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Faculty/staff: Any Mac questions? Meet with Apple student reps April 16

K-State faculty/staff are invited to meet their K-State Apple campus student representatives 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in Union Room 204 for a come-and-go, question-and-answer session. Cookies, tea, and coffee will be provided, so bring your lunch and stop by and have a bite.  Continue reading “Faculty/staff: Any Mac questions? Meet with Apple student reps April 16”

Learn to play an instrument with Apple’s GarageBand application

garageband-basic-lessonsIn the new version of Apple’s iLife 09 application suite, GarageBand has received a big update and one really cool feature. Apple has added a feature to help people learn to play either the guitar or the piano.

The basic lessons are free and can be downloaded through the lesson store built into GarageBand. These lessons cover the fundamentals of playing a new instrument and guides users through learning to play a basic song.

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InfoTech Tuesday stat roundup

One of the benefits of the switch to a new format and structure for InfoTech Tuesday is the ability to have much more accurate and comprehensive statistics about the readers. Do you ever go to a website and wonder how many other people have seen the site? Ever wonder what browser other people are using? Ever wonder how people end up on a given website?

Over the first five weeks of this semester’s InfoTech Tuesday there have been

  • 5,947 unique visitors
  • 9,462 visits to the website
  • 20,463 individual page views
  • an average of 1,892 visits a week/issue

Visitors to the site stay for an average of 1 minute 49 seconds each visit. Of all visitors, 62 percent are coming to the site directly, 34 percent are being referred to the site from another site (browse/link in), and 4 percent are getting here through organic web searches. Perhaps most interesting is the browser break down: Continue reading “InfoTech Tuesday stat roundup”

Macintosh monthly user group meetings start Sept. 13

Meetings for the Kaw River Macintosh Users’ Group (KRMUG) are listed below for the fall semester. (Visit the website for possible date changes throughout the year.)  The group’s purpose is to instruct and inform users of Macintosh computers on software and hardware issues, as well as provide a community for the sharing of ideas and experiences. Meetings are typically 10 a.m.-noon on the second Saturday of each month, in Bluemont Hall Room 16.

  • Sept. 13
  • Oct. 11
  • Nov. 8
  • Dec. 13

All meetings are open to the public, and membership is $10 a year. Guest visits are welcome.  For details, see the  KRMUG website.