Do you Flip?

Flip video cameras (Flip Cams) have become all the rage lately in the world of technology especially among college students. If you happen to live under your textbooks and have no idea what a Flip Cam is, allow me to fill you in. A Flip Cam is an extremely simple point-and-shoot digital video recorder that [more…]

Antivirus protection and personal computer configuration

After arriving back on campus, you might be quickly disappointed and easily frustrated with your laptop running slow.  Hopefully this is not the case, but if so, there are a few quick things that you could do to help get it back up-to-par. The reason the laptops might be running slower is because if the [more…]

ResLife Student Staff Selection — 2011

Have you ever thought about how awesome it would be to be an RA, BRIDGE, PERT, ARCH, or Desk Manager but you never quite knew how or when to start applying? Well, now is the time to apply! Student Staff Selection has begun and you want to know where to begin the process, right? Log [more…]

Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my!

Apple never sells anything short — this is a fact that many Mac enthusiasts will attest to. So what is new in the world of Apple computers? Well, it is not new hardware. In fact, the new buzz on the block is the release of Apple’s newest operating system this spring. Be introduced to Lion, [more…]

Mac App Store

Apple has done it again with the Mac App Store. The Mac App Store is the way of the future. You no longer have to leave your Mac to purchase software or even pay to ship the software from the Apple website. All you need is to have the most updated version of Snow Leopard [more…]

Services at the B.D. Owens Library

Unfortunately, many students are unaware of the vast majority of services provided by the B.D. Owens Library.  So many services are provided that students can use to save time, money, and a lot of frustration. To begin, there is a vast movie collection at the back of the first floor that goes largely unnoticed. People [more…]

Tricks & tips – January

Keyboard shortcuts F11, make your browser window a full-screen view Fn + num lk, toggle the keyboard number pad on/off Ctrl + Shift + Esc, opens the computer’s task manager in one quick step Ctrl + Z, undo last action