Turnitin User Group, 16 June 2014

You could do worse than abbrieviate the Turnitin User Group meeting to the TUG meeting, suggesting a slow boat that is finally pulling in the right direction. Whilst some might say some of these changes are overdue, I did leave this session with the impression that Turnitin are truely trying to answer the issues thatContinue reading “Turnitin User Group, 16 June 2014”

iPad trial at Leicester City Council sparks union anger

“A union has criticised Leicester City Council for considering buying iPads for its councillors despite planning up to 1,000 job cuts.” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10859748 At the risk of being accused of continuing my one man campaign against the iPad, this story is typical of managers who don’t really know what they are doing, falling for the iPadContinue reading “iPad trial at Leicester City Council sparks union anger”

That iPad is looking even more expensive…..

India Express has a story about a tablet PC that the Indian Human Resource Development Ministry hope will eventually sell for just $10! Sketchy details so far but it look interesting. I wonder if BECTA could come up with something like that? Oh no, the just been abolished.

More competition for the iHype

It’s been around for a while but I’ve only just seen this prototype from ASUS. It’s a 12 inch tablet with a docking station that turns into a laptop. Oh and it has USB, a card reader and flash. There is also a 10 inch version as well. Don’t sell your soul for an iHypeContinue reading “More competition for the iHype”