Mobile Computing Articles

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Claremont McKenna Launches New Interactive Map

The college's new map, complete with 3D renderings, can be accessed via a Web portal or a mobile app.

Gartner Trends: Tech To Realign Human and Digital Life

Gartner has looked at the digital future and found it in flux. During its annual symposium and ITxpo in Orlando, the IT consulting firm presented 10 technology trends expected to have "strategic impact" in most organizations, which may mean disruption to the business, users or IT; which may call for "major investment"; or which may pose unforeseen risks if ignored.

Google Glass Gives Learners a New Point of View

Google Glass Gives Learners a New Point of View

A Glass pilot at the State University of New York Cobleskill is exploring hands-on, experiential learning with first-person video capture. CT caught up with CIO Jim Dutcher for his perspective on the project.

GA Tech Google Glass App Does Captioning

Could Google Glass help people who are deaf or hard of hearing participate in everyday conversations? A group at the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing has developed speech-to-text "Glassware" that does just that.

Survey: International Student Candidates are Finding U.S. Schools by Smartphone

If your institution is trying to attract the attention of potential candidates from other countries, it had better have a decent mobile Web presence, according to a new survey from World Education Services.

Casio Intros Free Mobile App for Projectors

Casio has introduced C-Assist, a new, free mobile application that lets educators display content from their tablet or smartphone on Casio projectors.



Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 for Education

Microsoft has launched a new education program for its Surface Pro 3 tablets, offering discounts on bundles that include the Type Cover keypad.

Vanderbilt Tests Mobile App for Building Access

Vanderbilt University recently experimented with the use of smartphones as a mechanism to unlock access on campus.

SchoolDude's CrisisManager Brings Safety Plans to User Devices

Education technology company SchoolDude has entered the school security segment with the launch of CrisisManager, an application that allows administrators to make emergency plans available on users' iOS and Android mobile devices.

New Apps Help Users Map Building Interiors and Crowdsource Maintenance Problems

Modo Labs has introduced new modules that will allow users to easily map building interiors and to quickly report building maintenance problems.