Applying for and understanding financial aid at MIT got much easier for incoming freshmen in 2012 with the implementation of online document tracking and financial aid award letters.
Mountain Lion introduces several new features and changes, including new Notes and Reminders applications that sync with Exchange, updated Mail, Contacts, and Calendar applications, and a security feature named Gatekeeper.
STOP tags are plates secured to your device that include a barcode/tag number recorded in a web-based tracking system. If the tag is removed, the tattoo left behind states that the item is stolen property and provides a phone number and website address for recovery.
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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). NCSAM is a national public awareness campaign to encourage everyone to protect their computers and computing infrastructure.
MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. IS&T has made the new version of MATLAB available to the MIT community through its Software Grid and Athena.
IS&T now supports VMware Fusion 5 for the Mac and VMware Workstation 9 for Windows. VMware lets users install and manipulate supported operating systems in a virtualized environment.
Apple has released iOS 6. It's available as a free wireless update on a selection of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models.
The goal is to extend NERCOMP’s offerings to more geographically distant universities and also to faculty or others who aren’t able to attend the traditional one-day workshops.
IS&T has begun the process of retiring the Cyrus IMAP mail servers, MIT's legacy email service. This is the final phase of the Microsoft Exchange email/calendar service rollout, which began in 2008, with the objective of migrating all active accounts to the Exchange email environment.