Product Reviews & Previews


First Look: Desire2Learn Essentials

This week Desire2Learn introduced a new course management/ learning management system targeted toward smaller institutions.

Hands on with Newer Tech’s Universal Drive Adapter

Here's one for the technician on the move. Chances are that the computers in your school use at least two different types of hard drives—probably more. You have, of course, SATA and PATA 3.5-inch hard drives in your desktops and workstations. But you also have SATA and PATA 2.5-inch drives for your notebooks. (The more recent high-performance notebooks like Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro use 2.5-inch SATA drives.) And this means that when it comes time for diagnostics, recovery or general maintenance on these drives, you're stuck finding enclosures or docks for each one of these different interface types.

Educause Floor Shopper: CT Exclusive: Our Product Picks

Check out the new technology products and upgrades that caught our editors’ attention. If you’re heading to the Educause expo in Dallas, don’t miss these booths!