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BYOD device specifications for 2016

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BYOD device specifications for 2016
by Todd Malcolm - Friday, 11 December 2015, 12:11 PM

BYOD 2016 device specs

Y9 and Y10

We are a Microsoft School - Students are required to have a device that is/has:

*NOT Android or Chromebook

*Windows 8/10 or OS Mac

*(Microsoft Office 365 will be available free for college students to download)

*Has a tough outer shell (especially for boys!) and a good protective case/bag

*Keyboard attached

*Minimum 11inch screen

*Has at least 6-8 hours battery life

*4GB of Ram minimum

*Internal Hard drive greater than 80GB

*Touch screen and stylus an optional extra

Do not activate your new device online with an email address.. skip that step when you first get device.

We will assist students to download the following software

anti virus software at start of year

Malware Bytes to scan for Spyware ( free )

Microsoft Office 365 and full office package for their device ( free )