Monthly Archives for May 2011

To be human is to adapt, whether we like it or not.

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin Over the long weekend I had an experience usually elusive … Continue reading

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31. May 2011 by Asha Kinney
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MacProtector? Not Exactly…

We’ve seen a couple of cases this week of malware infections on a Mac. Along with instructions on getting rid of it, we’ve got some antivirus software to help you avoid this and future infections. It would appear that the … Continue reading

25. May 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Working from Home? VPN Can Help

VPN allows you to access Hampshire servers from off campus that are not normally available from off campus. If you’re planning to use it, you should install and test it before you need it. What is VPN? VPN stands for … Continue reading

13. May 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Buying a Computer with your Hampshire Discount

The past couple of weeks we’ve given you some information to help with choosing the right computer to meet your needs. Here’s the last little bit of info and instructions to use your Hampshire discount. So far we’ve talked about … Continue reading

11. May 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Beginner Mode: Get used to it!

Quote from Kevin Kelly’s Techno Life Skills : “You will be a newbie forever. Get good at the beginner mode, learning new programs, asking dumb questions, making stupid mistakes, soliticting help, and helping others with what you learn (the best way … Continue reading

05. May 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Memory and Disk Space

Last week we gave some background on understanding the terms of measurement that are used to describe memory and storage in computers. Now we tackle the practical application: how much do you need? Before we can discuss how much memory … Continue reading

04. May 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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