Mobile Computing Articles

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Study: Smartphones Detrimental to Learning for First-Time Users

First-time smartphone users in a recent Rice University and U.S. Air Force study found that the devices were actually detrimental to their ability to learn.

Earn2Learn Launches Student Attendance App for College

Earn2Learn is launching a new mobile app designed to encourage family engagement and student attendance at the middle school through college levels.

MaxCases Intros Extreme Shell Protective Cases

MaxCases, a maker of protective cases and accessories for mobile devices in education, has launched a new line of cases for Chromebooks, laptops and tablets.

Apple Updates iTunes U With Discussions, Homework Hand-in and a Grade Book

The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.

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Tackling BYOE in Higher Ed

Four higher ed IT leaders discuss the "bring your own everything" phenomenon, its impact on teaching and learning, and its challenges and opportunities.

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store

Apple today began pulling apps out of its iOS and Mac app stores that display a Confederate flag. Educational apps, it seems, aren't immune from the broad ban —  at least some of them.



OtterBox UnlimitED Cases Now Available for iPad Air

The cases cushion iPad Air and iPad Air 2 tablets with two materials molded into one layer for drop protection, and come with a screen protector and integrated stand.

Hybrid Ultramobiles Remain the Fastest-Growing Segment of the Mobile PC Market

With sales of 13.5 million units this year, two-in-one detachable and convertible ultramobiles have shown 77 percent year-on-year growth.

Seattle U Adopts Panic Button, App To Improve Security

The 7,800-student Seattle University is experimenting this summer with a Bluetooth-enabled panic button in an effort to enhance the safety of its students.

D2L Intros New Course Information App

The Brightspace Pulse app can deliver course information to students in real time, freeing teachers from the responsibility of "reminding" instead of teaching.