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Cant Put the Phone Down? Smartphone Addiction Could be Changing Your Brain

Can’t Put the Phone Down? Smartphone Addiction Could be Changing Your Brain

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter April 24, 2019

What are the effects of smartphones on the brain? Given the definition of smartphones today, it is a question of interest. For healthcare practitioners, mental health professionals, educators, parents,...

How Good is a $100 Phone?

How Good is a $100 Phone?

Silas Ou, Reporter April 16, 2019

With the release of the iPhone X, XS XS Max, Samsung S10, etc. It seems a lot of phones are really expensive. So many of us think that if you want a working phone that can surf the web, take pictures,...

Google Cardboard: An Opinion

Google Cardboard: An Opinion

Colin Johnson, Reporter April 15, 2019

Ahh yes, the Google Cardboard. A powerful piece of technology that uses the finest, most EXPENSIVE materials to create a 4K HD screen that responds to your movements, with utter accuracy. This is all a...

The 5 Weirdest Japan Only Games

The 5 Weirdest Japan Only Games

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor April 15, 2019

Japan has produced many, many, games. And naturally, not all see the light of day. Some get lost in the shuffle. But many are just far too weird to be brought to our country. Here are the four most notable...

Alien Rescue: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Alien Rescue: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Colin Johnson and Oliver Barnfield April 15, 2019

It’s just an average day in the Newsmedia room. I’m getting ready to slack off on my new article and listening to the Jet Set Radio soundtrack when I see it on my desktop. The game I once played in...

How to Make A Movie with No Budget (in 5 steps)

How to Make A Movie with No Budget (in 5 steps)

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor April 15, 2019

I've worked on movies and shorts with a very little budget before. Some were good, some were bad. I'm not saying I have complete authority over the subject, but I have a few ideas, tricks, and tips to...

The Phillips CD-i: When, What and Why

The Phillips CD-i: When, What and Why

Baker Tuthill, Reporter April 15, 2019

Over the years, Nintendo has produced some very, very excellent Legend of Zelda games. It's my favorite Nintendo franchise. However, the series has had some low points, with a couple of games that didn't...

The Death of Airpower

The Death of Airpower

Janani Sivakumar, Reporter April 4, 2019

I'm a huge fan of Apple. As I've been to many Apple Campuses, I've really grown to love Apple and their amazing products. But Apple just recently announced that their product called Airpower will not be...

VR in the 90s

VR in the 90s

Andrew Watson, Reporter April 2, 2019

Virtual Reality. I'm sure we all heard of it. Today's VR is very advanced and most of it is fun. I can say that I've played some games on the PlayStation VR, and loved it. But, back in the 70's/80's ,...

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