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Top Five Apple Failures

Top Five Apple Failures

Ayan Chaudhry

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Apple has made many amazing products, but even the largest tech companies have made some mistakes. Please note that these failures are are on a commercial scale, so even if an item was horrible aesthetic, it could still be considered not-a-flop if the tech giant was able to break even (unless...

Windows 10

Windows 10

Zac Delane

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

When you hear Windows™ 10, you probably think about the free upgrade that most people thought was a catch. Windows 10 is Microsoft's® new operating system that has been released through all computers that run Windows 7, and 8, and some new computer models that have been released through Decemb...

10 Essential Apps For a Middle Schooler

10 Essential Apps For a Middle Schooler

Amber Sheu

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Being a student in middle school involves using some form of technology a few times each week, whether at home or school. With the increasing number of iPads being used in the classroom, more apps are being used in education. Here is a list of 10 apps that every middle school students should c...

Hoverboards

Hoverboards

Victoria Chandler

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

The “hoverboard”, a.k.a. the hands-free segway, has become a huge craze among people of all ages. After celebrities began showing off their new hoverboards, the popularity and sales of this new technology spiked. Hundreds of thousands of these transportation devices have been flying off the shelves, with sal...

The New Apple Pencil

The New Apple Pencil

Shadt Skawratananond

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

A phone, a laptop, a tablet and now a pencil? Apple has made many astonishing products, but nothing like the new Apple Pencil. The Apple Pencil© is not a stylus--it is a virtual pencil that has absolutely no lag at all. The Pencil works seamlessly with an array of iOS apps, allowin...

Blue Light Prevention

Blue Light Prevention

Zac Delane

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

It’s a well-known fact that people generally need at least 7 hours of sleep. Have you ever used your phone before bed? It may be hurting you, as well as entertaining you. According to the health department of Harvard University, blue light is a type of light that is emitted by most technology devic...

Video Game Review: Splatoon

Video Game Review: Splatoon

snoadmin

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Nintendo is known for its iconic characters, such as Mario and Link. But in May, Nintendo© introduced a new franchise that, while unexpected, is taking the world by storm. This new Intellectual Property (IP) is known as Splatoon™, playable on the Wii U.Splatoon is a 3rd person shooter...

The New iPhone 6s®

The New iPhone 6s®

Victoria Chandler

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

This year is an “S” year for Apple©, which means changing the design for the new iPhone® was not the main concern. Apple©’s next move wasn’t to create a new look, but to change the internals of the iPhone® 6- revised and faster. The iPhone® 6s may not have the appeal of a brand new design, but the...

The Video Game Crash of 1983

The Video Game Crash of 1983

Zac Delane

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Today, there are many video games available, such as Mario Kart 8, Smash Brothers, and Call of Duty. But one company that was “swept under the rug” was Nintendo. Back then, Nintendo was the all-star of the video game market. It all started out with an event that was tragic for the American...

Canyon Vista’s 3D Printer

Canyon Vista’s 3D Printer

Bernice Chen

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

A few weeks ago, Canyon Vista borrowed a 3D printer to use temporarily. Several items have been printed with this new device, such as a mask for Mr. Ramirez, luggage tags for Geometry classes, and even structures built in Minecraft!3D printing starts when a virtual design is made into a CAD (Com...

How to Grow a Successful YouTube Channel

Zac Delane

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

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6 Apps to Make Your Life Easier

6 Apps to Make Your Life Easier

Jenny Xu

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Our phone’s app stores have thousands and thousands of utilities to suit our needs. With  a plethora of organization tools to portable dictionaries, the app store can be tedious to browse through.Here are the top 6 apps to make...