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Security for Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices are one of the most common ways to communicate and interact now. We can do nearly anything right from our smartphones such as banking, shopping, viewing medical data or history, and even working remotely. That information is good

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Tech Tip: VHS players are out!

VHS players on campus are no longer supported. Some classroom podiums may still have VHS players, but as these devices fail, we will not be replacing them. Faculty are encouraged to bring old VHS tapes to the Help Desk in

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Watch for Smartwatches

There are tons of smartwatches on the market from big brands and smaller tech companies. Here’s a handy article with a review of the Best Smartwatch 2016 from Wareable. These Smartwatches can make a great holiday gift for yourself or someone

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Optimize Your Wi-Fi Settings

Over the summer, ITS worked very hard to upgrade the entire wireless network on campus. Now, students can enjoy Wi-Fi beyond buildings in areas such as in the Dell or the Academic Quad. The Wi-Fi is also faster and more

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Atomic Learning

You’ve seen our Knowledgebase by now. Have you noticed the videos or links to videos at the bottom of nearly every article? If you haven’t noticed yet, check out this Track Changes in Word article for reference. It has five

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Tech Tip: Email Signatures in OWA

Some students, faculty, and staff choose to have email signatures. These signatures often include their names, department or major, and contact information or other affiliations. To add an email signature to your account, login to mail.etown.edu. The click the gear

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Tech Tip: Making Copies with New Copiers

Throughout campus, new copiers are replacing the old ones. The new ones are smaller, but just as powerful. Some functions are slightly different. To make a copy, first you must login to the copier using your ID or username and

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Tech Tip: Accessing Group/Club E-mail Accounts

With the new OWA (Outlook Web App) update, you might be wondering how to access the club email accounts. First, login to your email with OWA. Click the avatar image in the top right corner and choose “Open another mailbox…”

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Phishing Scams are Getting Smarter

It used to be easy to spot a Phishing Scam. An African Prince asking for money to buy his dog an education or some yak. Now, phishing scams are getting smarter. They’re getting clever. Take a look at the email

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Tech Tip: Change Your Network Password in OWA

Over the summer, ITS upgraded Outlook Web App (mail.etown.edu). The update moved where you will find the option to change your network password. To save you some time and stress, we’re going to let you know where to go. From

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Managing Your Online Presence

Did you know that employers and recruiters check your social media when considering you as a candidate for a job, sports team, internship, college admissions, etc.? They do, and if your security settings aren’t up to par, they might see

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Tech Tip: Mailbox Quota in OWA

Over the summer, you received an email informing you that we would be updating Outlook Web App. That process was a success, but many functions have changed. We have updated the ITS Knowledgebase with information on how to perform nearly

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Tech Tip: Link to a Document in OneDrive

In OneDrive, a user can send a link to individuals to access specific documents with a single link. Start by logging in to your OneDrive account. Navigate to the file you would like to share and right click on the

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Updating Passwords

Changing your password regularly is good practice to protect your accounts and keep your information secure. In order to keep our network safe, we require E-town Network users to change their password every 120 days. Don’t worry, Outlook and the

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Tech Tip: Guest Access to Wireless

When guests come to visit, they are more than welcome to register for temporary accounts on our system. The accounts can be setup on laptops, tablets, or cell phones and are good for 3 days. Note: Guest registration requires that

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