Many members of the campus community have been seeking advice from ITS on the purchase of Netbooks and Apple iPads. The advantages of these devices over traditional laptops are cost, size and weight. However, these devices are not substitutes for laptops and do not have the functionality found in a standard laptop. Netbooks and iPads typically meet “personal” needs, but are generally not suitable for “business” needs. and, in many ways are similar to cell phones and smart phone devices.
Over the years, Apple has considerably increased the capabilities of their iMac desktop system, and has re-positioned it as their mainstream desktop computer. It has become quite powerful in its own right, and is now Apple’s ‘standard’ desktop system for home and office use. During this time Apple also restructured their MacPro tower model computers to compete with high-end graphics workstations for non-linear digital editing and high-definition video applications.
Special optical scanning procedures and schedules are in place for final exam week, Monday, December 14 – Friday, December 18. Optical scanning runs will be made EVERY HOUR between 8am - 4pm. Please allow for a 4-hour turnaround time. Requested reports will be e-mailed to the professor’s Ithaca College e-mail address (including report 101).