Yearly Archives: 2017

12 Holiday Presents from ITS

ITS has a present for you this holiday season! We know that you’ll love it, because it’s a compilation of our twelve most-read articles of 2017. Happy holidays from ITS! To-Do List Apps to Organize Your Life Getting organized is

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Tech Tip: Custom PowerPoint Templates

Have you ever created a PowerPoint that you really like and would like to save the exact formatting of for future use? Presentations can be saved as templates to easily create more files with the same customization settings. First, open

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Studying Apps for Finals

It’s that dreaded time of the year again. Finals. Break is coming, but first you must make it through all of your tests and term papers. Fortunately, there’s a couple of apps and websites to help make that process smoother

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Tech Tip: Office 365 OneDrive

Most students are aware of the Microsoft Office package that’s available to students. But did you know that Office also has an online component, called Office 365? Think the constant backing up of your files that you get with Google

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Computer Tips and Tricks, Part II

In the second part of this series, we’ll address typing tips and a few keyboard tricks to increase efficiency in common applications. Learn how to paste the plain text of what was copied with [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [V], minimize

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Tech Tip: Customize Taskbar in Windows 10

Along the bottom of your screen in Windows 10, you’ll see the windows button, a search bar, a clock and calendar, and any icons that you have pinned. This is the taskbar, and it allows for easy access to the

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Tech Tip: Firefox Update

Over the weekend, Firefox released a huge update: Firefox Quantum. This browser is twice as fast as the previous version and sleeker-looking, but it came with a few big changes that may seem jarring. The refresh and home buttons are

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Winter-Proofing Your Devices

The extremely cold and often wet conditions of winter can lead to your technology getting damaged or even destroyed. Preventing this, as well as being prepared for winter storms, can save you a great deal of trouble in the months

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Tech Tip: Office’s “Tell me what you want me to do…”

When you switched to Microsoft Office 2016, you might have noticed an addition to the ribbon along the top: a lightbulb icon with the words “Tell me what you want me to do…” This is an incredibly versatile search option

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Safe Social Media

Social media is an ingrained part of daily life for a vast number of people. But how safe is this place where you’re spending all your time? Maybe not as safe as you think. Who’s watching you online? Your friends,

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Tech Tip: Custom Letterhead Templates

Do you want your own custom letterhead to make your documents smooth and professional, but also unique to you? With Microsoft Word, you can create your own custom letterhead template in just a few steps. In a new Word document,

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Network Drives

Network drives are a valuable resource that E-Town offers its faculty, staff, and students. They can be used for document sharing for anything from clubs collaborating to faculty sharing files with their classes to students working on a group project.

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Tech Tip: How to Save Your MacBook Battery

Does your MacBook battery just not seem to be lasting as long as it used to? Part of this could be deterioration with age, but Apple also includes built-in ways to analyze battery usage and detect programs that are particularly

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Computer Tips and Tricks, Part I

 This new series by ITS will chronicle a variety of computer tips and tricks to make your experience smoother and simpler. Part one covers miscellaneous tricks.   If you accidentally closed a tab that you didn’t mean to, hit [Ctrl] +

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Tech Tip: Outlook Search Folders

It can get pretty tiring scrolling through hundreds of emails and picking out the one that you’re looking for. And what if you want to find multiple emails that are scattered throughout your inbox? Wouldn’t it be so much easier

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