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To Charge Or Not To Charge?

The¬†new iPad was recently released and there has been a lot of talk about the battery. It is indeed impressive that Apple has added a terrific new screen, albeit energy sucking by its very nature, and yet battery life seems to be unchanged. But, as with most things in life, you do have to take […]

Dr. Love Works For VCU Technology Services

We always knew that Barry Lanneau was a smooth operator but now we have definitive proof! Barry and his wife, Sumi, were just named the VCU and MCV Alumni Associations VCU Love winners! Great story for a great couple.  Congratulations to the happy couple. Find a sitter and enjoy that gift certificate.

Study Finds Student Tablet Ownership Is Up

A Pearson Foundation study found that college student tablet ownership has tripled year-over-year. A quarter of the students surveyed indicated they owned a tablet. Our own survey data from this past fall, which will be posted up in the next couple weeks on the VCU TS Web site, finds that student ownership of tablets is […]

VCU Mobile For Apple Devices Updated

A new version of VCU Mobile for iOS that powers Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad is now available. This update allows for re-ordering of the icons on the screen in the app and implements augmented reality when using the Maps module. To re-order screen icons, just press and hold an icon much as you […]

New VCU Guest Wireless Is Coming Monday (3/12/12)

On March 12, 2012, VCU Technology Services will debut the new VCU Guest Wireless network. This wireless network is free to use for VCU campus visitors. The network supports MS Windows, Mac OS X, iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch), and Android devices including Kindle and Nook ebook readers. When trying to reach the Internet on […]