Worldwide device shipments, including mobile phones, PCs, tablets and unltramobiles, are on pace to increase 4.2 percent this year over last to reach 2.4 billion units, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.
Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.
The wearables market was dominated by activity trackers in the first quarter of 2014, outpacing sales of smart watches by a margin of 4-to-1.
In Case of Crisis, a mobile safety app from Irving Burton Associates, is now integrated into Mosaic, Blackboard's app platform.
Students arriving on campus this fall will carry with them an average of seven devices.
AirWatch by VMware is rolling out new functionality for its AirWatch Teacher Tools classroom management suite.
Sharing an iPad or iPhone screen just got easier, thanks to the new Mirroring360 software from Splashtop.
As BYOD continues to gain traction, enterprise mobile device management is being pushed aside in favor of more user-centric mobile application management (MAM). According to a new report, MAM — which itself comes in a variety of forms — will overtake MDM as the dominant mobile management mode within the next five years.
2014 will be a "tipping point" for tablet users, according to ABI Research. While first-quarter 2014 saw a 30 percent decline in tablets shipped compared with the same period last year, growth is expected to resume throughout the rest of the year. And when it does, Android just might come out on top for the first time.
Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system in an effort to add "digital efficiency" and real-time analytics to in-person teaching.