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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: 2017-11
2016-04-11

Tech Bits: Celebrate the Computer Recycling Center Grand Opening (Students)

Join us TuesdayApril 12, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm to celebrate the Computer Recycling Center’s (CRC) new location and storefront at 152 Pearson Hall, lobby area.

Stop by and learn about the center’s resources, take a tour of the new space, and enjoy giveaways, while supplies last.

2016-04-05

Tech Bits: Are You Putting Your Personal Information at Risk? (Students)

When you've finished using a computer in a computer lab or shared space, just closing the browser is not enough.

For security reasons, it is important to actually log off when you're done so others can't open the browser and get into your accounts.

This is critical when you use the computer to access email, grades, banking, social media or any other personal information.

To avoid putting your information at risk, when you're finished:

2016-03-29

Tech Bits: Access Wireless at Other Universities through eduroam (Students)

If you’re visiting friends at another university, be sure to check if the institution is an eduroam® (education roaming) member. If it is, you can enjoy free and secure wireless access during your visit. Local participating institutions include Bryn Mawr College, Drexel University, Penn State and the University of Pennsylvania.

2016-03-15

Tech Bits: Access Wireless at Other Universities through eduroam (Faculty & Staff)

If you’re visiting another university, be sure to check if the institution is an eduroam® (education roaming) member. If it is, you can enjoy free and secure wireless access during your visit. Local participating institutions include Bryn Mawr College, Drexel University, Penn State and the University of Pennsylvania.

2016-03-08

Tech Bits: Learn on the Go with Lynda.com Mobile

Whether you're taking the train on your daily commute or waiting in between classes, make the most of your spare time with the Lynda.com mobile app.

With Lynda.com mobile, you have access to more than 4,000 Lynda video courses at your fingers tips.

To get started, install the free app available via the App Store and Google Play Store to your device.

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