Street Team

Street Team: Motorola’s Project Ara

In case you missed the technology news this past week, Motorola teamed up with Dutch designer Dave Hakkens to create a new kind of phone. The following video came out earlier this summer, and it caused quite a commotion among technology lovers and phone manufacturers alike. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDAw7vW7H0c&w=320&h=240] The concept “Lego” phone was just a figment…

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Street Team: Emergency Notification System (ENS)

The winds started picking up and everyone knew it was coming. Superstorm Sandy, one of the costliest storms to ever hit the United States, was scheduled to hit Philadelphia on October 29th. Pennsylvania was in a state of emergency and Philadelphia had shut down its public transportation system.  Everyone on SJU’s campus was preparing for…

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Spotlight: Media Services

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has a great deal to offer the Saint Joseph’s University campus, but there are some departments within IT that many people may not have heard of and therefore cannot take advantage of.  OIT is comprised of User Services, Application Services, Computer Services, Network Services, System Administration, Telecommunications, Web Services,…

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Top Apps: Sneak Preview

As college students, many of you are already familiar with the latest apps for smartphones and tablets. In today’s high-tech world, there is literally an app for almost everything. Here are some you may not have heard of… Songza                                …

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Street Team: Midterm Studying Tips

This week, Andrew Wyschynskyj, a Sophmore, Food Marketing major, has some midterm studying tips for you. Andrew has been with the TSC since he started at SJU in 2012.  He recently became a Brand Ambassador for the Office of Information Technology.  We love his enthusiasm for SJU and OIT and are thrilled to have him…

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Street Team: Top Apps for College Students

As college students, many of you are already familiar with the latest apps for smartphones and tablets. In today’s high-tech world, there is literally an app for almost everything. Here are some you may not have heard of… Songza                                …

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Street Team: Initial Feedback on iOS7

iPhone Home Screen (iOS 6 v iOS7) After hearing many passionate reviews on the new iOS7 on blogs and twitter, the TSC decided to find out how our SJU students feel about the new upgrade.  Katie went on a mission to get reviews around campus.   Here’s what SJU students had to say: “I like…

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Street Team: Backing Up Your Schoolwork

If you’ve ever had your computer crash with one page left to go of a 3,000 word paper, then this article is for you. A lot of students who come into the Technology Service Center simply don’t backup their data. Even if you’re saving your work every 5 minutes, backing up your files is essential.…

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Meet the Team: Katie Baldwin

Katie Baldwin is the TSC’s first official Student Worker of the Month. Since the start of the Fall 2013 semester, Katie has been non-stop.  She works as a student technician, fixing computers, removing spyware, and replacing parts.  In the month of September, the TSC for the Street Team and Katie picked up double-duty serving as…

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Street Team: 5 Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

This week, our featured Street Team member is Rich McIntosh.  Rich is a Junior BI major who has worked in Information Technology since he was a freshman. He is now serving in the TSC in the position of Brand Ambassador.  Keep an eye out for Rich at a campus event near you!   5 Ways…

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