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. (more…)

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. (more…)

Hyperloop – The Fifth Mode of Transportation?

We all know about planes, trains, boats, and automobiles, but what do you call something that is described as being “a cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table?” (more…)

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. (more…)

Get Smart! Understanding What Makes a Smart TV Special

There has been a lot of hype lately concerning a relatively new technology in the television industry called a smart TV. However, there are still a lot of people out there who don’t quite understand what a smart TV is, or what it can do. (more…)

NSA and You

By now, you have probably heard about Edward Snowden. If not, he was a contractor that worked for the NSA who recently leaked documents showing that the US government was monitoring everything that its citizens were doing on the Internet. (more…)

Lima – The Future of Storage

Have you ever heard of a website called Kickstarter? Essentially, Kisckstarter provides small businesses and designers a means to actualize their dreams. Thousands of different inventors and innovators offer up their ideas through Kickstarter, (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

Email Pointers

For those students who are new to Northwest, there are a few “good-to-knows” about the email system that may come in handy. Such pointers include: how to look up student/faculty email addresses, how to create folders within an inbox, and how to add a signature to the end of emails. (more…)