Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Tech Tips

Keeping Your Computer Secure   -   Forgetting to log out of your computer poses a security risk with any computer that is accessible to other people. Someone could sit down at that computer and continue working from your account, doing damage to your files, retrieving personal information, or using your account to perform malicious actions. To avoid misuse by others, remember to log out, restart, or lock your computer screen whenever you leave it To lock your computer;
     Windows 7 & 8:         1.  Press the Windows Key and the letter L
     MAC - Leopard:         1.  Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Security,
                                              and then click General.
                                         2.  Select “Require password... after sleep or screen saver begins.”
You can adjust the amount of delay before a password is required.

CANVAS CORNER

Did you know... Canvas has new Android & iOS Updates?  Review the latest release notes for each mobile platform.  Android update and iOS update.  The new Android app update unveils a completely redesigned experience.

     Download the Canvas Android app Here. Requires Android 4.0.3 and up.
     Canvas Android Phone Guide        •        Canvas Android Tablet Guide

     Download the Canvas iOS app Here. Requires iOS 7 and up.
     Canvas iOS Phone Guide        •        Canvas iOS Tablet Guide

Every school uses a specific URL to access Canvas.  Maricopa's URL is https://maricopa.instructure.com/login The URL is required to access Canvas mobile apps.