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New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

So here it is, finally, the long awaited announcement about the iPad2.  So what will the differences be? Well previews and bloggers ‘in the know’ say that it will be thinner, lighter, and have a camera for video chats using FaceTime. Want the latest info from the Apple event today in SanFrancisco?  Follow the live […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
ASK IT: iPhone for Verizon E-Mail Set Up

ASK IT: iPhone for Verizon E-Mail Set Up

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Carly Hewitt I just got the new iphone 4 for verizon and can’t get my e-mail set up. Answer: Thank you for your question, Carly. You can find instructions for configuring your phone to receive FIT email on the Self Service Help Desk website, IT 4 FIT updates […]

February 24, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
WiFi for the iPad

WiFi for the iPad

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Xue Xia: Dear Support, I am wondering if the iPad is supported to get on the school wifi? Do I need to download some sort of anti-virus app in order to get on the network? Thanks! Xue Xia Answer: Hello Xue, Thanks for your question.  I am posting […]

February 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Air Display for iPad

Air Display for iPad

The iPad allows you to be incredibly portable and is a great alternative to lugging around a laptop in transit. However, most of us have a computer available to us once we get to our destination, which can often leave the iPad collecting dust next to it. Why not put it to work and use […]

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

An announcement was made last week that an invitation-only beta test is starting to try a new Google Cloud Connect with Microsoft Office.  So what does that mean? This would allow you to synchronize spreadsheet, documents, and presentation files using the MS Office interface, but add the value of the easy to use collaboration component […]

December 6, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

Just a reminder, or introduction for he new students, staff, and faculty, that you have 5GB of personal storage to use with WebFiles, FIT’s document management system.  That means you can upload/download your files on campus, from home, the dorm, Europe, anywhere with an internet connection.  If you have not checked it out yet, here […]

August 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
iPad Experiment

iPad Experiment

Last week I attended (with a bunch of my esteemed colleagues) the SUNY Technology conference in Ryebrook, NY, and I decided to try a little experiment: leaving my trusty MacBook Pro at home, and bringing instead an iPad.  Could it replace what I normally use my laptop for when I’m away for a few days?  Well […]

June 24, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com for FIT! After a very successful trial with Lynda.com, the IT department has negotiated a new contract with Lynda.com to continue it’s tutorial service from BOTH on and off campus for FIT faculty, staff, and students. You can now access Lynda.com through the MyFIT portal at http://myfit.fitnyc.edu On thei right hand-side of the window […]

May 24, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Where did “technology” come from?

Where did “technology” come from?

I just saw this post from TED.com, an incredible nonprofit blog that shares innovative ideas from three areas: Technology, Entertainment, and Design.  If you haven’t checked this blog out it.. it’s worth a few minutes to delve into it. In this particular video, Kevin Kelly, the publisher of Whole Earth Review, and Executive Editor at WIRED, gives a talk […]

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Lynda.com accessible from campus!

Lynda.com accessible from campus!

We have been getting increbile feedback on the trial account with Lynda.com.  Thanks, and please continue to let us know your thoughts. Just a reminder that the service is only available on campus right now, so if you are off-campus you will receive a “Permission Error” message. Here is the link again in case you […]

March 7, 2010 | By | 24 Replies More