Next Friday, November 15th, we will be having a special discount just for you. Stop by for 35% one clothing or giftware item! This is the first in our monthly discount day series.
For more information, or to add the event to your google calendar, check out our event page!
Quick- come by the bookstore for a homecoming deal! Stop by and check out our selection of baseball caps and winter hats. When you purchase a hat you get 15% off a pair of sweatpants. Now that that temperature is cooling down, you’ll want to stock up on these cozy Middlebury necessities! This is a homecoming special that you won’t want to miss!
This week we will have extended weekend hours for Fall Family Weekend! Stop in from to 9am -5pm on Saturday October 12 or 9am-3pm on Sunday October 13 to pick up any of your computer or electronic needs- or to to show your family members the new gadgets you’ve got your eye on!
We also wanted to give you a few tips about using your iPad as a camera. The iPad contains a 5 megapixel iSight camera and when you shoot photos the big, beautiful Retina display becomes a big, beautiful viewfinder — giving you plenty of room to compose your shot. Autofocus, tap to focus, and tap to set exposure functions mean every photo you take instantly becomes frameworthy. With built-in face detection that automatically balances focus and exposure across up to 10 faces, there’s more room for more grins
Capture and enhance every moment in high quality photos edited in iPhoto.Edit and watch in perfect slow motion to capture that strike out or the perfect Touchdown. Record HD video in full 1080p and with Automatic video stabilization, you get a shaky-free video! The iPad has so many more functions than just a computer substitute or reader. By utilizing the camera options of your iPad you unlock a new world of technological opportunities and you streamline your need for extra devices. With the iPad, feel free to leave your camera and video recorder at home- you’ve got everything you need at your fingertips all in one device.
With everyone testing out Apple’s new phones and operating systems, there are quite a few tricks that can be picked up along the way to optimize your experience. While we don’t sell iphones in the bookstore, many of our students coming in to buy Apple computers or devices are using the new operating system and we wanted to share a few tips with them.
1. Changing Text Size
When you launch settings, you can go to “General” and then to “Text Size” and drag a slider to adjust until you find the perfect text size for you. The text on the screen changes as you move the slider so you can perfectly see what your chosen size will look like.
This is not completely new for iOS7, but many people do not know about continusous shooting mode. While in the camera app., hold down the shutter button and rather than taking one picture, your phone will continuously shoot pictures and dave them to your image roll. You can use this along the new “Burst” shooting function that allows the iphone 5s to take 10 photos per second.
3.Do Not Disturb
If you bring your phone to class or if you use it as an alarm as you sleep you don’t always want to hear or see push notifications. The “Do Not Disturb” feature was improved on iOS7. Navigate to Settings>Do Not Disturb to silence calls, texts, or other notifications even when a phone is unlocked.
While i think that these are some of the more useful and helpful tips, there are more tips and trick to be found-for more information on these tricks and to see a few more check out this site!
We are now carrying two lines of fun, vibrant nail polishes here at the bookstore. Choose from an array of “POPtastic” polishes in bright summery shades or try one of the many “Ruby Wing” color changing nail polishes. Many color-changing nail polishes do not live up to their name, but our employee JoEllen tried the silver sparkle to purple shimmer and it dramatically changed from her walk indoors to outdoors- so we know these work great! Stop by today to see the new array for yourself!
we’re sending textbooks back throughout this week; be sure to purchase what you need or make any last minute returns soon!
Many students forget- or are just too lazy- to back up their work. When they come in with failed hard drives or computers in need of repair, they have no way to access their files. We wanted to remind students how to put the Middfiles shortcut in the dock. This makes for a fast and easy way to save works-in-progress or valuable files in case of future computer emergencies.
1. Click on the link below to connect to the server.
2.Type smb://middfiles.middlebury.edu/middfiles into the server address box.
3. When the Middfiles folder is up and you can see the title as Middfiles on the Middfiles folder
4. Drag the icon next to that title to your dock next to (but not in) the trash icon in your dock.
Now you are ready take on the task of backing up starting with just a click on the icon in your dock!