Category: Apps

OS Wars

A recent article from Campus Technology reveals that Android OS is more prevalent than any other when considering any and all computing type devices.  Windows obviously still owns the lion’s share of OS in the PC market, but when taking mobile devices and tablets into account its Android by a long-shot. Meanwhile, Blackberry continues to …

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6 Things You Need to Know about NBC Learn

Texas A&M University-Commerce has an incredible opportunity to take advantage of the resource tool, NBC Learn.  Click on this FCTT white paper, “6 Things You Need to Know about NBC Learn” to consider how you can use this resource tool to enhance your course(s). You can also read more by going to the FCTT’s webpage and clicking …

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They have an App for it!

With the smartphone market booming, people are trying new and innovative ideas to get an edge on the competition. One way to do this is by offering apps that let users do anything you can possibly think of. Apps may be categorized into many different forms, but we will focus more on the smartphone apps in …

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Android officially pulls Flash from Google Play Store in favor of HTML5

The bell tolled on August 15 for Android-based device owners using Adobe’s Flash Player multimedia plugin. As foretold in November 2011, Adobe will be offering no certified implementations of Adobe’s Flash Player beyond Android OS 4.1, and as of August 15, Flash has been removed from Google’s app store, Play, according to a PCWorld article, …

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Apple’s Next Big Move: Textbooks

The push for digital textbooks is only going to get bigger now that Apple has announced their next big idea is to disrupt the textbook industry. In New York last week they announced an unprecedented partnership with three major textbook publishers: Pearson, McGraw-Hill, and Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt. According to McGraw-Hill’s CEO, Steve Jobs wanted to revolutionize the …

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