Mobile Computing Articles

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Building Mobile Apps for Faculty

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's application development team meets faculty mobile app needs by working collaboratively, managing goals and expectations, and emphasizing transparency.

Acer Intros Slim Touchscreen Notebook

Acer America is rolling out a lightweight touchscreen notebook that can last up to 10 hours in the classroom without a recharge.

Meeting Students Where They Are — A New Cloud-Based Service Framework

Does your institution provide access to campus services using the modern functionality students have come to expect? CT talks with Raúl Rodríguez, chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County, California — RSCCD is rSmart's first customer for OneCampus, a new cloud-based service framework.

Report: Internet of Things To Reach 25 Billion Units, $264 Billion by 2020

The number of objects connected to the Internet and in use will grow 30 percent from this year to next, for a total of 4.9 billion, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner, and will hit 25 billion by 2020.

Georgia Tech Adds Private Partner for Internet of Things Research

The Georgia Institute of Technology has teamed with a private partner to develop new technologies, such as telematics, wearables or LTE network improvements, for the Internet of Things.

Pearson Updates Tutoring Service with Dashboard iPad App

Pearson has updated its Smarthinking on-demand tutoring service in an effort to improve online learning outcomes for individuals and institutions.



Carnegie Mellon Gives Privacy Grade to Android Apps

Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.

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Getting Started with Google Glass

SUNY Cobleskill has embarked on a rigorous pilot using Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning. To kick off a series of articles chronicling the experience, the institution's CIO shares the origins of the project, the support team involved and the plans that are already unfolding for future campus and corporate collaborations.

Epson Introduces Mobile Printer with Built-in Wireless

Epson America's new WorkForce WF-100 mobile printer enables printing on the go, thanks to built-in wireless connectivity, WiFi Direct2 for printing directly from mobile devices, and an integrated rechargeable battery.

Penn State Researcher Develops System To Detect App Clones on Android Markets

Millions of Android app users are currently using cloned apps, malware designed to mimic legitimate apps but with malicious code embedded to display advertising or steal private information.