Everything important in life, I learned from “Animal Crossing.” If you are unfamiliar with the establishment, it’s basically a game about life where you have your own character, house, town and independence. Between the series’ four main games (“Animal Crossing,” “Animal Crossing: Wild World,” “Animal Crossing: City Folk” and “Animal Crossing: New Leaf”), the franchise […]

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Apple made some major announcements in their Keynote presentation on Sept. 12 in the new Steve Jobs Theater. Among them was the announcement of the iPhone 8, Apple’s latest iteration of their ever popular iPhone line. Except, it isn’t really their latest iteration. That title would belong to the iPhone X, announced just shortly after […]

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As a student in the Questrom School of Business, I completely understand the importance of supporting new innovations and early stage startups. Seeing these success stories and the hard work that goes behind the scenes is one of the reasons why I enjoy watching shows like “Shark Tank.” However, in the case of the new […]

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1. Venmo We all know the stress of going out to dinner with a group of friends, getting the check and just staring at it. In confusion, we try to figure out how to divide the bill in six ways. Next, three of us say that we only have our cards, and we don’t have […]

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Dear Apple, Your devoted customers have stuck with you throughout some of the questionable changes you’ve made to your iPhone models (case in point, the new “Lightning” charger introduced for the iPhone 5 back in 2012). We have had blind faith in your products and trust that you know our needs and wants more than […]

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It is impossible for any student in college to have not heard about the legal tussle between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding gaining access into the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. Apple rightfully argued that creating a backdoor for one phone essentially made it a master key for all other iPhones to be […]

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Ah, Snapchat, the app that is so definitive of the millennial generation. From selfies to Geofilters to stickers, Snapchat is up to date with the trends of the times. Naturally, to withhold its au courant status, it releases updates every so often, ensuring that its audiences never get bored. (After all, we cannot forget the […]

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A South Korean tech giant has taken up residence across the Pacific Ocean. Multinational conglomerate Samsung has launched a new flagship store in the heart of the Meatpacking district in Lower Manhattan, according to The Verge. However, this Washington Street boutique location is neither a store nor a factory. Samsung 837, named after its address, […]

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These days, it appears, there is a market for anything and everything. Apps like TaskRabbit connect users so that they can outsource simple jobs and errands to people who are willing to complete these tasks for a price. I recall a friend telling me how they hired someone to finish leftover household chores before their […]

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Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @akitchensink2me Here in the 21st century, humans like to imagine what new technology lies beyond the horizon. Well, now we don’t have to look too far because the future is upon us. The new device that made its debut at this January’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the […]

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