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    Created on Wednesday, 27 June 2012. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Today I received a very positive evaluation back from a pupil and teacher who have been evaluating some equipment, and I thought I'd share it: seems like a nice way to end the term. (Mark is not his real name.) Background Mark is a Primary 6 pupil who attends his local primary school. Mark h...

    Created on Tuesday, 22 November 2011. Posted by Robert Stewart

    CALL recently carried out an experiment to see how well a Toshiba netbook would cope with Dragon Naturally Speaking 11 (Dragon). Dragon is a speech recognition software package developed and sold by Nuance. The netbook used was a Toshiba NB250 which offers reduced computing power when compared to ...

    Created on Wednesday, 17 August 2011. Posted by Robert Stewart

    CALL now has a large bank of netbooks and our latest edition is the Toshiba NB250. A good little netbook which is light weight, cheap (£225 via the Procurement Scotland contract), long 8 hour battery life and relatively fast if you are using one or two programs. Note that netbooks are ...

    Created on Wednesday, 15 December 2010. Posted by 

    Portability is generally a key requirement of a voice output communication aid. A few dedicated communication aids come in 'handheld' size, and there continues to be much interest in iPods and iPads (cheapness is another attractive feature!) But amazingly, nowadays, you can buy a fully featured W...

    Created on Thursday, 04 February 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

    Procurement Scotland have negotiated a good price on the Toshiba NB200 Netbook (Procurement Scotland quick guide is available) for purchasers in Scottish public sector organisations. There is a 3G (allows you to connect to the internet via a mobile SIM card) and non-3G version being supplied with th...

    Created on Tuesday, 29 September 2009. Posted by Robert Stewart

    Yet another mini book (also known as the net-book) hits the market! However, this one is slightly different, as the Toshiba sales Rep claims a 9 hour continuous use battery life from its 6 cell battery. There is a basic XP Home model for £254 (excluding vat) as well as a 3G enabled model ...