Adobe Creative Cloud: Should you or shouldn’t you?

Let’s talk about the newest version of Adobe’s popular software suite, Adobe Creative Cloud. There are lots of great new features across the range of software that Adobe offers, but first let me explain what it is, what it isn’t, and why some people might be better served by running quickly to the Computer Connection […]

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Penn+Box just got even bigger and better: base storage is now 50 GB! If you didn’t use it before, you’ll certainly want to claim that free account now.     (Penn Computing) Avoid countless near-injuries by downloading the WalkNText app, which shows you where you’re stepping (as you text away) before it’s too late.   […]

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New Facebook + OCR interviews ≠ bad news. Use this guide to figure out how to maintain a semblance of privacy on the social network.     (NYT) Or, use the PennApps hackathon-winning SimpleWash, formerly known as FaceWash!     (Hacker League) Google Drive, Penn+Box, Dropbox — how similar are these services? The Weigle Information Commons staff investigates.     (WIC) Get hip […]

Dropbox full? Try Penn+Box

You may have heard that Penn and Box launched a cloud storage service for all Penn staff, faculty and students. You may be wondering if it’s worth jumping in and using that big open 20GB space. I’ve been hearing mixed reviews, but overall I think it’s worth it. Here’s why. Basically, it’s a GIANT Dropbox. […]

Gadget Day at the WIC

The Weigle Information Commons has posted the schedule for Gadget Day: 10 am – CloudOn for iPad – Use MS Office Easily 10:30 am – Raspberry Pi – Tiny, Cheap and Powerful Computing 11 am – Google@SAS – Teaching on the Cloud 11:30 noon – Google Chrome Laptop – Lightweight Cloud Access Noon – Mobile […]

4 useful uses for Dropbox

Millions of users can’t be wrong: Dropbox is awesome. Google ‘awesome dropobox uses’ and you’ll come across a number of great ideas both complex and simple. Here are 4 uses we especially like: 1. Set up a shared folder for group project work. 2. Upload meeting notes, Sktiches and scans. 3. Keep your resume up […]