Mobile Computing Articles

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Study: Millennials Spend More Than 3 Hours a Day on Mobile Phones

The average U.S. millennial (aged 16-30) with Internet access spends 3.1 hours a day on a mobile phone — totaling 21.7 hours a week or 1,128 hours (47 days) a year, according to a new study from global research consultancy TNS.

Promethean Launches Latest Iteration of ClassFlow

New ClassFlow Connect device allows nearly complete integration of all devices and digital displays in a single classroom.

N2N Services, Modo Labs Partner on Mobile Tech for Higher Ed

N2N Services, a provider of higher education system integration, and Modo Labs, a mobile engagement and campus platform, are partnering in an effort to help universities integrate disparate systems and make them available through a mobile app.

Internet of Things Devices To Increase 30 Percent in 2016

The number of "things" connected to the Internet will grow 30 percent from this year to next, according to market research firm Gartner, to reach a total of 6.4 billion, a total that will balloon to 20.8 billion by 2020.

Making Campuses Safer With Smartphones

A new generation of mobile apps is enhancing public safety at colleges and universities across the country.

Top Mobile Trends to Watch in 2016

Two visionary IT experts discuss the biggest trends in mobile for the coming year, from 3D touch and virtual reality to wearables and the Internet of Things.

Carnegie Mellon and IBM Intro Open Platform To Help Blind Navigate

A research project at Carnegie Mellon University is helping blind people navigate with the use of an iPhone app that directs them based on information picked up from nearby sensors.

Tablet Sales Contract for Fourth Straight Quarter

Global tablet shipments declined in the third quarter of this year, marking a full year of contracting sales for the devices, according to a new report form International Data Corp.

Indiana State U Adopts Mobile App for Campus Safety

Indiana State University has deployed a mobile app to help protect 14,000 students, faculty and staff.

Focusing on the Whole Student

Data generated from activities both inside and outside the classroom can be instrumental in understanding student success.