, which praises version 2 of the Aakash tablet for its solid technology.
Summary: Changes in the behavior of Save As in OS X Lion and now Mountain Lion make problems for longtime users of Macs.
Summary: China is projected to be on par with the U.S. as a future technology innovation leader -- and the next big breakthrough is predicted to come from cloud and mobile.
Summary: Is the One Laptop per Child scheme producing the results we expected?
Summary: Android tablet makers, being a disparate bunch of OEMs, aren't in a position to plan and organize a proper campaign against Apple.
Summary: The cheap Linux computer, aimed at getting children into programming, has finally gone on sale, with demand bringing down the websites of its vendors
Summary: I love hardware as much as the next geek, but solving our ed tech problems will require one heck of an ecosystem; hardware is a tiny piece of the puzzle.
Summary: Hardware is only a tiny part of the problem we need to solve to get educational resources into kids' hands (both literally and figuratively) at scale.