Mobile data usage will increase 59 percent this year over last to reach 52 million terabytes, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
TargetX has introduced a product it says will allow prospective higher ed students to complete every facet of the admissions process on their mobile devices.
Shortly, a new multi-touch, multi-map application created at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be available commercially.
Jackson State University's cyberlearning project combines ubiquitous iPads for students with faculty training, a revamped curriculum and digital textbook development.
At the University of Central Florida, instructional designers offer faculty ongoing mobile technology training courses.
Students at California State University, San Bernardino will soon be able to charge their mobile devices wirelessly all over campus.
Worldwide device sales will reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, according to Gartner, a 1.5 percent increase over 2014 totals.
The University of San Diego built a Web-based collaboration tool that connects classroom concepts with real-world locations and discoveries.
Students can use the device to help them collect and analyze data from more than 40 different sensors.
First-time smartphone users in a recent Rice University and U.S. Air Force study found that the devices were actually detrimental to their ability to learn.