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Apple Sold 2.5 Million iPads to US Schools in 2013, Still Leads Tablet Market in Q4 (IDC)

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Chitika might be reporting that Apple's tablets are losing their edge in the US tablet market but it certainly looks like Apple still sold quite a few tablets this past quarter. IDC released a new guesstimate today for global tablet sales in the last quarter of 2013, and Apple is still in the lead. With 26 ...

iTunes U Hits 1 Billion Downloads as Apple Tops 8 Million iPads in Schools

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Some Apple news today turned out to be nothing but bollocks but not all. Apple sent out a press release earlier today with a new boast. iTunes U, Apple's 6-year-old education-focused content store, has just hit 1,000,000,000 downloads. iTunes U has really taken off since Apple spun it out into its own app at the same ...

iPads coming to a private school in Scotland

The computer teacher for a private school in Scotland has been blogging about his experience  in getting iPads into the classroom. Since this is an ongoing series of posts I think it's worth adding to an RSS Reader. He's faced some interesting problems. Logistics, for example. Each Ipad has to be authorized to an iTunes account ...