Mobile Computing Articles

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Virtual Personal Assistant App Helps Students Manage College Life

Imagine a mobile app that wakes a student up for his first class, guides him to his classroom via GPS, alerts him to upcoming exams, provides information on study sessions, times his study periods and more.

Toshiba Introduces Two-in-One Notebook with Detachable Display

This week at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Toshiba unveiled the Portégé Z20t, a detachable PC with pen input that combines a notebook and tablet in one device.

UCLA Researchers Develop Device To Turn Smartphones into Fluorescence Microscopes

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have developed a small, lightweight device that allows users to turn a smartphone into a fluorescence microscope capable of imaging objects 1,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair.

Tablet Growth To Continue To Slow in 2015

Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.

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Using iPads To Lower the Cost of a Degree

Lynn University's iPad initiative aims to create an educational experience that's affordable for more students and provides higher quality content.

Cornell Experiments With the Flipped Classroom

Nearly 3,000 students at the Ithaca, NY, university participated in a new way of taking physics and biology courses this past semester.



Smartphone Shipments Surge While Feature Phone Sales Decline

Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

Sony Digital Paper

Review: Sony Digital Paper

Sony's Digital Paper is probably unique in the tech universe. It's a device that comes in a tablet form factor, but it's decidedly unlike any tablet on the market.

Snapshot: LTE Devices Accelerating, 20 Networks Now Running Commercial LTE-Advanced

The number of 4G LTE handsets is set to explode in the coming year, with growth of more than 43 percent from 2014. Meanwhile, according to a new report, telecommunications networks in 14 countries are now commercially operating high-speed LTE-Advanced.

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT

Hiring Outlook in Higher Education IT

Campus information technology departments are looking for candidates with skill sets in mobile, big data and more — but will the best talent be lost to the corporate sector?