Chromebooks are, well, not exactly laptops. They function as one, but oftentimes, the hardware simply can’t keep up competitively. There’s also that tiny inconvenience of requiring an Internet connection when using online app. But for what it’s worth, Chromebooks can more than deliver on reports, assignments and homework task performed by students and at the […]
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10-inch tablets are too small for serious work, a slate around 11-inch or bigger would be ideal for productivity. The iPad Pro 11 strikes this balance, but are there alternatives to the pro-level tablet? A tablet that is ideal for entertainment and yet lets you carry on with work when you have to.
An Essential Guide to Better Online Meetings & Video Calls: How to present yourself in the best possible light
For a while, online meetings were reserved for business and corporate use. All that changed just over a year ago with the pandemic. When applications like Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams gain much popularity and become integral to our everyday life.
Mac Mini M1 is Apple’s best value desktop ever. Powered by Apple’s M1 chip with 8-core processor and 8-core GPU, it is designed to run Apple’s MacOS, apps and Pro apps efficiently. There is also a growing number of native apps optimised to run on the M1 chip by third-party developers, but is it a […]
Not something you need to worry about when you get the MacBook Air M1 or MacBook Pro M1 since both laptops come with integrated FaceTime webcam albeit 720p HD. The Mac Mini M1 however needs an external webcam solution. At the time of writing, there is only one webcam offered by Apple on their website, […]
If you want to meet up with your coworkers or friends online, there are a few different applications on which you can do that for free. Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet are among the most popular platforms for online meetings. Other than these, there are applications like Google Hangouts. Google Duo and Skype. We […]
Here’s what you need to remote desktop from a MacOS computer to another MacOS computer for free. No need for plugins, web extensions, software or apps. And, we are here to tell you that it is all there, the remote desktop server and client already built-in.
Perfect for online learning, especially for schools, colleges and universities that subscribe to G Suite for Education, the Chromebook is fast becoming a vital piece of hardware for Education both in the classroom and for learning at home. Not compromising on performance, here are five of the best and fastest Chromebooks with 14-inch display.
Google Meet is a great Video Conferencing alternative to Zoom for those who already have a Google Account. The free basic plan offers web conference (online meeting) for up to 100 participants with a 60 minute limit per meeting. For most personal applications, that is more than enough. So here is how to get started.
Today’s tablets are more powerful than ever. With the right application, it will even out perform laptops and desktops on similar tasks and take on some intensive processing tasks. Here is how to make your slate work harder, turning it into a laptop or even a desktop.
Technical support is becoming a thing of the past with people turning to mobile solutions for their daily computing needs. The hardware and operating systems powering today’s devices such as tablets and smartphones need very little maintenance. Plus, updating software is quick and easy. That is why students are choosing these over a full size […]
Here are our top picks for affordable and large 10-inch tablets that can be optimized for school and home use in the context of education. Understanding the need for devices in today’s learning, our line-up considers a balance in cost and performance as well as a large display for useability. These will work perfectly as […]
We take a quick look at some of the common apps that will help you in school and education setting. With ease of access to mobile hardware today, you will have the option to download and install a unique suite of mobile apps specifically designed for the classroom. Most of these are usable in any […]
Best Table Top Tablet Stands for Online Lessons & Video Recording: Tablet holders with adjustable height
We look at tablet and smartphone holders with strong clamps or bracket and adjustable stand to mount and hold the device at different angles and height, be it for viewing or recording. These table top stands are great for both students and teachers. One to follow online lessons while the other to deliver or record […]
Need a floor standing mount for your tablet to create online learning videos or deliver live online classes? Here are 5 of the best tablet floor stands. These stands will securely hold your tablet in place while you demonstrate or teach your class remotely or record your next video lesson.
Those looking for a secure and stable floor mount for the iPad, look no futher. These tablet floor stands will instantly turn your tablet into a self service point or information kiosk. With built-in anti-theft and tamper-proof features, it is more secure than ever, keeping your investment safe.
A laptop for learning need not be expensive, but simply going for the cheapest options can be a false economy. Over time, these entry level machines will become slower, prompting the need for an upgrade sooner. Choosing a laptop powered by Intel core i5 means it is super quick to handle big projects now and […]
New iPad square edge design and powerful chip on the iPad Pro 11 and 12.9 (2020) may be out of reach for most students because of its high costs. But, with the launch of the new iPad 2020 and iPad Air 4, Apple changes that by bringing the powerful A12 Bionic chip used to power […]
Many would pitch the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch against the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch but what about the iPad Air 4th generation. The latest iPad Air adopts the new iPad Pro design, powered by the new A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, it is every bit as capable as the iPad Pro 11-inch 2nd […]
Custom build your own PC for college or university the easy way using a barebone system. Simply choose your memory and storage and in some cases, your choice of processor and you are off to a flying start. Nothing is more satisfying that having a hand in building your own computer.