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Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on October 4, 2016 that the evaluation of macOS Sierra for on-campus use had been completed and that upgrading to macOS Sierra was approved. We are now advising that all clients proceed with the upgrade to the latest version of macOS Sierra, currently [Read More]

Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on September 12, 2016 that we were evaluating macOS Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. The evaluation process has been completed, and ITS has concluded that there are no major [Read More]

Microsoft is transitioning from offering a 32-bit version of Mac Office to offering only a 64-bit version. On August 22, Microsoft released an update that upgrades Office 2016 for Mac from 32-bit to 64-bit. (You can read more about the move to a 64-bit version in the Office developer blog.) What does this change mean [Read More]

Apple has announced that it will officially release macOS Sierra on September 20. Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, is currently evaluating Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. All Mac users are advised to wait a minimum [Read More]

Starting August 15th, UNCG faculty and staff will be able to access a wider selection of software directly from the MacApps volume on the campus network. In the past many Macintosh applications, licensed only for academic use, had to be installed by technical staff due to licensing and access restrictions. Recent changes in network organization [Read More]