Tag: Mac

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 […]

July 12, 2010 | By | 1 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 […]

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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
Updated iPhone settings

Updated iPhone settings

Thanks to Sumit Bagchi from Customer Service for this update. iPhone Settings: FOR EMPLOYEES Go to Settings Go to Mail, Contacts, Calendar Add Account Email Address: firstname_lastname@exchange.fitnyc.edu Password: Your FIT Password DOMAIN: FITSUNY.EDU Server: Webmail.fitnyc.edu SSL turned on. You should now be able to receive your FIT Email FOR STUDENTS Go to Settings Go to […]

May 26, 2010 | By | 1 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
The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

One of the most frequent questions that I get at this time of year from faculty is about how to obtain a copy of a piece of software for either their office or home computer to aid in their teaching.  SO… I thought to outline the process below. Microsoft Office for both Windows and Mac: […]

April 30, 2010 | By | 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 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
Tribute to Apple

Tribute to Apple

At the risk of coming across as some sort of Apple fanatic (those of you that know me can attest to that fallacy) , I wanted to post this beautifully done short clip that a group called Transparent House did in honor of the release of the iPad. Enjoy. http://vimeo.com/9820827 PS: KILL FLASH. Before viewing […]

March 5, 2010 | By | 3 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