Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Should I buy one with 8gb ram and 256gb ssd if I am a regular user? It should be enough, if you need some extra memory you can expand with a micro sd, and the ram memory is fine for a regular user. I work with autocad and office and theres no problem, the sp4 256gb/8gb ram can handle without a problem. Does it come with a keyboard? No. The keyboard is extra and functions as the cover. How loud is the fan on the i5 models? Half as loud…

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Schlage Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt – Common Pre-purchase questions

What Z-wave controllers work with Schlage Z-Wave? Schlage Z-Wave works with SmartThings, Mecasaverde Vera and most of other popular Z-wave controllers. To make sure, you may want to contact the provider for compatibility. It is compatible with most Zwave products, but they might not support all of the additional features. Battery life? Provided that you have decent quality batteries, alkaline 1.5 volts, they should last for over a year. The motor is the thing that drains the batteries on this device most. The physical locking/unlocking the door using the motor…

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Microsoft Surface RT – Important Questions Answered

What does RT stand for in “Microsoft Surface RT”? RT is a version of Windows 8 optimized to run on ARM processors, common in tablets. The name was inspired by Windows RunTime. Compared with tablets running Pro, devices running RT are cheaper, have a better battery life and can be thinner. However, RT will only run apps downloaded from Windows Store, which presently has a smaller selection of applications compared with Google Play and Apple store. If your tablet requirements are standard, you are considering the Surface because it has…

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School Technology 

Secondary Eschool

Secondary Eschool (Hilliard City Schools) is maintained by the Technology Team of the Hilliard City Schools. Secondary Eschool provides links to sites that help students learn their curriculum, useful tools for education and so much more. Links are submitted and reviewed by teachers based on their value for learning and research. Anyone can suggest a link by emailing Hilliard Eschool. Hilliard Secondary eSchool Useful reference tools: Citation Machine, Citation Maker, INFOhio, NoodleTools, NoteTakingHelp, Online College Courses, SAT Question of the Day. Useful iPad tutorials that a student can use to…

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Technology 

Amazon Fire 7 Review (2015) – the Good, the Bad, the…

Fire 7 Overview The new Fire 7 can be used for movies, apps, music, video recording, and reading ebooks. This latest 5th generation tablet by Amazon was released in September 2015. It comes equipped with a 7-inch IPS display (1024×600), and offers a great viewing experience. Thanks to a fast 1.3 GHz Quad-Core cpu and 1GB RAM, the Fire 7 is nice and fast – it delivers smooth games and videos, and quick app launch times. The four cores of the processor run simultaneously to ensure great overall performance. Whether…

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