Anatomy of an iPhone – Where Does Your Money Go?

In Jan-March of 2014 Apple sold 51 million iPhones leading to a 13.1 billion dollar profit.  With the upcoming release of the iPhone 6 a new round of heavy buying is expected.  The question may arise is which countries will benefit the most? When it comes to building the hardware of an iPhone and the question

iBeacons will Change Retail

One of the early uses of iBeacons was in Major League Baseball (MLB) for helping people to find their seats in stadiums. With the recent announcement by Hillshire that iBeacons showed at 20X increase in purchase intent (intent to purchase) products it really shows that iBecons will change retail. It will give the retailers the

Mobile Trends Highlights

Kleiner Perkins is one of the most successful venture capitalist firms in the world. They have funded household names like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Intel among many others. They are a world-thought leader in predicting what is coming in the future, often because they are a part of picking the best ideas and helping to shape

Redesigning Carleton Mobile

Carleton University has had a mobile presence for many years. In fact, they were at the forefront of providing students with a solid, simple app to improve their university experience. In keeping with that spirit, Carleton decided it was time to refresh their app for a new school season. Redesign with new features They decided

CANHEIT 2012: Building the Digital University

This year’s Canadian Higher Education Information Technology Conference, CANHEIT 2012: Building the Digital University, was held at the beautiful University of Saskatchewan. CollegeMobile was a proud sponsor of the event and was privileged to present a breakout session to over 80 IT professionals. At the conference, Jess and I found it very obvious that universities

Make the Most Out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part III

Another valuable feature on Mobilversity is the campus News Feeds. As post-secondary students are natural knowledge seekers, it is only fitting that they receive timely updates about their campus on a regular basis. Campus newspapers, posters, bulletin boards, electronic monitors, and even Twitter, are excellent ways of keeping your students informed and current. Having a

Make the Most Out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part II

Campus maps are the second most valuable feature among our Mobilversity apps. This feature also simplifies your institution, as it makes your campus easier to navigate for prospective students, current students, and visitors. A study by Nielsen suggests that 51 percent of smartphone owners use maps, navigation, and search at least once a month “Play

Make the Most out of Mobile on Your Campus- Part I

 In 2009, CollegeMobile developed Mobilversity, a campus mobile application that provides value for students (current, prospective or alumni). Mobilversity differs from most university mobile apps as it is a multi-tier software framework; It supports all major smartphone and tablet operating systems (Android, iOS and BlackBerry), and integrates with all major backend educational software systems (such

The Latest Mobilversity App: Carleton Mobile!

Carleton University, located in Ottawa, Ontario, released its iPhone and Android mobile application for students earlier this week. The new app, Carleton Mobile, will provide students with convenient access to various resources at their educational institution. New students will find the campus map particularly beneficial. Using the GPS tracking capabilities, student will be able to