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Your Large Attachments

Before the move to Microsoft’s Office 365, we recommended that everyone remove any messages in their mailbox that were larger than 25 MB, as these messages would not be migrated. When your mailbox was migrated to Office 365, CIT created an archive of any oversized messages still present in your account. This archive has been […]

Expanded Choices for Citation Management

If you’re doing research at Cornell (and who isn’t)?, you need some kind of system to manage the large quantity of literature books, journal articles, dissertations, etc. your project is built on.  There are software programs specifically designed to do this; until recently, the primary choice was either Endnote or Refworks.  And while both programs […]

Dead Pixel Test

This is a simple test designed to make it easier to detect LCD “dead pixels” (pixels that are either stuck-ON or stuck-OFF) by displaying a series of solid background color pages for contrast. All instructions and test images are available at this site: LCD Dead Pixel Test Backgrounds.

Unblock Caller ID from Campus numbers

Anonymous Call Rejection Many businesses and private residences now use a service called “anonymous call rejection” to block calls that do not carry the callers’ identifying information. Originally intended to reduce unsolicited calls from telemarketing, anonymous call rejection can also interfere with legitimate business. All calls placed from the university’s phone system appear anonymous. If […]

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, […]