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Dell unveils 4 new laptops for education (3 Chromebooks, 1 Windows model)

Dell is updating its line of computers designed for use in classrooms with the introduction of a new 75 inch, 4K touchscreen monitor and four new laptops. The Dell 75 4K C7520QT interactive 4K display with support for 20-point multitouch input is probably the most interesting of the new products… but it’s also most expensive […]

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Acer launches four new 11.6 inch Chromebooks for the education market

Just a day after introducing its first Chromebooks with 12 inch, 3:2 displays, Acer is adding three more Chromebooks to its line of laptops for the education market. All four have 11.6 inch displays and two have Intel Gemini Lake processors, while the other two have one of AMD’s new low-power chips for Chromebooks. All […]

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Acer launches new 12 inch Chromebooks for education

Acer is adding two new Chromebooks to its lineup. The Acer Chromebook 512 and Acer Chromebook Spin 512 are both designed for the education market and they’re Acer’s first Chromebooks to feature 12 inch displays with a 3:2 aspect ratio. The Spin model features a touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, and a starting price of $450, while […]

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Microsoft unveils 7 new cheap laptops for classroom use

Chromebooks have made inroads in the education field in recent years partly because they’re simple, easy-to-manage solutions for teachers, IT administrators and students. They also tend to be pretty cheap… at least if you opt for entry-level models. But Windows devices can be pretty cheap too… and Microsoft is driving the point home by introducing […]

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CTL launches a $299 Chrome OS tablet for students

CTL is the latest company to launch a Chrome OS tablet designed for the education market and it looks… kind of familiar. Like the Acer Chrombook Tab 10 and Asus Chromebook Tablet T100, the new CTL Chromebook Tab Tx1 features a 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel IPS touchscreen display with pen support, a Rockchip OP1 […]

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Educational Linux distribution Edubuntu has been (just about) discontinued

A few years ago the developers of Edubuntu that the Ubuntu-based operating system for teachers and students was going to skip the update to Ubuntu 16.04 and stay on Ubuntu 14.04 indefinitely. The two lead developers came to that decision after realizing that after a decade of working on the project, they didn’t have time […]