Archive for the ‘Mobile’ Category
Silence Notifications With Do Not Disturb
Notifications from cell phones can be distracting. Whenever attempting to unwind for the evening, loud notifications from devices can become bothersome. To remedy problems with the device providing loud notification sounds, “Do Not Disturb” can be set up so that most sound and vibrations can be stopped for a period of time. To enable “Do […]
Go! and Do More!
Back in 2012, when student email accounts were being migrated to Gmail, we developed a small site at go.olemiss.edu to explain what was happening and to provide instructions. It also linked to the other services that were included in our contract with Google. Before long, we realized this was such an easy URL for people […]
Seeing AI Computers, the internet, and smartphones have changed the way each of us live our lives. For people who are blind or have low vision these changes have been a double-edged sword. The information and communication that is central to the rise of this technology benefits people regardless of their physical abilities. They are, […]
What is eduroam?
eduroam (education roaming) is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. It provides per-user, per-session encrypted network access for visitors from participating institutions, without the need to gain guest credentials on arrival to an eduroam enabled location. The connectivity is instantaneous and the infrastructure is authenticated by the […]
Official Ole Miss App ~ Announcement of Survey Winners 2014
In April, the University of Mississippi (UM) and Mercury Intermedia conducted a survey on the Official Ole Miss App to gather input for future enhancements to the app. The survey was open to students, parents, employees, alumni, fans and other interested individuals who were age 18 or older. To be eligible to win, survey participants were required […]
Now Available: The Official Ole Miss App for Android!
The University o Mississippi has released the Android edition of the Official Ole Miss App. As with the iPad edition released in May 2012, we want to thank the many UM employees involved in the project from different areas including the Office of Information Technology, University Communications, Athletics, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, the Student Media Center, Student […]
Mobile Devices: Safety & Privacy Considerations
With the proliferation of mobile devices in our lives and the trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) on campuses, teachers and students need to be more aware of the safety and privacy concerns related to mobile devices. Users are three times more likely to give out sensitive information on a mobile device and fall […]
Mobile App Review: Mailbox
Before you head out of town after the spring semester, you might take a look at Mailbox App as an alternative email app to use with your UM Gmail account. We know you are busy this week, so let’s get to the point. The Good Swipe Gestures – The goal of Mailbox is to quickly “get […]
Emergency Apps: Using your Mobile Device in an Emergency
If you have a mobile phone, there are several apps today targeted at assisting you in a potential emergency. The list below contains information on emergency apps you might consider downloading, just in case. Emergency Notifications Before we dive into the mobile emergency app review, please remember the University of Mississippi (UM) offers a few […]
Request Your UM Transcript From a Mobile Device
Transcript requests have recently been added to the mobile-friendly version of the myOleMiss portal. Students can conveniently request official and unofficial transcripts on their mobile devices by visiting myOleMiss and selecting the request a transcript link in the list of mobile friendly myOleMiss services available to them. This service is consistent with the transcript request […]