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Mobile Devices at Smith

May 18th, 2009

Are you planning on bringing a mobile device (such as an iPhone or iPod Touch) to Smith with you this fall? There are a few things you should know! (Read more…)

Solving Office 2007 Compatibility Problems

August 8th, 2008

 

Right now the Smith campus is in a state of transition. Many students, faculty, and staff are already using Office 2007 for Windows and Office 2008 for Mac. In addition, all computers in the campus computer centers and classrooms will be upgraded to Office 2007 for Windows and Office 2008 for Mac by the start of the fall semester. However, some students, faculty, and staff are still using other versions of Office. (Read more…)

Mac Users: Make your PowerPoint Presentations PC-Compatible

April 29th, 2008

Check out this recent post at Smith College Mac User: Make your PowerPoint Presentations PC-Compatible

Backup! Backup! Backup!

March 10th, 2008

As a follow-up to last week’s post on extending the life of your laptop

You probably can’t count the number of times you’ve been told to “Backup your data!” This phrase also probably doesn’t mean much to you unless you’ve ever lost some important data (and whether it was a term paper, your iTunes music library, or all your photos from spring break, it’s all data). (Read more…)

Extend your laptop’s life

March 6th, 2008

What can you do to keep your laptop healthy? Aside from regularly running antivirus and spyware removal software, there are a number of steps you can take to extend your laptop’s life. (Read more…)