Tag Archive: Education

Prisoners in the U.K. could be given iPads for education and communication

What’s the opposite of an iPad Pro? Presumably it would be an iPad con — and if a new scheme proposed by the U.K.’s Ministry of Justice comes to fruition, there could be a whole lot of them. The proposed project aims to give prisoners taxpayer-funded iPads so that they can video chat with their families, […]

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Pay what you want for a full-course education in JavaScript [Deals]

JavaScript is one of the most essential languages underpinning the modern internet. It’s an invaluable entry on anyone’s resume, and with this bundle of 10 JavaScript development courses you’ll be able to claim that knowledge with confidence. What’s more, you can pay whatever you want for the whole thing, and 10 % of anything you […]

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Pay what you want for a complete education in iOS 9 development [Deals]

iOS 9 is here and the development frenzy has begun. It’s not too late to get in on the action though, and right now may be the best time to start with this bundle of top notch lessons that can be your for whatever you want to pay. The almost 100 hours of instruction covers […]

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This awesome app proves the iPad is the future of education

When you consider their overall functionality, and just plain popularity among kids, it’s no great revelation that the iPad has a bright future in the education market. Apple clearly think so too, as it’s pushed for some big deals in…Read more ›

Apple Launches Newly Redesigned Education Subsite

Screen Shot 2013-08-23 at 7.39.49 AMGearing up for the school year, Apple has just launched a newly redesigned “Apple and Education” page on its website, featuring a simplified design and fresh categories showing how iPhones, iPads and Macs can make a difference in the classroom. Each new section of the “Apple and Education” site is aimed at offering resources for […]

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Apple Execs Fly To Turkey To Discuss iPad Education Deal With President


A number of Apple executives, including Vice President for Education John Couch, met with Turkish president Abdullah Gül today to discuss a deal that could see the iPad introduced to Turkish education. The Turkish government’s FAITH project was set up to put more than 15 million tablets into its schools at an estimated cost of around $ 4.5 billion.

Gül visited Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino last May to discuss the FAITH project, which could  [Read More…]

Apple Responds To Request To Make Apple TV, Bonjour Work Better For Higher Education

A coalition of higher education IT folks petitioned Apple last August to improve Bonjour, AirPlay, and AirPrint work better on large campus networks. The petition currently has 750 signatures, making Apple take notice.

This week, Apple responded to the petition by proposing a new industry standard that will fix issues with its “zero-configuration” networking technology–Bonjour–to let it scale better ad be more secure across larger networks. At an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)  [Read More…]

Why Window 8 Tablets Will Lose To The iPad In Education [Feature]

Microsoft may try to challenge the iPad’s place in the classroom, but time isn’t on its side

The iPad became a big hit in the K-12 education market over the past year. Pioneering schools that brought Apple’s tablet into the classroom last school year proved that the iPad can be a excellent learning tool – one that has immense power to transform education.

As the new school year begins, and hundreds of  [Read More…]

Education IT Pros Petition Apple To Fix Bonjour

IT Pros like the idea of Bonjour, AirPlay, and AirPrint, but feel they don’t fit will on college campuses.

An online petition has been created to try to convince Apple to make changes to its Bonjour network discovery service and related technologies including AirPlay and AirPrint. The petition is asking Apple to redesign Bonjour and other services to deliver a better fit with education and enterprise networks. It was started by Lee  [Read More…]

MacTech Conference 2012 Registration Opens With Early Bird And Education Discounts

Registration is available for this fall’s MacTech Conference 2012.

Registration is now open for MacTech Conference 2012. The annual conference, which is a great learning and networking experience for IT professionals and developers, will be held October 17 – 19 in Los Angeles. A pre-registration discount is available for anyone who registers by the end of August.

The conference is sponsored by MacTech magazine and was launched in 2010, the year that  [Read More…]