Bug in iOS 9 Causes Links to Crash

Update 4/1/16 Yesterday Apple released iOS 9.3.1 which includes bug fixes, including the bug that was causing links to crash. To update, go to Settings > General > Software Update to download. _________________________________________________________________________ If you are having trouble with web links not working when you tap them on your iOS 9 enabled iPhone or iPad, […]

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How to Access and Search the Technology Support Website

How to access the IT Support site Go to the GPS main web page http://www.gps.edu , hover over the Academics menu and choose Technology. Then in the left column, select IT Support. How to use the search prompt Click in the search box to type a search term or question (see picture below). For example, if you type “iPhone” you will get a list […]

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Clip the Great Parts from Any Video with Vibby

It is easy to share a YouTube video and specify a starting point (click Share and use the Start At feature), but Richard Byrne from Free Technology For Teachers showed how to share multiple highlights from any video in How to Annotate Videos Through Vibby. Vibby is awesome, so read on. What is Vibby? Vibby’s twitter account says “Vibby is the simplest […]

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VLC Media Player: How to Play Any Media File

VLC media player VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. Download Instructions Mac users check download permissions Click on the Apple icon > System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General Tab. Permissions should be set […]

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How to Schedule Appointments with Doodle

Last modified on: Oct 3, 2017 @ 10:28 am Doodle is a great app for finding a common time to schedule a meeting or to create time slots for parent conferences. There are 4 Steps to create your Doodle: Schedule an Event Propose Times Choose Settings Invite Participants Schedule an Event Go to the Doodle website http://doodle.com/ […]

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10 Great Web Tools for a Smoother Workflow

Looking for an easy way to generate a bibliography, create a quick audio file, shorten long URLs, or resize images?  Her are 10 great web tools for these and other workflow tasks. PrintFriendly – Clean and format web pages for printing EasyBib – Bibliography generator Videonot.es – Take notes synchronized with videos (YouTube, etc.) Storify – Collect and share Twitter (by hashtag) or other […]

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Cryptolocker and other virus threats

We wanted you to be aware, and be extra vigilant, of a very destructive virus that can cause you to lose all your files on your computer. At this point, only PC users (not Apple) are affected. The name of the virus is Cryptolocker and is part of a type of software referred to as […]

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Create fillable PDF forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro

You have the ability to create fillable PDF forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro using existing digital documents (PDFs, Word documents etc.), or you may scan a paper document using any copy machine on campus. Adobe products are available to all faculty and students. PC users, please submit a helpdesk request  if you would like a copy of Adobe […]

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YouTube: How to Increase Video Upload Size

Upload videos longer than 15 minutes Source: YouTube help menu By default, you can upload videos that are up to 15 minutes long. To upload longer videos, verify your account with the following steps. On a computer, visit the upload page at www.youtube.com/my_videos_upload Click Increase your limit at the bottom of the page, or visit https://www.youtube.com/verify Follow the steps […]

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