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Proactive Ways Teachers Are Using Phones In The Classroom

Proactive Ways Teachers Are Using Phones In The Classroom

Micheal Everman, Tech Editor

November 11, 2017


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Teachers are now using phones in the classroom for educational purposes. Teachers are using online programs on the phone other than just using Google Search. Regardless of if the Educational Code frowns upon the use of phones at school, teachers have decided to utilize cell phones and the information...

New Traceable Tag Allows Users To Know The Location Of Their Belongings

New Traceable Tag Allows Users To Know The Location Of Their Belongings

Joel Chavez, Tech Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Samsung is emerging from smartphones to tracking devices. Samsung has also announced a new product, the Samsung Connect Tag, which will allow users to keep track of their pets, children and belongings. According to Samsung it will be the first consumer mobile product to use narrowband network technology. ...

New Sharable Amazon Feature Allows Teens To Buy With Parents Permission

New Sharable Amazon Feature Allows Teens To Buy With Parents Permission

Micheal Everman, Tech Editor

October 18, 2017


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Amazon's new feature is aiming to create a level of "autonomy," self reliance, with it's younger users. The feature is intended for teenagers from thirteen to seventeen years old. With every purchase a notification is sent to the parents and they can choose to deny the purchase or accept the purchase...

Google Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8; Which one is Better?

Google Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8; Which one is Better?

Joel Chavez, Tech Reporter

October 12, 2017


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Google promises that the Google Pixel 2 will be better than the iPhone 8. Google is improving their first phone, Google Pixel, and evolving to the new Google Pixel 2. The new smartphone, Google Pixel 2, is upgraded with new technology and advanced with powerful artificial intelligence; while Apple is...

New Exciting Update For Super Mario Run; Promises To Bring In Users

New Exciting Update For Super Mario Run; Promises To Bring In Users

Micheal Everman, Tech Editor

October 2, 2017


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The app Super Mario Run, has released it's newest update for IOS and Android in an attempt to draw in more users. Super Mario Run is a recreation of Super Mario Brothers, playable on phones. While there is differences in the layout of the game, due to it's use on mobile devices, the sounds and concept...

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,...

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