News Bits: Microsoft’s iCampus Project Complete, ClearTouch Screen Protectors for the Gateway CX2620, Samsung Debuts First 18x Serial ATA Rewritable DVD Drive

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Microsoft’s iCampus Project Complete

The seven-year collaboration between software giant Microsoft and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, known as iCampus, comes to a conclusion. According to a Microsoft press release, iCampus programs included "classroom exercises powered by Tablet PCs linked to remotely accessible laboratories, which gave students access 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to archived classroom materials, soccer-playing robots, annotated multimedia Shakespeare courses, GPS-tracked shuttle systems and a host of other applications that have enhanced the academic lives of students and teachers alike." One particularly innovative breakthrough was the Classroom Learning Project, which enabled instructors in large classrooms to annotate their Power Point presentations simultaneously on both the screen and the Tablet PCs distributed to students prior to the lesson.



ClearTouch Screen Protectors for the Gateway CX2620

screen protectBoxWave’s ClearTouch screen protectors for the Gateway CX2620 Tablet PC provide protection from scratches and more. They are designed to fit CX2620 Tablets directly. The ClearTouch screen protectors come in two options, Crystal or Anti-Glare. The ClearTouch Crystal screen protector features true color display, eliminates 99 percent of UV and can be cleaned easily. The ClearTouch Anti-Glare screen protector features a textured finish, enhanced contrast and it masks blemishes

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Samsung Debuts First 18x Serial ATA Rewritable DVD Drive

dvd driveSamsung Electronics Ltd., announces the next breakthrough drive with the introduction of the new WriteMaster SH-S183L, this is the first 18x Serial ATA DVD burner on the market. Designed for consumers looking for a super-fast DVD burner with advanced technology, the SH-S183L offers 12x DVD-RAM recording and 8x double layer DVD+R and DVD-R recording. LightScribe technology is also embedded in the DVD drive, letting users engrave labels, photos and designs right onto the CD and DVD discs with no hassle at all. The SH-S183L is shipping nationwide with an estimated price of $89.99.




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