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'Lightbulb' App Wins Pearson Coding Contest

A student from the University of Texas Austin won the first-place award in the third annual coding contest.

Scientists Develop Earthquake Detection App

Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, Deutsche Telekom Silicon Valley Innovation Laboratories and Utah State University have developed a free Android app that can help detect earthquakes and may eventually provide an early warning system for smartphone users.

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double

Shipments of Apple tablets, including iPad and iPad Pro, dropped nearly 25 percent in the last quarter of 2015, leading an overall decline in the tablet market. Meanwhile shipments of detachable tablets — devices that include removable keyboards — actually doubled in the same period.

Interactive App Brings 4th-Century Thinker to Life

At Villanova University, a student-developed app version of Augustine's Confessions brings contemporary vitality and relevance to a classic 4th-century work.

Bretford Unveils Modular Charge and Sync Carts

Bretford has debuted a new charging and storage cart, the CoreX, for mobile devices and another line, featuring the new "MiX Module System," for MacBooks and iPads.

Research: Wearable Devices To Top $28 Billion in Sales in 2016

Wearable electronic device shipments will increase 18.4 percent year over year to hit 274.6 million sales in 2016, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.



Texas Christian U Touts Admissions with Mobile Campaign

Texas Christian University has teamed with a private partner to launch a social media-based admissions campaign.

U North Carolina Chapel Hill Expands Mobile App Functionality with User Experience Platform

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has implemented a user experience platform that enabled information technology services staff to expand the functionality of its CarolinaGo mobile app for students.

Colorado Technical University Revamps Mobile App

Students at Colorado Technical University can connect with their school, track grades and degree progress in real time, and participate in their courses any time, anywhere, all through a mobile device.

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How to Create Keyboard Shortcuts for Special Characters in Windows 10

Your Windows mobile device doesn't have a numeric keypad, so how do you type characters like em dashes or bullets without having to open Word or Character Map?

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