Install Windows on a Mac with Boot Camp Assistant

Dual booting is an excellent way one can make a computer capable of doing more. While many programs have adapted and are available for more than one operating system, there are still a great deal of limitations facing a computer running only Mac OS X. Luckily, there is also a fairly simple way to install Windows on your Apple computer … Continued

DropBox, Grab Anywhere File Storage

More often than not, college students use some form of technology to complete homework assignments. In fact, 75% of college students have said that they can’t study without it. With all the various electronic tools readily available, it can be difficult to keep track of files between multiple personal gadgets like as flash drives, tablets, laptops, smart phones, etc. I can’t count how many times I have spent the night … Continued

Photoshop: Basic Editing

Adobe Photoshop is a terrific tool for enhancing images. Whether you’re editing an old, sun-bleached photo from the 70’s or making snow day pictures look less blue, Photoshop has a few simple and easy tools to help. Unfortunately some photos are too low of quality to begin with and can’t be helped as much as we’d like. For example, some images are either too dark or too light, and there isn’t any detail to be enhanced; this tutorial might not help with these types of photos. Here are a few basic tools and tricks, though, to help you make your pictures all that they can be!

Moving Your WordPress

A few months after graduation, students lose access to their my.evergreen information. Former Student accounts can be requested, but even then you lose access to a lot of tools offered to current students. One of those tools is blogs.evergreen. Blogs.evergreen gives students a domain and account with which to make WordPress-based blogs or websites. Some students are asked to create … Continued

Photoshop: Basic Use of Layers

One of the most important features to be familiar with in Adobe Photoshop CS6 is the ‘Layers’ function. This is one of the base-line tools in Photoshop, and once you know how it works, even a beginner such as yourself can start exploring the program on your own. The basic thing to understand about them is that essentially everything in … Continued

Photoshop: Removing the Background

Cropping out a background isn’t as hard as it used to be. With Adobe’s Photoshop CS6 installed on all of the computers in the Academic Computing Center, taking a background out of a picture is faster and easier than ever. This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s tools to efficiently remove a picture’s background. Open up Adobe Photoshop … Continued

Tutorial: InDesign Posters

Adobe InDesign can be a daunting and complicated application. This tutorial will show how to make a simple, one-sided poster and explain the basics of image resizing and placement, working with text, and using layers. Adobe InDesign can be found on all of the Apple and Windows machines in the Academic Computing Center. Step One: Ready? Go! Open the program … Continued

Tuning Your Home Wifi Network for Speed

This quick guide will help you achieve better overall internet speed, especially if you live in a wireless dense area like an apartment complex or dorm. You can read our beginner’s guide to wifi security here.  Before we begin: This guide assumes you can connect to your router directly and are familiar enough to change settings in the web interface. Our … Continued

DayZ Player’s Guide: The Basics of Survival

DayZ is an epic mod for Arma 2 but it has a high learning curve. This article  will cover the basics that will get you up and running and hopefully help you survive your first day. Finding a server isn’t terribly difficult but you want to make note of the time at which you are playing. The game shares the … Continued

5 Tips To Improve Your Google Search

Chances are Google is your go-to internet search engine. Just getting started on research? Google it. Need a few ideas? Google it. Thought of something cool? Google it. But Google, growing gregariously day by day, guiltlessly grosses gains as well as gallimaufry. So here are five convenient tips to get the results you need. When Google goes out into the … Continued