News

December 2013

by Joe Lee

Microsoft has officially launched its latest Operating System, Windows 8.1, to the public in mid-October 2013. Windows 8.1 is packed with many new features and improvements over its predecessor, Windows 8, which sought to bridge the gap among touchscreen devices (such as tablets and smartphones) ...

by Joe Lee

The Student Notebook Computer Daily Loan Scheme (DLS) has been established for more than 10 years (previously known as the Mobile Computer Service) to give students the convenience and flexibility to make use of the wireless network to access the campus network and the Internet, facilitating their ...

September 2013

by Desmond Chan

Concept – The Trend towards virtualization The main enabling technology for cloud computing is virtualization. Virtualization abstracts the physical infrastructure, which is the most rigid component to compile, and makes it available as a soft component that is easy to use and manage. By doing so ...

by Tony Chan

Nowadays, mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets have become an indispensable part of our daily lives. In the academic world, most course-related materials are now being delivered in electronic form (as PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint files and so on) and thus can also be handily ...

June 2013

by Joe Chow

Located on the second floor of Academic 1 building, the Lenovo Service Centre (formally called the IBM Service Centre) was aimed to provide a localized notebook repair and maintenance service to members of the CityU community including staff, students and alumni. It has served the community well for ...

by Joe Lee

New arrangements of computing facilities are under way to enhance student learning. The following lists just a few: Teaching Studios Two small teaching studios, AC2-5501 and AC2-5502, will be merged to create a 60-seat Teaching Studio to meet timetabling needs. Renovation work will be carried out in ...

March 2013

by Tony Chan

Newly released in January this year, Microsoft Office 2013 is the latest version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite designed to make creating, editing, reading and sharing documents easier and quicker. It is a cloud-based product that is closely integrated with SkyDrive, a free cloud storage ...