Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

During the era of social media which dictates the flow of global culture and popular trends, there have been rapid changes in people’s abilities to focus. Modern times move at swift paces at the hands of technology. News updates by the minute, social interactions through a screen, being one click away ...

iPhone 11 and Apple XR: Apple Reveals New Designs

The first Apple event this fall took place on Sep. 10, giving us a load of surprises and news.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

Since the late 70s, Apple has been presenting us with different branches of technologies, opening the doors for many possibilities in education and entertainment. Apple holds three to four events each year to spotlight its latest products, and this year is no different. On Sep. 10, 2019, Apple held a...

Apple TV vs. Amazon Fire Stick

The Apple TV and Amazon Fire Stick are two of the most popular digital media players.

Eric Jimenez, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

Our Rating: Amazon Fire Stick: B+, Apple TV: A In recent years, streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu have granted users the ability to watch their favorite shows or movies at any time, as long as they have stable internet connection. As more users begin to cut the cord on pricey cable pla...

Farmaceuta Hecho Filántropo: Phillip Frost

Farmaceuta Hecho Filántropo: Phillip Frost

Ana Cápiro, Spanish Editor

July 8, 2017

Donde quiera que mires en la ciudad de Miami aparece el nombre Frost. En la escuela de música de la Universidad de Miami, en el Museo de Arte de FIU y el recién inaugurado Museo de Ciencias,  respaldando estos centros de arte, cultura y conocimiento está Phillip Frost. Nacido en el sur de Philadelphia Frost lle...

New Technology May Help Predict Suicide

FSU Psychology researcher Jessica Ribeiro.

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Every day, nearly 120 Americans take their lives. This statistic is what attracted a research team led by Jessica Ribeiro from Florida State University (FSU), to create new technology that may help predict a suicide.  Ribeiro collaborated with FSU Psychology Assistant Professor Joseph Franklin and...

Reports of Touch Disease Surge

Gables iPhone owners are concerned with the newest glitch: the touch disease.

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

September 10, 2016

It begins with obnoxious flickering bars at the top of your screen, until your phone eventually becomes completely unresponsive to touch. This is called "Touch Disease" and if you are an owner of an iPhone 6, you may be in danger of catching it. A design malfunction in the iPhone 6 models has led to...

Delivery Has Evolved

Get pizza delivered right to your door with the tap of a finger.

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Being able to get food delivered to your doorstep was once a dream. Now it's possible. No longer is it necessary to get dressed and go through the hassle of getting out of bed. One click is all it takes to get a steaming pizza at your door. Let's praise the apps that make these deliveries happen. Dominoes P...

9,000 Chinese People Displaced to Build Telescope

The telescope has not been completed yet but is already massive in size.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

The Chinese government has displaced over 9,000 villagers from the southwestern province of Guizhou. They plan to use the space to build the world's largest telescope to gather more data from space and search for extraterrestrial life. The citizens living within a three-mile radius of the telescope were...

The “Perfect” Baby

Altering the genetic composition of humans is no longer science fiction.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

Thanks to technological advances in genetic engineering, parents now have the option to modify and select specific genes that their potential baby will inherit, allowing them to design the "perfect" baby. As of now, fertility doctors have aided thousands of parents in selecting their baby's sex and...

Walk Yourself for Money?

This picture clearly shows the intent of the company.

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

If you are looking for an easy way to make money, it does not get any better than this. A new crypto-currency has been developed by Nissan Bahar and Franky Imbesi that gives users money for walking around. The currency is called Bitwalking and every 10,000 steps, 1 BW$ is awarded to the walker in ord...

The Future of Virtual Reality

A man in awe over his experience with Google Carboard.

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

Our Rating: B Google Cardboard may be Google's ticket to revolutionizing Virtual Reality (VR). While VR has been around for a while, it has never been an easily available thing. This headset, a box that simulates virtual reality, can be ordered off of Amazon for just $3.99. The way Google Cardboard w...


Make sure to check out Freecycle!

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Our Rating: A Release Date: May 1, 2003 Cost: Free If you have ever wondered what you can do with that old printer you no longer use, there's now a solution. Freecycle is a website where you can give away free things to people who need them. The goal of the website is to keep items that can be used ...

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