Posts Tagged ‘tablets’

Are Tablets the Future of Education?

Technology is playing a larger and larger part in the world of education, and this hardly comes as any kind of surprise.

Recent advancements have seen stunning innovations in consumer technology becoming available at more and more affordable price points. Just this year, Google introduced its Nexus 7 tablet computer.

Boasting a 16 gigabyte hard drive and technical specifications that rival the dominant species in the tablet community, Apple’s iPad, the Nexus features a 7-inch display and a gigabyte of RAM.

How Teachers Are Using Technology in the Classroom

Technology and education were meant to go together, and when the two are used properly in conjunction, some of the most effective and innovative learning can take place.

Technology has grown by almost unimaginable leaps and bounds over the last few decades, and as such has become more and more readily available at affordable rates on the consumer market.

Top 5 Gift Ideas for Tech Geeks

Shopping for the technology fanatics in your life can be difficult, especially if you aren’t up-to-date with advances or you don’t want to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on electronics for every birthday and holiday.

However, there are tech devices, peripherals, and other gift options to suit every price range. So here are just a few gift ideas that are sure to please the tech geeks in your life. (more…)

What Is Known So Far About the iPad Mini

There may be nothing more hotly-anticipated by the tech crowd than the latest releases from Apple. Steve Jobs turned their new product announcements into major press events, and the company continues to roll out exciting upgrades and accessories even after his passing.

Rumors have been flying for months about the upcoming new editions of the massively popular iPhone and iPad, as each are expected to enter the market on September 12th.

Apple has been mum about the upgrades, even as many experts suggest a smaller iPad will compete with leaner, cheaper tablet devices from Amazon and Google.

Is the New iPad Too Expensive?

A recent survey from ChangeWave has shown that despite high ratings overall, the price of the iPad is still something of an issue.

It should be said at the outset that millions of consumers are fully prepared to shell out the $500+ for the Retina-bearing tablet.

Record sales in the first weekend prove that conclusively.

But this does not change the fact that many tablet owners (and some would-be tablet owners as well) would prefer it if the tablet sold for a little less.

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