Apple made a major education push yesterday, updating the iPad to support Apple Pencil input, and improving fleet management capabilities. Apple has a long history in education, but this recent announcement is almost reminiscent of their most unique educational offering, the eMate 300.
Windows 10 S has a chance to combat the surge of Chromebooks. Education is a market Microsoft understands, and it’s clear this release is almost exclusively catering to its needs. In a lot of ways the OS is a result of the lessons they learned with Windows RT. They kept with a x86 platform for technical compatibility, and gave users a way to use legacy apps, albeit with a paid upgrade. But if deployed too widely, where users chafe at the constraints inherent in the OS, it may become know as Windows 10 Minus.
The annual VMworld gathering in San Francisco has become the central event for virtualization-related companies, but not everyone can attend this must-go event. So we contacted some of our favorite technology companies about sponsoring a contest to send another deserving person to the show!