Computers http://wunc.org en Gamers Who Play Together Stay Together http://wunc.org/post/gamers-who-play-together-stay-together <p></p><p>The widely held notion – that people who play computer games are loners – might not be true after all.&nbsp; A new study from North Carolina State University finds that gamers are expanding their social lives and often wind up meeting the people they compete against.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Nick Taylor is an assistant professor of Digital Media at NC State, and worked on the study.&nbsp; He says the findings were consistent regardless of the types of games being played.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:26:15 +0000 Eric Hodge 32966 at http://wunc.org Gamers Who Play Together Stay Together Guilford Middle School Students Getting Tablet Computers This Week http://wunc.org/post/guilford-middle-school-students-getting-tablet-computers-week <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the largest classroom technology initiatives in U.S. history is underway in Guilford County. This week middle school students can begin picking up their tablet computers and get comfortable with the devices prior to the start of classes.</span></p><p>Teachers have been learning the ins and outs of these Android-based tablets all summer.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"There is also an encyclopedia on here, all kinds of different things that come preloaded," said Eric </span>Loveday<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>8<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grade science teacher at Southwest Middle School.</span> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 20496 at http://wunc.org Guilford Middle School Students Getting Tablet Computers This Week Lenovo To Build Computers In NC http://wunc.org/post/lenovo-build-computers-nc <p>Most of the computers sold in the United States are made somewhere else in the world.&nbsp; That includes computers made by Lenovo.&nbsp; But yesterday, the computer giant announced it will soon open its first U.S. based manufacturing plant.&nbsp; And that plant will be in North Carolina.</p><p>Lenovo has been moving like lightening during the past 18 months.&nbsp; The company has gone from 400 retail stores to four-thousand.&nbsp; And it’s paid off quarter after quarter.&nbsp; David Schmook is President of Lenovo for North America.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 11:20:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2258 at http://wunc.org Apple To Build Large Fuel Cell To Power N.C. Data Center http://wunc.org/post/apple-build-large-fuel-cell-power-nc-data-center <p>Apple Incorporated has the go-ahead to provide power for its new data center in western North Carolina.<br> Fri, 25 May 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 2446 at http://wunc.org