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  • Apple Hoping to Create the All iPad Classroom

    Apple’s hopes to restructure traditional classrooms begin with introducing digital textbooks into public schools via the company’s increasingly popular iPad. But will educators be impressed? This past January, Apple introduced the iBook 2, which functions as a digital textbook service in conjunction with three major textbook publishers who serve K-12 schools. These iBooks have been […]

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  • SnappSchool: a New Educational Startup

    Educational reform is not a new concept for the United States. Different schools of thought regarding the ways that parents want their children to learn come and go, or are intensely popular for a period of time, only to fade in popularity and return years later. Now a startup called SnappSchool is seeking to help […]

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  • Mercedes, Meet Siri

    Perhaps you’ve seen the graphic PSAs meant to deter teens from texting while driving. If you have a teen that is glued to his or her phone 24/7, you may be looking for a system that will allow the underage driver in your household to operate hands-free in the car. Or perhaps you, yourself have […]

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  • Treating Depression and Anxiety With a Cell Phone App?

    Many people suffer from social anxiety disorders or depression. But there may be hope for them, as soon they may be able to utilize their cell phones in order to help relieve some of the symptoms that plague them. Researchers at Northwestern University have been experimenting with a new app called Mobilyze! that may be […]