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Joining iCloud

Joining iCloud

    If you’re like me, you’ve probably been procrastinating and avoiding your move from MobileMe to iCloud, which you will eventually have to do before June 30, 2012. Or maybe, you have an Apple device, but you just haven’t gotten around to signing up for iCloud. If you’re finally ready to move your devices […]

December 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
Wordle Fun

Wordle Fun

Just because it’s Wednesday (silly excuse) I wanted to post something for fun.  In this day and age of tags, keywords, IDs and categories, why not have a little fun with all those words and create a visual.  If you haven’t heard of Wordle.net, take just a second to check this site out. You can […]

March 23, 2011 | By | 11 Replies More
Inexpensive Audio Equipment for Recording Interviews/Lectures etc.

Inexpensive Audio Equipment for Recording Interviews/Lectures etc.

You’ve recorded an interview using your consumer camcorder.  Looks fine, but the audio sounds awful….in fact it’s unusable…you can’t hear anything your interviewee is saying.  Whats the answer?  Connect a “proper” microphone to your Camcorder and record the audio using that. There’s a catch, though.  Most microphones hook up to recording equipment using a balanced […]

March 4, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Reset Your Password vs. Change Your Password

Reset Your Password vs. Change Your Password

It may sound like quibbling but there is a difference between resetting your password and changing your password. When  you reset your password you are setting it back to the initial password (the first one you ever got at FIT) which is your date of birth in the default format of MmmDDYYYY example Jan031979. Keeping […]

February 25, 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
3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

We receive periodic reports from Lynda.com on the number of training videos watched and the general topics the FIT community has been searching for.  I am so happy to announce that from the report covering the time period of May 20th to July 5th, the FIT community has viewed over 3,500 complete video tutorials.   […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Approving WebPages From Home

Approving WebPages From Home

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Elaine Maldonado: Must I be on campus to approve edited Red Dot pages? Answer: Hi Elaine, I reached out to Patty McGillin and here is the answer: “No, you do not have to be on campus to approve pages. Tip: sometimes the link to approve a page will […]

June 18, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Here is a function within Apple’s presentation software, Keynote, that allows you match any color up on your screen. Lets say you have a title on a slide and it would look great if it cold just be that exact color blue in the image you are using. well, that’s possible  and here’s how you […]

March 16, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Lynda.com Up and Running!

Lynda.com Up and Running!

Due to an overwhelming response to the new offering to try Lynda.com an error message “Your organization’s licenses are currently all in use. Please try back again later.” was received by many trying the service. The number of concurrent sessions availabe has been increased so everyone should be able to access the site now.  We […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 21 Replies More
Free Web Event 10/28 on Green Classrooms

Free Web Event 10/28 on Green Classrooms

Quoted from the NMC 2009 Symposium for the Future calendar: Wednesday, October 28 The following special session will take place using Adobe Connect and is open to anyone who is interested.  Conference registration is not required to attend this session! 8:00 – 8:45 am Pacific Time (that’s 11:00-11:45 EST) Sustainability Initiatives on Campus – Green […]

October 27, 2009 | By | Reply More