News

December 2009

by Joe Lee

We have announced our tentative implementation plan of Windows 7 through various channels, including Network Computing (“Windows 7 – A First Glimpse”, Network Computing Issue 61 - September 2009), notification to Departmental Network Administrators of departments (early November) and network message ...

September 2009

by Helium Hung, Joe Lee

Microsoft had shipped the final version of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) and it has made available for installation during windows update. The new browser has better tab handling, a niftier search bar, a more useful address bar, and new tools that deliver information directly from other Web pages and ...

by Kevin Chan

The whole world is excited by Windows 7, which is coming out on 22nd October. But why it is called Windows 7? Microsoft says that it is the 7th major version of Windows. Different Editions of Windows 7 There will be 6 editions of Windows 7: Starter: available only in the OEM channel on new PCs ...

March 2009

by Joe Lee

After Microsoft had officially announced Windows Vista on 29 January 2007, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) formed a task group to study the features of this major version of Microsoft’s operating system and to work out a schedule for its deployment in the CityU. The initial plan was to launch ...

by Joe Chow

The Student Computer Notebook Long Term Loan Scheme (LLS) has been launched for two months (see Network Computing Issue 57 – September 2008 and Issue 58 - December 2008 for details). It may be a good time to review its progress. The Selected Notebook Models As a pilot run, two computer models ...

by Yeung Man

In order to enhance students’ learning, the Microsoft Student Option (MSO) under the existing Microsoft’s Campus Agreement (MCA) has been launched since February 2009 (please see the details of the MSO at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/csc/deptweb/services/studentlan/mso/mso.htm ). Through the MSO, the ...