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Cloud
Zoom releases a range of new features requested by educators
Zoom debuts virtual background support for Chromebooks, video messages in Zoom Chat, Breakout Rooms enhancements, and Anywhere Polls.
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Gaming
ASUS showcases latest lineup at the Incredible Unfolds virtual launch event
ASUS has announced its latest lineup at the Incredible Unfolds virtual launch event, including the foldable Zenbook 17 Fold OLED and the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition.
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Remote Working
Acer unveils a trio of Chromebooks for families, students, and hybrid workers
Acer has unveiled three new Chromebooks designed for users needing an affordable device for productivity, entertainment and communication. 
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Chromebook
HP unveils new range of Chrome OS-powered devices
HP has unveiled its new range of Chrome-powered PC and notebook devices, as well as a new monitor designed to complement the range.
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Tablets & laptops
Chromebook and tablet vendors posting record first-quarter numbers
Chromebook and tablet vendors are posting record first-quarter shipment numbers, according to the latest data from Canalys.
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Canalys
2021 will be a "blockbuster" year for PC market
Total shipments in 2021 are expected to hit 496.8 million units, with all categories enjoying growth. 
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Lenovo
New Zealand PC market on the up, despite challenging year
In the third quarter of 2020, New Zealand's Traditional PC market experienced a 24.4% year-on-year (YoY) growth in unit shipments, reaching nearly 228,000 units.
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Apple
Canalys: Chromebooks on top of 2020 PC market
Chromebooks were the best performing client PC product in Q3, as shipments grew 122% to a total of 9.4 million – tablets are making a comeback.
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Tablets & laptops
Lenovo’s new Chromebook Enterprise ThinkPad
The new ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook Enterprise aims for maximum flexibility for the hybrid working environment.
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Business Intelligence / BI
New solution allows Windows apps on Chromebook Enterprise
Parallels and Google have partnered to enable Windows applications to run in VMs on Chromebooks without rebooting or an internet connection.
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Smartphone
Android’s zero-touch enrollment gains new A/NZ partners
New opportunities for resellers as eligible devices need to be purchased directly from an enterprise reseller or Google partner.
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Apple
HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
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Tablets & laptops
Acer’s new laptops for business and education
The TravelMate X514 is designed for business and commercial use, while the Chromebook Spin 13 aims for the growing classroom device market.
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Windows
School IT procurement survey finds out which tech wins
A recent survey has asked schools what their IT preferences are for digital devices in the classroom. Which product would be best for you?
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Google
A new generation of Chromebooks, designed for millions of students and educators
When I was a student, I juggled different tools throughout my day—a paper notebook for history, a shared desktop for writing.
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Google
Google's new generation of Chromebooks, designed for students and educators
"Computers have begun to replace the need for various tools allowing new possibilities for teaching and learning."
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Chromebook
Creating a culture of student sharing, improving classroom results
Now, we're beginning to see the impact of student-led learning in more traditional performance benchmarks.
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Google
It takes a teacher to empower students with skills of the future
Everyone has a story about a teacher who changed the course of their lives.
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Education
UFB 'game changer' for Kiwi school
“We’ve found that UFB is the game changer because once you have it, everything then becomes possible; it’s transforming the way kids learn."
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Wireless
HiveSchool: One solution to the challenges of the digital classroom
Aerohive Networks has released a new connected learning application known as HiveSchool, designed to help teachers leverage technology in class.
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Chromebook
Cloud Distribution signs GoGuardian for Chromebook security
Monitoring, filtering and theft recovery comes to Chromebooks as Cloud Distribution signs up GoGuardian.
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Google
Meet Google's new Chromebooks, optimised for business users
Google has announced new Chromebooks and features that are optimised for businesses and organisations.
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Enterprise
Fujitsu delivers Chromebooks to ANZ enterprises
Teaming up with Google, Fujitsu is delivering an enterprise-grade managed service offering that leverages the Chrome platform to ANZ customers.
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Gartner
Education pushing APAC Chromebook sales
Education has driven worldwide Chromebook sales to end users to reach 7.3 million units in 2015, up 27% from the year before.