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.

Wireless Configuration and Helpful Tech Resources

It is the time of the year when we all return to college. Some of you may have purchased a new personal laptop, smartphone, tablet or e-reader during a pre-college shopping trip.

Did Someone Say, “Wireless Upgrade”?

Some of you may think that the wireless on campus is getting a little slow from all of the new students we are welcoming onto the Northwest campus. Well, you won’t have to worry about that much longer because there is a campus-wide upgrade happening this spring semester!

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.

Keeping your laptop over break??

I’m sure all of the First year students are wondering if they are allowed to take their laptops with them over Christmas break? Also, if they can, what needs to happen before it’s taken home? Well, in this article I will answer all of those agonizing questions that you want answered!

First Things First–What to do if your wireless internet stops working.

Sometimes when you are using your Northwest laptop, the internet will stop working for no apparent reason. DON’T FREAK OUT!! Outages like these can sometimes be expected when connecting to a campus that has more than seven thousand students.

Did you know your Northwest laptop can do…?

Now that Northwest has just awarded you for your decision to attend this fine University with your own personal laptop, you need to discover what this technological device is capable of doing. One great benefit of your own laptop is the ability to access the internet from all over campus. This will come in handy [more…]

Advantage Laptop Pickup

Advantage week is August 23-27. Hours for laptop pick up during this week are as follows: August 23 from 8:30am-5:30pm, August 24 from 8:30am-4:30pm, August 25 we are closed, August 26 from 1:00pm-5:00pm. We will then resume regular hours, 8:00am-5:00pm, on Monday, August 27.

Tips and Tricks — December

Keyboard Shortcuts Windows + E: Opens “My Computer” Windows + M: Minimizes all windows in the taskbar Windows + R: Opens the “Run” dialog box Ctrl + Z: Undo option in the edit menu

Hidden Treasures of the Owens Library

Believe it or not, the B.D. Owens Library is not just home to computers and endless rows of books. In fact, a great many interesting things can be found in the library. Unfortunately, while these items of interest are not hidden, they are somewhat out of the way. At least, that is, enough out of the [more…]