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Posted on: April 11, 2014

On Tuesday, April 8, Microsoft released "Windows 8.1 Update", the second significant update for Windows 8 since its release in October 2012.

Information Systems & Computing (ISC) and other groups across campus have tested Windows 8.1 Update...

Posted on: March 18, 2014
Background

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will officially end support for Windows XP. After that date, Microsoft will not release any security, reliability, or compatibility updates or patches for Windows XP, nor will they provide support to solve issues...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

On March 10, 2014, Apple released iOS 7.1, the first major update to iOS since the release of iOS 7 last September. This update includes multiple improvements and bug fixes and is available for all iOS 7-compatible devices (iPhone 4 and newer, iPad 2...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. After this date, Microsoft will not release any security, reliability, or compatibility updates or patches for Windows XP nor will they provide support to solve issues with this...

Posted on: October 7, 2013

OS X 10.9 Mavericks, formally announced on June 10, 2013, is the ninth significant update to OS X, Apple's desktop operating system. It became available exclusively from the Mac App Store on October 22, 2013. Information Systems & Computing (ISC)...

Posted on: August 21, 2013

On September 18, 2013, Apple released iOS 7, a highly redesigned version of its mobile operating system. iOS 7 is compatible with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, fifth generation iPod Touches, and the iPad 2 and newer (fourth generation iPod...

Posted on: July 9, 2013

On October 17, 2013, Microsoft released Windows 8.1, the first significant update to Windows 8 since its debut in October 2012. Many hardware manufacturers (including Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft) are releasing products coinciding with this update's...

Posted on: May 29, 2013

Following the release of a Developer Preview in September 2011 and a Consumer Preview in February 2012, Microsoft released Windows 8 to manufacturing on August 1st, 2012. The official release date for Windows 8 was October 26th, 2012 and most Windows...

Posted on: May 28, 2013

Supported Product

Retail versions of Windows 7 became available in stores (including the University's Computer Connection) on October 22, 2009. In the United States, Windows 7 is available in five different versions: Professional, Enterprise,...