education

Los Angeles schools shifting from iPads to notebooks and hybrids

Los Angeles schools were originally looking to get an iPad into the hands of every student. But coming as a recent strategy shift -- it is now looking like there will be a few options to choose from -- one of which will be a Chromebook. For now distribution of the iPads have been put on hold, and options along with the Chromebook will include a Microsoft Surface Pro, Lenovo Yoga Touch and Dell Latitude E7240.

Udacity app offers programming courses for Android development

Tech learning app Udacity has finally made its way into the Android platform and it brought with it several modules that are specifically targeted for Android developers. There are four learning programs that you can access through the app, but these are not just courses taught by random experts in the field, but rather actual people from Google themselves, people who had a close hand or knowledge in developing the platform.

VTech InnoTab MAX, 3S and 3 Plus join kids tablet list

When it comes to electronics for kids, no other name shows up in ads and stores as much as VTech. Showing that it has chops even in the growing mobile device world, it is announcing the fourth generation of its InnoTab Android-powered tablets that are unmistakably designed with kids education, entertainment, and rough handling in mind.

Google stops advertising within Apps for Education services

Google has detailed the latest changes dealing with the Apps for Education setup. And nicely, this one means those users will be seeing less in terms of advertisements. The reasoning here is to better protect the privacy of the "more than" 30 million students, teachers and administrators using Apps for Education.

AT&T donates $100 million in broadband access to educational resources

AT&T is pledging $100 million to aid children in getting an education. Their donation comes in the form of broadband access to various middle-schools and other educational resources, and is meant to aid kids in learning via mobile devices. This compliments other ventures AT&T has made into funding education via technology, and could serve as an entry-level introduction to their Aspire program.
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