The Campus Slate, NYIT’s student newspaper goes mobile! Get the latest NYIT student news, sports and entertainment with just at your fingertips. The Pocket Campus Slate app is available for the Android and Windows phone operating systems. This app offers Campus Slate headlines 24/7 on your phone or tablet. The Pocket Slate is a free app that keeps you connected with the NYIT community, sending regular updates for upcoming events, opportunities and more!
Coming in Fall 2013 will be the iOS version of the Pocket Campus Slate app!
The Pocket Campus Slate app was developed and designed by NYIT students in the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) to enhance the 40+ year history of The Campus Slate and move the publication in a forward direction.
Obtaining the app on the device(s):
Make sure that all the device owners have an account on the respective platforms (Microsoft, Google)
From the start screen navigate to the Windows 8 Store
i. Open the Store
ii. Move the mouse to the top right corner of the screen to open the charms menu and move mouse down and click on the magnifying lens to search
iii. Type in “Pocket Campus Slate”
iv. Arrive at this point
v. Click on “Pocket Campus Slate”, and then you’ll be taken to a screen which should have images of the Pocket Campus Slate Windows 8 app
vi. In the left hand pane there should be a button that reads “Install”. Click on that button, and you’re set with the Windows 8 app
If you have Windows Phone 7.8, please navigate to the Windows Phone store, if you have Windows Phone 7.5, navigate the Windows Phone marketplace
i. Find at the bottom a button that has an image of a magnifying lens.
ii. Tap the lens at the bottom and in the Search box which appears type “Pocket Campus Slate” and tap the “enter” button which is right below the delete button
iii. You should then see the Pocket Campus Slate, tap on the app, and at the bottom of the app screen, you should see a button that reads “install”. Tap that button and you have Pocket Campus Slate WP; the Pocket Campus Slate app for Windows Phone.
It is compatible with any Android device running 3.0 or later.
i. Open up the Google Play store
ii. Navigate to the “News and Magazines” category on the Google Play store
iii. Search “NYIT Pocket Slate”
iv. Install the app
v. Verify that the app is installed by navigating through the app
See more at The Campus Slate website