Mobile Computing Articles

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College student with tablet

Using iPads To Lower the Cost of a Degree

Lynn University's iPad initiative aims to create an educational experience that's affordable for more students and provides higher quality content.

Cornell Experiments With the Flipped Classroom

Nearly 3,000 students at the Ithaca, NY, university participated in a new way of taking physics and biology courses this past semester.

Smartphone Shipments Surge While Feature Phone Sales Decline

Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

Sony Digital Paper

Review: Sony Digital Paper

Sony's Digital Paper is probably unique in the tech universe. It's a device that comes in a tablet form factor, but it's decidedly unlike any tablet on the market.

Snapshot: LTE Devices Accelerating, 20 Networks Now Running Commercial LTE-Advanced

The number of 4G LTE handsets is set to explode in the coming year, with growth of more than 43 percent from 2014. Meanwhile, according to a new report, telecommunications networks in 14 countries are now commercially operating high-speed LTE-Advanced.

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT

Campus information technology departments are looking for candidates with skill sets in mobile, big data and more — but will the best talent be lost to the corporate sector?



Fresno State To Expand Tablet Initiative with $50,000 Grant

California State University, Fresno will expand its DISCOVERe tablet program with the help of a $50,000 grant.

U North Carolina Chapel Hill Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed a security app in an effort to help protect its 41,000 students, faculty and staff.

Bringing Google Glass into the IT Environment

Bringing Google Glass into the IT Environment

SUNY Cobleskill has embarked on a rigorous pilot using Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning. In the second of a series of articles chronicling the experience, the institution's CIO shares the nitty-gritty details of technology integration.

U Texas, Austin Debuts Course App To Complement MOOC

The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first course app in an attempt to meet the needs of students, who prefer to access digital content via apps instead of Web sites.