Panasonic has debuted an upcoming line of ruggedized tablets built on the Android platform. Dubbed "Toughpad," the devices will begin shipping in 2012, with the first model, the A1, starting at $1,299.
Fedora, the free, open-source Linux operating system distribution from the Fedora Project, has been updated to version 16.
Samsung moved to the top position among smart phone manufacturers worldwide in the third quarter, bumping Apple, Nokia, and Research in Motion out of the way in the process.
Small private college Abilene Christian University has entered the fourth academic year of its mobile education initiatives, and the program's momentum and influence is still growing.
Desire2Learn has released an update to Campus Life, a mobile communications and collaboration tool for education.
A full month ahead of its planned formal release, Solaris 11 was previewed this week at the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 event in San Francisco.
Open source ed tech services provider Unicon is launching new services for uMobile, a project of Jasig that provides a framework for delivering information to mobile devices.
Thomas Jefferson University, an institution with an academic health center and an affiliated teaching hospital, is using an encryption strategy to keep sensitive data secure and avoid the hardship of data breaches.
The open source learning management system Moodle has a new mobile companion. Developers at Moodle HQ have released a free app for iOS designed to work with Moodle 2.1 or later. Apps for additional mobile platforms are planned.
Seton Hall University in New Jersey distributed hundreds of Android-based media tablets to faculty and students at the start of this semester.