Texas University to Give iPhones to Freshmen

Abilene Christian University (ACU) will equip each and every one of its new students with an iPhone or an iPod Touch. The official line is that the students can “receive homework alerts, answer in-class surveys and quizzes, get directions to their professors’ offices, and check their meal and account balances”, amongst other things. We can make a guess at the unofficial reasons. First, promising the current hottest gadget is bound to scare up some extra enrollments. Second, kitting the kids

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