Mobile Computing Articles

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UTeach Initiative Aims To Improve STEM Ed with Mobile Tech

The UTeach Institute, a teacher preparation organization launched by the University of Texas at Austin, has launched a program designed to help aspiring teachers use mobile devices to encourage student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Student-Built Augmented Reality Tour Shares Black Paris

A professor of Africana studies who has maintained a longstanding virtual environment to teach his students about the Harlem Renaissance recently took a trip to Paris with a group of students to create an augmented reality tour of sites related to famous black expatriates.

UC Davis Deploys Mobile Site To Help Students Access Mental Health Services Via Smartphone

Students at the University of California, Davis have a new way to learn about and access mental health services for themselves or friends, thanks to a new Web site at the school.

Rochester Institute of Tech Adopts Student-Created Blue Light Safety App

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has adopted a new safety app developed by students at the New York school.

Report: PCs Sag as Tablets Surge

Global PC shipments continue to drop in 2013 while tablet sales soar, according to two new forecasts from market research firm International Data Corporation.

Student Reporters Use Mobile App for Video Newsgathering

Student reporters are using a new tool to provide news coverage of campus events for their campus television station.



Califone Debuts Speaker for Mobile Devices

Califone has introduced a new speaker designed for iOS and Android mobile devices.

How to Earn a Graduate Degree on a Smartphone

With the help of a smartphone or tablet, graduate engineering students at USC can access live streaming lectures, and interact with their lecturer and fellow students.

FrontRow Releases iOS-Based AV Control App for Teachers

FrontRow has released Teacher Edition, a new app for iOS-based devices designed to give teachers mobile control over their classroom AV equipment.

Gartner: Your Phone Will Be Smarter than You by 2017

Smartphones will be smarter than their users by the year 2017, according to new analysis from market research firm Gartner.