Monthly Archives: February 2018

Tech Tip: Have You Followed ITS’ Social Media Yet?

Let’s face it, newsletters are old-school. It’s all about the social media these days. And luckily for you, ITS releases the same handy technology information on our Facebook and Twitter. That’s @EtownHelpDesk on both platforms.      

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Interested in Blended/Hybrid Learning?

If you are a faculty member that is considering moving a course to a blended/hybrid format, with some classes meeting face-to-face and some class time online, then I hope to see you today at the first of a two-part workshop

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Tech Tip: Web Printing

ITS offers many services to students, including printing. Often, first years and even upperclassmen don’t know the full scope of the printing services that Etown offers. Many students email themselves files and print them out from a computer lab. While

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It’s Our 30th Issue of IT Matters!

IT Matters has come a long way since our first issue all the way back in July 2014. Over the past four years, we’ve grown from a few tech tips and notices regarding E-Town technology to a fully-fledged newsletter complete

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Don’t Be a Wi-Fi Monster

What Does It Mean to be a Wi-Fi Monster? Wi-Fi networks are sensitive. Certain items can interfere with the signal and cause poor connectivity all over campus. To ensure strong Wi-Fi, we must all be on the lookout for Wi-Fi

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Tech Tip: How Slow Is Your iPhone?

Given the recent controversy surrounding Apple’s practice of slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life, you may be wondering if your phone was affected. Fortunately, this is easy to test with the website SlowApple. Note: you must have low

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Computer Tips and Tricks, Part III

In the third and final part of this series, we’ll address a few tricks for internet browsing and file management to increase efficiency. You’ll learn how to cycle through your browser tabs, quickly open a link in a new tab,

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Tech Tip: Stop Location and Notification Browser Popups

You know the ones. They pop up when you’re least expecting them, asking if you want to share your location with this website or allow that website to send you desktop notifications. The good news is that you can get

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Lock Down Your Login

ITS doesn’t keep drilling the importance of strong passwords for nothing. In our increasingly online world, we can’t afford to have weak passwords that open us up to attack and identity theft. A strong password is an essential part of

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