Tag Archives: Mac

CoRD Remote Desktop for Macs

Within the past few months, incompatibilities of Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Connection for Mac with newer versions of their operating systems have prompted Information Technology Services to choose and test alternative applications for providing remote desktop support for Macintosh users connecting to MyApps. We are pleased to announce that Information Technology Services has chosen the “CoRD […]

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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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Announcing the NUnet MacOS X Faculty/Staff Environment – Available March 11th, 2011

Beginning March 11th, 2011, a managed faculty/staff desktop environment for use on Mac-based Northeastern University computers will be made available by Information Technology Services. The new NUnet MacOS X environment enables you to log in using your NUnet credentials, use a standardized MacOS X system with pre-installed software and configuration settings, and easily install and […]

Posted in 2011 March IS Newsletter | Also tagged | Comments closed

NUnet MacOS Faculty/Staff environment

Beginning early Spring, 2011, Information Technology Services will make available a managed faculty/staff desktop environment for use on Mac-based Northeastern University computers. The new NUnet MacOS X environment enables users to log in using their NUnet credentials, and comes with MacOS X 10.6.4, Acrobat Professional 9.4, Office for Mac 2011, Flip for Mac (a popular […]

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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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