February 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Dickinson Public School Board has several budget concerns in the upcoming school year, and a few more things to add to the 2012-13 budget. Continue Reading
August 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic
About 400 seventh- and eighth-graders at Mitchell Middle School could barely contain their excitement as they lined up to get their Apple iPad2 tablets this week during Tuesday and Thursday distribution sessions at the school cafeteria. Continue Reading
June 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic
NEW YORK For decades, the tablet computer was like a mirage in the technology industry: a great idea, seemingly reachable on the horizon, that disappointed as hopeful companies got closer. Microsoft has experienced this cycle of hope and disappointment many times.
December 1, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle
Heavy backpacks full of books may be a thing of the past for Lake Superior school district students and teachers. Superintendent Phil Minkkinen thinks that in the future their backpacks may hold only one thing: a tablet. Continue Reading
October 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Consuming news is one of the most popular activities, up there with email and more popular than social networking. Only general Web-browsing proved more popular on tablets than news and email. Continue Reading
October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The computer, called Aakash, or “sky” in Hindi, is the latest in a series of “world’s cheapest” innovations in India that include a 100,000 rupee ($2,040) compact Nano car, a 750 rupee ($15) water purifier and $2,000 open-heart surgery. Developer Datawind is selling the tablets to the government for about $45 each, and subsidies will reduce that to $35 for students and teachers. Continue Reading
September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos today showed off the Kindle Fire, a $199 tablet computer, challenging Apple’s iPad by extending its Kindle brand into the world of full-color, multipurpose devices.
July 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The personal computer industry needs a jumpstart and it’s counting on a rescue from emerging markets and a late-to-the-party push into tablet computers. Continue Reading