Category Archives: Education

Smartphones in the classroom 3: Learning from our apps

If you’re a frequent user of our apps, chances are that you chose OpenSignal to get better coverage and find the best carrier in your area, or downloaded WeatherSignal to check the temperature and pressure before leaving home in the … Continue reading

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Smartphones in the classroom 2: Teaching Physics

Do you remember the time when cellphones’ only use was to make and receive calls while out and about? Mobile phones were originally created to do that, no more, no less. Similarly, sensors in smartphones were first put there to … Continue reading

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Smartphones in the classroom 1: A new educational tool

“Now children, close your textbooks and take out your cell phones.” Such an utterance would have been preposterous when I was a high school student – and mind you, this was the late nineties/early two-thousands. But of course, ten years … Continue reading

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