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After OLPC, does IT in education have a future?

Summary: IT in schools can be a powerful tool for students in emerging nations, but we've got to think about more than just the hardware. Here, one school offers a glimpse of how tech really...

March 24, 2014 by By Adam Oxford for African Enterprise | March 24, 2014 -- 10:54 GMT (03:54 PDT)

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Is Technology the Great Educational Leveller?

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.

October 29, 2013 by Diarmuid Mallon

Stress-busting Android apps

Summary: From hypnotherapy to ponds, there are many Android apps on the market available to help you unwind.

October 18, 2013 by Charlie Osborne

First solar-powered Linux laptop

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.

August 9, 2013 by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Malaysia adopts Google Apps, Chromebooks for education

Summary: The move is part of a national plan to reform its education system through Web usage, and Google says Chromebooks will bring both user friendliness and cost savings to the country.

April 10, 2013 by By Ellyne Phneah | April 11, 2013 -- 02:31 GMT (19:31 PDT)

Lenovo announces ThinkPad Chromebook for schools

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.

January 17, 2013 by James Kendrick

Microsoft punts reduced-cost Windows 8 devices for schoolkids

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...

November 8, 2012 by By Jon Yeomans | November 8, 2012 -- 17:02 GMT (09:02 PST)

Sponsored by SAP

India's Aakash-2: iPad Guts In A Miraculous US$21 Android Tablet

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.

August 7, 2012 by By Eric Lai for ÜberMobile | August 7, 2012 -- 20:42 GMT (13:42 PDT)