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Bugatti Releases Most Expensive Car

March 8, 2019 6:19pm | Seth Andregg

Bugatti has released something special for car collectors, a new super-car. Bugatti was founded in 1909 and acquired by German automaker Volkswagen in 1998. With engine power about 20 times a Ford Fiesta, the car was built to celebrate Bugatti’s 110th anniversary. The very popular Bugatti […]

FaceTime Bug

February 8, 2019 10:14pm | Maddi Tobey

A bug was found in Apple’s FaceTime feature in late January that would allow users to hear audio of the person they are FaceTiming before they answer the call. Users could do this through the group FaceTime feature. News of this issue spread quickly and […]

Apple AirPods

January 13, 2019 5:56pm | Ali Alhamdni

This year’s Christmas a lot of people got the one and only Apple Airpods.  AirPods are wireless Bluetooth earbuds released by Apple in December 2016. They automatically sync through Apple’s iCloud service allowing users to switch audio sources to other supported devices connected by the same […]

Apple MacBook Pro

November 28, 2018 6:19pm | Ali Alhamdai

The MacBook is a brand of personal computers manufactured by Apple.  The first Apple Macbook was available in black or white colors and was released on June 28, 2006. Ever since 2006, Apple has been releasing new ones year by year. As they improve, the […]

FDA Calls for Further Regulation on Vapes Due to Alarming Spike in Teen Use

November 16, 2018 5:23pm | Sam Stone

Research recently released by the Food and Drug Association shows a spike in teenagers’ use of nicotine products, 77% of high schoolers reported to admitting the use of tobacco products. The culprit? JUUL and other e-cigarettes. One has seen these electric options as “safer” than […]

Technology Is Everywhere

November 8, 2018 3:00pm | Maddy McFarlin

Wherever you are right now I bet that there is some sort of technology around you. If not you would not even be reading this. If I did not have some sort of technology available to me I would not be writing this either. All […]

Creator of Fortnite, Epic Games Nearly Valued at $15 Billion

November 1, 2018 6:02pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Ghaben

In late July 2017, an online video game was released that was soon to become one of the most played and popular online game in the world. Epic Games Inc., the creator of huge video game success, Fortnite, is now valued at about $15 billion. […]

Video Games and Surgery

October 31, 2018 5:08pm | James Morrissey

What do you associate video games with? Many think childhood obesity, poor school performance, and even violence. Imagine if I told you they are being used to save lives. Currently video games are being used in the training of surgical residents. According to in-training.com, video games display […]

New iPhone XR

October 31, 2018 5:07pm | Armani Adames

You were able to pre-order the iPhone XR on Friday, October 19th, 2018 and devices started shipping on October 26th. Finally being available a month after the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, the iPhone XR is here. The iPhone XR is the model with a slightly […]

iPhone XS’s Were Shipped With Problems

October 18, 2018 1:02pm | Armani Adames

Even though they have some great features, Apple has been forced to admit its new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were shipped with problems. The good news is Apple fixed most of the issues, but new tests confirm that there is one problem that […]

iOS 12.0.1 claims to fix issues with iPhone XS

October 15, 2018 1:34am | Maddi Tobey

With Apple’s new product release (including the iPhone XS and the iPhone XR) came some issues. Some users of the iPhone XS have experienced problems with charging and wireless reception. The phones were kept from charging while the devices were in sleep mode, and there […]

What Technology Has Done To Children

October 9, 2018 3:36pm | Maddy McFarlin

Nowadays everyone has some sort of technology no matter what your age is. Some people do not even know what the world is like without all this technology and they never will. Some people even have withdrawal from not having their phones for a certain […]


September 28, 2018 5:49pm | Ali Alhamdani

The UAV is some of the most advanced technology we have today. A UAV, an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. The first time the UAV was used was on 1849. A UAV does not […]

5G Kill Grid: What the Fliers Mean

September 23, 2018 5:17pm | Sam Stone

5G is the newest frequency of connection. For context: 1G could load 2KB of date in a second. 5G has a theoretical capability of 100GB per second.  There is an estimate that there will be 20 billion pieces of technology that will be on this […]

New iPhone Releases

September 15, 2018 12:31am | Nina Zanghi

Apple has just announced their 2018-2019 lineup of iPhones. This launch will be one of most important in Apple’s history, because they need to impress buyers in order to take over the Chinese brand Huawei as the second-largest phone maker in the world. There are […]

How Do Social Media and Phones Affect Our Mental Health?

May 4, 2018 4:33pm | Molly McGinty

A number of studies have found an association between social media use and depression, anxiety, sleep problems, eating issues, and increased suicide risk, warn researchers from the University of Melbourne’s National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.A survey of young people conducted by the London-based […]

Butterfly’s Transparent Wings Could Save People’s Vision

May 2, 2018 4:03pm | Maddi Tobey

The wings of the Long-Tail Glasswing butterfly are very unique. Their wings have tiny bumps that allow it to seem completely transparent. Scientists have decided to mimic the nano-structure of the wings to help with glaucoma. Glaucoma is defined as a group of eye diseases that […]

Quantum Computers

April 26, 2018 6:12pm | Maddi Tobey

Science has made the unknown world around us easy to understand. We have been able to figure out how the atmosphere works, how gravity works, how the world around us works. But there is still a part of the our world that has been a […]

A New Tiny Robot

January 26, 2018 5:39pm | Maddi Tobey

Researchers in Germany have developed a prototype of a tiny robot. This robot is around one seventh of an inch with very basic  design. It may not look like much, but this tiny invention could change lives. Though it has not been tested on humans […]

Amazon Go

January 26, 2018 5:38pm | Nina Zanghi

Amazon, the online company that is taking the nation by storm, has decided to branch out from its online format to create a physical store. Amazon is known for being all about convenience, shopping online allows people to never have to leave their house and […]

Samsung Galaxy S9

January 26, 2018 2:22pm | Mary Roufael

Samsung is ready to release their new phone the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. The S9 is said to look slightly similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8 that had been released in 2017. The new phone possibly could come in four different colors blue, purple, gold, […]

Cloning Dogs

December 1, 2017 5:50pm | Nina Zanghi

No longer are puppies being born with certain traits up to fate, the ability for dogs to be cloned is now a reality. In Korea, a set of three dogs born in the same liter look very much alike to each other, but not only […]

Red and Blue an unholy alliance

December 1, 2017 1:51pm | Keegan Sabin

Intel introduces a new product in the 8th Gen Intel Core processor family that combines a high-performance CPU with discrete graphics and HBM2 for a thin, sleek design. A comparison shows the space these components take on a traditional board (left) and on the new […]

iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8

December 1, 2017 1:49pm | Caitlin Gang

iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8 which is better? The iPhone X is $999. The iPhone X screen is 5.8in and it no longer has a home button, so the way you unlock your iPhone X is having the phone scan your face and when […]

The iPhone X

December 1, 2017 12:58am | Maddi Tobey

The new iPhone X was announced on September 12 . It was released to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the original iPhone.  It has many new features that have not been seen on previous Apple phones. CEO Tim Cook even called it “the biggest […]

Apple’s 2017 Keynote

September 20, 2017 1:01pm | Jared Dubber

On Tuesday, September 12th, Apple had its keynote event where they announced all their new products coming out in 2017, and while in the past years this event has been pretty disappointing, this year, the ten-year anniversary from the original iPhone’s release, was pretty exciting. […]

WWDC 2017 – What To Expect

May 22, 2017 3:45pm | Brandon Gue

Annually, tech geeks and Apple fanboys alike go to a conference hosted by Apple known as the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to see the newest generation of Apple products and services. In Recent years, it has been held in San Francisco, however this year it […]

Getting over TI-84 Calculator?

May 12, 2017 6:10pm | Seth Andregg

State-wide tests are integrating the calculator into their own tests. They don’t think we should be buying old expensive calculators anymore. They want to help the kids who don’t have the money for the overpriced calculators that have the legitimate excuse for not having one. […]

Windows 10 Creators Update

May 4, 2017 3:46pm | Cam Cole

The Windows 10 Creators Update includes new innovations, features and improved security capabilities. 3D Painting  In the new Paint 3D it takes just a snap to create 3D objects from scratch or modify someone else’s creation. You can easily change the color, texture or turn […]

‘Iron Man’ suit takes flight

April 28, 2017 1:45pm | Seth Andregg

In the UK, there has been testing of a ‘Iron Man’ suit but not completely iron man. It has two canisters of rocket type tech on the arms of the human. They control the direction of the flight and also help lift the person. The […]

Xbox Scorpio

April 12, 2017 5:59pm | Camryn Cole

The Xbox Scorpio is something that has been a huge topic in the gaming industry since it was announced in the fall season of 2016. It will perform at very high levels that the gaming world has not seen before. Xbox Scorpio uses an eight-core […]

What’s the Buzz Around the new iPhone ?

April 12, 2017 1:35pm | Elias Khawam

April 11th—-As we saw in the month of September, with the big release of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, including a new color for the phone coming in a Jet black color, not much has changed from the overall design. New specs, […]

Apple Planning new iMac for 2017 and rethinking the Mac Pro

April 7, 2017 5:54pm | Garlock, Dakotah

Apple has taking rare steps in announcing new products. They have confirmed that they will be releasing a new iMacs this year and a completely rethought Mac Pro at some point in the near future. The Mac Pro was released in December of 2013 and […]

Smart Guns

April 7, 2017 3:47pm | Sam Stone

The subject of gun control has been a hot topic in the country for years. Many argue for tighter control where others want free-range rights under the 2nd Amendment to “bear arms.” The entire uproar has left the country wondering if there is a middle ground […]

IOS 11 – What to Expect

April 6, 2017 6:17pm | Camryn Cole

iOS 11, the next big update to Apple’s mobile operating system, is already being developed at Apple’s HQ in Cupertino, California. Although we don’t know much about the update yet, there are rumors going around about the potential upcoming features that could appear in the new […]

The (RED) iPhone

March 31, 2017 6:19pm | Luke Healy

Apple has donated over $130 million to the HIV/AIDs Global Fund, It is thee biggest contributor to the Fund. For every purchase of a (PRODUCT) RED iPhone, Case, Speaker etc.. money is donated by Apple to the fund. Apple’s partnership with (RED)  has been going […]

Galaxy S8

March 31, 2017 6:01pm | Camryn Cole

The Galaxy S8 is the new phone in the Samsung series. It offers a ton of new features that most have not seen before. The world’s first infinity screen  The Galaxy S8’s new screen display stretches from edge to edge, giving the customer the most amount […]

Muslim outfit in mobile game

March 26, 2017 3:37pm | Lauren Jones

This mobile game that I play called High School Story, where you can make your own high school and have SO MANY different variations of characters, has an outfit currently right now called April Coming where it has the female student of your choice wear […]

iOS 10 Jailbreak

March 10, 2017 4:54pm | Brandon Gue

For those unfamiliar with what it means to jailbreak your iOS device, it means the user is allowing themselves access to certain permissions that aren’t typically accessible on the device. This means you can gain the ability to do all of the things android device […]

Nokias Comeback

March 3, 2017 7:04pm | Camryn Cole

The good news: The old school Nokia 3310 candy bar phone is one of the most talked about phones at the Mobile World Congress trade show. The Bad news: The old school Nokia 3310, and not the new phones, is one of the most talked […]

Goodbye Club Penguin. We’ll Miss You.

February 6, 2017 10:18am | Connor York

Everyone’s beloved favorite internet game will be shutting down forever on March 29, 2017. This is a very sad day for all the kids and young adults that poured countless hours into this fantastic Disney PC game. The company’s reasoning for shutting down the game […]

iPhone 8 already?

February 1, 2017 6:36pm | Elias Khawam

January 6th 2017– As we saw in the month of September, with the big release of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, including a new color for the phone coming in a Jet black color, not much has changed from the overall design. […]