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New app helps yearbook replay the year

New app helps yearbook replay the year

Sabrina Storms
December 9, 2013
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle, Technology & Gaming

Replaying memories has become much easier in the last decade with the advancing technology of smart phones. Now, schools are integrating these new technologies in every way possible. The ReplayIt app is now being used at SAHS as well as many other schools to help collect pictures of the students throu...

iPad Air soars into stores

Travis Johnson
November 26, 2013
Filed under Health and Science, Technology & Gaming

A new saying in American culture is "smaller is better," at least this applies to some technology. Under this slogan, Apple came out with their newest product: the iPad Air. Since 2010, Apple has released six different versions of the iPad with the iPad Air being the newest innovation. “I love ...

A cell-phone revolution may be coming

Maddie Engstrum
November 13, 2013
Filed under Health and Science, Technology & Gaming

The Phoneblok is ready to take over Samsung and Apple. Once it actually works and hits the market, that is. Dave Hakkens of the Netherlands has come up with the concept he named “Phoneblok.” He realized that every time a small, simple part of a device - a phone, camera, computer, etc. - is bro...

Xbox provides all-in-one entertainment

Alec Youngblood
November 12, 2013
Filed under Health and Science, Technology & Gaming

A device that intertwines all entertainment into one easily, accessible console is unheard of. However, gamers around the world can rejoice because the Xbox One is just that and more. Built with cutting-edge new technology, the Xbox One, upon its release on Nov. 22, will be the most advanced gaming...

Yet another social media app: Pheed

Shelby Kadlec
November 10, 2013
Filed under Health and Science, Technology & Gaming

Not only is there Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, but there is now a new, more innovative social media app. Pheed launched for iPhone and Apple products in late 2012 but has recently launched for Android with great reviews. It's a social media app that enables users to create, inspire and share text, photos, videos, audio ...

Grand Theft Auto V blows gamers away

Grand Theft Auto V blows gamers away

Alex Pierson
November 4, 2013
Filed under Arts, Technology & Gaming

Grand Theft Auto V will blow gamers away with its new features.The new GTA V was released Sept. 17 by Rockstar GamesThe game is expected to have the most sold copies of any other game this year, and is expected to win game of the year. GTA V is the most highly anticipated game of the year, the new vers...

Grand Theft Auto V becomes best selling video game

Grand Theft Auto V becomes best selling video game

Alex Pierson
October 21, 2013
Filed under Arts, Technology & Gaming

Walking down the street just knowing you can make your character do anything. Hop in someone else’s car and speed down the road, or jump someone for the $12 they have in their pocket. Obviously, this is not what happens in the real world, but it’s all 100 percent reality in Grand Theft Auto V by Rockst...

Urban Outfitters combine social media and rewards into “Urban On” app

Urban Outfitters combine social media and rewards into “Urban On” app

Olivia Novotny
October 16, 2013
Filed under Arts, Technology & Gaming

In their newly revamped “Urban On” app, Urban Outfitters is combining social media with a rewards system in their attempt to appeal to teenagers. The app syncs with the user’s social network to allow them to upload photos of themselves in Urban Outfitters merchandise. Every time a user mentions the ...

Apple releases new update and products

Maddie Engstrum
October 15, 2013
Filed under Technology & Gaming

It has been one year since the groundbreaking iPhone 5 came out, but on Sept. 20, the next step in the evolution of the iPhone was released. At the same time, the iOS 7 software came out which gives the layout of the phone a completely new look. Apple is constantly updating. There is always something new...

New school lunch app

New school lunch app

Joe Dewale
September 20, 2013
Filed under Local News, News, Technology & Gaming

Schools in our area are changing the ways students find out what is for lunch. Stillwater Area High School has added an application called "School Lunch" by Nutrislice for smart phones including apple products and Android phones. Throughout the year, elementary school students to high schoolers make decisions on what they want for lunch. "It could sa...

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