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Best Affordable Cell Phone Service (April 2017)

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There are some great new cellular carriers since our original Best Affordable Cell Phone Service tech tip from February 2016, as such an update was warranted. The additional carriers we’ll look at include SpeedTalk Mobile, Tello, TPO Mobile, and Total Wireless. Sadly Ring Plus, our previous favorite, went out of business. If you missed our previous

Tech Spotlight: AMD Ryzen CPUs

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Products that shake-up the technology industry don’t come often. Few great ideas come by chance or from a lack of competition, the double-decker couch and Hot Pocket game controller not withstanding. 😉 In the PC industry of Central Processing Units (CPUs), the AMD and Intel rivalry has been going on for decades and has had its historic moments. The AMD Athlon

MyDegreePlan Maintenance Coming Soon

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A system upgrade for MyDegreePlan is coming soon! MyDegreePlan will be unavailable from Monday, Jan 30 through Friday, Feb 10 for installing a new version and testing. During this time you will not be able to view degree audits or plans. We will keep you updated on the process and alert you when it becomes

Open Web Sessions

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Attention Faculty and Staff: This is a reminder of our upcoming Open Web Sessions starting in January 2017. These sessions are drop-in sessions that allow you to get help with any web-related topics, including Drupal, FormAssembly, WordPress, etc.. All sessions take place in 431 French Hall.  The following is a list of the upcoming sessions: Wednesday,

Tech Spotlight: Amazon Echo Dot

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Welcome to Tech Spotlight, a new ITS series providing regular updates on the most exciting new technology products and services. To start off, we are going to look at one of the most exciting areas in technology, artificial intelligence (AI), by exploring the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) with the Alexa voice assistant. Computers can’t think for themselves yet

Smarter Car Technology – Part 2: Accessories

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The car you drive is a rolling computer with a plethora of motors and sensors. How can you get more modern functionality in a car stuck in the past? There are affordable accessories and upgrades that can make your car smarter. We are going to look at three, including diagnostic adapters, Bluetooth auxiliary adapters for audio streaming and hands free

Smarter Car Technology – Part 1: Apps

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Technology advances faster than most people can keep up with. The technology in your car is probably out of date before you even drive it off the dealer lot. Unfortunately, most cars cannot get software/firmware updates on their own, like our smartphones and computers. We are stuck with the slow recalls and software updates, if