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More Millennials Using Smartphones for Shopping, Video

Video calling, shopping and video streaming see the highest smartphone usage growth among millennial users, while all adult smartphone users have nearly tripled the amount of video data they consume each month.

Modo Labs Debuts Student App Competition

Modo Labs is launching The Great Mobile Appathon, a mobile app development competition for students at select universities.

Canvas Adds Mobile Annotation Tool

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.

Faculty on the Fence About Providing Computing Devices to Students

According to our Teaching with Technology survey, 55 percent of faculty support the idea of their institutions providing computing devices to all students, while 67 percent like the "bring your own device" approach.

Google Translate Update Reduces Errors Up to 85 Percent

The language conversion tool now utilizes the new Google Neural Machine Translation system, which provides more accurate and speedy translations. Google Translate has launched the system for Chinese to English conversations and plans to roll out the system for other languages in the coming months.

Photomath App Update Solves Handwritten Math Problems

Photomath, a free app for iOS and Android devices, enables students to take photos of their handwritten math equations and receive step-by-step instructions for solving the problem.



More Than Half of Americans Unfamiliar with Augmented Reality

Despite the success of the AR mobile game Pokémon Go, more than half of Americans are unfamiliar with augmented reality, according to a survey from ReportLinker Insight.

DubLabs Adds Personalized Push Notifications

Colleges and universities now have a new tool for sending personal messages directly to individual students' mobile devices.

From IoT to IoE: More Ways for Institutions to Connect to Everything

From wearables, to smart objects and environments, to sensor networks, and more, our choices for connecting with the Internet of Things are increasing exponentially. We are now beginning to speak in terms of the Internet of Everything. CT asked Robbie K. Melton, associate vice chancellor for mobile and emerging technologies at the Tennessee Board of Regents, for some advice and insight for higher education institutions as they explore the unique applications of the IoE in education.

20-Plus Institutions Turn to Custom Mobile Apps for Campus Safety

AppArmor has partnered with dozens of colleges and universities nationwide to design customizable mobile safety apps, coming to iPhone and Android app stores later this month.

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