Mobile Computing Articles

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U Wisconsin Madison Students Learn About Sustainability with Mobile Game

Students in an introductory environmental studies course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are playtesting a game on mobile devices to learn about sustainability on their campus.

Report: 75 Percent of Mobile Breaches Result of App Misconfigurations by 2017

Three-quarters security breaches originating on mobile devices will be the result of application misconfigurations by 2017, according to a new forecast by market research firm Gartner.

Brigham Young Researchers Develop Google Glass System To Assist Deaf Students

Researchers at Brigham Young University have developed a system that projects sign language interpreters onto Google Glass and other similar types of glasses.

Tablet Competition Heats Up: Samsung, Apple Vie for Top Spot

Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.

Surface Pro 3 Gets 12-Inch Screen, Upgraded Processors

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its next-generation Windows-based tablet, the Surface Pro 3. The latest iteration will feature a much larger and higher-resolution screen plus the latest fourth-generation Intel Core processors.

A Mobile App Built on Centralized Content

A Mobile App Built on Centralized Content

In developing its own mobile app, the University of Richmond built a unified Web and mobile infrastructure that personalizes content for each user, eliminates silos and has resulted in a highly efficient use of resources.



ScienceDirect Now Optimized for Mobile

Elsevier has launched a mobile-optimized version of ScienceDirect, its full-text scientific database.

Multi-Institutional Projects To Test Future Internet Architectures

Three multi-institutional projects are advancing their efforts to develop the architectures that may underlie the Internet of the future.

Zyrobotics Intros TabAccess for Assistive Tablet Access

Technology startup Zyrobotics has introduced a device called TabAccess, which is designed to help people with limited fine motor skills use Android and iOS devices.

U Arizona Project Develops STEM Literacy with QR Codes

Arizona Project WET, an initiative of the University of Arizona that aims to develop water stewardship and STEM literacy among K-12 students, has launched a project that uses smartphones to guide participants through a habitat restoration area.