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Posted on: September 9, 2013

On September 10, 2013, Apple announced the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, incremental upgrades to the iPhone 5. Both models essentially retain the same dimensions as the iPhone 5 and are differentiated from the iPhone 5 by changes in components, colors, and...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

Information Systems & Computing launched the AirPennNet-Device wireless service on August 19, 2013.  It is intended to provide a network connectivity option in campus residences for non-802.1X capable devices that are unable to connect to...

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: August 30, 2013

These instructions allow Ubuntu Linux users to connect their WiFi enabled notebooks to AirPennNet. Other Linux distribution users often will be able to adapt these instructions for their notebook environments. Although not a supported operating system...

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: August 20, 2013

The Computing Resource Center's System Tune-Up service is designed to help you before you actually, perhaps desperately, need help with your Mac or PC.  People tend not to think about taking care of their computers until they stop working well or...

Posted on: August 20, 2013

Some PennNet implementations on campus require users to register their network adapter's MAC address in order to gain access to the network. Additionally, some other services on campus require that a MAC address be registered in order to allow access...

Posted on: August 19, 2013

This article contains information to assist students with accessing computing resources at Penn and with getting computing help in residences and schools.

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To use Penn’s wireless network for the first time, first...

Posted on: August 19, 2013

The need to connect various devices to the internet has become increasingly more important for people in order to enjoy all of the functionality these devices offer.  From playing games online with people around the world on an Xbox, to streaming...

Posted on: August 7, 2013

Announced in late July 2013, the new Nexus 7, a 7" tablet manufactured by ASUS, is a substantial revision of the initial and very succesful version released in 2012. The new Nexus 7 was released concurrently with Jelly Bean 4.3, the latest major...