Mobile Computing Articles

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Updated iTunes U Brings Course Tools to iPad

Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.

Report: Wearables Dominated by Activity Trackers as Smart Watches Tick Down

The wearables market was dominated by activity trackers in the first quarter of 2014, outpacing sales of smart watches by a margin of 4-to-1.

In Case of Crisis Mobile Safety App Now Available Through Blackboard Mosaic

In Case of Crisis, a mobile safety app from Irving Burton Associates, is now integrated into Mosaic, Blackboard's app platform.

AirWatch Teacher Tools Gets New Collaboration Features, Enhanced Interface

AirWatch by VMware is rolling out new functionality for its AirWatch Teacher Tools classroom management suite.

Tech Report: Students Gear Up for Fall

Students arriving on campus this fall will carry with them an average of seven devices.

Brief: New Software for iOS Screen Sharing on Any Computer

Sharing an iPad or iPhone screen just got easier, thanks to the new Mirroring360 software from Splashtop.



Mobile Application Management To Supplant Mobile Device Management

As BYOD continues to gain traction, enterprise mobile device management is being pushed aside in favor of more user-centric mobile application management (MAM). According to a new report, MAM — which itself comes in a variety of forms —  will overtake MDM as the dominant mobile management mode within the next five years.

Tablet Shipments Fall Off 30%, but Growth Expected To Resume

2014 will be a "tipping point" for tablet users, according to ABI Research. While first-quarter 2014 saw a 30 percent decline in tablets shipped compared with the same period last year, growth is expected to resume throughout the rest of the year. And when it does, Android just might come out on top for the first time.

Student-Sourced, Crowdsourced Mobile Apps

At Bryant University, mobile apps start with a student competition for mobile app ideas, then move into crowdsourcing and more.

Instructure Updates Canvas To Bring Analytics to In-Person Instruction

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system in an effort to add "digital efficiency" and real-time analytics to in-person teaching.