Mobile Computing Articles

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Apple Unveils iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina Display

Apple has unveiled a new, lighter version of the iPad, the iPad Air, and a new iPad mini with Retina Display.

Ellucian Mobile Adds iOS 7 Compatibility Improves Support for SQL Server and Oracle Databases

Ellucian has updated its mobile campus app development platform, Ellucian Mobile. The company revealed the update at the Educause 2013 conference.

Blackboard Integrates Virtual Classroom, Releases Free Student Response System

At the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, Blackboard revealed several new e-learning tools, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system designed to work with phones, tablets, and traditional computers.

Customizable Campus Apps at the Speed of Now

Schools want apps that can be developed and revamped quickly--and engage students fully with their institutions. A new Blackboard platform aims to help.

RIT Takes Community Mapping Project to Rwandan High School Students

In a two-year pilot project, led by the Rochester Institute Technology, Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.

Duke Co-Lab Invites Students to Write Their Own Technology

This "creativity incubator" promotes the idea of students taking ownership of campus technology; it also helps them make the connection between classroom learning and the nitty-gritty of real work.



New Intel-Based Dell Tablet Line Runs Android and Windows

Dell has launched a new line of tablets, called Venue, built on dual- and quad-core Intel Atom processors for as little as $150, with the option of upgrading to Core i3 and Core i5 CPUs.

Hacking the Classroom: Purdue U's Approach to Augmented Learning

Informatics Director Kyle Bowen explains how Purdue U is once again "hacking the classroom" by tying together the disparate apps and devices students bring with them, all in an effort to improve the ways in which technology can enhance teaching and learning.

DisplayNote Lets NEC Gear Users Share and Collaborate

Display and projector vendor NEC has introduced a software tool that allows users to present and share content and collaborate across devices.

Go Mobile or Kiss Future Students Goodbye

In the competitive world of student recruitment, schools must recognize that today's students are finding--and judging--them on their mobile offerings.