Technology Trends

Tuesday 7 April, 2014


Friday 21 March, 2014

New mobile app from Ruckus gives IT administrators remote control over wireless LANS

Ruckus Wireless has unveiled Remote Control, a new mobile application that now gives IT administrators the ability to remotely manage, monitor and configure Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi LANs, simplifying the maintenance of routine and frequent wireless administration tasks by enabling these from a single mobile device, such as an iPad

Find out more »

Is wireless interfering with your BYOD plans?

You’ve been SNUP-ed, so now it’s full steam ahead with your BYOD roll-out, right? Well, possibly but before launching into it, determine the capability of the network and ensure it’s up to both the challenge and the expectations.

Read more »

Dealing with changing demands in a school’s internet usage

Are you moving onto the N4L? Do you plan on introducing a BYOD programme? Watchdog is holding a series of seminars across the country to help schools manage their internet usage. “The seminars will show how an effective internet management system can ensure consistent and reliable access for the important stuff – like learning!,” said Watchdog CEO Peter Mancer.

Find out more »

Upgrading to the latest Windows OS

On April 8, Microsoft will end support for Windows XP. What that means is that if your school is still running the operating system by this date, you may be exposed to potential risks. Knowing support for the XP operating system was ending, Ponsonby Primary School has made the switch to Windows 8.1 – it proved a “seamless” process and it’s already loving the results.

Read more »

Case study: Ultra-short-throw projection in action

Wellington’s Queen Margaret College has implemented several interactive technologies over the past few years. However, it’s the latest acquisition that has added a truly new dimension to the classroom.

Read more »

Case study: Getting the message with digital signage

Opened in 2004, Alfriston College in South Auckland was purpose built to provide not just an inspiring learning environment but a practical one, as well. A key part of its overall success has been the introduction of digital signage.

Read more »

Learn about the latest technology trends at INTERFACE Xpo 2014

Have you booked your spot for INTERFACE Xpo 2014? Don’t delay. We’ve been inundated with registrations and are almost two-thirds full already. If you make the ICT decisions for your school and want to find out about the latest education solutions, this is a day not to be missed, with presentations, workshops, an exhibition, and networking opportunities. We’ll be holding three events – Wellington 22 May, Taupo 26 May, and Auckland 28 May – all are free to attend for schools.

For more information and to register »

Get a copy of INTERFACE for just $1

No longer receiving INTERFACE Magazine? Want to start? For just $1 you can keep everyone up to date with the latest e-learning trends, ideas and resources. Just sign up to receive a $1-a-copy bulk delivery – or check out others ways to read the magazine.

Find out more »


Thanks to Ruckus for sponsoring this edition of INTERFACE Tech Trends.


Visit our website


Please feel free to forward this email to friends or colleagues.
If you wish to unsubscribe from this ‘Newsletter’, please email