iPad programs are gathering steam in higher education, but there's a growing recognition that the key to success lies in building faculty support and adequate infrastructure first.
Halfway into the first year of Goshen College's 1:1 iPad initiative, Director of Information Technology Michael Sherer explained that standardization of devices and apps is key to innovation in the classroom.
Broadcom today debuted a new mobile 4G LTE chip that sports an LTE category-4 modem, with speeds of up to 150 Mbps, and that takes up less space and consumes less power than current-generation modems used in smart phones.
As schools calculate the best way to serve students via mobile apps, cost and performance are part of the equation. Does HTML5 offer a solution or is it just another variable?
Bretford's new charging unit, which can charge up to 10 tablets and e-readers—of different brands—simultaneously, will begin shipping March 1.
Belkin today unveiled a device, set to ship in March, that converts an iPad into a document camera for classroom presentations. A free companion iPad app, available now, provides whiteboard capabilities and wired and wireless video output for classroom presentations.
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.
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.
Mobile and social apps can address a range of instructional challenges, if faculty can be persuaded to adopt them.