Northwest Tablet Review

Tablets for today’s college student have become not only trendy but a necessity for some. There has been debate on whether Northwest should invest in tablets, hybrids, or continue laptops for next year’s university computer program.

Your Lab, yourPlace

You might have noticed a difference in the library when you came back this fall. What used to be the computer lab is now a Starbucks and lounge! For you tech-seekers, don’t fret.

Mobile Market Madness

The smartphone market as of lately is crazy. So many choices are available, all offerring something unique. Some might say that all smartphones are created equal, but that isn’t typically the case.

From SkyDrive to SharePoint

Wondering where your SkyDrive account went? Do not worry because NWMSU is currently updating the university email system. The old Outlook Live email accounts have been replaced with Office 365 accounts.

Single Sign On and What It Means For You

Late in the 3rd week of August, 2013, Northwest Information Technology discovered that changing a network password remotely may take up to 24 hours to sync with a university email account; this proved to be troublesome to say the least.

Better Than a Touchscreen?

When the touchscreen came out, it was thought to be something of an amazing feat.  Now, something even better has come around.  Something that will give you the freedom of touchscreen navigation, but remove the need to get a new computer with a touchscreen.

I’m a MAC, and I’m a PC

Comparing and Contrasting PCs and MACs  “I’m a MAC” and “I’m a PC” are phrases you may have heard over the years through endless advertising campaigns on television. Rival companies Apple and Microsoft both devised these campaigns to display what their own product was capable of.

Where’s the cloud? Are we in the cloud now?

Cloud computing has become quite the buzzword in computing as of lately, but what is cloud computing? Where is this cloud? Cloud computing is basically accessing computer resources over the internet or any other network.

Laptop vs. Tablet: You Decide!

Ah, the age old rivalry, laptop vs. tablet! In one corner, laptops with their built in keyboards, large storage capacities, and low cost-to-performance ratio. In the other corner, tablets with their long battery life, comparatively small size, and touchscreen input.

What to Expect for 2013

If the world stays as it is then 2013 is going to be a year for new trends, gadgets and some really amazing gizmos that will easily overshadow the PCs and Macs. So what new tech are we looking forward to testing this year? Here’s my pick of the gadgets I’m most excited about in [more…]