Mobile Computing Articles

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Gartner: Your Phone Will Be Smarter than You by 2017

Smartphones will be smarter than their users by the year 2017, according to new analysis from market research firm Gartner.

Report: Android Improves Smartphone Market Share to 81 Percent

Phones with Google's mobile operating system, Android, accounted for 81 percent of all smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2013, according to a new report from market research firm International Data Corporation.

Penn State Researchers Launch Android App for Community Engagement

Researchers at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology have created a smartphone app that combines news coverage with social content in an effort to increase community engagement.

Berkeley Executive MBA Program Helps Launch iPad Learning Platform

The business school at the University of California, Berkeley will be deploying a new mobile learning platform in its executive MBA program.

Akitio Ships Bus-Powered 512 GB Solid State Thunderbolt Drive

Storage manufacturer Akitio has shipped a fully bus-powered, external 512 GB solid state Thunderbolt storage system.

Report: College Students Say Devices in Class Interfere with Learning, are Minor Distractions

Most college students admit that their use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops can interfere with learning, but very few consider it more than a minor distraction, according to a new report from Barney McCoy, an associate professor of broadcasting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.



Faculty Review Windows 8 Tablet PCs

Faculty Review: Windows 8 Tablet PCs

A professor at SMU puts three Windows 8 tablet PCs through their paces in the classroom.

Apple Unveils iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina Display

Apple has unveiled a new, lighter version of the iPad, the iPad Air, and a new iPad mini with Retina Display.

Blackboard Integrates Virtual Classroom, Releases Free Student Response System

At the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, Blackboard revealed several new e-learning tools, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system designed to work with phones, tablets, and traditional computers.

Ellucian Mobile Adds iOS 7 Compatibility Improves Support for SQL Server and Oracle Databases

Ellucian has updated its mobile campus app development platform, Ellucian Mobile. The company revealed the update at the Educause 2013 conference.