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App of the day: Map My Run

App of the day: Map My Run

Laine Wherritt

October 27, 2015

With the LA Marathon coming up this Valentines day, Sunday Feb. 14th, a good app to help kick off training would be the “Map My Run” app. Map My Run is available on both iOS and Android systems and received a solid five-star rating in Apple’s App Store. The application allows runners a...

Is the end of the Apple era peaking over the horizon?

Is the end of the Apple era peaking over the horizon?

Armen Aghabekov

September 23, 2015

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak helped set the standard on what a personal computer should be. Modern tech companies owe a lot to Apple. The Apple 1 is far from what the most basic modern computer looks like but it is nonetheless a wondrous piece of technology.The creative genius of Apple seemed to have n...

Tech Tuesday: How Microsoft’s Windows 10 Competes with Apple

Tech Tuesday: How Microsoft’s Windows 10 Competes with Apple

Wahid Lodin

January 27, 2015

    Microsoft put on its sparring gloves at its press event, Wednesday. The tech company revealed its newest software, Windows 10. The event proved to be most impressive is two aspects: Cortana and software upgrade. Cortana is a Siri-like assistant for Windows 10 devices. How does Windows 10 square up against ...

Apple vs. Samsung, the smartphone battle continues

Apple vs. Samsung, the smartphone battle continues

Natanya Toomes

September 10, 2014

The battle of the smart phones seems to be an endless feud between suppliers and consumers. As undergraduates it’s important that the right phone is chosen to suit everyday student life.  While many may argue that cost might be the most crucial factors in choosing a phone, Samsung and Appl...

Tablet initiative expanding in number of students, more majors soon

Tablet initiative expanding in number of students, more majors soon

Pete D. Camarillo

March 4, 2014

Corrections: Students can check out iPads at the library for free, not rent them. The iPad initiative is trying to connect to the e-text initiative, not e-tech. The MyCSUNtablet initiative grew in number of students in its second full semester of installation. The number of students enrolled in...

Campus IT discuss new iPad initiative at A.S. meeting

Taylor Villescas

May 3, 2013

Associated Students met with representatives from Information Technology Friday to discuss the myCSUNtablet initiative, which is set to launch Fall 2013. “The goal is for students to have a more engaging experience in classrooms,” said Hilary Baker, vice president of IT. The tablet initiative wi...

Spend green on Black Friday and go green

Aimee Lastrella

November 18, 2010

Black Friday is looming its ugly head over our wallets and our inner materialist. I, for one, love shopping. But what I hate is the guilt I feel after thinking about all the damage I did to the world (and my bank account!) after my splurge of purchases. I'm talking about the receipt paper, the plastic...

The next generation of Mac

Rima Bek

November 8, 2010

When I heard about the release of the MacBook Air a couple of weeks ago, my first thought was 'here we go again.' With technological advancements almost every other week,  it can be overwhelming trying to keep up. Yesterday,  I saw Apple's commercial on the MacBook Air for the first time and I wa...

HP Releases New Computer Tablet

Rima Bek

October 29, 2010

Hewlett-Packard has released a touch-screen computer tablet that runs on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system on Friday. HP is the latest computer maker to step up their game after the release of Apple's iPad in April. Dubbed the "Slate 500," the tablet costs $799 on the HP website, which is...

An environmental and social bond between Apple and HP

Julio Alberto Cruz

September 13, 2010

Apple and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are not only popular computer and electronic companies, but they are environmentally and socially responsible businesses. In a 2008 book, The Better World Shopping Guide, by Ellis Jones, both Apple and HP were recognized for their environmental practices and social accountability, plus both are very much ...

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