In this months’ Tech Hub staff spotlight, we spoke with Randy Hutton about the innovative resources TechHUB offers to OSU students, the evolution of computers, and a great on-campus resource that all students should definitely check out.
What is your major?
I’m a business major specializing in finance.
What is your favorite thing about TechHUB?
I think that, speaking from the perspective of a student rather than an employee, the best thing about Tech Hub is the resources it provides to students. Be it the Oculus Rift , Google Glass , etc....
If you’ve been following Apple releases of late, you know that there is a new iPad offering on the scene. The newly released 9.7 inch iPad, starting at $299.99, is Apple’s most affordable iPad ever.
9.7-inch iPad: The Casual User
With retina display, a speedy A-9 chip processor and loads of apps to make your life easier the new 9.7 inch iPad has all the features you love about iPad at a great price. It is a good choice for students who don’t use the iPad as their primary computing device, but are looking to use it...
Finals are quickly approaching and we know that means: more stress and less Netflix. This week we spent some time combing through study apps, productivity tips and more to make this round of finals your most tech savvy yet.
Computer hacks to keep you on track:
Stay off Twitter (even our account)
If you find yourself making more social media posts than headway on your term paper it may be time to implement a new strategy. When self-control isn’t enough, there are tons of browser extensions like StayFocusd (Chrome) and LeechBlock (Firefox) that...
Get our best prices of the season; use your tax refund and take advantage of our academic discount. The Faculty and Staff Spring Cleaning Sale on April 13 will feature our lowest prices on Mac® and iPad®. Additionally, select Dell models and accessories will be steeply discounted.
In addition to sale pricing we will be offering refreshments and setup help at BuckeyeBar.
Have you ever wanted to develop an app, but lacked the hardware to do so? Here at Tech Hub we work to make sure students can access resources they need and break down the financial barriers to technological innovation. Our Student Developer Kit (SDK) is one program aimed at increasing technology access across The Ohio State University.
The SDK includes a selection of cutting edge hardware devices that are loaned out at no cost to student developers. These items can be used to develop apps, hardware or other projects. Loans last up to seven days, and are...
What basketball team are you rooting for in this year’s NCAA tournament?
The Kentucky Blue Devils? The UCLA Bruins? The East High Wildcats? Whether you meticulously stu dy the stats and injuries of each player on the team or the only thing yo u know about basketball is that Troy Bolton’s head is in the game, but his heart’s in the song; our March Madness competition is for you.
Drop by Tech Hub from March 20 to March 22 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to fill out our March Madness bracket, channel your inner LeBron James...
Arpita Dube has always been interested in technology. From her first experiences with programming computers at home, to her current work as a Data Warehouse Analyst she has maintained a love for technology and innovative uses of the mass amounts of data in modern life.
We had a chance to speak with Arpita about how she began her career, her advice on getting involved with technology, and why she is passionate about data in technology.
Can you describe your day-to-day job?
I have nearly 6 years of experience utilizing technology as a Data Warehouse Analyst in...
It is no secret that IT as an industry is constantly evolving. This means that as a university we are constantly evaluating our current systems and ways they can grow and change to meet the growing needs of students and faculty. The process of bringing new services to campus, identifying improvements, and understanding the big picture of IT services employed at the university falls to Tracy Richardson. Her role allows her to collaborate and embrace the growing and changing feild and promote productive change at the Ohio State University.
As part of our #OSUWomenInTech series, we had a chance...
Java programming. It's more than your normal cup of Joe.
As part of our #OSUWomenInTech series, we had a chance to sit down with Smith to learn more about her daily job, how she stays up on industry news and what technology she is most excited about.