Mobile Computing Articles

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


Ellucian Unveils Mobile Platform for Colleges and Universities

Ellucian has launched a new mobile platform for colleges and universities that supports native and Web apps.

Mobile Campus 2.0 Puts LMS, SIS Data in Students' Hands

Modo Labs has released a major update to its mobile campus portal platform. Mobile Campus 2.0 adds new functionality that allows institutions to bring data from learning management and student information systems to students' mobile devices through a single interface.

How a Governance Program Can Curb the Mobile "Wild West"

With mobile computing integral to every aspect of campus life, it's important for schools to create order out of the chaos with a multiyear strategy and governance plans.

NEC Debuts Mobile Projectors with Wireless iPad Support

NEC has updated its line of mobile LCD projectors for education, adding three new sub-$1,000 models and introducing a new technology that supports wireless transmission of images from an iPad.

UConn: Kuali Community Supports Move to Open Source Financials

The University of Connecticut is among the most recent institutions to go live with the Kuali Financial System. During the Kuali Days conference in Austin this fall, Campus Technology interviewed Charles Eaton, UConn's controller, to get his comments on "the buzz" at this year's show and what it means to be a member of the Kuali community.

Merger of Jasig and Sakai Approved by Membership Vote; Intent To Form 'Apereo' by Early 2013

After more than two years of deliberation, the memberships of two of the highest-profile organizations producing open source software for the higher education marketplace have voted to go ahead with their long-considered merger. Sakai and Jasig will merge and become "Apereo" by early 2013.



Google To Launch Nexus 4, Nexus 10 with Android 4.2

Google will release the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and an updated version of the Nexus 7 Nov. 13. All three devices will run on Android 4.2, the release of which was also announced today.

UK University Delivers Secure File Access to iPad Users

Faculty and staff at the University of East Anglia can now securely access files stored on the university's file servers right from their iPads, thanks to the institution's new file management solution.

Report: Mobile Devices To Surpass PCs in Web Access by 2015

By 2015 more end users will access the Internet through a mobile device than a PC, according to a new report from the International Data Corporation.

Kno Releases E-Textbook App for Latest Android 'Jelly Bean' Devices

Kno has brought its interactive textbook reader to the latest Android operating systems. Kno Textbooks supports devices running Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and 4.1.x/4.2 (Jelly Bean), including the Samsung Galaxy Note II; the newly expanded Google Nexus family (Nexus 4, 7, and 10); and other tablets and smart phones.