Mobile Computing Articles

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MakerBot App Now Turns 2D Images Into 3D-Printable Files

Designed for beginners who want to get started quickly with 3D printing, the new Shape Maker app allows users to transform sketches, photos and screen captures into files that can then be sent to a variety of MakerBot printers.

CMU's Tepper Online Hybrid MBA: Equivalent to Onsite

Can an institution's new online offerings match the quality it has established over the years in its onsite programs? At CMU's Tepper School of Business, the Online Hybrid MBA is designed to be equivalent to its on-campus MBA programs.

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Boosting Cell Signals for a Better-Connected Campus

When cellular carriers cannot solve coverage problems on campus, universities turn to signal boosters to fill in the gaps.

Lynn U Implements Mobile, Searchable Access to Online Services

In an effort to improve the way students, faculty and staff connect to online resources, Florida's Lynn University is rolling out rSmart's OneCampus service discovery platform.

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Free iPhone App Brings LSU Admissions Team Together for Conference Calls

After struggling to hold meetings over conference bridges and Skype sessions, Louisiana State University's team of admissions counselors have found an app that helps them conduct conference calls easily and keep in touch at all times.

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The Tools of Change

Technology is fundamentally changing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education.



People are Shocked — Shocked! — When They Learn Just How Much Mobile Data They Share

When people learn just how often their smartphone apps share their information with third parties, they put a stop to it.

Report: College Students Know When Texting Is Inappropriate, Do It Anyway

College students understand when it's inappropriate to read or send text messages, such as while sitting on the toilet or having sex, but many of them can't resist the temptation to do it anyway, according to a new study from Penn State researchers.

U Pittsburgh Updates Portal with OneCampus Platform

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Pittsburgh now have one-click access to campus services and information via any device.

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FCC Seeks Comment on What 'Emergency' Means for School Mass Notifications

Can schools and colleges consider every mass notification they send out an "emergency?" That's the question at the heart of a request filed with the Federal Communications Commission by Blackboard.