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Report: 2.4 Billion Smart Connected Devices in 2018, Driven by Cheaper Gadgets

Smart connected devices are growing at an unprecedented rate and are expected to hit 2.4 billion units per year by 2018. According to new research, that growth will be driven by smart phones and cheaper (sub-$500) gadgets, which will begin to push traditional PCs into the margins.

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.