Development of mobile technologies recently has produced a huge amount of excitement among experts and teachers
Development of mobile technologies recently has produced a huge amount of excitement among experts and teachers. This is because it results in change the academic from traditional styles to mobile learning which is m-learning. Besides that, increasing the numbers of institutions that offer courses by using mobile wirelesstechnologies to change from traditional settings to mobile settings as a learning tools.
According to Maginnis, White, & Mckenna (2000), based on the past years, educators and students in college have enjoyed the many benefits by using wired technology. However, wired technologyprovides limited access for usage because of lack of ability to move around. This is means thatwired-technologies cannot provide anywhere ability to do things, anytime, between a benefit now offered by mobile wireless technologies. The function of mobile wireless technologies can overcome the limitation of educational flexibility with wired technology and it will help students to accomplish to the academic excellence. So that, withthe advantages of mobile technologies is, mobile wireless technologies can help to improve and effectiveness in teaching and learning for the students. Wireless laptops are the other name of mobile wirelesscomputers that is most popular mobile technologies that is used in institution. Wireless laptopshave a joined wireless card that enables short-range wireless voice and data communications. Unlike wired laptops that use an Ethernet card, also called a NIC or Network card to attach to anetwork, mobile wireless laptops use a wireless network interface card (WNIC) to attach to anetwork. WNIC uses a very low radio frequency which in its place of a wired connection to attachto the network. Based on the authors, there are many schools and programs in college that isneed and require students to use laptops in class such as University of Texas in Austin.