Mobile Computing Articles

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Mobile Device Thefts Rampant on College Campuses

For the second year in a row universities are the fifth most popular location for thefts of mobile devices to occur in the United States.

Bradford Networks Launches Cloud-Based NAC Service for Schools

Bradford Networks, a provider of secure network access control (NAC) solutions, has launched its new Network Sentry cloud service.

Smart Phones To Surpass 1 Billion Units This Year

One out of every seven human beings in the world will get a new smart phone this year. According to a new forecast from market research firm IDC, more than 1 billion new smart phones will make their way into consumers' hands in 2013, the first time it will reach that mark in a single year.

Microsoft Looks To Scale Up Mobile with $7.18 Billion Nokia Buyout

Microsoft will acquire Nokia's devices and services business for $7.18 billion in cash.

Outlook for Tablets Lowered Even as Education Segment Helps Propel Growth

Tablets are facing strong competition from an unexpected segment of the computing industry: smart phones. Just as tablets have chipped away at PCs in recent years, in coming years larger smart phones will cut into some of the growth previously forecast for the tablet market, according to a new report.

Qualtrics Survey Software Takes Mobile Form

Qualtrics has launched a mobile edition of its survey tools for higher education researchers.



Parallels Access for iPad Treats Remote Windows and Mac Applications as Native iPad Apps

Parallels has introduced Parallels Access for iPad, which lets users remotely access their Windows and Mac applications from an iPad and use them as if they were native iPad apps.

U Michigan Startup Develops RRAM Prototype for Faster, More Efficient Mobile Device Memory

Crossbar, a University of Michigan (U-M) startup, has developed a working prototype of an advanced data storage technology that offers up to 1 TB of storage on a chip that performs 20 times faster, uses 20 times less power, and has 10 times the endurance of today's best-in-class flash memory.

Eurocom Offers Education Discount on High-End Mobile Workstations

Eurocom has kicked off a new education program offering discounts to students, teachers, and institutions on its workstation-class laptops and all-in-one systems.

AccessToGo 2.0 RDP Client Optimized for Mobile Devices

Ericom Software has released Ericom AccessToGo 2.0, a remote desktop protocol (RDP) client that provides secure access Windows applications, desktops, virtual desktops (VDI), and Windows terminal servers from a mobile device.