Global smartphone sales will continue to grow, but not in the double digits anymore, according to market research firm Gartner. Smartphone sales are expected to grow 7 percent worldwide in 2016 and reach 1.5 billion units. That is significantly down from 14.4 percent growth in 2015, but it’s still substantial growth.
Cornell University and the University of Queensland have partnered to offer, via edX, a new massive open online course about sharks.
The Rutgers University Makerspace has become a hub of creativity on campus. Here’s how it manages operations, equipment, projects and more.
WebSeries, the new subscription portal on eCornell, hosts one-hour online events for working professionals and lifelong learners.
A new guide from OnlineSchoolsCenter ranks the top 10 disability-friendly schools and offers guidance to students with disabilities.
A record 1,000 exhibitors, including 211 new exhibitors, occupied the north and central halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center last week for InfoComm 2016. The annual audiovisual trade show and conference took up 527,105 net square feet of exhibition and special events space — also a show record.
The AC12 Security Charging Cabinet offers capacity and recharging for up to 12 mobile devices, including laptops, tablets and Chromebooks 14 inches and smaller.
Faculty and students at Texas A&M University have created a video game designed to supplement a college-level art history course.
TechSmith has updated its inexpensive screen, video and audio capture tool, Snagit. Version 13 for Windows and version 4 for Mac add personalization capabilities, a panoramic feature for capturing images that go beyond a single display, new tools in the editor and the ability to create animated GIF files.
An education technology accelerator is working with an ed tech company to collaborate on a project to understand how teachers and students interact with digital content and whether that personalization makes a difference on student engagement.