Adobe Creative Cloud 2015.5

Adobe released updates to their Creative Cloud applications (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, etc.) on macOS and Windows at the end of June. This is a full version upgrade, which means that the software requires complete reinstallation. DTS staff will be working on automated installers for the updated Adobe applications and testing them with the intent of […]

Please remove malicious iOS apps

A number of iOS apps have been identified that have the potential for a third party to use data maliciously.

DTS recommends that you check all of your personal and district-owned devices for any apps listed in the link below. If you have installed one of these apps, delete it. To delete an app, […]

Software updates during CMAS testing window

To ensure the most reliable experience during State testing, DTS will suspend new software installations and updates in high school labs and carts beginning October 24, 2014. Normal operation should resume on November 14, with the exception of computers used for CMAS make-up tests. Issues with existing software will be addressed as normal through the […]

Computer Power Management

As announced in March, DTS is assisting with initiatives to save power within the district.

All Windows and Mac computer labs will be scheduled to shut down after school hours, over weekends, and during breaks.

A display message will appear on each computer before shutdown which will allow the user to […]

Wireless incorrectly disabled on some laptops

On Friday, we applied a policy to disable wireless on Mac desktop computers, but mistakenly also applied this to a number of Mac laptop computers as well. To check if your wireless has been disabled by this policy, go to your Wi-Fi menu in the upper right corner of the screen as pictured below. If […]

How many failed passcode attempts will erase your LTP iPad?

On August 8, 2014, DTS staff will be turning on a feature that also will require a passcode for all iPads purchased through the Learning Technology Plan (LTP). This is being implemented in order to provide better service on locked iPads, but this will also ERASE THE iPad after 10 failed passcode attempts. We’re in […]

Windows supplier changing to Lenovo

DTS would like to announce that we will be changing our Windows computer supplier to Lenovo, with the contract being serviced by TwoTrees Technologies, selected through an RFP process in conjunction with Purchasing. This change is effective immediately for new purchases, and computers in supported configurations available for purchase can be found on the Technology […]

Should your computer be reimaged this summer?

Reimaging a computer is the process of erasing it and copying new system software, configurations, and district applications from a mirror image created on a master computer. In many years, we recommend that staff computers be reimaged, but are recommending that you only bring your computer in to be reimaged if you need the newest […]

SVVSD Asset app - iOS

We have deployed a new app, SVVSD Asset, to iPads enrolled to the MDM server. This primarily includes LTP-purchased iPads, which should receive the app over the course of the next day, depending upon when they check in to the server. Images below show the icon for the SVVSD Asset app and a portion of […]

DTS Computer Power Management Initiative

DTS is excited to implement the Computer Power Management Initiative. All Windows and Mac computer labs will be scheduled to shut down after school hours, over weekends, and during breaks.

A display message will appear on each computer before shutdown which will allow the user to cancel shutdown if desired.

Overview:

Mac: pops up a […]