A university based in Rapid City, SD, which offers traditional, online, and hybrid courses, has recently released smartphone apps to provide tools for students receiving Web-based instruction.
Adobe has released Connect Mobile 2.1, an update to the conferencing and collaboration tool for iOS and Android.
The University of Delaware's Center for Disabilities Studies has implemented a mobile iPad and iPhone app that helps its researchers improve the speed and accuracy of their data gathering and reporting in the field.
Panasonic has upgraded its line of ruggedized tablet PCs, the Toughbook H2. The new model gets improved CPU performance and beefed-up storage specs.
Oracle has released new mobile features for the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions suite. The features let students use their mobile devices to view and manage class and grade information through a secure application.
Mississippi State University has adopted a new app to help students, faculty, and staff find available parking on campus.
A security technology company has implemented a new theft management service that may interest schools running iPad programs.
Even as Apple's iPad shipments surge worldwide, its dominance of the tablet market is less secure than it once was. In the first quarter of 2013, its market share dipped just below 40 percent, as Samsung, ASUS, and Microsoft moved upward.
At decentralized universities, it can be difficult to share knowledge about teaching with mobile devices. A users group can help bridge the divide.
Moodle HQ has released an all-new HTML5-based mobile app for both Android and iOS.