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TECH Bits

Computer Services produces technology news items called TECH Bits geared primarily to Temple University faculty and staff. TECH Bits are distributed via e-mail on a weekly basis during the semester. An archive of these messages appears below. For more information about Temple resources, visit the Faculty or Staff websites.

Format: 2017
Format: 2017-10
2017-10-10

Tech Bits: Activate Night Mode on your Smartphone

Laying in bed with your phone at night is a nice, relaxing way to catch up on some reading. However, the bright light that your phone gives off might be too illuminating, and cause eye strain, if you're in a dark room. If this happens to you, you may want to activate night mode on your smartphone.

iPhone:

2017-09-26

Tech Bits: October NCSAM Brings Events, Prizes & Giveaways (Faculty & Staff)

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Throughout the month, we will be sharing security tips to promote online safety. 

Please help us spread the word: Computer Services is hosting two contests open to all currently enrolled Temple University students with two grand prizes in an effort to get students involved with raising awareness about NCSAM. 

2017-09-19

Tech Bits: Learn New Skills with Online Lynda Courses

Did you know that you can earn Certificates of Completion for completing Lynda.com courses? With an online library of over 10,000 instructional videos taught by industry experts, there is something for everyone. Best of all, the courses are available to Temple students, faculty and staff for free.

2017-09-12

Tech Bits: Search Your Email More Efficiently (Faculty & Staff)

When our email accounts flood with messages, we often have to dig through our inboxes to find the message we’re looking for.

You can save time by entering certain phrases, known as “operators,” into the search bar box. These operators help you locate a specific email you’d like to retrieve.

Frequently used operators are listed below.

● subject: - Searches words in the subject of the email.

Ex: “subject:school” searches for emails with “school” in the subject line.

2017-09-05

Tech Bits: Personalize Your Temple Email Address (Faculty & Staff)

Did you know that you can customize your Temple email address by creating an alias? An alias is a nickname used to personalize your @temple.edu email address and you can have up to five email aliases for your account. An identifiable email address is easier to share with colleagues and students.

2017-09-05

Tech Bits: Personalize Your Temple Email Address (Students)

Did you know that you can customize your Temple email address by creating an alias? An alias is a nickname used to personalize your @temple.edu email address and you can have up to five email aliases for your account. An identifiable email address is easier to share with colleagues and classmates.

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