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Tag: Education

Windows 10 Is Finding Success In Classrooms

A very peculiar thing happened almost instantly over the past couple of years. While Windows 10 was in development, Chromebooks practically took over the education market in the US. In the US, that is. Microsoft’s misstep with Windows 8, and Apple’s lack of response meant that both former leaders were forced to change their strategies in …

Windows 10 Touch Devices Help More Classrooms Go Digital

It’s kind of amusing how long it is taking classrooms to go completely digital, considering the fact that both mobile devices and touch enabled hardware has been available for quite some time. However, it looks like Microsoft is helping provide the biggest push towards this future. With Windows 10 at the center of it all. Chromebooks …

Dell Announces Affordable Latitude Notebooks For Students

Aiming straight for the target here, Dell, with these highly affordable Latitude series notebooks. In fact, along with these Windows 10 machines, the company has also unveiled new Chromebooks, too. This new portfolio of six new portable devices will be available starting next month. We have three new Chromebooks here — the Chromebook 11, Chromebook 11 …

Schools Realizing Benefits Of Windows 10 Hybrid Devices

It’s not often do we get disruptions in the field of education, but thanks to the arrival and acceptance of Windows 10 hybrid devices, schools have started reaping the benefits that these machines bring. Also going by names like convertibles these hybrids, 2-in-1 devices offer teachers and students the combined benefits and features of a tablet …

HP Announces The ProBook x360 11 Education Edition

If there is one company with an eye on education besides Microsoft, it’s HP. The hardware giant has just announced the ProBook x360 11 Education Edition. Which is a Windows 10 powered 2-in-1 aimed at schools and learning institutes. Microsoft covered this launch on the Windows blog today, confirming the inclusion of student friendly features like …

American Universities To Start Using HoloLens In Courses

A start. Microsoft has entered into collaboration with Pearson Education, with the ultimate goal of exploring mixed reality with HoloLens. As part of the deal, American universities will begin using the device in courses. As announced, Pearson hopes to solve real challenges in areas of learning — from online tutoring and coaching, nursing education and engineering …

Microsoft Announces Surface Warranty Program For Schools

Finally, some more movement from Microsoft in education! The company has been feeling the heat from Google and the various Chromebooks they have successfully launched these past few years. Because apparently, they are selling two to one against Microsoft and Apple. But Redmond also knows a thing or two about doubling, and as this blog post …

Is Microsoft Losing The Education Market?

Microsoft has, traditionally, had it very good in the education market, with the various versions of Windows over the years finding notable success in the classroom, amid minor competition from Apple. However, this was decades ago. Right now, things have boiled over, with Google having initiated its Chromebooks program, a series of lightweight and affordable notebooks …

Microsoft Looking Beyond Google In The Education Space

Microsoft is engaged in several areas, but one domain that is putting up an increasingly high amount of competition is the education sector. A market where Redmond has been quite successful. But Google, the longtime Redmond rival, has been putting up a good show lately — what with the wide variety of Chromebooks that schools and …

Aiken County Public Schools All In With Windows 10, Windows Phones

Even Xbox One gaming consoles and Microsoft Band wearables! Is there anything Microsoft they do not use? Seemingly not. Redmond has highlighted another success story on its blog. This time to do with education. As Andrew Cox, the director of technology at Aiken County Public School District, has shed some light on his experience in transitioning …

Microsoft Publishes A Windows 10 Upgrade Guide For Schools

If Microsoft were not a software company, they would be a pretty good publisher. As this latest Windows 10 Upgrade Guide for Schools that the software titan has put up shows. Back in the olden days, Microsoft Press, the publishing arm of Microsoft, put up some really good titles. And while things have slowed down on …