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Phone frustrations: Two weeks without LTE

Phone frustrations: Two weeks without LTE

By Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  Some say that reason is the strongest ruler, but those who say that have clearly never owned an iPhone before. I’ve had one for the past two years, and it was a huge upgrade from a Windows smartphone that I’d been frustratingly trying to use previously. Do you like […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 launch sheds light on marketing strategies

Apple’s iPhone 7 launch sheds light on marketing strategies

By Sean Spencer | Staff Writer On Sept. 7, Apple revealed the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to mixed reactions. Many people, including Audrey Guskey, associate professor of marketing at Duquesne University, are wondering, “Are we over the iPhone?” Controversially, the 3.5mm headphone jack is no longer on the iPhone. Instead, the Apple iPhone […]

Apple right to refuse government orders

Apple right to refuse government orders

By: Rebekah Devorak | Opinions Editor  In 1956, your medical files were locked away in a doctor’s office filing cabinet. Your photographs were stored away in a scrapbook. Your checking account information was safe with the teller. Your record albums were kept under your bed. In 2016, everything is in your pocket, protected from prying […]

Flappy Bird comes to a screeching halt

By Addison Smith | Sports Editor Three points. That is my high score on Flappy Bird, the worst and most addicting game from the app store. Well, previously from the app store as the game was deleted Sunday night for it being too “addicting.” According to an article titled “Flappy Bird creator breaks silence, says he pulled […]

iPhone still going strong after seven years

By Sam Leon | Student Columnist Last week, Apple’s iPhone had its seventh birthday, the date marks Steve Jobs’ unveiling of the technology on Jan. 9, 2007. With somewhat modest hopes of a one percent market share of the world’s cellphone market in the beginning, the iPhone now dominates an impressive 12.9 percent of that […]

New cell phone breaks the mold

By Addie Smith | Sports Editor I’m gradually becoming anti-iPhone. Well, let me rephrase this: I am gradually becoming anti-my-iPhone. After two years and a fair share of bumps, bruises and software updates, it’s no longer at peak performance. Honestly, all it needs is a new screen and a better processor, but you can’t buy these things […]

Smart watches become the next big thing

By Kristen Kuron | Student Columnist Take a moment to think when was the last time you wore a wrist watch? I remember the last time I grabbed mine was during my LSAT exam. I brought it to keep time during the exam since cell phones were prohibited, but once there I came to find […]