Mobile Computing Articles

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Smart Phones Set To Overtake Feature Phones This Year

Smart phones are expected to overtake feature phones in worldwide shipments for the first time this year. According to a new forecast, year-over-year growth in smart phones will approach 33 percent in 2013 and continue strong for the next five years.

Regis College Deploys Campus-Wide Wireless for Classroom Without Walls

Regis College has completed the implementation of a campus-wide wireless local area network (LAN) to support its large-scale iPad initiative and "classroom without walls" philosophy.

App-ology Accepted

At the Tennessee Board of Regents, examining and disseminating mobile apps have become a new discipline.

Cornell U Goes Mobile for Facilities Work

Cornell University is rolling out a new mobile app to stay on top of facilities work.

National American U Adds Smartphone Apps

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 Connect Mobile 2.1 Expands Virtual Classroom Support

Adobe has released Connect Mobile 2.1, an update to the conferencing and collaboration tool for iOS and Android.

iPad App Helps U Delaware Researchers Gather Data in the Field

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.

Ruggedized Toughbook Tablets Get Faster Chips, Increased Storage

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 PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Gains New Mobile Features

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 U Eases Parking Problems with App

Mississippi State University has adopted a new app to help students, faculty, and staff find available parking on campus.