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Why Bots Aren’t the Future Just Yet

Why Bots Aren’t the Future Just Yet

Josh Joseph, Lifestyle Writer

June 12, 2016

After the advent of the modern smartphone over the past five years or so, tech giants have been struggling to find the next paradigm-shifting technology to hit the marketplace. Previously, wearables, virtual reality, and 4K have all been declared to be the next big thing, but so far, all of these categories...

My First Hour With the New iPad Pro

My First Hour With the New iPad Pro

Josh Joseph, Arts and Entertainment Writer

April 19, 2016

I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical when I went out and bought the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro from the local Apple Store. But one hour in, I'm now a true believer. Here's why. The first thing I noticed about my new iPad was the screen. From the moment I turned the device on, there was a noticeable differenc...

Apple Introduces a Smaller iPhone and iPad

Apple Introduces a Smaller iPhone and iPad

Josh Joseph, Arts and Entertainment Writer

April 4, 2016

On Monday, March 21, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at Apple’s very own conference center with a few updates to some of the company’s most loved products. The first big announcement of the event was the new iPhone SE. On the outside, the SE is nearly identical to Apple’s 2013 flagship pho...

Microsoft Favors Apple in FBI Controversy

Microsoft Favors Apple in FBI Controversy

Huma Ilyas, Politics Writer

March 16, 2016

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently refused to assist the FBI in unlocking a terrorist's iPhone. Apple’s objection to helping the law enforcement break into an iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters has gained them many supporters, one of them being the president of Microsoft. Microsoft’s pre...

Encyrption Wars: Apple vs. the FBI

Encyrption Wars: Apple vs. the FBI

Hans Bas, Politics Writer

March 9, 2016

On February 16, Apple CEO Tim Cook released a message to Apple Inc.’s customers. This message, posted on Apple’s official website, details that Apple is opposing an order the United States government has given the company, stating that this order “threatens the security of our customers.” Apple ...

Apple vs. Samsung

Apple vs. Samsung

Ashar Farooq, Opinion Writer

March 8, 2016

If you own an iPhone, how do you feel about it? Is it the best thing in the world? Perhaps, you own a Samsung phone and love it. The debate over Apple vs. Samsung is not new at all. Many people, perhaps including you, have strong opinions about which is better. Which side of the debate are you on? Th...

Will Apple’s iPhone 7 Say Goodbye to the Headphone Jack?

Will Apple’s iPhone 7 Say Goodbye to the Headphone Jack?

Josh Joseph, Lifestyle Writer

February 1, 2016

Lately, the Internet has been abuzz about the potential removal of the 3.5 mm jack, but what does this actually mean for consumers? Apple has had a history of removing legacy technologies. In 1998, despite the popularity of floppy disks, Apple replaced the floppy drive on the original iMac with an optic...

Can Google’s Pixel C Match Its Competitors?

Can Google’s Pixel C Match Its Competitors?

Josh Joseph, Lifestyle Writer

December 21, 2015

The Pixel C marks a new direction for Google. Never before has the company designed both the hardware and software of an Android device. The Pixel C also brings Android to a new category of devices -- productivity tablets. The question is: How does an Android productivity tablet stack up against competi...

Why Apple’s New iPad Pro is a Brilliant Creative Tool

Why Apple’s New iPad Pro is a Brilliant Creative Tool

Josh Joseph, Arts and Entertainment Writer

December 7, 2015

When Apple first unveiled its new tablet, the iPad Pro, it was overshadowed by the announcement of iPhone 6s and Apple TV. Now that it has been released, it is clear that the new iPad has a place in our world, solely thanks to an accessory that the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs would have scorned. Back in...

Apple’s Vision for The Future of Television

Apple’s Vision for The Future of Television

Josh Joseph, Arts and Entertainment Writer

November 9, 2015

Nine years ago, Apple announced the Apple TV. Codenamed "iTV" at the time, it was Apple's first foray into the living room. Since the release of the first Apple TV, Apple has been hard at work revising and improving its design and features. In 2010, Apple revealed the 2nd generation Apple TV, which ...

Coming Soon to a Wrist Near You

Coming Soon to a Wrist Near You

Josh Joseph, Lifestyle Writer

October 5, 2015

In the last decade, the smartphone has changed the way we interact with our world. Many companies are searching for the next breakthrough in technology. Major companies like Google, Apple and Samsung have invested heavily in what they believe is the next big thing: wearable technology. With smartwatches,...

Apple’s Wearable Technology

Apple’s Wearable Technology

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

May 3, 2015

Along with their release of the new iPhone 6, Apple announced its first type of wearable technology: the Apple Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition. Apple’s immensely anticipated new products are sure to make the company millions of dollars to complement buyers’ new iPhones. Whereas the new iPhone...

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