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

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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...

myCSUNtablet initiative? More like myCSUNiPad

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Devan Patel March 4, 2014

Correction: The emails sent to students now say an iPad with iOS7 is required. Emails that mentioned iOS6 were being sent before iOS7 was available.  Regardless of how anyone feels about the use...

Tablet initiative expanding in number of students, more majors soon

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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...

Growing number of Americans buying e-readers, studies show

Growing number of Americans buying e-readers, studies show
Lisette Rosales February 11, 2014

Increased ownership of e-readers during the 2013 holiday season shed light on a growing national trend in which 50 percent of Americans now own either a Nook, iPad, Kindle or some other type of electronic...

Fun apps for your iPad

Fun apps for your iPad
Jake Fredericks November 14, 2013

This semester, the myCSUNtablet Initiative was unveiled to students and faculty within various academic concentrations. CSUN’s long-term goal is the ‘widening deployment of portable devices and cloud...

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...

Tablet computers to make education more interactive

Christiaan Patterson February 14, 2011

A new wave of learning tools, including tablet computers such as Apple’s iPad, bring future technologies into classrooms to aid both students and instructors. A study by the University of Illinois...

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...

A Few Apps to Get You Through MidTerms

Rima Bek October 17, 2010

Do you feel the pressure rising with all the ongoing assignments and midterms yet? Here are a few apps that can help you organize some of your work and help you study faster. Grades Want or need...

New iPhone App Helps You Compare the World’s Top Universities

Rima Bek October 9, 2010

World University Rankings is a new iPhone application which allows users to compare and contrast the top 400 universities in the world and access the full ranking of top 200 in the world. What make...

The iPad coming to university campuses?

Rima Bek October 1, 2010

Do you want to be part of a university program where you are given or loaned an iPad to utilize for your education for free? If you attend schools such as Duke University, Oklahoma State, or the University...

Print journalism is down, but not out

Roxanne Estrada February 14, 2010

The sleek and shiny iPad is hitting stores next month and igniting a buzz in the literary world.  Now that the all-mighty Apple has joined the e-book craze, writers are left worrying about the future...

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