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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,...

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...

Ultra High Definition: Is it worth it?

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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,...

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...

TV not working in the residence halls? Here’s why

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Dylan McKenna, Technology Collumnist September 19, 2014

ResNet, the free personal computer help desk for resident students, has been flooded with complaints concerning television in the residence halls. A majority of upperclassmen have likely never experienced...

The Buzzword of the decade: Big Data

The Buzzword of the decade: Big Data
Dylan McKenna, Tech Reporter September 12, 2014

It’s everywhere. Every tweet, every swipe of your Freedom card, every Google search query, it’s all being stored on some server somewhere. Whether it’s RMU’s data center on the north shore, one...

The iPhone 6 and Apple Watch: Keynote Recap

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Dylan McKenna, Technology Reporter September 9, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook presented more than just a bigger iPhone at the Flint Center for Performing Arts in Cupertino, CA today. Keynote highlights including the unveiling of 2 new iPhones, a whole new way...

Your RMU Google Account does more than just email

Your RMU Google Account does more than just email
Dylan McKenna, Staff Reporter August 27, 2014

Google, the most widely used search engine in the World, offers more than email and pictures of cute kittens. Some of its services are likely already familiar to you. You might use Google Drive and Google...

Did you really need that i7?

Did you really need that i7?
Dylan McKenna, Staff Reporter August 26, 2014

A brief look into the aftermath of college laptop shopping  What laptop should I buy for college? Nearly every incoming freshman asked this just a few months ago. Going laptop shopping can be both...

App for freshman helps spare awkwardness

App for freshman helps spare awkwardness
Dylan McKenna, Staff Reporter August 22, 2014

When I received my class schedule for this upcoming semester, I knew that I would have trouble remembering when and where all the different classes were. I needed a way to keep track of my classes and...

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