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Microsoft Announces NEW Surface Pro

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven News

Microsoft recently introduced the New Surface Pro – an innovative fusion of a laptop and tablet flaunted as “the most versatile laptop” in the market. Featuring three versatile modes – Laptop, Studio, and Tablet - the new Surface Pro lets users create, work, and play virtually anywhere. Engineered for those need ultimate power and performance,…

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Lenovo N22 Review

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven News

Made specifically for the education setting, the Lenovo N22 is an affordable and reliable solution for 1:1 device deployment. Coming in around $200, this Chromebook has impressive specs, including a 3.8 GB of R.A.M and an Intel Celeron processor with 2 cores running at 1.60GHz. Taking the life of a student into account, it’s clear…

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The Importance of Battery Life for K-12 Tech Deployments

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

The Importance of Battery Life for K-12 Tech Deployments Battery life for any device is a vital part of a student’s success in the classroom. Nowadays with technology playing such a prominent role in the K-12 education systems, having a dead battery can become a disruption and hassle during class. Without quality battery life, the…

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IT Advantages of Chromebook Deployments

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

IT Advantages of Chromebook Deployments Chromebooks have taken off as a primary form of classroom technology. It is estimated that Google Chromebooks make up half of US classroom devices sold. This is even more impressive when you consider that Chromebooks made up less than 1% of devices sold to K-12 classrooms in 2012. The speedy growth…

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Rising popularity of Chromebooks in K-12 1:1 Deployments

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

Chromebooks have revolutionized the way technology is used in classroom environments. During the 2015-2016 school year, it is estimated that one-sixth of students and teachers will receive a new computer, and one half of those deployed computers will be a Chromebook. Furthermore, the Education sector accounted for 85% of Chromebook sales in 2013. There are…

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Hot K-12 Device Roundup

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

With new devices geared toward the K-12 learning environment coming out all the time, Brenthaven is constantly innovating to create new cases for the latest and greatest K-12 devices. We’ve put together a roundup of some of the hottest devices to hit the market in the 2015-2016 school year. 9.7-inch iPad Pro Just released in…

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Volunteering with Pasado’s Safe Haven

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

The Brenthaven team recently volunteered with Pasado’s Safe Haven, a local non-profit that investigates animal cruelty crimes and provides sanctuary and rehabilitation to animals who have suffered from abuse and neglect. Employees of Brenthaven got down and dirty and cleaned the infirmary as well as assisted in making props for an upcoming fund-raising event. In addition…

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Upcoming Entrepreneur Unplugged: Barefoot Ted

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

Having spent 10 years focused on mastering natural running techniques, Barefoot Ted now focuses on sharing his insights on self-experimentation and “following your own passion” and acting as “El Presidente” of LUNA Sandals, the adventure sandal company he founded in Seattle, and Solowheel Seattle, the one-wheeled urban transporter company he started in 2014.

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Entrepreneur Unplugged Recap: Barefoot Ted McDonald

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

Brenthaven had the pleasure to host “Barefoot” Ted McDonald, founder of Luna Sandals and pioneer of Solowheel Seattle, at its last Entrepreneur Unplugged event. The room was filled with fans of barefoot running, the Solowheel, entrepreneurs looking for advice, and everyone in between. Throughout his talk, Ted spoke about his inspiration for going after his…

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Best Work Backpacks

Published on August 28, 2016 Brenthaven Features

If you’re someone who commutes to and from work five days a week, you know how important protection and comfort are when it comes to your laptop backpack. You probably use your work backpack for much more than work so you need something that will carry everything you need, such as gym clothes, lunch, books,…

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