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A Mobile Personal Assistant Tuned to Student Needs

2016 Innovators Awards<p>In an effort to help freshmen manage the college transition, the University of San Diego created a smart personal assistant app …

Smartphone Apps Are Now 50% of All U.S. Digital Media Time Spent

September 1, 2016<p>Another major digital media milestone was reached this July. Smartphone apps, which have been playing an increasingly important role …

Watch Apple sell 18 iPhones in the time it took you to read this headline

We all know that Apple’s numbers are huge, whether it’s quarterly revenue in the tens of billions of dollars, or more than a billion iPhones sold, but if Tim Cook had a dashboard on his desk showing the numbers in real time, what would that look like?<p>The website everysecond.io lets you see for …

iPhone

The path to 1bn iPhones - 500m were sold in the last two years alone: https://t.co/6QHe8OqAhP

92% of Facebook's daily active users are on mobile https://t.co/GIb6DBXiYo

not much point in updating this chart anymore. mobile wins. https://t.co/6066twAeDm

How Quickly Do Users Reach for Their Smartphones After Waking Up?

In emerging and developed markets alike, almost all consumers check their mobile devices within 3 hours of waking up, research revealed. There are …

Apple and the Bot War on Apps

A new media narrative is unfolding, replete with statistics all seeking to provide evidence that Apple's success with native apps is over. There's no …

Apps

What are the top modules in campus apps and who’s leading the charge? // Survey Results

Preceding the recent Kurogo Higher Ed Mobile Conference, Modo Labs asked conference registrants to complete a survey to gain some insight into the …

Apps

How Many Mobile Apps Do Consumers Use Each Month?

Smartphone owners use an average of 27.1 mobile apps per month, according to recent research from Nielsen.<p>The report was based on 4Q15 Mobile NetView …

Nearly 1 in 4 people abandon mobile apps after only one use

Apple’s iTunes App Store is home to over 1.5 million apps and Google Play hosts over 2 million, but the number of apps that actually get installed and used on consumers’ devices is still quite small. We already knew that people only interacted with a small handful of third-party apps on a regular …

The entire history of iPhone vs. Android summed up in two charts

When the time comes to tell future generations about the epic mobile contest between Apple's iPhone and Google's Android OS, Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends report will serve as a great overview. What does it tell us? Well, it shows that there was a budding smartphone market before the two US …

The Plurals Generation: What Universities Need to Know

They’re referred to alternately as Plurals or Generation Z.<p>Whichever name you favor, the fact is their day is approaching and their impact will be …

App Engagement Boosted By Bigger Screens

According to new research and data from Localytics, bigger screens are a powerful catalyst for greater app engagement.<p>“Our research shows that users …

Apps

Fitness Bands Continue to Outsell Smartwatches in Wearable Market

Three out of four wearable devices worn by U.S. consumers are fitness bands, over half of which are made by Fitbit, according to new statistics released today.<p>According to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech’s wearable tech report 2016, more than one in ten consumers in the U.S. own a wearable device (12.2 …

Wearable Tech

1. Home broadband adoption: Modest decline from 2013 to 2015

Broadband adoption in the United States has experienced a modest decline in recent years, falling from 70% in 2013 to 67% in 2015. Those figures …

Demographics

Millenials and Plurals: Engaging a New Generation of Students

Presenter<p>Morley Winograd, USC Fellow and Author<p>If you thought you had the Millennials figured out, now here come the Plurals. Morley Winograd, …

Generation X

Kurogo Conference 2016: 3/22: Leveraging Mobile as a Strategic Platform to Achieve Goals

Leveraging Mobile as a Strategic Platform to Achieve Institutional Goals

Presenter<p>Navneet Johal, Research Analyst, Education Technology, navneet.johal@ovum.com<p>The Institutional Imperative for Mobile<p>Why must higher …

Higher Education

51% of total time spent on the Internet is on mobile devices - in 2015, first time ever mobile is #1. —@kpcb https://t.co/PpycRv0Cjx

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy

<b>The Padagogy Wheel – It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy</b><p><b>by Allan Carrington, TeachThought PD Workshop Facilitator</b><p><i>*Visit TeachThought</i> …

Pedagogy

Does the Device Matter

<b>Does the Device Matter?</b><p>The are many different devices being implemented into classrooms all around the world. With schools using PC’s, Laptops, …

Education Technology

Mobile apps to become a $50B industry this year, $100B by 2020 – App Annie

Data from App Annie suggests that global mobile app revenue will hit $50B this year, and $101B by 2020. Total annual downloads will rise from 111B last year to 284B by 2020.<p>Apple’s iOS is set to retain its store leadership by gross revenue over the five-year period, while Google Play and …

Apps

7 Up-and-Coming Wearable Technologies

Tech Trends<p>Sensory messaging devices, stress-reducing headpieces, biometric authentication bands and more — these cutting-edge wearables could soon …

Augmented Reality

Top Mobile Trends to Watch in 2016

Mobile<p>Two visionary IT experts discuss the biggest trends in mobile for the coming year, from 3D touch and virtual reality to wearables and the …