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App of the day: Map My Run

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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?

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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 but it is nonetheless a wondrous piece of technology.The creative genius of Apple seemed to have n...

Apps you didn’t know you needed: know when to run and pee

Apps you didn't know you needed: know when to run and pee

Alex Vejar

September 22, 2013

In a movie theater, it is expected to ignore a phone call while the film is playing. But when nature dials your body's number, that's a call that may not be possible to leave unanswered. The problem is a trip to the bathroom could mean missing key plot points, resulting in the tricky decision of ...

A look into the new iOS 7 system from Apple

Alex Vejar

September 22, 2013

Now that the new iPhones 5S and 5C have been released, it’s time to talk about the operating system which comes installed out of the box. iOS 7, which debuted two days before the latest Apple devices hit stores, boasts many improvements to the previous operating system, iOS 6. First, the look...

Best fitness apps for National Nutrition Month

Tenny Minassian

February 29, 2012

Students have hectic lives trying to juggle work, school, family, and social relationships. Student’s phones can be one of their best tools in their quest to juggle it all and stay healthy and fit at the same time.  iPhones and Androids have thousands of applications that can be downloaded and used...

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 an ‘A’ (or at least a passing grade) in class but don’t know what you need to do? This app...

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 this app legitimate is how users can manipulate the data to suit their needs and priorities. For...

Four iPhone games you must buy

Jacob Nahin

April 27, 2010

If you have an iPhone or an iPod Touch, you've no doubt downloaded the "lite" or free versions of several different games available in Apple's app store. But what about spending a few bucks for a couple full-version apps? Here are five that are guaranteed to give you your money's worth: 1. Plants vs. Zombies ($2....

Books in the palm of your hand

Jacob Nahin

January 28, 2010

Today, Apple announced its much-anticipated Apple tablet, the iPad. The device will be available in 60-days and will have its own bookstore, making it easy for book addicts and English majors to get their fix without carrying around a stack of dead trees. Still, the iPad presents a few problems, the least of which is ...

The results of discipline disorder

Pam Tapper

November 10, 2009

Two Northwest Airline pilots were recently suspended for missing their final destination by 150 miles. Their claim was that they were looking at their laptops and had the communications turned off. There were 144 passengers on the flight. The pilots distractions were risking the lives of those 144 p...

Staff Editorial: Me comes before mobile

Ashley Gordon

October 2, 2009

The advent of wireless Internet connection has been both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, it’s allowed people the ability to work more efficiently and remain consistently accessible. On the other, it’s allowed people the ability to work too efficiently and remain consistently too accessible....

Find the balance between staying connected and relaxing

Kerstin Gupilan

September 29, 2009

Cocaine, marijuana, heroine, crystal meth…iPhone? A mobile phone doesn’t exactly top anyone’s list of addictive controlled substances. But with school, extracurricular activities, work, a social life and relationships, you, an average college student, have so much going on in your life that it can...

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