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The Digital Lives of Teens: Mobile is Now

The Digital Lives of Teens: Mobile is Now | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Matt Galligan, co-founder of SimpleGeo, says, "The future of mobile is the future of everything." Galligan sees a future where mobile will pervade every facet of life, from communication to wallets...."

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More statistics and references to reports from the well respected Pew Project team about how reliant Teens are on mobile technology. More importantly however the post makes the point that that students use their phones as a social device as opposed to other devices such as tablets. Another key point the post makes is that these "screenagers" don't need adults to learn how to use screens and associated tools and patterns which poses a significant challenge to traditional methods of instruction. Schools ".....need to adapt of fail to be relevant"

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Classroom Technology Survey Results: iPads in the Classroom | Netop

Classroom Technology Survey Results: iPads in the Classroom | Netop | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
Netop's classroom technology survey results. This year's winner: iPads in the classroom.
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Though the sample group may not be representative of a school system as a whole, (they are after all prospective or existing users of Netop), the forward projections are informative.

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20 Eye-Opening Stats You Probably Didn't Know About Mobile Learning

20 Eye-Opening Stats You Probably Didn't Know About Mobile Learning | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
We’ve collected these facts about mLearning to make the case for why everyone needs to take notice of its implications in the learning industry.
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A real pot pourri of facts and figures here some of which are quite fascinating.

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Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads

Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Below is an awesome infographic shedding more light on the use of iPad in education.It provides some amazing facts about the potential of this mobile device in learning and reviews the reasons behind this growing popularity of iPad in the educational circles."

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Tablets in schools double in one year - news - TES

Tablets in schools double in one year - news - TES | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
Boom in affordable computers in US and UK classrooms
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Interesting report from the UK which also contains a couple of warnings about what may be potential downsides including warnings about suitability of tablets as a catch-all solution as well as some which might be implied including marketers moving into the supply chain.

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Teens favor Apple's iPhone over other smartphones, survey finds

Teens favor Apple's iPhone over other smartphones, survey finds | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
If you think you've seen a lot of teens with iPhones lately, that's because the popular Apple device may be owned by nearly half of all U.S. teens, according to a new survey.
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Interesting :)

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148Apps.biz | Apple iTunes App Store Metrics, Statistics and Numbers for iPhone Apps

148Apps.biz | Apple iTunes App Store Metrics, Statistics and Numbers for iPhone Apps | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
App Store metrics including sales figures, app count, price distribution, approval delay, and more.
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Drawing on data from the iTunes store this site has statistics on iOS apps, Appstore submissions, prices and categories.

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