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A Battle Between The Newest Movie-Editing Programs

A Battle Between The Newest Movie-Editing Programs

November 5, 2014


Filed under Technology

By Harold Glicken McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT) Well, that was fast. A week ago I was singing the praises of Pinnacle Studio 18, the latest version of one of the premiere budget movie-editing programs. Now, like someone who upgrades his car every fall, when the new models debut, I’m going...

October 15, 2014


Filed under Technology

Troy Wolverton: With breaches on the rise, time to protect your data By Troy Wolverton San Jose Mercury News (MCT) One of the things that has become crystal clear in recent months is that consumers’ personal information is at great risk of being stolen. Security breaches at Target, JPMorgan Chase a...

Law enforcement grapples with iPhone’s enhanced encryption

Law enforcement grapples with iPhone’s enhanced encryption

October 1, 2014


Filed under Technology

By Julia Love and Robert Salonga San Jose Mercury News (MCT) Apple is no stranger to disruption, having upended the music business with iTunes and the mobile industry with the iPhone. But now, some law enforcement officials are warning that the company is threatening to disrupt their efforts to figh...

Theme parks’ Halloween scare tactics becoming frightfully high-tech

Theme parks’ Halloween scare tactics becoming frightfully high-tech

October 1, 2014


Filed under Technology

By Hugo Martín Los Angeles Times (MCT) To re-create a bloody scene from the 1981 horror flick “American Werewolf in London,” crews at Universal Studios Hollywood installed computer-controlled strobe lights behind the walls of a dark maze to simulate the flash of bullets. An actor wearing a rubber ...

Smelly Phones

Smelly Phones

Terry Nelson, Northeast Speech Instructor-Director of Forensics

May 6, 2014


Filed under Columns, Top Stories

So, have you heard of the up and coming oPhone?  This new technology will allow users to send odors to their friends in the same way they currently send text messages.  When I first heard of this, I thought of the business applications—what a great incentive to get someone to come into your store...

Apple Upgrades Low-Cost iPad Option, Offers Cheaper iPhone 5C

Apple Upgrades Low-Cost iPad Option, Offers Cheaper iPhone 5C

Jeremy C. Owens

March 20, 2014


Filed under Technology

As Google’s Android operating system chips away at Apple’s market share in tabloids and smartphones, the world’s most valuable company announced Tuesday that a newer iPad model will be offered at a reduced price and a cheaper iPhone is on sale in certain markets outside the United States. In...

DJs give new gear a spin amid boom in electronic dance music

DJs give new gear a spin amid boom in electronic dance music

February 11, 2014


Filed under Technology

By Ryan Faughnder Los Angeles Times (MCT) It was DJ Miguel Garcia’s first time at last month’s National Association of Music Merchants’ big trade show in Anaheim, Calif., but he was in his element, hunched over an expensive DJ rig while spinning his own dance music. “These are proba...

Web Buzz: A new Spin on togetherness

Web Buzz: A new Spin on togetherness

January 28, 2014


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By Jen Leo Los Angeles Times (MCT) This new app provides “real-time together experiences” for groups on the platform. Name: Spin: The New Together Available for: iPhone and iPad What it does: It’s a real-time video-chat and photo-sharing app for iOS users. Up to 10 friends ca...

Starbucks’ iPhone app said to leave customers’ data exposed

Starbucks’ iPhone app said to leave customers’ data exposed

January 16, 2014


Filed under Technology

By Angel Gonzalez The Seattle Times (MCT) SEATTLE — The Starbucks iPhone application stores customers’ personal data in unencrypted form that leaves it vulnerable to computer-savvy phone thieves, according to a cybersecurity expert whose discovery of the flaw was disclosed this week. ...

Dell shareholders approve buyout

Dell shareholders approve buyout

September 13, 2013


Filed under Business, Technology

By Brian Gaar and Kirk Ladendorf Dell Inc. shareholders have approved the buyout of the company by founder Michael Dell and his financial ally Silver Lake Partners. The company reported Thursday that a preliminary tally showed a majority of votes cast at a shareholders meeting were in favor of...

Tech Topic

Tech Topic

Rachel Ellis, Reporter

March 1, 2013


Filed under Technology

Our generation is the first to be immersed in technology since early childhood. From computer class in Kindergarten to smartphones that do everything but turn on your oven (don't worry: LG is working on it) We are the techno-logic age. Chances are that your major relies on technology; as a Sophomore...

iPads for the Students at Northeast Community College

iPads for the Students at Northeast Community College

Daira Gentrup, Web Editor

January 17, 2013


Filed under Campus

Technology is taking over the world and Northeast Community College is jumping on board. Starting the spring semester of 2013, approximately 300 students will be able to check out iPads and use them in their classes for the entire semester. For 6 months, John Blaylock, Vice President of Education...

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