Mobile Computing Articles

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People are Shocked — Shocked! — When They Learn Just How Much Mobile Data They Share

When people learn just how often their smartphone apps share their information with third parties, they put a stop to it.

Report: College Students Know When Texting Is Inappropriate, Do It Anyway

College students understand when it's inappropriate to read or send text messages, such as while sitting on the toilet or having sex, but many of them can't resist the temptation to do it anyway, according to a new study from Penn State researchers.

U Pittsburgh Updates Portal with OneCampus Platform

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Pittsburgh now have one-click access to campus services and information via any device.

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FCC Seeks Comment on What 'Emergency' Means for School Mass Notifications

Can schools and colleges consider every mass notification they send out an "emergency?" That's the question at the heart of a request filed with the Federal Communications Commission by Blackboard.

Researchers Find Use for Smartphones in 3D Model Creation

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh have discovered they can use a simple smartphone as a measurement device in the creation of 3D models.

U San Diego Deploys Intelligent To-Do App for Students

The University of San Diego has launched Insight, a to-do app designed to help students stay organized in their personal and academic lives and plan for the future.



EBSCO Launches App Catalog for Discovery Services

EBSCO has launched Orbit, an online catalog of apps designed to enhance EBSCO Discovery for library users.

Berkeley Grad Launches Campus Networking App

University of California, Berkeley students have a new place to virtually hang out, thanks to a new iPhone app developed by a recent graduate.

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U West Florida Uses BYOD Content-Sharing System for Collaborative Problem Solving

The Innovation Institute at the University of West Florida is using a digital collaboration system that lets people share content on a single screen from their own laptops, tablets and smartphones, so they can more easily discuss ideas and solve problems together.

Stanford Researchers Launch Heart Health iPhone App

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have released a free iPhone app, MyHeart Counts, which is designed to help people learn about the health of their own hearts while contributing to a study of human heart health.