Mobile Computing Articles

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

IQ Onsite Launches Proximity-Based Security App for Schools

IQ Onsite has launched a new app, Campus Ping, designed to improve response times in campus security situations.

Wearable Market Stays Fit with Triple-Digit Gains

Wearables have seen their eighth consecutive quarter of growth, with first quarter shipments of 11.4 million.

iOS App Allows Instructors to Control Classroom Presentations From Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.