Mobile Computing Articles

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Selection of mobile devices illustrating one of the top 10 technologies for education in the article Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Mobile dominates the strategic technologies that higher education is paying attention to and likely to invest in for 2015.

WizIQ Launches Mobile Learning Platform

WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.

SUNY glass pilot

Google Glass Pilot: Lessons Learned So Far

In the early days of piloting Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning, SUNY Cobleskill's CIO shares what IT and faculty are learning from the project.

Solstice 2.2 Expands Mirroring Support for iOS Devices

Mersive has updated its Solstice software to expand the mirroring capability of Apple iOS devices.

Folding@home App Lets Idle Smart Phones Contribute to Scientific Research

Stanford University and Sony have released a new mobile app that lets smart phones help conduct scientific research while they're charging.

college student with mobile phone

Virtual Personal Assistant App Helps Students Manage College Life

Imagine a mobile app that wakes a student up for his first class, guides him to his classroom via GPS, alerts him to upcoming exams, provides information on study sessions, times his study periods and more.



Toshiba Introduces Two-in-One Notebook with Detachable Display

This week at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Toshiba unveiled the Portégé Z20t, a detachable PC with pen input that combines a notebook and tablet in one device.

UCLA Researchers Develop Device To Turn Smartphones into Fluorescence Microscopes

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have developed a small, lightweight device that allows users to turn a smartphone into a fluorescence microscope capable of imaging objects 1,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair.

Tablet Growth To Continue To Slow in 2015

Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.

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.