Mobile Computing Articles

Welcome to Campus Technology's article listing page for mobile computing in higher education institutions.

Campus Technology 2015 Readers' Choice Awards

We polled education professionals on which products in 29 categories are truly the best.

Google Reveals Nexus 6P, 5X with Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google Tuesday formally revealed the long-rumored successors in its Nexus line of smart phones — the 5.7-inch, quad-HD Nexus 6P and the 5.2-inch Nexus 5X.

Warren Wilson College Deploys App for Emergency Response

Emergency response teams at Warren Wilson College can now access step-by-step crisis instructions via mobile app.

Poll: Most College Students Prefer Laptops Over Tablets for School

Even though tablet purchases are on the rise among college students, most of them still prefer to use laptops for learning. At the same time, overwhelming majorities of students believe tablets will serve more and more educational functions in the future.

Carnegie Mellon Students Debut Ed Software for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Carnegie Mellon University students have released two new, free educational software products intended to help learners who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Del Mar College Adds Knowledgebase Access to Campus App

A Texas community college has added an app to its campus mobile program that allows users to type in questions and get answers.

Fine Tuning the Focus — 25 Years of Campus Computing

Kenneth Green draws on 25 years with The Campus Computing Project to reflect on higher ed's IT priorities.

Florida Atlantic U Adopts IoT Research Platform

The Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL has adopted an Internet of Things platform with the goal of accelerating its IoT research and development projects.

New Safety App Pinpoints Floor and Room Number in Emergency Calls

Sacred Heart University in Connecticut hopes to reduce emergency response time. It has tested out a feature on a university safety app that during an emergency can pinpoint where inside a building a person is located.

Nearpod Now Integrates With Google Classroom

Nearpod, a company that provides tools to sync learning resources and content across devices, has integrated its technology with Google Classroom.