Software & Systems


PhatWare Note-taking, Collaboration App Now Available for Android

New note-taking app turns Android smartphone or tablet into virtual scratch pad.

Moore College To Distribute iPads to New BFA Students

A Pennsylvania arts college, in partnership with Apple, will deploy free iPads to new Bachelor of Fine Arts students beginning with the fall semester.



Means of Production

Universities are wrestling with the possibilities and pitfalls of making homegrown IT products available beyond their campuses. CT examines the benefits of the two major options: open source or a commercialized venture.

Ekahau Releases WiFi Site Survey Tool for Android Devices

IT managers and engineers can now use their Android devices to survey and troubleshoot their WiFi network.

Meridia Updates Audience Response Software with Interactive Slide Function

Meridia has released a new version of its audience response software which enables users to insert interactive response slides into any PowerPoint presentation and capture votes from the audience.

Oracle PeopleTools Gains iPad Certification

Oracle has released a new version of its PeopleSoft development and customization platform, PeopleTools. Version 8.52 includes enhancements to the user interface and reporting tools, as well as iPad support for all versions of PeopleSoft.

Campuses Able to Track Student Athlete Social Media Activity

Institutions can now monitor student-athlete social media activity.

Pearson Produces iPad Versions of CourseConnect Courses

Pearson has released versions of its digital library of online courses for use on the Apple iPad.

Absolute Software Adds Theft Recovery for Android Tablets

Absolute Software has added theft recovery to its Computrace Mobile features for Android tablets.

iPad App Tackles Admissions Application Review

Matchbox has developed an iPad app for reviewing and evaluating university admissions applications.