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Tech-Link: Chromebooks surpass iPads in Schools


There's an interesting article in Forbes about a big change in classroom devices: Chromebooks vs. iPads. Google Unseats Apple In U.S. Classrooms As Chromebooks Beat iPads

The article sites pricepoints, and says that, while all of the devices inspire a bit of frivolity in the classrooom, the mix of serious apps and gaming and video ones at Google dampens misuse o the Chromebooks.

A tech note: The dream of using an iPad for comprehensive work hasn't made sense for CM tech researchers. Can't rely solely on a Chromebook yet, there are some awkward situations for journalists, but Chromebooks have come a long way since Google introduced them. At least one article on Sunday with CM, 30 Nov 2014, was posted entirely using a borrowed Chromebook. It was done on an HP with a 13" screen, purchased in the last month for less than $300. T

This story was posted on 2014-12-01 04:00:25
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