How do I register a device on the bucknell_iot wireless network?

If you have a gaming system, a smart TV, a streaming video system, or anything else that needs to connect to a network but doesn’t allow you to add it to the bucknell.edu wireless network, you will need to connect to the bucknell_iot network. This stands for Internet of Things and in order to connect […]

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Why do we recommend the Dell XPS 13?

We know students are looking for light, powerful, sleek laptops with bright screens and long lasting batteries. The Dell XPS has been top-rated for years and offers a terrific combination of features. But don’t just take our word for it: Engadget says “Dell’s XPS 13 is pretty much the best Windows ultraportable around and you […]

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Where on campus can I go if I want to create/edit videos?

You can find a video editing lab on campus in BERT 018. This lab has macs that are made especially for video editing. The following is a list of software installed on the computers in BERT 018: Adobe After Effects Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop Adobe Premiere Audacity Chrome Final Cut Firefox iMovie Microsoft […]

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How do I get a poster printed?

If you’re looking for directions on how to format and print a poster-sized presentation, you want to go to: MyBucknell Forms and Policies (on the left side menu) PPM (Publications, Print, and Mail) Scroll down to Scientific Poster Printing This also contains a link to Poster Design Tips, which also includes templates that you can use for Powerpoint. […]

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How do I fix slow internet?

Have you been using your computer for an extended period of time? Try restarting your computer; let it cool down before you use it again. Running your computer for an extended period of time is a bad idea and you should let it get a rest. Have you recently installed any new applications? Often, it […]

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How do I contact Apple support for my laptop?

Sometimes the damage done to a laptop exceeds our parameters for repair. In that case, the student has the responsibility to send it off to Apple for repair, but we’d be happy to facilitate that process at the Tech Desk. There are a couple of ways that a student can contact Apple support and get […]

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How do I broadcast a live video from my phone to a projector?

To broadcast a live video from your smarphone or a tablet, you can use ShareLink. See this link for locations on campus that have projectors supporting ShareLink. Next, download the MirrorOp for Extron Sharelink or MirrorOp Sender from the App Store or Play Store for your phone. See this link for instructions on connecting your phone […]

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