Buzz around group-buying service
Online education network bee-it has launched a group-buying service for schools. The Hive gives schools the chance to join together to buy hardware and software at discounted prices. All deals will be available for three weeks, giving schools time to assess the product. Visit www.bee-it.co.ukthe-hive
Naace annual conference
Naace, the association for ICT teachers, is holding next year's annual conference from 8-10 March. The venue and details are yet to be announced, but to sign up for the priority list for booking and updates, go to www.surveymonkey.comsconference2012
Snappy photo management
Software manufacturer Cyberlink is to bring out a new photo-management system that promises to offer a cheap alternative to its competitors. Photodirector allows users to organise large collections of digital images and will cost about #163;61 when it is released later this year, less than half the normal cost of Adobe's Lightroom 3 or Apple's Aperture 3.