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British Schools Will Use Nintendo Games to Teach ‘Life Skills’

I am perhaps showing my age here a little, but when I was at school the closest you got to ‘gaming on a computer’ was then they would wheel in the (one and only) ...

September 5, 2019 at 12:26 pm by

Schools Ban Microsoft Office 365 Over Privacy Concerns

The launch of Office 365 has proven to be very popular with both individuals and organisations. Largely because it offers a means of having access to Office software while ...

July 16, 2019 at 11:05 am by

Bitcoin Scammers Hit New Lows With Bomb Threats

Bitcoin Scammers Start Issuing Bomb Threats Bitcoin scammers are, perhaps, one of the biggest issues in cybercrime at the moment. Over the years though, their tactics have ...

December 14, 2018 at 12:04 pm by

France Issues School Ban For Smartphones

France Issues School Ban For Smartphones When I was at school, smartphones were not really a thing. The worst thing our teachers had to contend with was us occasionally using ...

August 2, 2018 at 10:29 am by

PC Building Simulator May Soon Be Used In Schools

PC Building Simulator May Soon Be In Schools PC Building Simulator launched last month and so far it has been very successful. With reported sales in excess of 100,000 units, ...

May 2, 2018 at 2:57 pm by

Computer Science Now a Core Subject in Chicago Schools

Chicago has a history of making large moves with the latest technology. From installing cables to help avoid power cuts to trains with no drivers, Chicago doesn’t want ...

February 25, 2016 at 9:56 am by

BBC Micro Bit Delayed To 2016

The BBC Micro Bit is an intriguing low-cost device to help youngsters develop a keen interest in programming. Unfortunately, the original October roll-out has been cancelled ...

September 18, 2015 at 6:08 pm by

Florida Public Schools to Spy on Students’ Social Media

The Orange County Public Schools District have chosen to monitor people’s social activity in their area, the district announced on Thursday that it has signed up with a ...

May 31, 2015 at 9:55 am by

HummingBoard – An Alternative to the Raspberry Pi Now Available

There is no arguing the fact that the Raspberry Pi has revolutionised the technology world giving a simple platform on which users have been able to create their own bespoke ...

July 8, 2014 at 11:33 am by

Bing Rewards App for Windows Phone Launched, 5 Months after iOS and Android

Latest news from Microsoft point to having its Bing Rewards app being released (finally) for Windows Phone, having it come out for its own handset operating system almost 5 ...

June 25, 2014 at 9:17 pm by

Apple And Other Companies To Donate Free Hardware And Services To Schools

With the US Government launching its ConnectED initiative, which will help get US classrooms into the internet era, several major companies have joined The White House to give ...

February 5, 2014 at 10:54 am by

Kerbal Space Program Mod “KerbalEdu” Takes The Game Into The World Of Education

Teachers and students can now work together to learn rocket science and the joys of space travel with the official launch of KerbalEdu, an educational modification of the ...

January 25, 2014 at 3:00 am by

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