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Mobile Computing   Tags: app development, apps, computer science, engineering, mobile computing, mobile design, mobile devices, smartphones  

This guide lists resources for research on mobile computing and mobile devices.
Last Updated: Aug 4, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Mobile Awards/Competitions

List of mobile award organizations. Useful for getting ideas from apps that have won awards, or for nominating your app for an award. There may be a fee associated with nominating an app.


Getting Started

Use the tabs above to navigate to the resources you need.

  • Books - General: Books about mobile computing & mobile design.
  • Journals & Conferences: Journals & conference proceedings that contain information about mobile computing.
  • Industry/Market Outlook: Information about the mobile computing industry.
  • iOS: Books specifically about developing for the iOS platform.
  • Android: Books specifically about developing for the Android platform.

University of Michigan Resources

  • Mobile at Michigan
    "Need a little tech assistance with your app or want to network with others in the mobile app development community? Do you have a new company and need an office and a business plan? Or do you just need to figure out what the heck is going on? Below is a list of resources within and outside of the U-M that can help you out."
  • Mobile Developer Toolkit
    "This site is designed to encourage all students, faculty and staff to develop and distribute useful mobile apps to the U-M community."
  • Mobile Development Community
    "The U-M Mobile Developer User Community brings together mobile application developers from across the university to share experiences, development ideas and best practices on creating mobile applications."
  • Mobile Apps Center
  • Design Labs - Duderstadt Center
    The Design Labs in the Duderstadt Center on North Campus provide a creative & flexible work space for students to explore their ideas and collaborate with others.
  • Center for Entrepreneurship
    "We shape entrepreneurs who want to have a positive impact on society – with disruptive ideas that are scalable and meet a societal need. CFE supports these entrepreneurs and connects them with the Michigan entrepreneurial network."
  • Michigan Hackers
    "A community for all HACKERS @ MICHIGAN"

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