Mobile Computing Articles

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The 6 Technologies That Will Change the Face of Education

Makerspaces, wearable technologies and adaptive learning technologies are three of the six technologies that will have a profound impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition, released today by the New Media Consortium and the Educause Learning Initiative.

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7 Best Practices for Creating a Completely Mobile Campus

The University of Central Florida recently launched an initiative giving students and faculty anytime, anywhere, any-device access to instructional, research and administrative resources. Here's how.

Sesh Mobile App Offers Peer-to-Peer Tutoring

Vanford has launched Sesh, a peer-to-peer on-demand tutoring app for iOS devices.

Tablets Tank for the First Time Ever

The tablet market experienced its first setback ever in the most recent quarter, falling year over year by more than 3 percent, according to preliminary data.

Lenovo To Add Student Collaboration Tools to Updated ThinkPad 11e Education Devices

Lenovo is upgrading its education-oriented ThinkPad 11e series. The company reported its ThinkPad Yoga 11e and more traditional laptop-style ThinkPad 11e models would now include software intended to improve student collaboration and productivity.

Apple Pushes Back Against Android as Smart Phone Market Surges

Apple is making something of a comeback in the smart phone market. While Google's Android OS continues to be — by far — the most widespread handset operating system overall, among individual vendors, Apple has pushed itself into a dead heat with No. 1 manufacturer Samsung.



CU-Boulder Researchers Create Language Learning App

Two doctoral students in linguistics at the University of Colorado Boulder have created a gesture-based language learning game for the iPad and iPhone.

Georgia Tech Clough Commons

Setting the Stage for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

By taking a close look at usage patterns in a new academic commons, researchers at Georgia Tech were able to fine-tune the space for students' mobile lifestyle.

Selection of mobile devices illustrating one of the top 10 technologies for education in the article Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Mobile dominates the strategic technologies that higher education is paying attention to and likely to invest in for 2015.

WizIQ Launches Mobile Learning Platform

WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.