As universities look for ways to connect with alumni and students, campus periodicals are launching digital editions for mobile devices, particularly the iPad.
With the BYOD trend on campus growing ever stronger, an IT network analyst shares his checklist to help ensure that your campus network is ready to manage the onslaught.
Nearly 25 million tablets were sold in the second quarter of 2012 (up from 18.7 million in Q2 2011), with Apple accounting for more than two-thirds of those shipments, according to preliminary data from market research firm IDC. Meanwhile, in the same quarter, worldwide smart phone shipments saw a similar dramatic increase--to 152 million units from 108 million in the same quarter last year--with Samsung by far the dominant player.
EFI has launched its M500 Self-Serve Copy and Print Station, a self-serve system that allows students and faculty to print from mobile phones, iPads, USB drives, and cloud accounts.
A Connecticut university is deploying a digital application review platform for potential undergraduate students in order to increase recruitment efficiency.
Microsoft may have lost its mojo as far as Vanity Fair is concerned, but Seton Hall University still wants the goods. The New Jersey institution with 10,000 students has decided that this year it will hand out Samsung tablets and notebooks running Windows 8 to incoming freshmen for its Mobile Computing initiative.
Apple revealed that it sold more than twice as many iPads as Macs to educational institutions in the United States in its latest quarter while also experiencing record sales of Macs during the period.
Quincy University has begun offering students at its Illinois campus an option to subscribe to a security service that will listen in on their interactions and track their location in case help is needed.
Keeping your data resources safe and network secure in a bring-your-own-device environment on campus requires applying pressure where it will have the biggest impact.
Fujitsu has expanded its mobile portfolio with two new Windows 8-ready tablets: the Stylistic Q702 and the Lifebook T902.