Education and technology have never been more closely in line with one another, more required, and more essential to fundamental to long term economic growth for the United States. Education is not simply about books any longer! It is about the internet, access to information, services that support this access, and growth of a digital culture.
It’s an epidemic. Recent reports reveal that tablet fever has completely swept our nation—nay, our generation. But what does it mean? Basically, if four people own smartphones, one of those four people also owns a tablet device. What’s the difference in the use of these two types of devices? The biggest difference has to do [...]
In the IT world you’ll find a ton of services that are available beyond the standard hardware repair and basic maintenance stuff. Tech has made a huge transition, and continues to evolve so lots of people are able to get various services at good rates. A lot of the tools that businesses use have forever [...]
Earlier this month, Microsoft settled a patent infringement suit against Barnes & Noble regarding their Nook reader’s Android underpinnings. Microsoft has taken legal action against many companies that use Android in their products, but the deal that was struck in this particular lawsuit makes it especially interesting. As part of the deal, Barnes & Noble [...]
For those of us in rural areas, technology often seems out of reach. DSL and cable internet are not widespread enough, and too often we have to depend on very slow, unreliable dial-up connections. Satellite Internet in my area seems to be the only solution, or we will continue to lag behind our counterparts in [...]
Any student expects that his college degree will be recognized as just that: a respected, legitimate degree. Most institutes of higher learning must meet certain academic, administrative, and operational standards in order to be accredited, or recognized, in this way. However, many distance degree institutions do not go through the accreditation process. If you are [...]