Mobile Computing Articles

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Report: Students Believe Tablets Will Transform the Future of Higher Ed

The vast majority of undergraduate and graduate students believe tablets will transform the future of higher education, but most still rely on laptops and smartphones for school work, according to a new study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Pearson.

Howard U To Test 'Social Safety' App

Washington, D.C.'s Howard University will be beta testing a new mobile app still in development that's intended to provide "social safety," on college campuses.

GeoScavenge Introduces New Frosh To USC Campus

A first-ever scavenger hunt using smartphones and QR codes helps new students learn about the USC campus.

Phablet Sales To Top Mobile PCs This Year, Tablets in 2015

Global sales of phablets, smartphones with screens between 5.5 and 7 inches, will top sales of portable PCs in 2014 and surpass sales of tablets in the next year, according to a new forecast from market research company International Data Corp.

Parking Management Update Adds API for Custom Apps

A company that develops applications for managing campus parking has just released a new version of its software that integrates with Blackboard's mobile app platform and adds enhancements to help students and staff find available parking.

Aerohive Networks Personalizes Mobile with Proximity-Based Tech

Proximity-based mobile interactions are moving out of the realm of science fiction and into the education, healthcare and retail markets.



Tennessee College To Offer All Biology Course Materials Via Mobile Devices

This semester, biology students at Walters State Community College will be able to access all course materials in digital form.

Survey: Digital Textbooks Gaining Esteem in Student Eyes

Digital textbooks are becoming a bigger part of the vernacular in higher education. A recent survey showed that slightly more than three out of five students use interactive textbooks with features that include video, audio and quizzes; more than two out of five students work in courses that use apps, social media and online productivity tools; and one out of three students has attended flipped classrooms in which they watch video lectures before heading to class.

Report: Smartphone Shipments To Top 1.25 Billion on Strength of Emerging Markets

More than 1.25 billion smartphones will be sold in 2014, an increase of nearly a quarter over the previous year's 1.01 billion sales, according to a new forecast from market research firm International Data Corp.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I can summarize my impression of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet PC in a single word: "Finally!" But that wouldn't make for a very informative article. So let me explain in a bit more detail.