Chromebook

Kixie Named Category Leader for Auto Dialer Software

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kixie announced today it was named a Category Leader for Auto Dialer software by GetApp.

Key Points: 
  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kixie announced today it was named a Category Leader for Auto Dialer software by GetApp.
  • Category Leaders are designed to help small businesses evaluate which software products may be right for them.
  • "It is an incredible honor to be recognized by GetApp as the undisputed leader in the Auto Dialer software category," said Jeff Kuei, Kixie Co-Founder.
  • Kixie PowerCall is a powerful Google Chrome dialer extension that can be installed in seconds on Mac, Windows and Chromebooks.

Getting Chromebooks to Lower-Income Families to Reduce the Digital Divide and the Homework Gap During COVID-19

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 12:34pm

Privileged families are likely to have access to broadband internet as well as multiple portable and desktop devices that help children with their education and homework.

Key Points: 
  • Privileged families are likely to have access to broadband internet as well as multiple portable and desktop devices that help children with their education and homework.
  • But some underprivileged families have limited access to both the internet and computers, which makes it difficult for their children to complete their homework from home.
  • The articles, available on CTL.net's News blog each have a link to a whitepaper with a deeper dive into the topics.
  • For these reasons, CTL Chromebooks are a promising tool for education, government, and nonprofit organizations to bridge the digital divide by bringing internet-connected technology to lower-income families.

Chromebooks Are a Promising Tool for Education, Government, and Nonprofit Organizations Seeking to Bridge the Digital Divide

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 12:50pm

In a series of articles, CTL explores different aspects of this issue, from how different communities have been impacted to how Intel-powered CTL Chromebook computers can be used to help bridge the digital divide.

Key Points: 
  • In a series of articles, CTL explores different aspects of this issue, from how different communities have been impacted to how Intel-powered CTL Chromebook computers can be used to help bridge the digital divide.
  • The articles, available on CTL.net 's News blog each have a link to a whitepaper with a deeper dive into the topics.
  • The articles are summarized below:
    Summary: Before COVID-19, underrepresented communities were affected by the digital divide, but the pandemic has left BIPOC communities even more vulnerable.
  • Chromebooks have become a promising tool in reducing the homework gap because they are so easy to use, deploy, and maintain.

Squirrels Boosts AirPlay, Miracast and Google Cast With All-New Reflector 4

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Squirrels LLC today released Reflector 4 ,a powerful screen mirroring and media streaming receiver application for Mac and Windows that wirelessly receives content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices.

Key Points: 
  • NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Squirrels LLC today released Reflector 4 ,a powerful screen mirroring and media streaming receiver application for Mac and Windows that wirelessly receives content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices.
  • Reflector 4 is the first new iteration of the popular software receiver used by millions of people worldwide since the 2017 release of Reflector 3.
  • Reflector 4 runs on macOS and Windows operating systems and receives mirroring and streaming content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices including iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Mac and Windows.
  • Reflector 4 is a powerful wireless screen mirroring and media streaming software receiver.Devices running Reflector 4 wirelessly receive mirroring and streaming content from a wide range ofAirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices including iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Mac and Windows.

Squirrels Boosts AirPlay, Miracast and Google Cast With All-New Reflector 4

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Squirrels LLC today released Reflector 4 ,a powerful screen mirroring and media streaming receiver application for Mac and Windows that wirelessly receives content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices.

Key Points: 
  • NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Squirrels LLC today released Reflector 4 ,a powerful screen mirroring and media streaming receiver application for Mac and Windows that wirelessly receives content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices.
  • Reflector 4 is the first new iteration of the popular software receiver used by millions of people worldwide since the 2017 release of Reflector 3.
  • Reflector 4 runs on macOS and Windows operating systems and receives mirroring and streaming content from AirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices including iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Mac and Windows.
  • Reflector 4 is a powerful wireless screen mirroring and media streaming software receiver.Devices running Reflector 4 wirelessly receive mirroring and streaming content from a wide range ofAirPlay, Google Cast and Miracast devices including iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Mac and Windows.

CTL Chromebook NL71CT-LTE Named Tech & Learning Winner of the Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools in 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 12:14pm

PORTLAND, Ore., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CTL's latest LTE Chromebook has recently been named a winner of the Tech & Learning 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for secondary grades 6-12.

Key Points: 
  • PORTLAND, Ore., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CTL's latest LTE Chromebook has recently been named a winner of the Tech & Learning 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for secondary grades 6-12.
  • The CTL Chromebook NL71CT-LTE was recognized as a standout product for helping students, parents, and teachers succeed in remote and blended learning environments.
  • Perfect for distance learning, job sites, or working from anywhere, the CTL Chromebook NL71CT-LTE is made for users to stay productive wherever they are.
  • The CTL Chromebook NL71CT-LTE is easy for IT departments to maintain with a self-serviceable battery to get users up and running quickly.

Canalys: Global PC Market to Grow 8% in 2021 Despite Worsening Component Shortages

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 3:50pm

Following the boom in 2020, the PC industry is set to grow for years to come, said Canalys Research Director Rushabh Doshi.

Key Points: 
  • Following the boom in 2020, the PC industry is set to grow for years to come, said Canalys Research Director Rushabh Doshi.
  • Order backlogs and ongoing strong demand present a great short-term opportunity, while the ballooned installed base of PC users presents significant future opportunities for refreshes and upgrades.
  • Competition for components from the automotive, smart manufacturing and smart IoT industries will also put pressure on PC vendors, which will see their prioritization fall.
  • The education segment will continue to be a key driver, with Chromebooks facing some of the most severe order backlogs of any PC category.

Cable One Launches Charitable Giving Fund

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

PHOENIX, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable One, Inc. today announced the launch of the company's Charitable Giving Fund, which will annually award $200,000 in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations across its 21-state footprint.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cable One, Inc. today announced the launch of the company's Charitable Giving Fund, which will annually award $200,000 in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations across its 21-state footprint.
  • "We are committed to connecting customers in the cities and towns we serve to what matters most," said Julie Laulis, Cable One President and CEO.
  • The Charitable Giving Fund is an extension of the company's existing corporate social responsibility efforts, which include:
    Chromebooks for Kids, an initiative in which the company donates Chromebooks to Title I schools across its footprint.
  • For more information about the Cable One Charitable Giving Fund, visit www.sparklight.com/charitablegiving .

Synaptics Expands into Fast-Growing Chromebook Market with New Best-in-Class TouchPads

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Synaptics is now providing new best-in-class options for OEMs looking to design differentiated next-generation Chromebooks, and for users who want the highest quality, productivity and experience.

Key Points: 
  • Synaptics is now providing new best-in-class options for OEMs looking to design differentiated next-generation Chromebooks, and for users who want the highest quality, productivity and experience.
  • According to Canalys Research, Chromebook shipments reached 11.2 million units in Q4 2020, a 287 percent increase over Q4 2019.
  • Synaptics is now bringing best-in-class solutions to the Chromebook market and its rapidly growing user base.
  • TouchPad, Synaptics, and the Synaptics logo are trademarks of Synaptics in the United States and/or other countries.

Kajeet Recognized for Empowering Student Success, Wins 2020 "Community Builder Award"

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 12:05pm

In receiving this award, Kajeet joins a select group of impressive industry leaders who are making a positive difference in education.

Key Points: 
  • In receiving this award, Kajeet joins a select group of impressive industry leaders who are making a positive difference in education.
  • Throughout its history, NCTET has bestowed the "Community Builder Award" to a diverse and bipartisan cross-section of leaders who have made a difference in education.
  • This year, nine distinguished leaders across five different categories received the 2020 NCTET "Community Builder Award."
  • Its robust suite of education-focused technology includes Kajeet SmartSpot, Kajeet SmartBus and Kajeet LTE Chromebooks.