Apple iPads, MacBook Airs Invade Schools, Collegesview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Apple’s Q3 2012 quarterly results missed Wall Street’s expectations. But Apple iPad and MacBook Air sales into the education vertical –  K-12 schools, colleges and universities — are setting records. For VARs and IT consultants in the education vertical, supporting Apple tablets and notebooks is now a baseline requirement. Here’s the update. Skeptical? (IT news)

Bieber-fever sends storage skywardsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: TechnologySt Aidan’s and St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ Schools have invested in 80 terabytes worth of new storage systems that they hope will last until the end of next year - Justin Bieber permitting. (IT news)

ownCloud Targets Education Marketview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – ownCloud Inc., the commercial entity behind the open source data-syncing platform of the same name, has officially set its sights on expanding operations into the education and academic markets with specially priced products for this niche. (IT news)

Top 10 Open Source Applications for Childrenview story

http://blog.sudobits.com – Ubuntu (12.04) holds a significant percentage in Desktop market (50% in GNU/Linux desktop share) and most importantly – it’s growing very fast. A lot of schools and universities have also switched to Ubuntu (most of them were using Windows XP). Since Ubuntu is very easy to use – kids also prefer Ubuntu or some other Light weight GNU/Linux distro specially designed for children. (HowTos)

Google's Chrome OS Has a Future on Dual-Boot Systems, Starting Nowview story

https://www.linux.com – Lately, there have been some signs of rejuvenation for Google's Chrome OS and Chrombooks based on the platform. As noted here, Chrome OS and Chromebooks got off to a shaky start due to the fact that they require users to use applications and store data in the cloud--a two-fisted approach that alienated some users who wanted local apps and data storage. (Hardware)

GNOME: GUADEC 2012 Program Publishedview story

http://www.gnome.org – The full program for this year's GUADEC conference has been announced. GUADEC is the premier GNOME conference, and is being held in a Coruña, Spain, from July 26th to August 1st. (Software)

Rival Threads : Last Class Heroesview story

http://linuxgamingnews.org – Rival Threads : Last Class Heroes is a 2D side scrolling action role playing game being developed with Unity by a small team of people from around the world. They have managed to gather more then %400 of their goal, and their project seems very promising and beautiful even now. It’s your chance to join the ride and support this wonderful game.   Rival Threads: Last Class Heroes is a 2 (Distributions)

From Calcutta to the cloudview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley HeadNick Tate has built radio telescopes, weapons, bank computer systems, university networks and is now in the process of creating a 100 petabyte national storage cloud. In his spare time he’s president of the Australian Computer Society. Tate will turn 60 later this year, but shows no sign that he will, or wants to, slow down. (IT news)

OLPC failure in Peru its own faultview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Sam VargheseThe deployment of laptops in Peru by the One Laptop Per Child project failed because the organisation did not bother to find out if conditions were optimal for such a deployment before it went in. This is the only conclusion one can draw from the latest attempt by the organisation to spin its failure as being caused by external factors. Nearly three months after a detailed (IT news)

meeting logview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – HTML Code: 07:52:35 PM) The topic for #ubuntu-tt is: http://ubuntu-tt.org, Developing Ubuntu in Trinidad and Tobago (07:53:14 PM) trinikrono: yo (07:53:22 PM) trinikrono: whos around for the meeting (07:53:27 PM) trinikrono: metasansana: ? (08:00:53 PM) trinichica [be06ed84@gateway/web/freenode/ip.] entered the room. (08:03:58 PM) kester_: I'm present (08:03:58 PM) (Hardware)