March 2014


Security Apps to Protect Your Android Devices

Malware threats have significantly increased for mobile users, specifically on Android. Malware families have increased from 3 in 2010 to 79 in 2013 while new versions of malware are also on the rise. Check out the testing results of some common security apps you can install to protect your Android devices.

Launching of Office 365 Full Features to PolyU Connect Users - Lync Online, OneDrive for Business & Office Web Apps

Following the launch of the full features of Office 365 to all staff in December 2013, ‘Lync Online’, ‘OneDrive for Business’ and ‘Office Web Apps’ will also be extended to all PolyU Connect users, mainly students of the University, with effect from 1 April 2014.

Educational Discount Programs for Adobe Software Licences

The renewal arrangement for the Adobe Cumulative Licensing Program (CLP) for the next 2-year period has been finalized. Through the new CLP, departments can continue to enjoy educational discount on a list of common Adobe software licences. Also learn about the 2 new volume licensing programs offered by Adobe, namely, Education Enterprise Agreement (EEA) and Value Incentive Plan (VIP).


In This Issue

Updates on Phasing-out of Novell Services
Did You Know - You Can Make an Outlook Appointment across Different Time Zones
FAQ on Lync Client
Reminder: Phasing-out of Academic Computing Services (ACS)
Latest IT Developments on Campus Communicated to Departmental Computer Liaison Officers
April Staff IT Training Workshops


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