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ITS Follows & Recommends

ITS Follows

 

ITS Recommends - Web Sites

  • EFF’s HTTPS Everywhere: Enables a secure connection on a large amount of websites by default
  • Foodtruckphilly.com: Your guide to Philadelphia’s mobile cuisine, food trucks, and stands.
  • GrubHub: Find restaurants near you & order online for free.
  • LiveMocha: Learn a language & connect with native speakers for instructive help.
  • Penn on Instagram: View & share campus images.
  • Sporcle: Mentally stimulating diversions.
  • TED: a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading
  • TitanPad: a web notepad that can be edited by multiple users at a time, with history replay, etc.

 

 ITS Recommends - Apps

  •  Dark Sky: Amazingly accurate weather forecasting including notifications for rain/snow.
  • Duolingo: Free iPad app for learning a new language. Limited to Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese (Brazilian).
  • Moves: Activity tracking without gadgets.
  • Opentable: Fun app for reserving tables at restaurants (with points for credit)
  • Spotify: Subscription based streaming music with full library
  • TripAdvisor: Find lowest airfare, best hotels, and great restaurants for travel

     

Latest Tips

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    eduroam is a secured wireless network that allows students, faculty and staff to use their home institution’s credentials (for Penn affiliates, their PennKey) to access wireless network services, when visiting other eduroam participating institutions without having to set up a guest account.
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    Apple has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities that have been discovered in Apple’s OS X, Safari, iOS, and Xcode products that could allow remote code execution.