Mobile Computing Articles

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Tablet Shipments Fall 7 Percent in Second Quarter of 2015 with Apple Leading the Decline

Tablet vendors shipped 44.7 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 7 percent drop compared to the same period last year when the segment notched 48 million devices sold and a 3.9 percent decline compared to the fist quarter of this year, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

Maryville U Student iPad Program Boots Up Professional Development

A 5,000-student St. Louis university is ramping up a new tablet program.

Stanford Educational Technology Students Create Apps for Learning

Students in the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education will present their master's projects at the LDT Expo taking place on July 31 at the university.

Iowa CC Mobilizes Site with New Content System

A community college in Iowa adopted a new platform for its Web site to enable students to access the site on their mobile devices.

Smartphone Market Posts Second-Highest Quarter in History

Worldwide, vendors shipped 337.2 million smartphones in the second quarter of this year, an 11.6 percent increase over the same period last year and the second-highest total in history, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

Chalkup 2.0 Adds iOS Tools for Teachers, Android Version to Follow

An application that lays additional class collaboration functionality on top of Google Apps for Education has added mobility features to its iOS version and hinted at an Android edition.



Mobile Data Usage To Hit 52 Million Terabytes This Year

Mobile data usage will increase 59 percent this year over last to reach 52 million terabytes, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

New Mobile App Enables College Application Via Smartphone

TargetX has introduced a product it says will allow prospective higher ed students to complete every facet of the admissions process on their mobile devices.

Texas A&M Mapping App Being Commercialized

Shortly, a new multi-touch, multi-map application created at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be available commercially.

Cyberlearning@JSU

Connecting Learners With a Digital Ecosystem

Jackson State University's cyberlearning project combines ubiquitous iPads for students with faculty training, a revamped curriculum and digital textbook development.