Mobile Computing Articles

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Brigham Young Researchers Develop Google Glass System To Assist Deaf Students

Researchers at Brigham Young University have developed a system that projects sign language interpreters onto Google Glass and other similar types of glasses.

Tablet Competition Heats Up: Samsung, Apple Vie for Top Spot

Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.

Surface Pro 3 Gets 12-Inch Screen, Upgraded Processors

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its next-generation Windows-based tablet, the Surface Pro 3. The latest iteration will feature a much larger and higher-resolution screen plus the latest fourth-generation Intel Core processors.

A Mobile App Built on Centralized Content

A Mobile App Built on Centralized Content

In developing its own mobile app, the University of Richmond built a unified Web and mobile infrastructure that personalizes content for each user, eliminates silos and has resulted in a highly efficient use of resources.

ScienceDirect Now Optimized for Mobile

Elsevier has launched a mobile-optimized version of ScienceDirect, its full-text scientific database.

Multi-Institutional Projects To Test Future Internet Architectures

Three multi-institutional projects are advancing their efforts to develop the architectures that may underlie the Internet of the future.



Zyrobotics Intros TabAccess for Assistive Tablet Access

Technology startup Zyrobotics has introduced a device called TabAccess, which is designed to help people with limited fine motor skills use Android and iOS devices.

U Arizona Project Develops STEM Literacy with QR Codes

Arizona Project WET, an initiative of the University of Arizona that aims to develop water stewardship and STEM literacy among K-12 students, has launched a project that uses smartphones to guide participants through a habitat restoration area.

iGear Intros Customizable iPad Keyboard Case

The new iPad Flip Turn Case from iGear can be customized with an institution's logo in white or full color.

Canadian College Rolling Out Surface Tablets for Career Training

By the end of summer, Canadian career training institution CDI College will provide more than 5,800 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets to students at its 26 campuses.