Information Technology Services

Power Outage [Update]

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Dear Campus Community, While Facilities and Operations continue to work on the power outages for the south side of campus the ITS Helpdesk will continue to operate the 3174 WSW helpdesk location and open computer lab until 10 PM tonight.  The Riverfront 24/7 Computer Lab will also be available as normal after hours.  The helpdesk

Power Outage

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While Facilities and Operations work diligently to restore full power to campus ITS would like to remind lab patrons that the open computer labs located in 3174 WSW and on the 2nd floor of the Riverfront building are OPEN and operational.  In addition, the ITS Helpdesk located in 206 MSB is closed however the helpdesk

Upcoming Maintenance on September 16th

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Dear Campus Community, At 12:00am on September 16th, ITS will begin transitioning the servers supporting labanywhere.umflint.edu to new hardware. While many of the roles fulfilled by these systems are redundant, some loss of connection will be experienced during this time to both the labanywhere.umflint.edu website as well as the majority of stations in the Riverfront

Network Outage Update

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Dear Campus Community,   While Merit has continued to work on the FANNET fiber optic network maintenance, our other ISP, 123Net, has arrived on campus with the necessary replacement equipment that failed earlier this morning.   123Net is actively replacing the equipment that failed earlier this morning and Internet services should return to normal soon

Tech Spotlight: Anker PowerLine USB Cables

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Welcome to Tech Spotlight, an ITS series providing regular updates on the most exciting new technology products and services. With the advent of the smartphone, the USB charging cable has become increasingly important and a very heavily used item since smartphone batteries generally only last a day or two between charges. Thankfully there are some affordable

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