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April 24, 2012

Introducing Google Drive… yes, really

Just like the Loch Ness Monster, you may have heard the rumors about Google Drive. It turns out, one of the two actually does exist.
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April 13, 2012

Introducing UO Blogs

CASIT is happy to announce the launch of UO Blogs. UO faculty, students, and staff are now able to create their own UO-hosted blogs using the WordPress blogging platform. Users can create blogs for their courses, for personal use, and for UO sponsored activities and groups. There are a variety of themes and plugins for users to choose from and flexible privacy and commenting settings.

To get started, check out our UO Blogs help page.

UO Blogs is a free service sponsored by Information Services, the UO Libraries, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Lundquist College of Business, the College of Education, the School of Journalism and Communications, the Clark Honors College, the School of Music and Dance, and the Office of Enrollment Management.

April 10, 2012

Intel adds rugged Studybook tablet to its student-friendly Classmate lineup

Intel


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April 9, 2012

A Non-Designer’s Guide to Typefaces and Layout

Whether you realize it or not, you’re designing every day. It might be a simple document, an updated resume, or a presentation, but either way you’re making design choices, in particular about typefaces and layout. These decisions can have a significant impact that makes your work more compelling, or they can turn it into a boring, lifeless turd. Here’s how you can use a few simple design principles to quickly improve the way you use type and layout in your everyday work.

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April 5, 2012

Google Project Glass

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Mac Flashback malware: What it is and how to get rid of it (FAQ)

An earlier version of the Flashback Trojan's installer. (Credit: Intego)


The Flashback Trojan is the latest malware attack to target Apple’s Mac platform. Here’s your guide to what it is, whether you have it, and how to get rid of it.

Apple’s Mac platform has long been promoted as safer than the competition, but as Mac sales and market share grow, it’s become a bigger target.
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