Apple held onto the No. 1 slot among all tablet manufacturers worldwide, but its share continued to slip in the second quarter of 2013 as Samsung, ASUS, Lenovo, and Acer all saw triple-digit gains.
While Windows 8 trails badly in the number of apps it supports, it has two big advantages: Microsoft's productivity tools and easy integration with enterprise systems.
The worldwide smart phone market hit a new high in the second quarter of 2013 as manufacturers shipped one new unit for every 30 human beings in the world over the course of three months.
The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) has awarded $143,000 to Anderson University (AU) to establish a Center for Excellence for Mobile Learning (CEML).
The Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) project has released an Android app that lets users donate their smart phone's idle computing power to scientific research.
SpaceScout allows any student with an iOS device or access to a web browser to search for campus study spaces by location on a map or by selecting type of space, capacity, hours available, whether or not the space is reservable, location, noise level, technology resources (e.g., projector), and proximity to food or coffee.
Almost all, 99 percent, of current students have at least one digital device and 68 percent use at least three devices each day, according to a new survey from Wakefield Research.
A private college network based in Minnesota is introducing the use of Apple iPads into its classrooms to encourage students to take their in-class learning outside of class too. Globe University, which has 22 campuses in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota, will be adding the use of iPads in its degree programs.
Year-over-year shipments of PCs fell off worldwide for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained decline in the history of personal computing. And the picture might have been even more bleak had it not been for the relative strength of the professional market.
i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.