Wearable gadgets, gamification, and learning analytics are three of six technologies that will have a major impact on strategic technology planning in higher education in the next five years, according to the latest NMC Horizon Report released by the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative.
Google further solidified the lead of its Android mobile operating system in the last quarter of 2012. Android's worldwide market share jumped nearly 20 points, while its chief rival, Apple's iOS, remained essentially flat. Both platforms saw significant increases in total units shipped.
A new piece of malware discovered by Kapersky Lab uses smart phones to install malware onto Windows-based PCs.
Mobile and social apps can address a range of instructional challenges, if faculty can be persuaded to adopt them.
SOTI, a provider of enterprise mobile device management and bring-your-own-device policy management solutions, has announced a new mobility management solution for K-12 schools and higher education, MobiControl for Education. SOTI is exhibiting MobiControl for Education at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout has released a new mobile app to provide its students, faculty, staff, and the public with information about the campus.
As we embark on a new year, CT asks five IT experts to pick the winners and losers among the trends swirling in higher education.
Partnerpedia has launched Enterprise AppZone, a new software-as-a-service product intended to help educational institutions manage mobile apps on shared devices.
Online research and paper-writing resource Questia has released a mobile research app for iOS devices, with free and subscription versions available from the iTunes store.
Here are six areas that every IT pro in higher education should keep an eye on during the coming year.