iPod Touch goes back to school

In the grand scheme of things, it hasn’t been that long since I left school. A mere eight years ago I was donning a uniform every day and studyi

In the grand scheme of things, it hasn’t been that long since I left school. A mere eight years ago I was donning a uniform every day and studying for my GCSEs. At home I thought i was lucky to have access to a creaky old PC with dial-up internet connection – these days things are a little different.We received an email yesterday from a professor at Abilene Christian University in Texas, USA. It was all about a new initiative at his uni to provide each and every new fresher with either an iPhone or an iPod Touch. Alright for some, eh?The students will use the gadgets to receive homework alerts, answer in-class surveys and quizzes, get directions to their professors’ offices, and check their meal and account balances – and I thought my copy of Encarta was a treat.I tell you, it wasn’t like that in my day…