Tag Archives: Apple

Mac OS X Lion- Available Soon at NU

As part of Northeastern’s Apple Educational Licensing Program, Mac OS X Lion will soon be available to download for Northeastern owned non-Nunet computers. In the fall, Information Technology Services will also offer Lion for faculty/staff NUnet managed Mac computers. Upgrades to the labs will begin in the late fall, towards the end of the semester. […]

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iPad 2 Review

It’s no secret that Apple changed the landscape of personal computing when they released the original iPad in April 2010. One year later, the iPad 2 was released and once again, it’s expected to have a major impact on overall tablet sales. If you don’t own an iPad, you may wonder what all of the […]

Posted in 2011 May IS Newsletter | Also tagged , | Comments closed

AcademiX 2011 – Redefining the university experience

Discover how mobile devices and iOS are helping transform education. AcademiX 2011 is a free conference, and will take place simultaneously at four universities, including Northeastern University, as well as via live webcast. AcademiX 2011 will focus on how the mobile revolution is redefining education. Presenters from around higher education will share their experiences from […]

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The Apple iPad

The Apple iPad sold three million units in its first eleven weeks.  It is currently selling at a rate of about 4.5 million per quarter, and is on its way to becoming the fourth-largest category of consumer electronics, behind televisions, smart phones, and notebook computers. For many consumers, the iPad will not replace the computer.  They will use the iPad […]

Posted in 2010 November IS Newsletter | Also tagged , | Comments closed

Spam Protection on the Mac

Mac users have generally been secure in the understanding that the thousands of viruses affecting Windows systems do not affect MacOS. However, in the recent past there has been a proliferation of spyware, some viruses and other attacks that can impact MacOS users. Moreover, MacOS users can still pass on viruses, and are subject to issues related to […]

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