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Episode 155 – Gamechanger

Tony and Patrick are back in another awesome episode of IT Babble. The big news here is Amazon Workspaces and the game changing opportunities it offers education. Check out all the talking points below and be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or your favorite podcasting app.

  1. In 2018, Windows died at home and nobody cared by Jason Perlow of ZDNET
    1. https://www.zdnet.com/article/in-2018-windows-died-at-home-and-nobody-cared/
      1. K-12 and Higher education still uses laptops/desktops
  2. Your Smartphone is the Best Computer You Own by David Pierce NO 🙂
      1. https://www.wsj.com/articles/your-phone-is-the-best-computer-you-ownso-use-it-more-1527084001
    1. Schools typically follow business
    2. Should schools ditch laptops for “mobile” devices
  3. iPads vs. Chromebooks: Part 2 by Patrick Cauley
    1. https://itbabble.com/2018/06/04/ipads-vs-chromebooks-part-2-2018/
    2. Chromebooks it is!
    3. Interesting results of the student survey
  4. The accidental BYOD solution by Tony DePrato
    1. https://itbabble.com/2018/06/06/the-accidental-byod-solution/
    2. Amazon Workspaces
    3. Amazon Education – https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?&docId=1000412651
    4. WINE for Ubuntu – https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu

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Episode 154 – Poop on the Desk

Tony and Patrick are back and what an episode! Check out the talking points below and be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or on your favorite podcasting app.

  1. The best gadgets are the ones you know how to use by Dieter Bohn
    1. https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/2/17302680/best-gadgets-tech-gear-liveblog-bag
    2. This applies to schools: hardware, software, SIS, gradebooks, etc.
    3. When is it good to make those changes?
  2. Access Denied: Controlling What Students Can Access by Tony DePrato
    1. https://itbabble.com/2018/05/05/controlling-what-students-can-access/
  3. iPads vs. Chromebooks update
    1. Student survey
  4. Tony’s testing with Amazon Work Spaces
    1. Tony tested Windows 10 with Amazon Work Spaces on a Chromebook
    2. It works
  5. End OF YEAR Process

You can download the episode here.

You can listen to it below.