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UNC Charlotte Revamps Wireless Network to Support Mobile Devices, Ed Tech and More

A dramatic increase in the number of wireless devices on campus, coupled with heightened demand for new technologies in the classroom, led the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to upgrade its wireless infrastructure.

7 Up-and-Coming Wearable Technologies

Sensory messaging devices, stress-reducing headpieces, biometric authentication bands and more — these cutting-edge wearables could soon be coming to your campus.

Mac and Windows PCs Climb in U.S. as Worldwide Shipments Tank

Even as shipments of traditional computers tumble around the world, shipments of OS X- and Windows-based computers managed to climb slightly in the United States in the third quarter.

Modo Labs Updates Kurogo Platform

Mobile engagement company Modo Labs today unveiled version 2.5 of its Kurogo platform, technology that allows both technical and non-technical users to create mobile apps.

App Platform Now Available to U.S. Universities

The campusM omni-channel platform has been launched in the U.S., allowing colleges and universities a single app for all students, administrators and faculty on any kind of device.

Mobile, PC Slowdown Contributing to Decline in Semiconductors

Semiconductors are being revised downward, falling into negative territory for the first time since 2012, an indication of an ongoing decline in smart phones, tablets and traditional computing devices.



A Mobile Portal Designed for Accessibility First, Mobility Second

The portal at the University of Mississippi was recently redesigned to accommodate today's mobile devices, with an emphasis on responsiveness, accessibility and a user-friendly experience.

New Wearable Device Makes Any Space Interactive

The Bird, which can be attached to a user's finger, reflects the wearer's position in space, pointing direction, hand posture, voice commands and pressure levels.

Microsoft Rolling Out Updated Lumia Mobile Devices

Microsoft has introduced a new range of Windows 10-based Lumia smart phones, including a 5.7-inch quad-HD model to rival the latest Android-based phablets.

Microsoft Makes Surface Pro Tablet Faster and More Capable

Microsoft is updating its Windows tablet lineup with the launch of the Surface Pro 4, a faster version of the Surface Pro with a larger display and upgraded stylus.

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