Monthly Archives: January 2016

Top 10 Apps of 2015 for Students

2015 has seen more apps than ever before, and if you don’t have these yet, you’ll definitely want to take a look to find your next most used app on your phone. Organization/Productivity: When it comes to school, apps can

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Wireless or Bust?

Every year some students bring wireless printers or routers on campus hoping to use them to make life easier. However, attempting to set up these devices interferes with the campus wireless network and can affect not only your devices but

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Tech Tip: Format Painter in Microsoft 2013

Format painter is a neat little tool that allows the user to take all the font formatting they have created and use them on another line. Open an office program like Word. Style the first line how you would like

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Pros and Cons of Laptops in Class

At the beginning of nearly any class, students always ask the same questions. “Is attendance graded? Is the final cumulative? Can we use laptops to take notes?” With fewer and fewer people taking notes by hand or doing any kind

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New Year New You

As few as 25 years ago, communication was mostly limited to face-to-face interactions or word of mouth. With the tech age we live in now communication has changed, and so too have conventions and manners. Below are 10 tech faux

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Tech Tip: Basic CTRL Shortcut Keys

Press these keys To do this CTRL + Z Undo CTRL + Y Redo CTRL+ Alt +Tab Use the arrow keys to switch between open items CTRL + Mouse Scroll wheel Change the size of the icons on the desktop

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Cool Tech Startups

Where do all of the cool apps, tech, and programs come from that we use everyday? Well when a Mommy Motherboard and a Daddy Fatherboard love each other very much… Actually they usually start out as an idea before launching

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Will Your Password be Unbroken?

Passwords are your first line of defense when it comes to protecting your devices, your information, and your identity. Identity theft is on the rise for the past 3 years. No one is safe from identity theft, not even college

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Tech Tip: Creating an Apple ID Account

If you got a new Apple product over the holidays, then you might need to set up an Apple ID Account. When using any form of Apple product (Macs, iPads, iPhones, etc.) you need to have an Apple ID to

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Recent Updates to Canvas: January 2016

Recent updates to Canvas have resulted in some useful enhancements.  Check out this video to learn about the most recent updates. Some highlights include: A new Canvas look that adjusts to the size of your screen.  Learn more about the

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Canvas Tip of the Week: Where did the Course Navigation Menu Go?

Canvas looks a little different now. The new Canvas user interface has been enabled!  It is responsive, which means that what menus are visible on the screen varies based on the screen size.  This is helpful when you are on

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