Category: Technology

iPhone 7 May Feature Flush Camera, Stereo Speakers and Thinner Lightning Port

w1408Over the past six months there have been reports indicating that the iPhone 7 would include several new features, like a flush rear camera and stereo speakers. Tonight, Mac Otakara has issued a new report corroborating several of those rumors, including that the iPhone 7 could include a thinner Lightning port, no 3.5mm headphone jack and more. click here for complete story

UIL adds robotics to list of sanctioned high school competitions

The University Interscholastic League is adding robotics to its long list of sanctioned high school competitions.

The pilot program will run this year with the state championship being divided into two divisions, FIRST and UIL Robotics: BEST. All league-eligible high schools will have access to the competitions. click here for complete story

DJI – Phantom X Concept Drone (video)

We all loved the 1980s’ sci-fi visions of the future — the way drones zipped around, blending in as a natural part of everyday life. What if we told you the predictions made in these sci-fi classics are now reality? With the DJI Phantom X, we turn wide-eyed dreams of future possibilities into fact with multi-angle shooting, AI, obstacle avoidance and free-flight object tracking.

Indeed, the creators of today have always been the dreamers of yesterday. Join the discussion. Reply and #WhatsNext on the future of drones.

Summer camp emphasizes importance of math and science

Teachers became students for a week’s worth of sessions promoting strategies that foster more interest in math and science in the classroom.

From Sunday through Friday, the Teachers Academy, sponsored by ExxonMobil and professional golfer Phil Mickelson was housed at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

Third- through fifth-grade teachers from various Houston-area school districts enjoyed an all-expenses paid, week-long stay at the hotel during these training sessions. The main goal was for these educators to walk away with strategies they can use in their classrooms to get students excited about math and science. click here for complete story

Conroe ISD Board of Trustees Recognize Destination Imagination Global Champions

DIGlobalChamps (1)The Conroe Independent School District Board of Trustees gave special recognition to Destination Imagination Global Champions at Tuesday’s Board meeting. The team, comprised of seven 2015 graduates of the Academy of Science and Technology (AST), was awarded first place at the DI Global Finals that took place May 20-23 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

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