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Shocking attendance at first gaming club; new and old gamers unite

Shocking attendance at first gaming club; new and old gamers unite

Micheal Everman, Tech Editor

September 8, 2017


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Don Lugo has accepted the recent addition of an exciting all new Gaming Club. The club was created to bring together students with an interest in video games of all genres and consoles. The club meets in room 71 at lunch on every Thursday. The number of students exceeded the expectations of the creators...

Beats headphones battery explodes and Apple claims: “Its not our fault”

Beats headphones battery explodes and Apple claims: “Its not our fault”

Micheal Everman and Paola Espinosa

May 25, 2017


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A pair of Beats headphones exploded on a flight, burning an onboard passenger and endangering the rest. Beats was bought by Apple in 2014, making Apple responsible for the production and any incidents within the brand. Apple blames the "third party (AAA) batteries" for the explosion on the flight, mak...

Facebook replicates a story feature similar to other apps, but no one is using it.

Facebook replicates a story feature similar to other apps, but no one is using it.

Joel Chavez, Tech Reporter

May 11, 2017


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Facebook replicates a story feature similar as other apps, but no one is using it. Facebook created a new filter that lets users share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection. Facebook began this update because many users weren't posting as many pictures or status updates onto the Facebook...

The technological gifts Don Lugo soon-to-be graduates are wishing for

The technological gifts Don Lugo soon-to-be graduates are wishing for

Mau Mendoza, Reporter

May 2, 2017


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The graduation countdown has begun! Seniors everywhere have been busy planning for the future, taking note of the necessary tools that will facilitate their next steps. In response, an article by Bradenton Herald  lists some of the latest gadgets that would make a great graduation gift BUT ...

Is it the Geek Squad or the Justice Squad?

Is it the Geek Squad or the Justice Squad?

Micheal Everman, Tech Reporter

April 18, 2017


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Best Buy is being sued for obtaining information from a computer and reporting it to the FBI. The case comes after a California surgeon was convicted of having child pornography on his laptop. The court documents that have been made public show that Geek Squad has been working with the FBI to crack down...

New YouTube “restricted mode” blocks LGBTQ+ content: effects and how to deactivate

New YouTube “restricted mode” blocks LGBTQ+ content: effects and how to deactivate

Micheal Everman, Tech Reporter

March 24, 2017


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YouTube is using "restricted mode" in an attempt to censor any content that relates to the LBGTQ community. The YouTube algorithm uses the restricted mode to block anything that could be in any way potentially explicit or inappropriate. On the other hand, there are millions of videos that are restricted...

Supreme court to overturn social media ban for sexual offenders

Supreme court to overturn social media ban for sexual offenders

Micheal Everman, Tech Reporter

March 7, 2017


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The Supreme Court is currently ruling on the law that states that registered sex offenders can't use social media in North Carolina. The 2008 law prohibits offenders from using social media that allows minors as members. A lawyer of a sexual offender took it to federal court in disagreement of the law,...

The features to look forward to in the Nintendo Switch

The features to look forward to in the Nintendo Switch

Mau Mendoza, Reporter

March 1, 2017


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Nintendo's highly anticipated new gaming system will be released for purchase in just a few days! The company announced the 'Nintendo Switch' back in October of 2016, creating huge talk among fanatics at Don Lugo and around the gaming world. Fans may finally experience the Nintendo Switch for themselves...

Sony Playstation’s virtual reality console goes viral and leaves the company in awe

Sony Playstation’s virtual reality console goes viral and leaves the company in awe

Camille Encarnacion and Joel Chavez

February 27, 2017


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When Sony initially released the VR Playstation console in late October, the company was extremely cautious of "mass-distributing" to stores, as the concept of virtual reality gaming was not yet widely accepted among the games and entertainment community. With approximately 915,000 consoles sold in...

New Earth-like planets have been discovered broadening the possibility of humans in outer space

New Earth-like planets have been discovered broadening the possibility of humans in outer space

Mau Mendoza and Joel Chavez

February 24, 2017


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NASA has made a remarkable discovery that may bring humans a step closer to living on other planets! An entire system of Earth-sized planets was found just 40 light-years away from Earth. The announcement of this new planet system, named Trappist-1, was made by NASA just this Tuesday, February 21st. With...

Snapchat Spectacles now available for online sale in the United States

Snapchat Spectacles now available for online sale in the United States

Micheal Everman, Tech Reporter

February 21, 2017


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Snapchat has finally released their Spectacles for sale online on Febuary 20th. Snap has been setting up vending machine-like "Snapbots" randomly around the country. Originally, the movable "Snapbots" were the only way for customers to get a pair of Spectacles by purchasing from the machine. The...

CICRET bracelet leaves more to be desired

CICRET bracelet leaves more to be desired

Micheal Everman, Tech Reporter

February 16, 2017


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From the start of science fiction, interactive holograms have been used in movies, but it may soon be a reality. A group of developers announced the concept of the CICRET bracelet in a video released on YouTube in 2014. Yet the most recent prototype video has left awaiting consumers wanting much more. In...

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