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Group message on Android using Verizon

Group message on Android using Verizon

Dylan McKenna, Digital Content Manager

November 14, 2014

An iPhone group text can be an Android users worst nightmare. If us Android folks are honest for second, iPhones do have it better when it comes to texting. iOS was the first to adopt WiFi texting, and iOS was the first barrable group texting solution. If you are a Verizon customer and an Android...

Dumb and Dumber To: I like it a lot

Dumb and Dumber To: I like it a lot

Eddie Sheehy, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2014

It has been twenty years since Dumb and Dumber first arrived on the big screen, and ever since that moment, people have been wondering when the two greatest bumbling idiots of all time would return. Jim Carrey is notorious for abstaining from sequels, and Jeff Daniels has made quite a serious career...

Got a smartphone? Become an astrophysicist.

Got a smartphone? Become an astrophysicist.

Dylan McKenna, Technology Contributor

October 31, 2014

There are still quite a few things that science has yet to explain. You and your smartphone can help us cross one off the list. Ultra-high energy cosmic rays are crazy fast space particles that hit earth really hard. They have a kinetic energy of greater than 10^18 electronvolts to be specific. Scientists...

Phone battery charges in minutes, lasts for weeks

Phone battery charges in minutes, lasts for weeks

Dylan McKenna, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

What if you could charge your electric car in the same amount of time it takes to fill a normal car up with gas, and drive for hundreds of miles? What if you could throw your iPhone on charge for 5 minutes, and the battery would last for weeks? What if your laptop battery lasted longer than the laptop...

Here’s what’s powering over a fifth of the Internet

Here’s what’s powering over a fifth of the Internet

Dylan McKenna, Technology Contributor

October 17, 2014

According to Web Technology Survey’s, 23.1 percent of the top ten million websites are driven by a certain content management system. Big name publications like Time and Vogue are alongside Beyoncé, Nancy Pelosi, and this website right here in choosing WordPress as the backbone of their internet presence. WordPress...

Create your own Netflix

Create your own Netflix

Dylan McKenna, Technology Reporter

October 10, 2014

In a late July shareholder update, Netflix, the popular media streaming service, announced they have over 50 million subscribers. It’s easy to see why:  Eight bucks a month grants access to a ton of digital content. But what if you’re one of those people that already own a bunch of digital content?...

Ultra High Definition: Is it worth it?

Ultra High Definition: Is it worth it?

Dylan McKenna, Technology Reporter

October 3, 2014

The last time you walked through a Best Buy, you may have noticed quite a few TV’s boasting about “Ultra High Definition,” or “UHD 4K.” It sounds awesome, four times the resolution of full HD, or four times what you might see coming out of your Bluray player. But is four times the resolution...

SNL Season 40: Change

SNL Season 40: Change

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Article

October 1, 2014

This weekend marked the beginning of the 40th season of “Saturday Night Live.” Chris Pratt hosted, while Ariana Grande was the musical guest. Though, the biggest storylines going forward involve the changes for the show. Unlike a lot of people, I like watching “SNL” more for the cast members...

Cool stuff on the Internet: IFTTT

Cool stuff on the Internet: IFTTT

Dylan McKenna, Technology Reporter

September 26, 2014

The next time you’re aimlessly surfing the web, I’ve got something for you to check out. Launched publicly in September of 2011, IFTTT is a service that allows users to design powerful connections with one simple statement, “If this than that”. For example, I set up IFTTT to send me a text...

“The Zero Theorem:” Too complex for casual movie-goers?

“The Zero Theorem:” Too complex for casual movie-goers?

Eddie Sheehy, Lifestyles Editor

September 23, 2014

Terry Gilliam is notorious for being weird. His films, which are always highlighted by bright colors, intermittent otherworldly CGI sequences and personalities so bizarre you never fully like them, have become a point of great intrigue for many movie viewers. In the past, Terry Gilliam has brought us...