Ever wish you could carry your iPad on your tool belt?

Construction Junkie's Shane Hedmond shared the following: Runnur, a mobile tech gear company, has developed a hands-free belt clip system for your tablet that’s perfect for construction professionals. The belt clip system attaches to the case you already own and allows you to store it on your hip, keeping your hands free, when it’s not … Continue reading Ever wish you could carry your iPad on your tool belt?

LAUSD gets a surprise early visit from FBI over flawed iPad procurement program

Things seem to have gone from bad to worse for administrators at LA Unified School District over a $70-million iPad program, as the FBI executed a subpoena to seize about 20 bankers boxes of documents this week. Previously, I wrote about the LAUSD's decision to end their iPad program amidst allegations of an improper bidding … Continue reading LAUSD gets a surprise early visit from FBI over flawed iPad procurement program

The real reason iPads aren’t disrupting education more: The Textbook Mafia

My kids are at the exact right age to be subjected to the ongoing experiments to bring education into the 21st century. Two of them have each had at least one full year of using iPads daily as part of instruction, while my youngest used an Android tablet as part of her first grade experience … Continue reading The real reason iPads aren’t disrupting education more: The Textbook Mafia

Worst. Toy. Ever. The iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad

The iPotty is a training toilet for small children that comes with a holder for an iPad. Apparently children are no longer able to become potty-trained without an iPad to assist them. Here is the company's own description of their product: Potty training can be a challenge for even the most patient parents and one … Continue reading Worst. Toy. Ever. The iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad

How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)

As a follow-up to my post yesterday about my heart attack, I thought I would share some of the innovations happening in the medical industry. The first story hits pretty close to home -- literally. San Diego-based Dr. Joshua Topol is the Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health, and is a practicing cardiologist. On a … Continue reading How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)