Worldwide sales of mobile devices grew an enormous 18.98 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That growth was dominated by smart phones, where Google's Android OS took over the lead position--beating out mobile behemoths Symbian and iOS.
Oracle has released an update to its cross-platform virtual desktop software, Sun Ray Software 5.2.
A state university's music program has moved its application process online to streamline a previously paper-based enrollment workflow.
Acceptance of digital texts is way up, especially among users of iPads and other tablets. In fact, according to research released this week, time spent reading texts in digital formats now just about equals the time spent on paper-based texts.
A Ukraine-based development company has just come out with an updated app that lets users print from iOS devices.
Perceptive Software has released an update to ImageNow, the company's enterprise document management system for education, government, and healthcare.
Jasig's uMobile project will develop native mobile campus portal apps for smart phones, initially iOS and Android devices. Jasig is calling on colleges and universities to contribute to the effort.
AMX has launched a new AV control system for Android-based smart phones.
HP this week introduced a new entry-level model in its Z family of workstations. The company also refreshed its high-end EliteBook mobile workstation family with three new models.
The University of Southern California Rossier School of Education is providing a native application for Apple's iOS platform that allows online students to do their work on an iPhone or iPad.