Tag: Mac

MS Office for Student Laptops

MS Office for Student Laptops

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Does FIT offer downloads of the MS office for our laptops? I have never heard of a school not including this. - by Julianna Alabado Answer: Hello Juliana, Unfortunately, no we do not not give out Microsoft Office for students but we do offer a discounted Microsoft Office. To purchase […]

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Personal Router

Personal Router

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: My daughter is in  Alumni hall and her computer (Mac air) doesn’t have Ethernet The wireless is very sketchy. Is it possible for her to set up her own wireless router in her room? -Bruce Lampcov Answer: Hello Bruce, Unfortunately we do not allow personal routers in our network […]

August 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Wireless Printing

Wireless Printing

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Hi, I’m  a freshman who just moved into Alumni Hall in 2F. I have a wireless enabled printer which I’d like to share with my 3 roommates via the FIT dorm network. As a part of setting up the printer,  I tried to setup the Wi-Fi connection – it found the network […]

August 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
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
Adobe Acrobat for Mac

Adobe Acrobat for Mac

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Hi, I was wondering where the “Print To Adobe PDF” option disappeared to on the macs.  Its only giving me the option of printing FIT Color and FIT Bw now.  I have been on the computers in both the C lab and library now and none of them are […]

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
EduTech Day is here (well…. almost)

EduTech Day is here (well…. almost)

Tomorrow is EduTech Day at FIT and we are ready to go!  The Great hall was set up today, lighting is moody (in a good way) and the presentations are race ready.  We have unbelievable faculty and student presentations throughout the day and sponsors including Herman Miller, Adobe, Apple, Cisco.  An Administrative panel discussing their […]

March 9, 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
New Student Computers

New Student Computers

To all of the new and returning students is fall – welcome!  We wish you the best for a great semester. A question that we get frequently is, “What computer should I buy?” It’s a good question, especially with the deals to be had right before the new school semester.  Every department here has its […]

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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
Cell Phone Service Discounts for Employees

Cell Phone Service Discounts for Employees

ASK IT form questions & comments: Greetings, Is there an AT&T discount offered to faculty & students who have an iphone. Thank you, Candace Answer: Hi Candace, I am so glad that you asked this question, because it made me realize that the two links for AT&T and Verizon were only listed on the IT […]

May 29, 2010 | By | Reply More