At ACU, Students Navigate College Life via Apple iPhone

More indication that mobile technology is continuing to change the process of education. This time students at a university are all issued with iPhone or iPod touch handsets so they can use specific collaboration software at university and outside course times. iPhone University: At ACU, Students Navigate College Life via Apple iPhone – CIO.com – …

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A cluster of mobile-phone links

My “blog about this” pile is growing too high again. Time to lump a few links together. This post is a bunch of stuff related to usage and technology of mobile phones. ABC News: Beware of PedTEXTrians! Gorenje puts you in control of your appliances via iPhone Motion-Powered Cell Phone Charger Coming Soon VoIP Goes …

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U.S. Army increasingly using custom iPods as field translators

On the one hand this is a neat example of using commodity solutions to miltary problems rather than commissioning specialist equipment. On the other hand it’s slightly strange to see something as supposedly innocuous as an ipod being used to support occupation troops. AppleInsider | U.S. Army increasingly using custom iPods as field translators