Adobe MAX, “The Creativity Conference”, opened today in Los Angeles with a big announcement from Adobe: a major update to Creative Cloud (CC), including fully integrated cross-device collaboration, community and publishing capabilities, and the next generation of Adobe’s pro creative … Continue reading →
There is a steadily growing movement in this country of people no longer watching video via broadcast television. With the meteoric rise of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu+, and more, “cutting the cord” has never been easier. If you’re unhappy … Continue reading →
Governor Cuomo announced yesterday thirty new Subway Stations with data and voice cellular service. This brings the total number of stations with connectivity up to 36, with the goal of outfitting all stations by 2016. Free Wi-Fi is available on … Continue reading →
By Katherine Aul & Hannah Warren of NATIVEscapes design studio As the city begins to leaf out and green up you may notice an extra abundance of plant life in the windows at Tekserve. Those gorgeous greens you see flourishing … Continue reading →
You’re spending more and more time on your tablet and smartphone these days. Some are even using them for more than just Netflix and Angry Birds. If you’re one of the many who uses their tablet as a primary or … Continue reading →
It seems like not to long ago the best mobile resources for a student was a pen and paper. Those days are long gone now. The phrase “there’s an app for that” is more true than ever. There are incredibly powerful tools at the disposal of any student with a smartphone or tablet – and we’ll show you some of the best ones to help you get ahead.
Not only is Evernote one of the best apps for students, it’s one of the best apps period. Type up notes in class? Type them up in Evernote and have them stored in the cloud across all your devices. Prefer to take notes on paper? Snap a picture of your notebook with the Evernote page camera and Evernote will scan your handwritten text using it’s OCR technology. And that’s just a fraction of what Evernote can do.
Remember those giant bulky graphing calculators you used to have to carry with you to class? The ones with the ugly, gray LCD screen that could only graph in 2D? Well, now they’re not neccessary. Turn your iOS device into a 2D or 3D graphing calculator with this easy to use app you can take anywhere, anytime.
Having trouble remembering all your due dates, or just want to keep it all in a central location? Check out Grades 2. It’s got a nice interface that keeps track of all your grades, due dates, and GPA. It will even figure out what grades you need to maintain a certain GPA.
There are more great to-do apps out there for iOS than we can count. But we love Wunderlist because it’s not only free but it syncs across your devices. Download it on your Mac and iPhone and keep your to-do lists in sync. Wunderlist also has a lot of great features to help you keep your to-dos organized.
If you aren’t using Dropbox, you should be. But as a student, there’s one reason you need to use Dropbox – saving your assignments. Save papers and homework assignments to the Dropbox folder on your computer and never worry about losing that research paper you’ve been working on all semester.
How much did you spend on textbooks last year? What about how much you spent at bars last weekend? The shoestring budget of a college student isn’t always the easiest way of life, but at least Mint will help you keep better track of your finances
You may not be able to cite Wikipedia as a source for your research papers but that doesn’t mean that Wikipedia isn’t an incredible resource for students. Download this free app for easy access to all of Wikipedia’s exhaustive supply of knowledge.
Prefer working off campus? Sometimes you just need to get out of the library. Use the Wi-Fi finder app to search for nearby Wi-Fi networks.
Earlier this week on Tuesday, May 7th, we were pleased to host the official Wacom Cintiq 13HD release party, a special after-hours event held on the main floor of Tekserve. This exciting event featured presentations by Marvel Comics’ Chief Creative … Continue reading →
Springtime means time to stop and smell the flowers. Or get started growing the flowers. Tekserve’s own resident gardener Rachel runs down her four favorite apps for gardening, plant care, and nature information. Take it away, Rachel: Vegetable Planting Calendar … Continue reading →
In short, no; iCloud is not a backup solution for your Mac. While it can be used to recover some data in the event of a hard drive failure, only a small number of your files will be retrievable. Additionally, … Continue reading →
For the legal nitty-gritty, check apple.com/legal/sales-support. But here’s the scoop in English: AppleCare for iPhones and iPads is now AppleCare+. You generally must purchase it when you buy your iDevice. In addition to free phone support and doubling the hardware … Continue reading →
If you’re a Time Warner Cable subscriber (as many of you in the NYC area likely are), you may have noticed your monthly bill increase by a few dollars late last year. That’s because Time Warner recently announced that they … Continue reading →
Last week, Brady Betzel of Post Magazine reviewed Tekserve’s HP Z820 RED Edition. The Z820 RED Edition is a lightning-fast digital video editing workstation built specifically for RED Digital Cinema workflows. A collaboration between HP, RED, Nvidia, Adobe, and Tekserve, it’s the … Continue reading →
iCloud lets you sync contacts in your address book, events in your calendar, notes, reminders, and Safari bookmarks and tabs. You can also sync the photos you’ve taken to other devices or share them with other users via Photo Stream. … Continue reading →
Gavin Gear from the Extreme Windows Blog recently interviewed Ted Schilowitz, co-founder of RED Digital Cinema, on the HP Z Series workstations, the Z820 RED Edition in particular, and 4K video editing workflows. The HP Z820 RED Edition is a … Continue reading →
It’s an exciting time to be shopping around the mobile world. Here at Tekserve, we’ve been featuring some of the hottest equipment to come to Verizon Wireless – the Samsung Galaxy S III, the HTC Windows Phone 8X, and, of … Continue reading →
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