Google seduces students with Classroom, Chromebooks
Get 'em hooked while they're young. Google offers schools a free online tool called Classroom, and it's marketing Chromebooks for education. Also, Evernote syncs with LinkedIn for scanning business cards.
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- Behold the coming Chrome machines. Intel showcased more than 20 new computers running Google's Chrome OS. Among them are Lenovo's N20P Chromebook with a flexible hinge, the HP Chromebox and LG's all-in-one Chromebase desktop PC. Google is pushing Chromebooks for the education crowd, with roughly 10,000 schools now using the cheap laptops.
- Google is also tempting teachers with a free set of tools called Classroom. It's like Google Docs, but for teachers and students.
- Get helpful advice on how to digitize business cards with Evernote. The app now syncs business cards with LinkedIn profiles. It's a handy time-saver, but not perfect.
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