Mobile Computing Articles

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Fresno State To Expand Tablet Initiative with $50,000 Grant

California State University, Fresno will expand its DISCOVERe tablet program with the help of a $50,000 grant.

U North Carolina Chapel Hill Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has deployed a security app in an effort to help protect its 41,000 students, faculty and staff.

Bringing Google Glass into the IT Environment

Bringing Google Glass into the IT Environment

SUNY Cobleskill has embarked on a rigorous pilot using Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning. In the second of a series of articles chronicling the experience, the institution's CIO shares the nitty-gritty details of technology integration.

U Texas, Austin Debuts Course App To Complement MOOC

The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first course app in an attempt to meet the needs of students, who prefer to access digital content via apps instead of Web sites.

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Building Mobile Apps for Faculty

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's application development team meets faculty mobile app needs by working collaboratively, managing goals and expectations, and emphasizing transparency.

Acer Intros Slim Touchscreen Notebook

Acer America is rolling out a lightweight touchscreen notebook that can last up to 10 hours in the classroom without a recharge.



Meeting Students Where They Are — A New Cloud-Based Service Framework

Does your institution provide access to campus services using the modern functionality students have come to expect? CT talks with Raúl Rodríguez, chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County, California — RSCCD is rSmart's first customer for OneCampus, a new cloud-based service framework.

Report: Internet of Things To Reach 25 Billion Units, $264 Billion by 2020

The number of objects connected to the Internet and in use will grow 30 percent from this year to next, for a total of 4.9 billion, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner, and will hit 25 billion by 2020.

Georgia Tech Adds Private Partner for Internet of Things Research

The Georgia Institute of Technology has teamed with a private partner to develop new technologies, such as telematics, wearables or LTE network improvements, for the Internet of Things.

Carnegie Mellon Gives Privacy Grade to Android Apps

Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.