Category Archives: Technology

App-Integrated Smart Books: Do they Out-Class Your Traditional Notebook?

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Say goodbye to ripped loose-leaf and heavy binders, smart notebooks can send your writing to the cloud. Companies like Moleskine, Wacom, and Rocketbook are making it easier to keep track of your pen strokes with scanning technology, whether you need to quickly share material online, organize your notes, or lighten the load in your backpack. […]

Facebook Infringing Users’ Rights

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Facebook’s efforts to add transparency to their website and ads have turned up to be a failure and resulted in an investigating. Through recent use of “Paid for by” ads, clickbait, and even the terms of the agreement, the ways that our information gets compromised has become more diverse, and less detectable. The “Paid for […]

Saving The Under-privileged

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The first floor of the Thomas A. Edison High School holds a room filled with kids that are more than just students, they are the change of tomorrow. The Model United Nations students are determined to get their word broadcast and they do so with the help of technology. They utilize technology to communicate and […]

What Effect Will Amazon’s New Headquarters Have on New York City?

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Long Island City is a "melting pot" for people from all over the world.
Photo Credits: Michelle Edmonds

Long Island City is the melting pot of all types of people from different backgrounds. It’s a city filled with a rich history, culture, art and a growing community. So it’s no surprise that Amazon recently chose Long Island City, Queens as the location for its secondary headquarters. Amazon’s arrival may change our city forever […]

The Good and the Bad of Artificial Intelligence

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The Amazon Echo is considered to 
be an “always on” device which 
can be a threat to privacy.
Credit: Parsha Zaman

Robots haven’t taken over the world yet, but the recent advancements in artificial intelligence show that they might! Almost everyday, a new form of A.I. is being introduced to people all over the world. In many homes, people can shout commands to little machines, like the Amazon Echo, and casually get responses back. Our own […]

NVIDIA Trying to Sell Slower Cards for the Same Prices?

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MSI's DDR4-equipped GT 1030, dubbed the "1030 2GD4." 
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Being referred to as a “quiet roll out,” NVIDIA has confusing many and began releasing versions of their low-end GeForce GT 1030 that are slower and lower TDP when compared to their original counterparts. While all well and good that they output less power due to their lower TDPs, the fact that the consumer inevitably […]

How-To Build a Computer

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Have you been in the market for a new computer? For whatever the reason, looking for a computer often ends up with people scrolling down the websites of companies like HP. While these pre-built computers they sell can do the job, what if I told you there was a cheaper alternative to get the same […]

Nike HyperAdapt : A Step In The Future or an Unnecessary Gimmick

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A Step In The Future or an Unnecessary Gimmick?

Nike has launched the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, a shoe that plans to change the way we wear sneakers forever. It’s the first fully-functioning athletic shoe that electronically adjusts to the contour of your feet with adaptive lacing technology. Though it provides a personalized custom fit, it has sensors to tighten and loosen the shoe’s to […]

Edison: Connection Error?

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Thomas A. Edison CTE High school, A technological hub, meant to provide quality education for careers and high academics.
Photo Credit: Rick Carl Paningsoro

Thomas A. Edison CTE High school is a school unlike many others. Serving as a technological hub for research and development. As well as catering programs unlike others in New York City.  As a tech school, it has to live up to certain standards and expectations. In which some students and staff see Edison’s ability […]

DRAM Shortage, Detrimental Coincidence or Planned Cash-Grab?

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  What do increased prices on electronics and graphics card shortages have in common? They both relate to the global DRAM shortage that has been going on for the past year. Dynamic Random Access Memory, also known as DRAM, is a memory chip responsible for much of the multi-tasking capabilities in modern devices such as […]