Category Archives: Technology

Disney Plus: A Big Time Streaming Service

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Disney Plus is one of the newest streaming services, but it has already become extremely popular because of its large library of shows. Disney Plus is a streaming service launched by Disney and it includes shows from Marvel, Star Wars, and Pixar. It launched in the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands on November 12 […]

Augmented Reality-A New Way to Play, or a New Threat?

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Some people might ask what augmented reality is? Augmented reality is a form of technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world, thus providing a composite view. There are people who are unfamiliar with what augmented reality is. This is simply a technology that portrays reality for a gamer […]

Quantum Computing: The Next Internet?

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Living in 2020 means relying on the internet and various other technological devices to help us stay connected to the rest of the world. However, there’s a faster and more efficient way of communicating which can change the internet entirely as we know it, through Quantum Computing. Regular computers work on a numerical binary system […]

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 wanted to have a different way of incorporating technology into the classroom while still having […]

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 devices away after using them. What consequences does this have on our society? Since e-waste is not recycled […]

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 escalated to viral dance trends and millions of unique skits.  TikTok is a video production […]

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 put on a hoodie and jacket – no gloves.” said senior Jonathan Mui. This general […]

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 absence of numbers on the front or back as a security measure against skimming. Other […]

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 page, but now Instagram users can have their credit card and shipping information saved on […]

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 build the wall. Throughout his presidency, he has continuously claimed that Democrats do not want […]