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Posted on: March 11, 2014

This page contains known issues with Windows 8 and identifies workarounds when they have been identified.

Posted on: March 7, 2014

This list comprises the University's recommendations for mobile apps that are generally class-leading and/or in wide use at Penn, or support a specific Penn service. If there are any categories or apps that you believe to be useful to the broader Penn...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

ISC tests a variety of apps and services for functionality on new iOS devices and major operating system updates. Preliminary testing is with a baseline set of apps, though there may be other apps relevant to individual Schools and Centers. Full list...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

Android's latest version of Android (4.1.x-4.3.x), code name Jelly Bean, comes pre-loaded on all manufacturer flagship devices. ISC recommends purchasing devices that come with the latest version of Android, as it offers significant speed and UX...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

iOS is Apple's wildly successful mobile platform. iOS has a significant presence on campus in the form of iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches. The platform performs basic tasks very well and has a very robust app store that meets many specific needs. ...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

BlackBerry announced a new OS (BB 10) as well as their new hardware, the full touchscreen Z10 and the thumb keyboard enabled Q10 in January 2013. More details can be found in the Technology Brief: Blackberry 10. As of September 2013, ISC will no...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

Windows Phone 8 is a significantly more feature-rich, enterprise-friendly release than Windows Phone 7 devices. As of May 2013, Windows Phone has taken great strides towards establishing itself as the third place contender in the mobile market.

Posted on: June 6, 2013

This article provides instructions for configuring a BlackBerry 10 OS device for ISC-hosted email.

Note: These instructions do not work for devices running the older versions of BlackBerry OS. 

Posted on: June 6, 2013

ISC's Microsoft Exchange and Zimbra email servers support Over the Air (OTA) synchronization with compatible devices. All users connecting a mobile device to the Exchange or Zimbra servers must sign the Terms of Service Agreement. Perform the...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

This article provides instructions for configuring a Windows Phone device for ISC-hosted email.