Mobile Computing Articles

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Apple Updates Entry-Level iPad, Ditches iPad 2

Apple is replacing the iPad 2 with the fourth-generation iPad with Retina Display as the entry-level model in its 9.7-inch tablet line.

The 64-Bit Mobile Processor Race Is On

Tablet and smart phone processors will increasingly shift toward 64-bit architectures, though it will be a few years before these chips power the majority of devices.

New Features from Aruba Networks Address Mobile Growth on Campus

Aruba Networks has framed a new architecture for its technology offerings that addresses increasingly mobile users.

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Tablet Demand Slows as Prices Level Off

Growth in tablet adoption is continuing, but at a much more leisurely pace than has been seen in recent years.

UCLA Google Glass App Evaluates Medical Tests on the Fly

Researchers at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed an app for Google Glass and an accompanying server platform that helps health care workers read diagnostic tests.

iPad No Longer the Tablet of the Majority

According to new research, Apple's iPad line no longer holds a majority share of the tablet market.



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200 Million Smart Phones in Active Use in North America Alone

The era of double-digit growth in smart phone adoption is coming to a close as devices approach the saturation point, which in turn will lead to drops in prices, according to new research. In North America alone, some 200 million smart phones are already in active use — one for about every 2.75 people residing on the continent and about one-seventh of the world's total active devices.

HP Launches 64-bit Atom Tablets

HP today announced two tablets powered by the 64-bit Intel Atom processor: the redesigned HP ElitePad 1000 and the new HP ProPad 600.

8 Mobile Competencies IT Will Need by 2016

Within the next two years, IT organizations will need to master a slew of mobile-related skills — many of them new or unfamiliar. They'll also need to have on hand the tools to execute and support increasingly important mobile technologies.

From Distraction to Learning Tool: Mobile Devices in the Classroom

A journalism professor at the University of Maryland is using tablets to engage his students.