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Box has released “Box Notes Desktop,” a new app for Mac and Windows, which allows users to access all of their Box Notes from their desktop. Some users may have received an email from Box about the new app, or may be prompted to download it when logging in to Box via http://box.uncg.edu. Box Notes [Read More]

Box has recently added document scanning to its “Box Capture” app for iPhones and iPads. Box Capture allows you to take pictures, scan documents, shoot video or capture audio and upload them directly into Box’s cloud storage. This provides a simple and quick method for capturing handouts, whiteboard notes, or other important information and storing [Read More]

The “Box for Office Online” app (see Box for Office Online for more information) has recently added new functionality that permits real-time co-authoring of Office documents from within Box. Whether it’s a project plan in Word, presentation file in PowerPoint or financial plan in Excel, you can edit it at the same time as other colleagues, right from [Read More]

Who: Students, faculty, staff What: Potential downtime for multiple campus-wide services which depend upon UNCG Enterprise Single Sign-on (SSO) authentication service. Affected services include: iSpartan (Google apps, e.g. Gmail, Drive, Calendar) Canvas Office 365 Box SpartanCard Online Qualtrics When: Friday, February 5, 5:30am to 7:30am Why: Duo software for multi-factor authentication (MFA) is being installed. MFA [Read More]

Box has announced updates that will be included in its next release (mid-January 2016). Design improvements have been made to streamline user experience. The changes focus on layout and feature placement. Product tours for both first time and existing users provide tips on how to use Box most effectively.  First time users will be given [Read More]