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Posted: September 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Looking for the latest information on any upcoming changes to your UNB IT Services? myUNB news (located in your myUNB Portal) is your key to the latest news at UNB, from details on new IT services coming soon, to employment opportunities, to new student clubs and societies available to join and more. Wondering what’s happening around UNB? Check out myUNB News.

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Graphic Request Lingo

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Posted: September 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Design Desk


Ever wonder what to label a request for a new image for your UNB website? There are many types of images used within the UNB website, such as a Billboard image, homepage story images, page banners, a carousel image, and images that fall under the side navigation ( sidenav large and small ) To make sure we all call image requests the exact same thing, refer to the images below. The next time you...

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How to disable your lost or stolen phone from afar

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Posted: September 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest


We’ve all had those moments of anxiety where we’ve thought “oh no, where is my phone?”. Luckily, most of the time it’s buried on our bed or desk, or sometimes right under us… literally. But for those unfortunate few whose fears are confirmed and your phone really is lost, there are steps you can take to help ease the pain. PC Magazine has identified some handy apps and websites that allow you...

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Quick UNB Phonebook Search with the UNB App

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Posted: September 25, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest


Need to contact your professor for clarification on an assignment but don’t know their phone number or email address off the top of your head? Try the UNB App. It gives you easy and secure access to the UNB Phonebook so you can quickly search for any faculty, staff or student’s contact information while you’re on the go. From within the app, simply select “Phonebook” from the menu then do a...

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5 Odd Questions with Dwayne Brewer

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community


What do you do at ITS? I am an Account Administrator so I give and take away access. When I'm not wearing that hat I'm the level 1 technical support person for the Financial Services department. 1. Do you think the real Slim Shady will ever stand up?A little known fact is that the real slim shady is only 3 ft. tall. When Marshall Mathers first asked "Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?"...

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How to save your iPhone battery s life

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks


You’re a texting fiend, you spend your days playing games, or maybe you were just bored and your phone was there to keep you company. Whatever the reason, your iPhone battery won’t last all day if you use it constantly. But maybe you just aren’t willing to use it less. PCMAG.COM has a seven tips and tricks on how to get your battery to hold on a little longer. So the next time you’re bored and...

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Move to UNB s new improved wireless

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


Did you know over the summer UNB’s wireless was replaced with brand new equipment and students, faculty and staff already see significant improvements in speed, capacity and coverage? There is one last step that YOU need to do to complete the move to the new environment. Beginning October 7 you need to switch your wireless connection from Wireless@UNB to myUNB WiFi. Learn more.

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Problems Printing the UNB website with Firefox

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, Design Desk


With the latest version of Firefox (23.0.1), users have indicated that there was an issue when printing UNB webpages. When you go to print (File>Print), there is an option selected that must be turned off, the "Ignore Scaling and Shrink to Fit Page Width" should be un-selected (by default it is turn on). Click on the check mark to un-select it (there should be NO check mark). You only have to...

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UNB sees Internet traffic tsunami from iOS 7 downloads

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


It didn't take long for Apple Inc.'s latest mobile operating system to make waves at UNB on Wednesday afternoon.Shortly after its release, Internet traffic on the Fredericton campus surged as users downloaded the much-anticipated update to iOS, version 7. The hefty file weighed in at over 750 megs and put our Aliant High-Speed Internet connection to the test with our network hitting over 746...

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Welcome back

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Posted: September 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


Can you believe summer is over and we’re halfway through September? It’s crazy! We've made a list of some of the main things you need to know to get you through the year. Printing: You now need to add money to your UCard Cash account to print at UNB? Here’s how it’s done! ITS Help Desk: Have questions about your computer or technology in general? Feel free to stop by the ITS Help Desk located...

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Management Briefing - UCard Much more than an ID card

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Posted: September 12, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Management Briefings


Background Many universities throughout Canada, the US, and the rest of the world have long deployed sophisticated card technologies that are much more than mere identification systems. In fact, a lot of schools have completely eliminated the need for traditional door keys, cash transactions, and separate ID by combining these and other features into a single, flexible card system providing...

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Student Computer Lab and Printing Changes What s different and what you need to know

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Posted: September 12, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects, General Interest


You may notice it takes a bit more time than usual the first time you log in to a lab computer. The good news, future logins will not take as long. Why, the long login? The longer initial login time is because your student computer lab environment was upgraded and the first time you log in, it is setting up your new workstation. Here are the details. This summer, Information Technology Services...

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UNB Email Upgrade Affecting Students Alumni and Retirees

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Posted: September 6, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


***************** UPDATE: Before making any changes to your devices make sure your email has stopped working. There is a chance for those using Android and iOS smartphones and tablets that your email server details change automatically. This means your UNB email will continue to work as normal and no action is required by you.  ITS is currently testing this and will update this information once...

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