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Review: ‘X’ best iPhone yet

The iPhone X features Apple’s first full body display. The phone was released on November 3, 2017, and retails for $999. (The Broadcaster/Alex Elchev)

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

May 25, 2018

The tenth anniversary of the iPhone is by far the most innovative iPhone ever made, and it’s worth the price. With the iPhone X, Apple is returning to the innovation that made them famous. The tenth anniversary of the iPhone delivers with the most imaginative design and hardware yet, and the it...

Smartwatch Review

Smartwatch Review

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 30, 2018

It seems like a new smartwatch comes out every few months, so it can be hard to navigate the market. But clearly some watches are better than others, so here are the best watches currently on the market. Best Budget Smartwatch Priced at $69.99 on Amazon, the Asus Zenwatch 2 is the best smartwatch for the price, according to Authority Advisor. Fa...

Malala Yousafzai Teams with Apple to Support Girls’Education

Yousafzai and Cook speak with Syrian refugees about their life stories.  The duo met in Beirut, Lebanon to review the terms for their new partnership. (The Malala Fund)

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

February 6, 2018

Malala Yousafzai, the inspiring advocate for equal rights, is teaming with Apple’s cooperation to make an even bigger impact on social injustice. Apple has teamed with the Malala Fund as the organization’s first laureate partner in hopes of expanding support for girls’ education worldwide. The fund, established by Yousafzai and her fathe...

Apple Announces iPhone 8, X

The iPhone X, shown above, will cost $999 and was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook at an Apple Special Event in Cupertino, CA on September 12, 2017. (Apple)

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

September 17, 2017

The tech giant officially revealed their yearly flagship devices on September 12, 2017. At an Apple Special Event in Cupertino, California, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the company's new devices. The long-anticipated iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were announced, along with the third line of Apple Watch device...

iPhone 8, Note 8 headline 2017 smartphone releases

In this Friday, March 24, 2017, photo, new Samsung Galaxy S8, left, and Galaxy S8 Plus mobile phones are displayed in New York. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

In this Friday, March 24, 2017, photo, new Samsung Galaxy S8, left, and Galaxy S8 Plus mobile phones are displayed in New York. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Alex Elchev, Reporter

June 2, 2017

Apple and Samsung aren’t the only companies releasing phones this year. While the iPhone 8 may be the most hyped phone release of 2017, nearly a dozen other companies are set to release products. After their disastrous Note 7, Samsung hopes to relaunch their Note line with the Note 8. Meanwhi...

Is Apple Still the Best? (Opinion)

In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products, in San Francisco. Though owners of last year’s iPhones might not need to rush out to get the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, those clinging on to older models might find enough cumulative improvements from the past two years, including sharper photos at 12 megapixels, introduced last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Alex Elchev, Reporter

March 22, 2017

With yearly improvements to their products unrivalled by their competition, has Samsung pulled ahead of Apple? Historically, Apple has dominated in the technology industry. Starting with the revolutionary Apple I computer, Apple has been in the lead in the game of innovation. Behind the visionary gu...

What’s The Next Big Step in Technology?

What’s The Next Big Step in Technology?

Alex Elchev, Reporter

January 23, 2017

As companies continue to make innovations in their fields, what’s the next revolutionary improvement? When Apple released their first personal computer (PC) in 1977, it began the commercial use of computers, an industry worth billions today. Since then, much smaller inventions have been hailed as...

Government Hacks Into San Bernardino iPhone

Demonstrators Peter Brockmann, of Northborough, Mass., center, and Chris Gladney, of Boston, right, display iPads with messages on their screens outside an Apple store, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Boston. Demonstrators are expected to gather in a number of cities Tuesday to protest the FBI obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December's mass murders in San Bernardino, Calif.. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

April 15, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro After all the chaos and gunfire, one locked iPhone stymied the FBI's investigation. On December 2, 2015, two shooters appeared in San Bernardino, California and opened fire. They were armed with .223 caliber assault rifles and semiautomatic handguns and killed 14 people and w...

Tiny Turns Mighty: iPhone SE

The iPhone SE includes the new feature of a 12 megapixel iSight camera which holds “live memories.” Along with other more recent apple iPhones, live photos allow users to have a memory of what happened before and after the picture. (Photo courtesy of Apple Inc.)

April 7, 2016

By: Madison Held Maybe bigger isn’t always better. Apple has yet again raised the bar a little higher by announcing the new iPhone SE. This time a phone with high quality and power within just four inches. The phone went up for preorder on March 24, 2016 and is now available since March 31, 2016....

Steve Jobs remembered on 61st birthday

In this Jan. 6, 2004 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs displays the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

February 24, 2016

By Joel Neuschwander Unlike the founders of most major tech companies, the genius behind Apple didn’t attend a prestigious university. In fact, he didn’t even graduate from college. Steve Jobs founded one of the world’s largest technology companies out of his family garage. Beginnings Steve Jobs founded Ap...

New iPad Pro Changes Technology Culture

The new Apple Pencil rests on top of the iPad Pro during a product display following an Apple event in San Francisco. The tech industry keeps trying to come up with lighter and cheaper alternatives to the traditional laptop, and new gadgets from Apple, Microsoft, Google and Asus all harbor such ambitions, to varying degrees. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

February 4, 2016

By: Shyanne Gaston From the multiple iPhones, MacBooks, and the Apple watch, Apple Inc. has added another addition to the family. The iPad Pro is the fastest Apple tablet so far, and the details put inside the iPad Pro gives consumers new abilities that were unable to be done on previous products. This new tech savvy product in addition to the keyb...

iOS 9: Hit or Miss?

iOS 9: Hit or Miss?

November 16, 2015

By: Eric Wood September 25, 2015 Apple set a new record. September 25 marked the day that Apple sold 13 million iPhone 6s’s. On September 5, Apple introduced the new iPhone would come out September 25 along with iOS 9 coming out September 19. iOS 9 is a software several Apple devices and has ...

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