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Brief: AirTurn Intros New Bluetooth Remote

A new rechargeable, multi-function remote enables users to control presentation programs, including PowerPoint for Mac and PC and Keynote for iPad.

Moravian College To Deploy iPads, MacBooks Campus-wide

A new initiative at the Pennsylvania institution, which will put MacBook Pro laptops and iPads into the hands of all undergraduates and faculty next fall, aims to give students practical experience with the technologies that they will be using when they enter the workforce.

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.

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.