Mobile Computing Articles

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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.

MIT Shares Progress on Innovation Initiative

Six months after kicking off its "Innovation Initiative," MIT recently revisited the school-wide effort to hear about progress.

Trojan Debuts Mobile Game with Sex Ed Twist

Trojan has launched a new mobile app that combines sex education with a game similar to Cards Against Humanity, according to a report in AdWeek.

Survey: Adaptive Learning Tools Most Effective Ed Tech

Four out of five, 81 percent, of higher ed students used mobile devices in 2014, up 40 percent over 2013, according to a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education.