Mobile Computing Articles

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U Michigan, Google Partner on Flint Water Tools

Students at the University of Michigan's Flint and Ann Arbor campuses are collaborating with Google to develop an Android app and web-based tools to help Flint residents determine whether their home water supply is at risk of lead contamination and locate resources to cope with the problem.

Boise State U Turns to Mobile App for Campus Safety

Boise State University has adopted a new mobile app in an effort to improve campus security for 25,000 students, faculty and staff.

Course Hero Debuts Mobile Study App

Course Hero has launched a new Android app featuring crowdsourced study resources for students.

bandwidth hogs on campus

Bandwidth Hogs: What's Clogging Up Campus Networks?

Tablets, mobile phones or traditional computers: Which are the biggest bandwidth hogs on campus?

InFocus Intros New Smartphone-Sized PC

InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.

Columbia U's Teachers College Revamps Network to Support 21st Century Learning

Teachers College, Columbia University's Graduate School of Education, Health and Psychology, is upgrading its network infrastructure with a range of wired and wireless products from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Aruba.



'Just-Like-Home' WiFi for Students

The University of California, Irvine put off updating its student housing wireless. Now it's ahead of the pack.

New Game-Based App Educates Students on Campus Violence, Harassment

Colleges and universities can get U of Nine, a new mobile app that engages students in social trivia games on topics like sexual violence and harassment, for free.

Explain Everything Debuts New Whiteboard App for iPads

Explain Everything has updated the Explain Everything Collaborative Whiteboard, an iOS app designed specifically for use in education.

Education and the Business of Information Access

John Robinson comments on the evolution of personalized information access — taking us from early monolithic, batch-process administrative systems to the distributed, search-based, and individualized platforms our students and other higher education constituents expect today.

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