Skip to main content



Mac Dashboard Tips

When you look at the usefulness of some of your default Mac programs, you’d usually find applications like Mail, iCal, or even Messages as very useful. However, one program that never gets such a vote is Dashboard. The program, consisting of widgets, allowed individuals to extend the usefulness and the features their Mac could do, […]

Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

If you have questions about upgrading a Cornell/CALS computer please check with your local IT support before purchasing or installing this new version, http://cals.cornell.edu/cals/cals-it/remedy.cfm The latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) is expected to be available soon. Mountain Lion is currently being evaluated for use at Cornell, and the IT Service Desk may […]

CU VPN to be updated on 31 July

If you use the VPN you know about it and if not you don’t need to read any further. This is just an FYI, there is no action needed on your part for this upgrade. The AnyConnect client for CUVPN will be upgraded July 31, 2012.  This is done on the CUVPN servers – clients […]

EZ-Backup rates reduced

CIT is pleased to announce new EZ-Backup rates for FY13: The new rates are effective as of July, 2012 and will be reflected in the billing for July that will be sent July 16th.  EZ-Backup rates are adjusted annually to balance charges with expenses.

Yahoo passwords hacked

If you use Yahoo this is a good opportunity to change your password. Yahoo is looking into a major hack that slurped up the usernames and passwords of 450,000 accounts Wednesday. via Yahoo passwords hacked, likely taken through Yahoo Voices – The Washington Post.

Cornell email attachment size is being lowered

This message is about a change to Cornell’s Exchange email and calendar system that will be made on July 14-15. The weekend of July 14 and 15, CIT will be lowering the limit on email message sizes to 25 MB (megabytes). We will also be upgrading the Exchange 2010 email and calendar system to Service […]