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Time Machine for Mac Users -by Haolu Wang If there’s one important task computer users regularly ignore, it’s backing up their data, including important items like their office documents, music, videos, and photos. Things go wrong sometimes: Computers get viruses, hard drives fail, leaving you in a bind. Read more about a specific tip for Mac […]

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Nov 6th, 2009 | Filed under Data Management
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Your Personal File Space Anyone with a Colby account has a personal file space set up for them automatically on fileserver1. While it affords limited space (500MB) it is very useful when you need to put a file “somewhere” that you can access it from another computer on or off campus. (See how here…)

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Oct 14th, 2009 | Filed under Data Management

Using Any Projector System – by Jeff Christensen The trick to working a projector system, or a big screen, for a presentation is simple: once you know the parts and how they’re supposed to connect, the rest falls into place. The problem is that most people don’t know how the parts fit together (read more…)

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Oct 8th, 2009 | Filed under Data Management

Dropbox Here, in the Technical Training, we saw people transferring their data  in so many different ways, we lost the count. Sending the .doc files  to oneself, posting to Rapidshare, publishing to Scribd, carrying a  pendrive around – it’s just a small sample of how creative some of you  are. Now, there exists a free, simple remedy to all […]

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Oct 8th, 2009 | Filed under Data Management
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