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Prestigio Introduces New Notebook Line Based on Latest Intel Mobile Technologies

Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) January 29, 2005

Just one week after the worldwide launch of the brand-new Intel® Centrino™ mobile platform codenamed Sonoma, Prestigio International, one of the most dynamic international manufacturers of display and mobile computer products, announced the release of its second notebook incorporating the most advanced Intel technologies.

The brand-new Prestigio Nobile 1560 is a follow-up to Nobile 1510 which was presented at Intel Sonoma launch presentations on January 19, 2005. Prestigio Nobile 1560 is characterized by fairly high performance and versatile accessories while maintaining good mobility, which is very important for a portable computer. In addition, the new notebook features the distinctive Prestigio design combining sophisticated ergonomics, noble silvery color, and exquisite curved lines.

Nobile 1560 is targeted to those private and business consumers who want to enjoy immediate benefits from the just introduced cutting-edge mobile technologies. This notebook is perfect for office data sharing, web editing, image data management, wireless data exchange, watching DVDs, listening to music CDs, digital photo editing, home accounting, and other applications.

Nobile 1560 is based upon Intel motherboard using latest Intel Centrino technology including new mobile computer chipset – Intel 915GM Express (codenamed Alviso) and Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG wireless network components. The notebook is powered by Intel Dothan microprocessors with 533 MHz FSB.

The notebook’s high performance stems from DDRII 533 MHz memory and excellent Intel GMA (Graphics Media Accelerator) graphic adapter, which along with 15” display (with 1024×768 resolution) provides perfect displaying capabilities for watching movies or working with graphics. New Intel GMA 900 graphic core offers up to double graphic performance when compared with popular graphic adapter integrated in Intel 855 GME chipset.

New Intel Centrino mobile technology also supports PCI Express graphic interface allowing top systems with standalone graphic adapter reach up to quadruple performance. Computing performance as well as graphic performance is sufficient for playing even the most demanding computer games. Intel High Definition Audio technology provides the user with exceptional experience when listening to music, playing games or watching the video.

Prestigio Nobile 1560 can be equipped with a hard drive with capacity reaching up to 120 GB and Serial ATA interface support allowing higher data transfers and performance than older ATA interface.

This new notebook is well prepared for communication with the rest of the world. It offers traditional ways of connecting to networks using modem or network adapter (10/100 Base-TX LAN) as well as wireless connection using integrated Wi-Fi technology. Integrated Wi-Fi technology allows the user to connect to all existing wireless networks – A, B and G.

Prestigio Nobile 1560 has become the second model in the newly created product line based on latest Intel Centrino platform (code-named Sonoma). This new model will be available across the EMEA region in early February. By the end of Q1'2005 Prestigio will come out with other notebooks incorporating the latest mobile technology advantages.

Prestigio Nobile 1560 technical specifications:

Display: 15”, XGA 1024 x768

CPU: Intel Dothan Support from 1.6 to 2.13 GHz or above, FSB 533/400MHz, L2 Cache - 2MB

Chipset: Intel 915GM+ICH6 (Alviso)

Memory: Two DDR-2 DIMM 400/533 MHz FSB, Max. supported RAM 2GB

Graphics & Video: UMA System share memory 32/64MB, Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology

Audio: AC-97' Audio, Direct Sound Compatible, Sound Blaster-Pro Compatible

Communication: Built-in 10/100 based-T LAN, Built-in 56Kbps V.92 MDC modem, Built-in antenna for Mini-PCI wireless adapter (Intel 2915), supports 802.11b / 802.11b+g/ 802.11a+b+g WLAN

ODD: 24X10X8X24 Combo or above (DVD-RW optional)

Interface: 1394 port, Card Reader port (MS, MMC & SD), Cardbus type-II slot x 1, FIR port supporting remote control, RJ-11 jack for Modem, USB 2.0 Port x 3, RJ-45 jack for 10/100 BaseT LAN, S-Video TV-Out, SPDIF audio out, Support SATA-I HDD 22 pins, VGA port for the second display (CRT, TFT or projector), One Express card slot

Battery Pack & Life: 8 cell Li-Ion battery pack, 5.4 hour battery life with ACP

Weight: 2.8kg

About Prestigio

Prestigio International with headquarters in Seoul (South Korea) is one of the most dynamic international manufacturers of LCD displays and TVs, mobile computers, and plasma TVs. In 2003 the company merged with Canyon Technology Group drastically extending Prestigio’s global outreach. Today Prestigio is a well-established brand under which display and mobile products are sold in 25 countries around the world. Rigorous quality control and innovative technologies are the cornerstones of the company’s strategy. At present Prestigio is actively involved in the EMEA region operating through 3 representative offices located in Western Europe (Gorinchem, the Netherlands), Central & Eastern Europe (Prague, Czech Republic), and the CIS (Moscow, Russian Federation).

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SavRow Launch Katana 3D-9 : NVIDIA Quadro Powered Mobile Workstation

(PRWEB) March 25, 2005

SavRow are pleased to launch the Katana 3D-9 Quadro Mobile Workstation. Representing the latest phase of our Professional range, the Katana 3D-9 is a Mobile Workstation solution for our professional design clients requiring optimised OpenGL performance. The Katana 3D-9 Mobile workstation features cutting edge technology, and in many ways eclipses desktop workstations currently available to the market. Please find as follows some of the highlights:

Hardware Options

Intel Pentium 4 775 up to 3.8GHz

Dual DDR2 SODIMMS @533MHz up to 2.8GB (4 x 1GB limited by OS)

Dual Hard Disks in RAID 1 / 0 or Single Mode, from 40GB to 2 x 100GB (5400RPM, 7200RPM 60GB)

Upgradeable PCI-X16 Graphics - Currently Available in NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 in 3D-9 systems, and ATI X800, or NVIDIA Go6800 in Katana K-90 systems all with 256MB.

Optimised Thermal Performance using 99.99% Micronised Silver Thermal Paste

2 x Optical Capable - 8xDVD+/-Dual Drives in Each Bay

Screen Options

WSXGA+ 1680x1050 Screen - High Gloss - High Contrast

WUXGA 1920x1200 Screen - Ultra High Definition

Software Options

Windows XP Pro / Home

Customised Non-Destructive DVD-Recovery Solution (safeguards client documents)

About SavRow Computers

SavRow is high-end system builder focusing on bespoke technology solutions for high-performance applications. SavRow was founded with a primary focus on providing the ultimate in desktop PC design.

SavRow Bespoke Technology

Among our very first desktop designs was the phase-change (think refrigerator compressor) cooled (to under -21C) SavRow Plutonium™, a 4GHz Pentium 4 system, that has retained the CPU performance crown since July 2003 when it was launched. This success has been replicated by our other desktop systems, the Diamond - recently featured in Esquire as 'Quite simply, the best computer in the world', and the Deuterium PC which won a global invitational system builder group test to be crowned Dream PC 2004 by Custom PC magazine.

Since 2003 our product range has expanded to include high performance laptops, providing the very best technology available, fully customised and tailored. These laptops have included the SavRow Blade-65 an awesome 15.4" WUXGA Centrino laptop and the award-winning SavRow Razor, which was recently crowned as the Ultimate Designer Laptop by PC Pro magazine in a high-hitting group test, and later lead to the product being nominated by PC Pro staff for most desirable piece of hardware 2004.

SavRow Bespoke Design

Our systems are somewhat unique in offering a bespoke design both technically and aesthetically. Currently we offer our laptops and desktops in 30 pre-defined SavRoyal™ paints based on Lamborghini and Ferrari-style paints, and colour shifting TVR-style Gold-Red and Green-Purple paints, these are offered in a number of designs including GT stripes and a good view of some of the designs can be seen in our product WebGallery ( This comprehensive range of pre-defined paints is complemented by our ability to match any automobile paint requested by our clients.

SavRow’s Professional range incorporated this paint expertise to provide professional clients with highly bespoke presentational laptops and desktops in the corporate colours of our clients (we can match any Pantone® colour) and also embedding corporate logo's under the lacquer of the painted units to provide a funky corporate branding statement.

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Chromatic Demo -

K-90 Image Assets -

NVIDIA® Quadro® FX Go

The ultimate mobile workstation graphics solution for digital content creators and engineers. Professionals in these markets can take advantage of the industry-first 128-bit floating point graphics precision pipeline, up to 256MB of unified frame buffer memory, and OpenGL and DirectX shader functionality for the best application experience. NVIDIA Quadro FX Go solutions provide a full complement of desktop workstation features, including hardware-accelerated antialiased lines, hardware overlay planes, and two-sided lighting.

The NVIDIA Quadro FX Go1400 for PCI Express enables maximum workstation performance on a true desktop workstation replacement, featuring the latest NVIDIA architecture supporting high memory bandwidth, blazingly fast read-back performance, rotated-grid full-scene antialiasing, Shader Model 3.0 support, 32-bit floating point precision throughout the entire pipeline, and the latest PowerMizer 5.0 technology. These groundbreaking technologies guarantee sustained productivity for all professionals on the go, from effects creators on a movie set, to engineers at the plant, to the geoscientist on a remote oil rig.

SavRow Contact Details

For more information and image assets, please contact Ali Raissi at SavRow:


Ali Raissi


NVIDIA Contact Details

For more information please contact Adam Foat at NVIDIA:


Adam Foat

Product PR Manager

Tel : +44 118 9033019

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Mac Users Get New Tool For Clipping Text From Popular Applications to Mobile Phones Using SMS

(PRWEB) June 7, 2005

smsZap enables Mac users, for the first time, to clip text from popular applications and send to any mobile phone, anywhere in the world, with just a couple of mouse clicks.

Bayham Systems today announced the immediate availability of smsZap 1.0.0, a powerful tool for Mac OS 10.3 (Panther) and 10.4 (Tiger) systems. After installing smsZap, users can select text from within their favourite applications (e.g. Apple Mail, Safari and Microsoft Entourage), press the key combination Shift, Command, ‘W’, and be prompted to choose to send the text to their own phone, select a number from their Apple Address Book, or type in a new number.

smsZap does not have to already be running on the Mac in order to take advantage of the services it offers. However by double-clicking the application icon, smsZap’s interactive mode allows a text message to be typed in directly. It also provides a real-time message tracking screen where sent messages can be checked for delivery status (this screen can be used to tell whether a message has actually been delivered to the handset or if it is still in the network).

A key feature of smsZap is that a mobile phone does not have to be connected to or synced with the Mac to make this work. Instead messages are sent via the Internet to the smsZap Service Centre, where they are then passed to the mobile networks. Messages can be delivered to 471 mobile networks across 165 countries.

Consider these scenarios: have you ever had to run out the office for a meeting but forgot to print in advance those “how to find us” instructions? No need to wait for the printer to warm up, simply select the text, press the smsZap key combination, and choose “Send to My Phone”. Or have you spotted an alert on your favourite news site that you just have to tell a friend about? Then select the text and choose the “Send to Another Number” option, and pick your friend’s number from the Address Book.

“smsZap is a great tool to have on your Mac,” said Bill Turley, Director of Channel Marketing for Bayham Systems. “Whether you are a business user looking to communicate with colleagues and customers, or a home user simply keeping in touch with friends and family, the ‘clip’ feature is a massive productivity enhancer and the low cost messaging will save a small fortune on your phone bill.”

Additionally smsZap provides:

Significant savings on national and international SMS messaging.

Ability to choose your own “Sender Identifier”. Use your own mobile phone number so that any replies will be sent to your handset, or enter a name, perhaps useful for branding an official company announcement.

Only a 276 KB download that uses minimal hard disk space, and will go unnoticed from a CPU / memory usage point of view.

Bayham Systems also revealed that it is in discussion with some service providers and mobile operators to license smsZap as a white label product in order to support their drive to increase SMS messaging and bring their brand to the desktop.

smsZap is a freeware application. Messages can be sent in exchange for credits which can be purchased on the smsZap website.

To download or find out more about smsZap, please visit

Apple, Mac, Mail and Safari are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Microsoft and Entourage are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

About Bayham Systems Ltd:

Bayham Systems is a leading developer of mobile messaging and content systems. Its customers include mobile operators, service providers, international consumer brands, media and entertainment companies, broadcasters, large enterprises and web portals.

The company was created in 2003 through a management buyout. It was previously a division of Ericsson (Ericsson Mobile Applications), and is headquartered in Guildford, UK.



AMREL’s New ROCKY Mobile MT786 — The Fastest and Brightest Fully Rugged 3-Piece Computer on the Market

EL MONTE, CA (PRWEB) June 9, 2005

The first 3-piece system to offer an Intel Pentium M 1.5GHz CPU as standard and one of the few with up to 64MB shared video RAM, the MT786 provides superior performance for ease of use with today's demanding applications. With 1300 nits and a standard XGA 1024 x 768 display, the Mobile's Alpha Star™ SRL has unparalleled brightness for ease of readability. Unlike other systems, the MT786 utilizes a single DVI cable for USB, serial, video, keyboard and mouse. This not only makes installation and servicing trouble-free, but also allows for a pure digital output. AMREL's standard embedded DVI interface allows the user to set up multiple displays with ease, a feature currently utilized in command and emergency vehicles.

The flexibility of the MT786's design has taken into account the spatial and operational issues of in-vehicle mobile computers. In addition, the swappable components allow for easy upgrades and field servicing. The ROCKY Mobile is one of the few systems with an option for soft shutdown and an internal back-up battery for fail-safe power protection. With this back-up power source, users can be rest assured that critical data will not be lost or damaged due to unexpected power failure.

In business since 1985, AMREL has become a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computing solutions. AMREL provides a wide range of specialized mobile computing solutions, including rugged notebooks, tablets, and PDAs for law enforcement, public safety and telecommunication industries. For further information, contact Kevin Reilly at (800) 882-6735.


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Fully Ruggedized Tablet PC Meets IP68, MIL-STD-810F Requirements for Mobile Applications in Extreme Harsh Environments

Arcadia, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2005

Contemporary MicroSystems has expanded our offerings by introducing rugged mobile computing solutions. We are pleased to annouce the release of a ruggedized tablet PC that meets the latest military and industrial durability standards and complies with sound environmental protection manufacturing procedures.

The AMT-6010 is a hand-held or in-vehicle computer designed to provide mobile applications and a real-time, wireless solution to access information from remote databases via the Internet or intranet. The AMT-6010 meets Mil-Std-810F, IP68 (which means it is totally waterproof and dustproof) and is manufactured according to RoHS procedures, making it ideal for applications performed in critical environments such as military, aerospace and marine.

The IP68 enclosure is made of high-quality aluminum alloy, plated with a hard-anodized finish that meets Mil-A-8625D specifications, providing an extremely durable and scratch-resistant coating. A dual sealing technique ensures that the AMT-6010 not only can operate while completely immersed in water, but also meets the most rigorous EMC compliance requirements.

The front panel has no screw holes and houses a 400-nit, 10.4” 800x600 resolution TFT LCD screen with capacitive touchscreen. It also features 12 programmable function keys. There is an optional 1200-nit, sunlight readable screen available.

Further testament to the AMT-6010’s ruggedness includes its ability to survive a 3-foot drop, operate in temperatures ranging from –20 to 60 degrees Centigrade, and resist severe shock (40Gs) and vibration (10Gs) levels.

As far as computing power goes, the AMT-6010 comes standard with an ultra low-voltage mobile Intel Pentium III 866MHz CPU, 128MB RAM (upgradeable to 640MB), and a 20GB hard drive (upgradeable to 120GB). There is 32MB of onboard video RAM. Standard communication devices on the AMT-6010 include 10/100BT LAN, wireless LAN and a 56K fax modem. There are options for wireless modem and Bluetooth support. Expansion capability includes a Type III PCMCIA card bus slot, a CompactFlash slot, and two USB 1.1 ports. There is an optional docking station that provides AC97 audio support, 4 USB 2.0 ports and 8 RS-232 serial ports.

Other options include a vehicle or wall mount, a USB hub, and a hard shell carrying case. The AMT-6010 can be powered by the built-in (but replaceable) 6-cell smart Lithium-ion battery or the 100-240VAC power adapter. The AMT-6010’s ruggedness is matched by its stylish design and sleek appearance. Weighing just 6.4 pounds with the battery, the unit measures 10.9” wide, 8.7” high and is only 2” deep.

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Mobile App Start Up Partners with Rip Media Group to Create Video Production and Content Marketing

(PRWEB) September 30, 2013

We needed to take a useful, yet complex concept, and make it simple to understand for millions of homeowners.

Rip Media Group, a leader in corporate introduction explainer videos and online marketing, announces new customer partnership with Home Auto Pilot.

Home Auto Pilot was referred to Rip Media Group to create compelling introduction videos while communicating the key benefits of the online aggregated Radio site. The company has the unique ability to allow automation from any location, via an iPad or iPhone.

Through a collaborative process, Home Auto Pilot and Rip Media developed creative videos showing the common challenges encountered by consumers trying to monitor and control home security, hvac, electronics, and more. See the video here:

"Working with Rip Media was wonderful. The experience we had was among the easiest and smoothest parts of our launch," said the advertising agency for Auto Pilot. "Rip Media Group team took the time to learn our needs and created wonderful marketing tools for us."

With ever shortening attention spans, brands are turning to entertaining video, animated ads and compelling content to turn complex concepts into simple stories the marketplace can understand. "We are proud of the videos we created together and plan to work with Maury and his team on more projects in the future."

Businesses looking to learn more about animated whiteboard animation videos and online marketing should contact Rip Media Group at 888.899.8910.

Rip Media Group was founded to developed creative, visual, and compelling campaigns that result in record setting growth. RipMedia focuses on increasing client sales, creating demand, and generating growth in companies as well as charitable organizations.

Rip Media Group's mission is to expand your business with integrated marketing: motion graphic videos, whiteboard videos, live action video, and integrate website optimization, and social marketing.


5th Planet Games Launches Legacy of a Thousand Suns Mobile, Enables Cross-Platform Gameplay

Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013

5th Planet Games, Inc., a leading developer of core, free-to-play games on social and mobile platforms, today announced the launch of Legacy of a Thousand Suns Mobile, now available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. The new app connects to the Web versions of Legacy of a Thousand Suns so that players can bring their characters with them on the go and continue their progress no matter where they are. New players can download the app on their mobile devices to experience one of the most popular text-based Role Playing Games (RPGs) online.

Legacy of a Thousand Suns first launched on Facebook in 2010 and has since expanded to other social platforms including Kongregate, Armor Games, and Newgrounds. Described as providing “one of the best experiences in text-based RPG gaming” by Gamezebo, the game is played by more than 20,000 fans daily, many of whom log in 4 – 5 times per day.

Hailed for its engaging narrative arc and visually stunning artwork, Legacy of a Thousand Suns Mobile is a sci-fi MMORPG that takes place in the futuristic world of the Sian Empire, where old rivals bearing powerful new technologies are on the hunt for Princess Illaria. Players must use their wits, skills and weaponry to protect the princess and ensure she doesn’t fall into her enemy’s clutches, or else the empire will be doomed.

“With Legacy of a Thousand Suns Mobile, we’ve created a unified, continuous experience for players whether they’re on their PC, smartphone or tablet,” said Robert Winkler, co-founder and CEO of 5th Planet Games. “The community interaction within ‘Legacy’ is so crucial to the game, and we wanted players to be able to take advantage of all the other social aspects of the game whether they were in front of their computers or on their mobile devices.”

In Legacy of a Thousand Suns Mobile, as in the web-based versions of the game, players must complete a series of missions and navigate through a number of zones in order to advance in the game. Community is an essential part of the gaming experiences, as players may form alliances with their peers and join raids against their common enemies in order to do battle more effectively. Gifting, player versus player action, and extremely active forums further contribute to the community aspect of the game. With a mobile version now available, players will be able to participate in the community at any time and from any place.


Legacy of a Thousand Suns Mobile is free to play and available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices at, as well as on Google Play for all Android devices at

Game updates can be found by following @5pg_LoTS on Twitter or by liking Legacy of a Thousand Suns Community Page on Facebook at For game logo, screenshots and other assets, please contact

About 5th Planet Games

5th Planet Games is an independent developer of core, free-to-play games designed for casual gamers and hardcore enthusiasts alike. Established in 2009, the company’s mission is to build games that the employees themselves would want to play, and the results are several successful Role Playing Games including Dawn of the Dragons, Legacy of a Thousand Suns, and Clash of the Dragons. The company’s games appear on social and mobile platforms including iOS, Facebook, Kongregate, Kabam, Armor Games and others. 5th Planet Games is headquartered in Roseville, California, with offices in New York. For more information, visit

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The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphias Mobile App About Vaccines Now Available for Android

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013

The Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (VEC) mobile app, Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know, is now available for Android in addition to Apple platforms. Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know is a unique mobile app that allows busy parents to access up-to-date, reliable information about the science and safety of vaccines -- wherever and whenever they need it.

Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know includes comprehensive information about:

    Vaccines and the diseases they prevent
    Vaccine safety topics, including autism, thimerosal, vaccine schedules, and too many vaccines
    Recommended immunization schedules for children, teens and adults
    Types of vaccines and how they’re made

Additional features include:

    Graphics depicting disease characteristics, such as levels of contagiousness and typical disease timelines
    Links to videos about vaccines
    Vaccine-related games, like hangman and matching
    A place to save questions for the next doctor’s visit
    The opportunity to easily email the VEC for answers to vaccine-related questions
    Links to other VEC resources, like booklets and Q&A sheets

The new app places the extensive resources from the VEC web site at parents’ fingertips in an easy-to-navigate mobile platform that parents can access at the doctor’s office, grocery store, or pharmacy, allowing parents to find immediate answers to questions wherever they arise and to help them make informed decisions regarding their child’s immunizations.

Parents can download the free app from the iPhone or Android stores or can learn more or easily locate the links to the app in app stores by visiting the VEC’s mobile app web page

About the Vaccine Education Center

The Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (VEC) was established in October 2000 with the goal of providing scientifically accurate and up-to-date information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent to both parents and health professionals. The Center offers numerous resources, including websites, videos, e-newsletters, informational tear sheets, webinars and speakers programs, all of which provide information that dispels common misconceptions and misinformation about vaccines. Information commonly found on VEC resources include how vaccines are made, how and why they work, who recommends them, whether they’re safe, whether they’re necessary and when they should be given. The Vaccine Education Center is funded by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and does not receive support from vaccine manufacturers.

About The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation’s first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children’s Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program receives the highest amount of National Institutes of Health funding among all U.S. children’s hospitals. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 516-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit


Mobile Learning, New Standards, College and Career Readiness Highlighted in 2013 Pearson Virtual Conference

New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2013

Mobile learning, new curriculum standards and ensuring that all students graduate college-and career-ready are the main topics that stellar education leaders will present in an upcoming free virtual conference from Pearson. “A New Frontier: Re-Imagining the Next Generation of Education” is a professional development opportunity with nine sessions on today’s hot topics that educators can attend from the comfort of their classrooms or homes – anywhere they have access to the Internet. Among the presenters are top science and social studies experts as well as leaders in educational change.

What: The presenters and interactive virtual sessions include:

o    Every Child, Every Day: An Inside Look into Digital Conversion (keynote), presented by Dr. Mark Edwards, superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District, N.C.

o    Teaching and Learning with Backchannels and Informal Assessments, presented by Richard Byrne, digital learning consultant, blogger

o    Hands-On, Minds-On: Rigor and Science, presented by Michael Padilla, Ph.D., professor of science education, University of Georgia, Athens

o    Achieving the C3: An Exploration into 21st Century Social Studies, presented by Kathy Swan, lead writer of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, associate professor, University of Kentucky

o    What's New? Let's Take a Look at the Conceptual Shifts in the Next Generation Science Standards, presented by Dr. Karen L. Ostlund, 2013-2014 retiring president, National Science Teachers Association, UTeach, College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

o    The Idea of America: Teaching Civic Engagement Through American History, presented by Kelly Govain, coordinator of teacher development, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

o    Smithsonian Museum Resources & Inquiry Learning, presented by Naomi Coquillon, youth and teacher programs manager, Smithsonian National Museum of American History

o    College Readiness in Science. What's Ideal - and What's Real?, presented by Dr. Kenneth Miller, biology professor at Brown University, high school biology author

o    The DBQ Project and Common Core: A System-Wide Approach to Historical Thinking and Evidence-Based Argument Writing, presented by Chip Brady, co-founder of The DBQ Project

When: Nov. 12-15, 2013

Where: For more information or to register, visit

About Pearson

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, providing educational materials and services and business information through the Financial Times Group. Pearson serves learners of all ages around the globe, employing 41,000 people in more than 70 countries. For more information about Pearson,


Pre-order iPad Air Cases from Mobile Fun Today

(PRWEB UK) 25 October 2013

Apple announced its updated iPad yesterday, the iPad Air. The iPad Air has a similar design to the iPad mini with the same casing. The Air is available in both Silver and Space Grey. Updates include a better camera, the famous A7 processor and is smaller in every way. Apple have kept the same size screen as the previous iPad but has made the bevel 43% smaller, meaning users get the same screen but the device itself is smaller. This new sized iPad means buyers will need a new case. iPad Air cases can now be pre-ordered from Mobile Fun right now.

For customers looking for something bold and great protection, the Trident Aegis is the way to go. The case consists of two parts: a black inner-layer of shock-absorbing silicone and a hardened blue outer-layer. This case offers great protection and a perfect fit for the new iPad Air.

For users looking for something a little more business and with an added feature, the Griffin Journal is a great product. This case allows the iPad to be carried like a personal notebook. It contains a hard shell for great protection and can be used as stand, perfect for typing and viewing videos.

The Gear4 CoverStand is perfect for those who want all-around protection. This case covers both the back and the front of the iPad Air. The case features a magnetic closure and a folding front piece to allow use as a stand in two different ways.

Finally if only Apple will do, Mobile Fun are also taking pre-orders on the new iPad Air Smart case, available in leather. The case fits the device perfectly and built in magnets mean it activates the sleep function of the iPad. The case can be folded in a number of ways, allowing users to get the perfect set up. The new Smart Case from Apple not only protects the front but also the back, meaning the device will stay looking brand new for longer.

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About Mobile Fun

Mobile Fun is the UK’s leading online retailer of accessories for mobile phones, tablets and other mobile devices, offering a market leading product range from its extensive portfolio of international websites.

Headquartered in Birmingham UK, with a product range of 7,000 globally-sourced mobile accessories, Mobile Fun has successfully established a market-leading position within the competitive mobile, smartphone and tablet sectors.

Mobile Fun was ranked as the UK’s 7th ‘Fastest Growing Technology Based Company’ in the Sunday Times 2006 Microsoft Tech Track 100, was awarded the ‘Online Retailer of the Year’ title at the Mobile News Awards 2011 then again in 2012; won Best Online Business (Consumer) at the ECMOD Awards 2012, the Online Retail Awards 2011 and 2012 ‘Computers and Telecommunications’ category and What Mobile’s Best Accessory Retailer 2012. The company was also a finalist in the Online Retail Awards 2013 and is currently shortlisted in the What Mobile and Retail Week Enterprise Awards 2013.

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