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Perspective: Why technology killed our youths’ childhood

Denise White

November 10, 2015

Looking around, I see kids checking their phones. Their faces light up when they see how many ‘likes’ they get on their Instagram posts. And when I say kids, I literally mean 10 to 12 year olds just tweeting about whatever drama they have going on at school and their hard knock life. I can tell this generation is too eager to grow up. Young girls are wearing sh...

A screen capture shows the Live Show selection for the mobile rhythm game “Love Live! School Idol Festival,” where players can choose either an  A-side or B-side song from school idol group μ’s (“Muse”) to play through, as well as the difficulty. Photo credit: Angelica Wallingford

Take gaming on-the-go

May 12, 2015

The smartphone as we know it has changed. So long are the days where our cell phones had just the basics such as calling and texting or having minimalist...

Con: Diverse emojis will cause issues for Apple users

Cherelle Roberts

March 24, 2015

This spring, Apple will be releasing new, racially diverse emojis. After previewing these new emoticons, I could not help but notice issues that I feel will receive negative feedback. The idea of trying to create diversity within the world of technology is ridiculous. No one will ever be satisfied. Apple stated that its intention is to “update the standard so that it b...

Don’t believe me? Just watch

Don’t believe me? Just watch

Torrey Spoerer

March 24, 2015

Earlier this month, Apple announced the near-soon release of their take on the modern smart watch: the Apple Watch series, consisting of Sport Watch, Watch,...

Smartphonetography: How to Get the Best Shot With the Camera You’ve Got

Troy Orem

May 14, 2014

The first digital camera was developed by Eastman Kodak in 1975. It weighed about 7 pounds, required 16 batteries to run and took 23 seconds to expose an image. Luckily for today's consumer, technology has advanced to the point that cameras with significantly more technology and ability can be carried around in our pockets.   With prominent social networks completely...

A person recording a St. Patricks Day event on an iPad Photo credit: Troy Orem

Enjoy the Concert, Don’t Record It: Keep the Photos to a Minimum, Eyes on the Stage and Have a Fun Time

May 14, 2014

In the movie “Almost Famous,” writer William Miller finds himself scribbling down notes at a Stillwater and Black Sabbath concert until Pe...

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