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Report: Tablets Decline in 3rd Quarter

Increased demand for smartphones, a lengthening replacement cycle for tablets and an improving position for traditional PCs has left tablets in a tough position.

Bring-Your-Own-Device Transforms Physics Lab

North Carolina State University created a free app that turns students' smartphones into lab instruments, saving money in lab setup and maintenance and giving learners the tools to explore physics anywhere.

Microsoft Unveils Immersive Reader in Word for iPad, Other Accessibility Updates

Microsoft has unveiled new updates to improve accessibility and inclusivity across a range of education tools.

Emory & Henry College Turns to Managed WiFi for Wireless Revamp

In an effort to boost recruitment and retention as well as enhance the student and faculty experience, Emory & Henry College has upgraded its wireless network with a managed WiFi service from Apogee.

Santa Monica College Reaching Students with Mobile

Santa Monica College is turning to mobile tech to get its students' attention — and ultimately boost enrolment and degree completion. The California community college partnered with Modo Labs to deploy a mobile app and communicate with students on their preferred platform: the mobile phone.

App Helps Oral Roberts U Students Navigate Campus Life

Students at Oral Roberts University can now connect to campus resources and navigate college life via a new mobile app.



Survey: Most Students Say Technology Boosts Academic Success

Three out of four college and university students think technology has had a positive impact on their academic success, according to a recent survey.

IoT Tech to Increase Food Production in Purdue Digital Agriculture Program

Purdue University researchers are tapping into the Internet of Things to study and improve plant growth and food production processes.

Colleges Using AR/VR to Educate Homeowners on Disaster Clean-up

Experts estimate that hurricane-destroyed homes could take years to rebuild. A small team of IT leaders in higher education and experts from the building trades hope to expedite the work with an augmented and virtual reality (AVR) training program intended to draw people to the trades who previously would have considered it "dirty, underpaying and uninteresting."

Wearables to See Double-Digit Growth through 2021

Wrist-worn devices will drive the market, according to a new forecast, while "lesser-known wearable products, such as clothing and ear-wear, will experience market-beating growth in the years to come."

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