Category Archives: Tablets

Finnish School experimenting with Tablets

Savonlinna University Practice School is a small elementary and middle school (grades one to nine) near one of the University of Eastern Finland’s campuses. The elementary and middle school is now playing a central role in the university’s educational research … Continue reading

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Creative Learning with the InnoTab

It’s truly amazing how different my kids’ childhood is from mine. The technology that they just take in stride is more and more spectacular by the year, from laptops and Wi-Fi to smart phones and tablets. Thankfully, VTech is creating … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire Is a Disruptive Innovation

Read On Wednesday, Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire tablet. The Fire, priced at $199 and lacking many of the features of Apple’s iPad, garnered a mixed response from analysts. On the one hand, they noted that Barnes and Noble and … Continue reading

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Why HP’s figures point to a post-PC era of tablets and wearable computing

Read Hewlett-Packard’s financial results showed falls in PC sales – but tablet owners are more likely to have bought a computer in the past two years. But Forrester says change is coming, and fast.

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Schools see rising scores with iPads

Read Educators say students who use the touch-screen devices for class appear to be more engaged in their studies. Students can view their school work anywhere and eMail their teachers anytime. It seems to be making a difference: Test scores … Continue reading

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Assessing the Impact of iPads on Education One Year Later

Read Mobile digital devices rocketed to popularity around 10 years ago with the release of the iPod. Mobile computing went mainstream with the release of the iPhone in 2007. With the release of the iPad just one year ago, we … Continue reading

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Eventually Tablets will Facilitate more Personalized and Interactive Learning

Read Tablets offer a number of advantages for education in comparison to laptops or netbooks. First, their lighter weight and orientational flexibility makes them far superior for digital reading or accessing of content. Second, their instant-on capability and fast switching … Continue reading

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10 Apps That Make Magic on Your iPad

Read When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad and referred to it as a magical device, lots of people snickered. Most iPad owners will tell you that it can indeed inspire the kind of astonishment you might have felt while watching … Continue reading

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EeePad Transformer: with a detachable clamshell keyboard

Read The Transformer is a full-Internet touch tablet, running Flash, and employs the sun-beating IPS (in-plane switching) screen technology. In seconds it “transforms” into a netbook, snapping onto a lightweight keyboard. Especially clever is the extra eight hours offered by the … Continue reading

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Adobe Turns the Tablet Into a Photoshop Companion

Read Adobe has launched the Photoshop Touch SDK, enabling developers to create applications that can interact with the desktop version of Photoshop on Android, BlackBerry Tablet OS and iOS platforms. To showcase the possibilities of the software development kit, Adobe … Continue reading

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