Software & Systems


Kno Releases E-Textbook App for Latest Android 'Jelly Bean' Devices

Kno has brought its interactive textbook reader to the latest Android operating systems. Kno Textbooks supports devices running Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and 4.1.x/4.2 (Jelly Bean), including the Samsung Galaxy Note II; the newly expanded Google Nexus family (Nexus 4, 7, and 10); and other tablets and smart phones.

Apple Launches 7.9-Inch iPad mini, 4th-Gen iPad

Apple today unveiled the iPad mini, a 7.9-inch tablet built around a dual-core A5 chip and offering dual-band 802.11n wireless networking. The company also launched the fourth-generation iPad, as well as new models in its MacBook and iMac product lines.



13-Inch MacBook Pro Gets 227 PPI Retina Display

Apple has released a new version of its 13.3-inch MacBook Pro notebook, offering a high-resolution Retina display with a pixel density of 227 pixels per inch (for about 4.1 million total pixels).

Convincing a Campus to Go Paperless

Texas A&M offers three tips that will help ensure a smooth transition to a paperless workflow.

Belgian College Adopts Microsoft Office 365 for Ed

A career college with three locations in Brussels has gone public with its deployment of Microsoft's Office 365 for Education.

Arizona Community Colleges To Implement Career Planning System

A consortium of Arizona community colleges is deploying a Web-based career planning system to help students with planning for careers and future education.

Solaris 11.1 Enhances Cloud Infrastructure, Adds 300 Features

Oracle has released a new version of its, Solaris. Oracle Solaris 11.1 features more than 300 new features and upgrades, including improved performance, availability, and throughput for Oracle databases; new cloud infrastructure features; and improved availability for enterprise applications.

FIU, CareCloud Partner to Provide E-Health Record Software Access to Master's Students

Master's students at a Florida university are now able to get hands-on experience using electronic health record software due to a recent partnership between the school and a health-care software company.

Brother Intros Scan-to-Cloud Desktop Scanner

Brother has introduced the ImageCenter ADS-2500W, a standalone desktop scanner with wireless scanning and scan-to-cloud capabilities.

Parallels Desktop for Mac Rolls Out New Version for Mountain Lion and Windows 8

Parallels has launched a new version of its software for running Windows and Mac applications side-by-side on a Mac computer, without rebooting.