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All of the ways Apple's new free Mac OS hurts Microsoft Windows

All of the ways Apple's new free Mac OS hurts Microsoft Windows | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it

Apple announced today that Mavericks its latest version of Mac OS X will be free for all Mac users to download. Windows 8.1 is still $119.99.

Apple products are usually seen as expensive if not out of reach for average consumers; rarely are they associated with being free. But today the company took a big step toward changing that perception at a splashy event in Cupertino.


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François-Xavier Schaeffer's curator insight, October 23, 2013 7:42 AM

OS X Maverick launches for free, along with iLife and iWork app updates or even for free if you buy a Mac or an iOS device. So from now on the Mac platform and it's productivity suite are more affordable than ever. Time to switch?!?

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Altruistic Apps: a less demeaning way for schools to fundraise - PandoDaily (blog)

Altruistic Apps: a less demeaning way for schools to fundraise - PandoDaily (blog) | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
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She's a K-8 principal, and she held a fundraiser by doing a night out at McDonald's. All the families would eat there and a ...
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FunBrain - Dozens of Educational Games for K-8 - Free Technology ...

FunBrain - Dozens of Educational Games for K-8 - Free Technology ... | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
FunBrain hosts a collection games that elementary school and middle school students can use to practice mathematics and language arts. A few of the games on FunBrain that I tried include Grammar Gorillas, Mad Libs ...
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Accessibility and IOS 7 - EdReach

Accessibility and IOS 7 - EdReach | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
On today’s Mobile Reach, the amazing Luis Perez and Meg Wilson join Sue to discuss accessibility in iOS7! Tune in to learn how to leverage this new platform to support all learners!

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Apple shows off thinner iPad Air

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Apple shows off a new thinner top-of-the range iPad, which it says is lighter than any other full-sized tablet on the market.
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Career prep can improve lives, aid local economy: Leslie Jacobs - NOLA.com

Career prep can improve lives, aid local economy: Leslie Jacobs - NOLA.com | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Career prep can improve lives, aid local economy: Leslie Jacobs NOLA.com Our K-8 schools have increased the percentage of eighth-graders performing on grade level in math and English from 28 percent pre-storm to 67 percent last spring, just one...
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Campbell County pulls plug on virtual school - WBIR-TV

Campbell County pulls plug on virtual school - WBIR-TV | 21st Century Education | Scoop.it
Campbell County pulls plug on virtual school WBIR-TV Larry Nidifer, Secondary Supervisor for Campbell County Schools, said the need statewide is large, since Union County only runs a K-8 virtual academy, and is also maxed out with the number of...
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