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Apple iOS 9 Developer Workshops, Feb. 17, with Apple Representative who worked with Steve Jobs

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 by admin

The University of MS is offering workshops for students and faculty to demonstrate the latest tools to create apps for iOS and OS X.

El Capitan Briefing: What You Need to Know Before Installing the Latest OS X Iteration on Your Mac

Posted on: October 7th, 2015 by

On September 30, Apple released the latest iteration of their popular operating system, OS X El Capitan. El Capitan focuses primarily on improving performance and the user experience, although there are a number of enhancements along with one major issue. Below are some noteworthy highlights. Office 2011/2016 Woes: Soon after upgrading to El Capitan, Mac […]

Recent Changes in Placing Institutional Orders for Apple Equipment

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by Penny Rice

Besides University procurement policies, all Institutions of Higher Learning in Mississippi are required to follow the technology procurement policies set by the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS). Recently, ITS changed how Apple equipment should be purchased. In short, rather than following the sole source procurement guidelines, as of July 1, Apple branded products […]

Placing Institutional Orders from Apple

Posted on: August 10th, 2012 by Penny Rice

Due to recent changes to the Apple Online Store for Educational Institutions, state sales tax will now be charged for institutional orders placed from personal AppleID accounts.  In order to avoid this sales tax charge, faculty and staff placing business orders will need to fill out a form to request access to the new online […]

Official Ole Miss App: Announcement of Survey Winners

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

In April, the University of Mississippi (UM) conducted a survey on the Official Ole Miss App ~ iPad Edition to gauge initial reactions and 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, […]

Find Your Phone!

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by Errol Sayre

Have you ever misplaced or lost your phone? Maybe it was stolen? Was your device returned to you? In the wake of recent iPhone thefts, Apple’s free iCloud service, paired with their free Find My iPhone app, offers some peace of mind. The iCloud service and the Find My iPhone app work together to provide […]

Announcing the Official Ole Miss App – iPad Edition

Posted on: April 12th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

The University of Mississippi has unveiled a new iPad application designed to engage and connect the university community.  Over thirty UM employees have been involved in the project from many different areas including IT, University Communications, Athletics, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, the Student Media Center, Student Affairs, Alumni Affairs, Human Resources, […]