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#243 Get Tech Help Through ITS Online 

August 27, 2014

Check out ITS Online to learn how to use the technology resources provided at Penn Law.  There are detailed guides that provide instructions for Printing, Canvas, WiFi and more.

Canvas guides, How-To, ITS Tips, ITS, Solutions, Student guides, Training & Tutorial 

#242 Connecting Devices To WiFi 

August 25, 2014

The wireless network available on campus is called AirPennNet.  Here are some guides on how to connect your Windows or Mac laptop and your iPhone/iPad or Android device.

How-To, Internet, ITS Tips, Mac, Mobile, Students, WiFi, Windows 

#241 Prepare Your Laptop For The Fall Semester 

August 19, 2014

Before the semester begins, it’s important to make sure your laptop is secure and up to date by configuring automatic software updates and installing antivirus software (which the University provides).

How-To, ITS Tips, Mac, Mobile, Productivity Applications, Security & Privacy, Security, Student guides, Students, Training & Tutorial, Windows 

#240 Setting Automatic Replies In Outlook 

June 25, 2014

Leaving the office for vacation? Whether your time away from the office is voluntary or incidental, you can set up automatic replies in Outlook so others will know why your response is delayed.

How-To, ITS Tips, Outlook, Productivity Applications, Staff 

#239 Useful Siri Commands 

June 23, 2014

Need to make quick changes to your iPhone’s settings or search for something on the Internet? Use these Siri commands to let your phone do all the work and give your thumbs a break.

How-To, ITS Tips, Mac, Mobile, Productivity Applications, Search 

#238 Learn with Lynda: Using Social Media 

June 11, 2014

Do you feel lost when someone talks about retweets, mentions, and hashtags? Lynda has courses designed to help you get up to speed on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more.

How-To, Internet, ITS Tips, Lynda, Training & Tutorial 

#237 Time Travel With Google Maps 

June 9, 2014

Take a trip down memory lane with Google Maps–a new feature allows you to view past images for certain locations.

Golkin, Google, How-To, ITS Tips 

#236 Use Camera LED Flash For Notifications In iOS 

June 4, 2014

Feel like you keep missing notifications on your iPhone? Here are instructions on how to set your camera flash to flicker and grab your attention when you receive a notification.

How-To, ITS Tips, Mac, Mobile 

#235 Remove Hidden Data and Personal Information From Documents 

June 2, 2014

Documents often contain hidden data and personal information that could be harmful to the author if distributed.  Here are instructions on how to remove hidden data and personal information from documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.

Excel, How-To, ITS Tips, Powerpoint, Privacy, Security & Privacy, Security, Windows, Word 

#234 Spring Cleaning: Remove Old Files and Applications 

May 21, 2014

Does your computer feel cluttered? Here are some quick tips on how to find and remove old files and applications in both Windows and Mac OS X.

Box, Faculty, How-To, ITS Tips, Mac, Productivity Applications, Staff, Students, Windows 

#233 Reverse Google Image Search To Avoid Scams 

May 19, 2014

Looking at ads for new apartments or furniture? Perform a Reverse Google Image Search on pictures within the ad to help determine whether an ad is legitimate.

Firefox, Google, How-To, Internet Explorer, Internet, ITS Tips, Security & Privacy 

#232 Update Internet Explorer at Home 

May 13, 2014

Many websites (including Canvas) only support the two most recent versions of web browsers.  Please update your home computers and laptops to Internet Explorer 10 to ensure compatibility with certain websites and services.

How-To, Internet Explorer, Internet, ITS Tips, Windows