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Mobile Computing


Blackboard Debuts Free College and Career Guidance App

Blackboard has a released a free mobile app, Job Genie, designed to help students explore career paths and college options.

GumDrop Cases Introduces FoamTech Series for Tablets

The cases, made of lightweight, recycled EVA foam, feature a handle that doubles as a stand that can position tablets for viewing and typing.

Teaching with Minecraft? MOOC Explores Gamification for K-12

Instructure has launched a series of MOOCs that use Minecraft to help K-12 teachers implement gamification in the classroom.

Mooresville Graded SD Uses MDM for Application and File Management

Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has implemented a mobile device management system to simplify management and distribution of applications and files for the district's laptops and tablets.

Giving Teachers Control of MDM

New software is helping migrate mobile device management from the IT department to the classroom.

Prince George's County PS Upgrades Wireless for Mobile Initiatives

Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland has implemented a new wireless network to support the growing number of personal and district-issued mobile devices and applications.

Report: Smartphone Shipments Set To Top 300 Million in Third Quarter

Smartphone shipments reached a single-quarter high in the second quarter of 2014 with 295.3 million shipments, an increase of 23.1 percent over the same period in 2013.

Verizon Challenges Students To Develop Their Own Apps

Verizon kicked off its third annual Innovative App Challenge on Monday. The program challenges teams of middle and high school students to conceptualize and create mobile apps that solve problems in their schools and communities.

Odysseyware Converts Courses to HTML5

Odysseyware has converted its 60 most popular online courses to HTML5 to make them accessible via any mobile device.

ScratchJr Takes Coding into K-2

Scratch has a new sibling. The MIT Media Lab-developed programming environment intended for children recently welcomed ScratchJr into the world of kids' coding tools.

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