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.
Major hardware manufacturers have started previewing the first generation of light, ultra-thin notebooks based on Intel's Ultrabook specification that will begin shipping by the end of this year. But Intel is already looking forward to the future. The company this week revealed that next year's Ultrabooks will be built around the third generation of its Core processors.
At the 2011 Build conference taking place this week in Anaheim, CA, Microsoft provided the deepest view yet of what looks like a radical departure from past desktop OS designs.