Tech Bits

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It’s easy to get sidetracked by social media, text messages and email notifications when trying to get work done. Be more productive and keep distractions to a minimum using your phone’s focus features! Apple iOS ​​​​​iPhone users running iOS 15 can use Focus to allow notifications from selected contacts and applications to match productivity goals, customize Focus preferences for different...

Make the most of your meetings by taking advantage of Zoom's latest options. To personalize the new options, first make sure that you have the latest version of Zoom installed on your computer by following the steps below. Obtaining the Latest Version of Zoom Download the latest copy of Zoom Client for Meetings from the Zoom Download Center so you have the latest features. Once the...

The Computer Recycling Center (CRC) offers affordable pre-owned electronics, and now is the perfect time to pick up a full desktop computer solution with the Spring Celebration Sale! Throughout the month of April, the CRC is offering the CRC Spring Celebration Bundle. For $25, you can purchase an HP desktop, monitor, keyboard and mouse from the Surplus Electronics Webstore. With any bundle...

As spring approaches, so does registration season! Priority registration starts on Monday, March 28 (Summer 2022 courses) and on Monday, April 4 (Fall 2022 courses). Summer 2022 Late Registration Fees Please be aware that late charges will begin on Monday, May 9 (Summer I term) and Tuesday, June 21 (Summer II term). Fall 2022 Late Registration Fees The Fall 2022 term will begin late fee...

Wondering how to continue communicating and collaborating effectively with your co-workers while you work at home? Microsoft Teams allows you to create a collaborative workspace where all the members of your work group can communicate and share files in one central location. To get started setting up your team: Go to portal.office.com and log in with your AccessNet and password. Note...

Temple University has launched a free personal safety app, Rave Temple Guardian. Temple Guardian allows students, faculty and staff to directly connect with Temple University Police. With the Rave Guardian app, you can chat with campus police, request a virtual guardian (friend, family member or campus police) to monitor your walk to a destination, or call the police while simultaneously...

As we are in the midst of tax season, here are some cyber safe tips to help protect your personal and financial information from cybercriminals: 1.    File your tax return as soon as possible. The sooner you submit yours, it becomes impossible for a fraudster to submit another return with your personal information. Also, when filing online, make sure to file on secure HTTPS...

Want to start designing, but don't know where to start? Adobe Creative Cloud Express (formerly Adobe Spark) is a simplified and easy to use web and mobile application that allows users to create, edit and design multimedia content. From sprucing up a final presentation, to designing your own logo, Creative Cloud Express makes it easy to embark on creative projects by providing thousands of...

As we start a new semester, please help spread the word about Temple's technology resources available for students. Visit our new ITS website at its.temple.edu. The site provides information on our resources and services in a colorful, easy-to-digest format. For more comprehensive information, click the Resources for Current Temple Students, Faculty and Staff link on the home page. You will...

The new semester is right around the corner, Owls! With classes starting next week, we wanted to share these Temple technology resources to make sure you have the tech tools to succeed this spring: Visit our new ITS website at its.temple.edu. The site provides information on our resources and services in a colorful, easy-to-digest format. For more comprehensive information, click the...

As we get closer to finals, the last thing you want to happen is to lose that big final project or essay you have been working on! There’s always the possibility that your computer can crash or the file can become corrupted. To avoid this risk, back up your work using Temple’s free cloud-based storage options: Microsoft OneDrive offers up to 1TB of free cloud storage space. Google Drive...

Tech Bits: Use FindTime to Schedule Meetings in Outlook Trying to schedule a meeting with a large group of people? To simplify the effort in finding a suitable time for everyone, try the FindTime feature in Outlook. FindTime suggests available meeting times based on the Outlook calendars of the attendees. You then select a few of these times and send them out as a meeting poll. Attendees then...

Tech Bits: Best Practices for Collaborating on Teams Wondering how to make the most out of your Microsoft Team? Here are a few tips and links to help get started working with the application: To learn how to add members or guests to a Team, see Adding Guests To Teams.   To learn how to create a team, see Create Your First Teams and Channels in Microsoft Teams. Note: Public Teams can...

Tech Bits: Save Time with Microsoft Templates Looking to save time putting together a PowerPoint presentation for your final project? Looking for inspiration for designing engaging slides? Want to put together a professional cover letter or resume for your job search? Save time creating your next project using Microsoft templates. Each template integrates a set of fonts, color schemes,...

Tech Bits: Learn how to do your part. #BeCyberSmart Want to learn how to be more cyber secure? With October being Cybersecurity Awareness Month (previously known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month), and being connected online now more than ever, Information Technology Services (ITS) will be sharing information all month long on how to protect your devices, yourself and others when...

As the new semester begins, check out these tips to guide you through the beginning of the spring 2021 semester and help you get started with ease. Don't forget that Microsoft 365 is available for all Temple students for free. You can download and install the software on up to five PCs or Macs via TUportal. For details on the programs included, see the ITS Microsoft 365 information page. ...

Tech Bits: Join our "Team" to Learn More about Microsoft 365 Apps Looking for some resources to help you take full advantage of Microsoft apps, such as Outlook, OneDrive and Teams? Join our Learning Microsoft 365 team in Microsoft Teams! (New to Microsoft Teams? See our Getting Started page to learn more.) Inside the Learning Microsoft 365 team, you will find information on learning Microsoft...

Ever worked on a Word document and thought a specific page would look nice in landscape orientation instead of portrait? Maybe you want to insert a bar graph in your report or artwork into a portfolio.  Don't compromise the visual elements in your document by locking them in portrait orientation. Easily convert those specific pages into landscape in a few easy steps.  ...

Tech Bits: Personalize Your Cherry & White Directory Entry Did you know you can customize your Cherry & White directory entry? You can create up to five email aliases, update your preferred name or indicate your pronouns. Create or Update an Email Alias Log in to TUportal and from the Home tab, click Cherry and White Update under TUapplications on the left.   Then click Update...

Tech Bits: Use TUmail Encryption When Sending Confidential Data Need to send someone confidential data, such as a birth date, social security number, driver's license number, financial statement or HIPAA protected health information? If so, make sure to protect it using the encryption feature in TUmail. To use this feature, see our quick instructions. Note: If you already use the TUsafesend...

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