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Verizon iPhone 5 Update

An update has been released for the Verizon iPhone 5 that resolves an issue where the iPhone would use cellular data while connected to a wireless network. This issue could have resulted in overage charges. To install the update  to carrier settings, follow these steps: Tap Settings > General > About. Wait for the following…

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Apple Releases iOS 6

Yesterday, Apple officially released iOS 6.  Some of the major changes you will see are Maps, which includes spoken directions and real time traffic updates, improved Siri, Facebook integration and FaceTime over cellular.  Some features that we in the TSC are excited about are the Panorama mode for the camera, the ability to save pages…

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Support for OS X Mountain Lion

Apple has released OS X Mountain Lion(10.8) this week, and the Office of Information Technology will test the new operating system before supporting it for the University community. While the update from OS X Lion (10.7) to Mountain Lion isn’t expected to be as dramatic as was the move from Snow Leopard  (10.6) to Lion…

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Now offering the Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display!

On Monday, Apple officially released the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The new MacBook Pro is noticeably lighter and thinner. In order to achieve the 18mm width, the DVD SuperDrive has been removed. The actual weight of the MacBook Pro with Retina Display is 4.46 pounds, compared to the MacBook Pro’s weight of 5.6 pounds.…

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SC 129 Computer Lab

The Computer Lab in SC 129 and the printers are now located on the first floor of the new Post Learning Commons building. The relocation of this equipment contributes to the goal of creating a hub for collaborative activities that will stimulate the teaching and learning process for our faculty and students. The Student Technology…

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Reminder: Back up that paper!

As the spring 2011 semester winds down, deadlines are looming for papers, projects, etc. While we always hope that technology is available, there are many examples of lost papers in the final seconds — just before turning it in. This happens for many reasons (but never at an opportune time) including a failed computer, failed…

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