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iPad Drops Off as Tablets Continue To Make Gains, Propelled by Education Spending

Back-to-school spending in the United States helped to maintain the double-digit growth of tablets worldwide, according to newly released preliminary data for the third quarter.

Smart Phones Hit All-Time High as Samsung, Apple See Mixed Results

In a record-setting quarter for smart phones, the two top manufacturers saw their share erode as Lenovo, LG and newcomer Xiaomi experienced double- and triple-digit gains, according to preliminary data released by market research firm IDC.

For Mobile Users, Positive Safety Messages More Effective Than Security Warnings

Ratings of the security risks associated with smartphone apps affect users' decisions whether to install those apps, but information about the safety of an app is more effective than information about its risks, according to researchers from Purdue University.

Brown U, SUNY Oswego Adopt App for Student Safety

Brown University and State University of New York Oswego have each adopted a new mobile security platform to protect students on campus.

Lynn U Extends iPad Program

Lynn University will extend its iPad initiative to evening undergraduate programs beginning in the fall of next year in an effort to improve accessibility and quality and reduce costs.

iPad-Delivered Degree Program To Cut Degree Costs for Adult Students

Lynn University in Florida will slash the cost of a degree for non-traditional students by launching an evening undergraduate degree program delivered through the iPad Mini.



Code School Launches Free App for iOS

Code School, a company that provides learning resources for aspiring coders, has launched a free app for iOS devices.

UCLA Researchers Build Two-Way Communication Device Using One Frequency

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles' Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a device that can broadcast and receive signals simultaneously on the same frequency with no loss of quality or communication speed.

EON Virtual Reality Tools Enhanced for Mobile Use

EON Reality, which creates immersive environments for education and training and maintains a library of virtual reality applications, has updated its mobile capabilities to support an expanded set of software and devices.

Report: Wearable Interfaces To Become Increasingly Sensor-Based Over Next 5 Years

Over the next five years, mobile and wearable devices will rely less on touchscreen user interfaces and increasingly on sensors, and the next generation of devices and the Internet of Things will drive development of voice, gesture, eye-tracking and other interfaces, according to a new study from ABI Research.