Tag Archives: Apple

Mac Virtual Printing Client update available for Mountain Lion

For Mac users running OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion), the Virtual Printing Client (Pharos) is now available for the latest version of OS X. The software allows users to print in the InfoCommons in Snell Library from anywhere, essentially turning any printer in the library into a Quick Print Station. If you have any pervious version […]

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Update Java on your Mac or Windows Machine

Oracle has released new updates to fix security holes in Java.  In February tech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, and Twitter acknowledged computers on their network had been hacked through vulnerabilities in the Java platform.  As a result, Oracle has released updates to Java that will help prevent these types of attacks. Java (unlike JavaScript) is […]

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Mountain Lion Now Available

Mac OSX 10.8.1 Mountain Lion is now available for NUnet lab, faculty, and staff computers. Information Technology Services has worked over the past few months testing Northeastern’s supported applications on this new operating system, and creating an image for NUnet-managed Macs. Mountain Lion continues the integration of features found in iOS into OS X for the […]

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Apple’s New iPad Mini

In late October, Apple released the iPad Mini. This newest tablet device from Apple includes all of the things found in the iPad, but in a smaller version that fits in your hand. Features of the new iPad mini include: Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi + Cellular 7.9 inch display White & Silver or Black & Slate […]

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Apple releases the iPhone 5 and iOS 6

Apple has announced the release of the iPhone 5, which will begin shipping on September 21st. The iPhone 5 is faster, thinner and lighter than previous models, sports an additional microphone for better noise cancellation, and will add support for 4G LTE networks. More significantly, the display has expanded from 3.5 inches to 4 inches, […]

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iLife ’11 is Now Available for NU Community

Apple's latest version of iLife is now available on the Mac computers in the InfoCommons and on faculty and staff NUnet Macs. iLife ’11 is also available for installation on non-NUnet, NU owned Macs. Please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 and request a link to download the software. iLife ’11 has new, advanced features […]

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