Tech News on Hawk Hill

Student Email Transition

We wanted to notify you of some exciting news!  We are in the process of transitioning your SJU email account to a new email system powered by Google. This new system will provide email to all SJU students, as well as a suite of other Google products that will enable our University to better communicate. …

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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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Big News from Fr. Gillespie – Launch of SJU’s New Website!

Dear Colleagues,   I am pleased to inform you that Saint Joseph’s will launch its new image campaign – “That’s The Magis – Live Greater” – in conjunction with the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics on Friday, July 27.  The University has secured a lead sponsorship for all 17 days of coverage in…

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Technology Service Center Update!

As you know, construction has been underway on the new Technology Service Center (TSC) in SC129 since the end of the spring semester. We are thrilled with the progress and we think you will be too.  We are on schedule to move in during mid-August.  At this time, walls are in place and ceilings are…

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Smartphone Battery Life

We often hear from customers that the battery life on their iPhone does not last throughout the day. Here are a few tips for extending the battery life: 1) Close apps that run in the background – Double clicking the home button pops up a row of icons at the bottom of the screen. These…

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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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Student Help Desk Summer Hours/Location

Hawks, For the duration of the summer (through Monday, August 6th), the Student Help Desk will be located in the Science Center’s Rm. 113.  At this location, the SHD will be able to complete the same services and repairs that were previously carried out.   The hours for the SHD are as follows: Monday –…

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