Category Archives: Technology

Learning Over the Internet

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Online classes have come to Thomas Edison and students are feeling the difference between a traditional class and online courses. 

Edison wanted to bring more technology to classes within the school. According to the senior guidance counselor, Ms. Jackson, ̈They

The Role We All Can Play to Solve E-Waste

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E-waste is a serious issue and demands our full attention. We all know the dangers of climate change, as well as throwing away plastic. We are not, however, aware of the consequences of e-waste; when you throw away electronic

TikTok to the Top

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TikTok, a video producing application rated #2 for top entertainment applications on the Apple app store, has millions of people creating short videos and reacting to other content produced. What started off as entertainment by lip syncing to popular music

Practical Polymers: New Fabric in Development Acts as Wearable HVAC

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The last week of January was a rattling gauntlet of cold for students and commuters. The polar vortex brought temperatures in the midwest well below zero, exhausting heating units and causing several deaths due to freezing and hypothermia.

“I just

The Apple Card: Not Like the Other Cards?

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If a store doesn’t support Apple Pay, users can pull out the physical card to complete a transaction with 1% cash-back.

Apple has officially announced its own credit card, offering “simplicity, transparency, and privacy.” Its advertised features represent Apple’s product line promises of seamlessness and user-friendly utilities.

The flagship features of this titanium card is its integration with Apple Pay and

Purchasing Products On Instagram

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You can now click on a product you like on Instagram and purchase it directly on the app from select brand profiles.
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A new feature on Instagram will now allow you to essentially purchase items directly on the app. Up until March 26th, Instagram users were sent to the retailer’s website when they wanted to purchase something they saw on a brand’s

How Technology Could Change Border Security

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Many people in the United States can seem to understand that a physical wall would be a highly ineffective way to improve border security. However, President Donald Trump does not seem to understand this and is adamant that he will

Edison Cruises into National Auto Technology Competition

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Jordy Castro and Lazaro Sidoro competed in GNYADA, a nationally recognized competition, thanks to the guidance of Mr. Sierra, their shop teacher and coach.

Mr. Sierra said, “We go from city level then state and now national. For city

Is Apple Listening to Us?

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Apple launched AirPods in September 2016, along with iPhone 7. A recent update on all iPhones have lead to an interesting discovery regarding the AirPods.

This update allows the microphone in the phone to pick up the noises surrounding it.

Processor Core Count: Is More Always Better?

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Caption: The average desktop CPU chip can be held at your finger-tips and installed by the user with ease. The current clock speed for consumer pc’s is around 1.5 to 2.5 GHz
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If you’re in any elective course related to computers, you’ve probably heard of the microprocessor. It’s the cheez-it sized chip in your laptop or desktop that handles all of your computing. For branding purposes, Intel and AMD tout core count