Mobile Computing Articles

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


Going Mobile Across an Entire Community College System

Community colleges are leveraging systemwide resources to better serve their students with mobile apps.

Blackboard Partners With LiveSafe for Mobile Safety

Blackboard and LiveSafe are partnering to bring LiveSafe's mobile safety technology to more schools and students across the country.

Purdue Research Looks To Give Vision to Smartphones

Purdue University researchers are figuring out a way to make smartphones smarter. The goal is to enable the devices to "understand" and identify and tag objects that appear in a camera's field of view.

Report: Android Continues To Dominate as PC Sales Slump

Global device shipments will improve 6.9 percent over the previous year to reach 4.8 billion units in 2014, according to a new report from market research form Gartner.

A Mobile Initiative That's More Than Just a Tablet Handout

Southern Illinois University's Mobile Dawg Tablet Initiative combines a tablet rollout with apps, digital content and services designed to directly impact student success.

Wichita State Expands Blackboard Work To Create One-Stop Shop for Student Services

Wichita State University has begun expanding its adoption of Blackboard products and services to provide better support for students, faculty and staff and put in place "the necessary infrastructure" for enrollment growth and support of accreditation activities.



OpenGL ES 3.1 Adds 3D Capabilities, Integrated GPU Computing

The Khronos Group this week released an update to the royalty-free OpenGL ES specification — a widely adopted OpenGL specification designed specifically for mobile devices backed by mobile hardware heavyweights like ARM.

Brief: HP Intros Printer for Wireless Printing in the Classroom

HP's new printer offers secure wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

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.