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postheadericon Teachers-in-training to get pointers, CIA updates via wireless headsets

Okay, so maybe there’s no actual guarantee that headset-wearing teachers will be able to tune into top secret broadcasts from the nation’s capitol, but once the infrastructure is in place, it’s just a matter of time before everyone’s moonlighting as an operative. As the story goes, a gaggle of teachers are volunteering to take part in a Teach for America campaign that puts a bug into their ear and a mentor on the other end. The idea would be to rapidly bring a teacher up to speed by correcting and shaping their technique as it happens, and the potential implications and applications are both vast and numerous. For example, PhDs in foreign nations could one day remotely tutor rural math teachers if Obama’s national broadband plan takes hold, and if they’re feeling a bit comical, they could throw question marks onto the end of each pointer à la Anchorman. The trial is being funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Teachers-in-training to get pointers, CIA updates via wireless headsets originally appeared on Engadget on Sun, 06 Mar 2011 01:34:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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postheadericon Early Venue Pro adopters get free Bluetooth headsets, the infinitely rewarding lesson of patience

Still bummed to be waiting for your Venue Pro? Dell’s amended its December 14th shipping update — henceforth known as (this time only, and then never again) as “VP Day” — to let yearning customers know that, if they had ordered the device before that day, a present was coming in due course. Nay, not a present, a Thank You in the form of a free Plantronics Explorer 240 Bluetooth headset. That’s shipping in four to six weeks, excusing any ironic bouts of delay of its own. Let’s just hope it doesn’t beat your Windows Phone 7 device to the doorstep.

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Early Venue Pro adopters get free Bluetooth headsets, the infinitely rewarding lesson of patience originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:28:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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postheadericon Early Venue Pro adopters get free Bluetooth headsets, the infinitely rewarding lesson of patience

Still bummed to be waiting for your Venue Pro? Dell’s amended its December 14th shipping update — henceforth known as (this time only, and then never again) as “VP Day” — to let yearning customers know that, if they had ordered the device before that day, a present was coming in due course. Nay, not a present, a Thank You in the form of a free Plantronics Explorer 240 Bluetooth headset. That’s shipping in four to six weeks, excusing any ironic bouts of delay of its own. Let’s just hope it doesn’t beat your Windows Phone 7 device to the doorstep.

[Thanks to everyone who sent this in]

Early Venue Pro adopters get free Bluetooth headsets, the infinitely rewarding lesson of patience originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:28:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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