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TechBytes March 11: Zimbra Calendar

Scott Finkeldei will present “Zimbra Calendar” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in 501 Hale Library. This session will cover the features and options available in the new calendar that is part of the Zimbra Collaboration Suite. The Zimbra calendar will be K-State’s enterprise-wide calendar in June 2010. Come learn about this great new resource.

TechBytes Feb. 25: Many uses of WordPress

Marin Dowlin and Nate Dillon will present “Many Uses of WordPress” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in 301A Hale Library. WordPress is more than just blogging software. This session will focus on how it works, its features and caveats, and how it is used for some campus websites.

TechBytes Feb. 11: Yolink Search

Brian Cheek from TigerLogic Corp. will present “Yolink Search” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in 501 Hale Library. Yolink is a web browser add-on that enhances searching capabilities. Join us to learn about some of the  features such as:

  • Scanning search-engine results
  • Searching e-books, PDFs, online manuals, and more
  • Searching embedded links
  • Saving  search results in Google Docs and Spreadsheets
  • Posting results to social bookmarking sites

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TechBytes Feb. 4: Windows 7

Bill Wall will present “Windows 7” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in 501 Hale Library. Join this session to discover the new features of Windows 7. Learn how to use Snap, Jump Lists, and Windows Search, as well as how to navigate the new Windows Taskbar.

TechBytes seminars are free and open to the K-State community. The series is also video-streamed live for off-campus viewers and others who wish to view it from their desktop. Use the “View live video” link on the TechBytes homepage to watch the next live video as it’s being recorded.

Spring 2010 TechBytes series begins Thursday, Feb. 4

The TechBytes series begins Feb. 4.  Sessions are scheduled 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Hale Library.

Thursdays TechBytes topic Location
Feb. 4 Windows 7 501 Hale Library
Feb. 11 Yolink Search 501 Hale Library
Feb. 18 Time to Talk 501 Hale Library
Feb. 25 Many Uses of WordPress 301A Hale Library
March 4 Twitter Tools 501 Hale Library
March 11 Zimbra Calendar 501 Hale Library
March 25 Google Wave 501 Hale Library

TechBytes seminars are free and open to the K-State community. This series shares technology innovations with the campus community, whether it’s a new technology or a new way to use an existing technology. Visit the TechBytes website for descriptions of the sessions.

TechBytes Nov. 5: Flipcams in the Classroom

Chris LaVergne will present “Flipcams in the Classroom” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in 501 Hale Library. Join this session to  see how these small, handy video cameras are being used in a learning environment at K-State.

TechBytes seminars are free and open to the K-State community. The series is also video-streamed live for off-campus viewers and others who wish to view it from their desktop. Use the “View live video” link on the TechBytes homepage to watch the next live video as it’s being recorded.

TechBytes Oct. 29: Digital Photography and Cameras

David Mayes will present “Digital Photography and Cameras” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in 501 Hale Library. Join this session to learn how to take better photos and how to get the most out of features on your camera.

TechBytes seminars are free and open to the K-State community. The series is also video-streamed live for off-campus viewers and others who wish to view it from their desktop. Use the “View live video” link on the TechBytes homepage to watch the next live video as it’s being recorded.

TechBytes Oct. 22: Facebook at K-State

Alex Sune will present “Facebook at K-State” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in 301A Hale Library. Facebook is an integral part of posting information and events to K-State students. Attend this session to see several of these examples and learn how to get the most out of Facebook.

TechBytes seminars are free and open to the K-State community. The series is also video-streamed live for off-campus viewers and others who wish to view it from their desktop. Use the “View live video” link on the TechBytes homepage to watch the next live video as it’s being recorded.

TechBytes Oct. 15: There’s more to BlackBerry

Dale Blasi will present “There’s more to BlackBerry” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in 501 Hale Library. Attend this session to learn how to go beyond just using your BlackBerry for phone and e-mail. There are many useful apps for your BlackBerry.

TechBytes seminars are free and open to the K-State community. The series is also video-streamed live for off-campus viewers and others who wish to view it from their desktop. Use the “View live video” link on the TechBytes homepage to watch the next live video as it’s being recorded.