Mobile Computing


McAllen ISD Distributes 22,000 Mobile Devices to Students And Teachers

In a district-wide initiative designed to promote and facilitate mobile learning in the K-12 classroom, McAllen Intermediate School District has distributed more than 22,000 mobile devices.

Bretford Unveils Charging Tray for Multiple Mobile Devices

Bretford's new charging unit, which can charge up to 10 tablets and e-readers—of different brands—simultaneously, will begin shipping March 1.

Samsung, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Partner To Bring HMH Fuse, educational Material to Galaxy Tabs

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and Samsung have partnered to make HMH interactive educational material available on Samsung's Android-powered mobile devices and to bring the HMH Fuse app to Android.

Gadget Turns an iPad into a Document Camera

Belkin today unveiled a device, set to ship in March, that converts an iPad into a document camera for classroom presentations. A free companion iPad app, available now, provides whiteboard capabilities and wired and wireless video output for classroom presentations.

Does the Smartphone Have a Place in the Classroom?

With an increasing number of social networks and technologies commanding more and more of our students' time and attention, are we too far gone to successfully integrate smartphones and mobile technologies into classroom learning?

Android Malware Crosses Over to Windows via USB

A new piece of malware discovered by Kapersky Lab uses smart phones to install malware onto Windows-based PCs.

Google Extends Android's Lead by 20 Points, but Not at Apple's Expense

Google further solidified the lead of its Android mobile operating system in the last quarter of 2012. Android's worldwide market share jumped nearly 20 points, while its chief rival, Apple's iOS, remained essentially flat. Both platforms saw significant increases in total units shipped.

Lightspeed Systems Launches Mobile Learning Essentials at FETC

Lightspeed Systems has unveiled a package of software programs and services at Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2013 to help school districts implement mobile learning.

SOTI Unveils MobiControl Mobile Device Management for Education

SOTI, a provider of enterprise mobile device management and bring-your-own-device policy management solutions, has announced a new mobility management solution for K-12 schools and higher education, MobiControl for Education. SOTI is exhibiting MobiControl for Education at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week.

Advanced Academics Takes ROADS System Mobile with iOS App

Advanced Academics, online learning provider for grades 6-12, has launched an iOS app to integrate mobile capabilities into their learning management software suite, ROADS (Robust Online Academic Delivery System).

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