The Orion

Apple and the chamber of overpricing

The desire for Apple laptops overcomes their actual offering to the public.  3D illustration

Reed Mccoy

March 12, 2019

Apple is one of those companies that seems to be everywhere, but they are especially apparent in the pit of people's wallets. When you pay for an Apple product, you are not paying for a computer, a phone or headphones. You are paying for the privilege of owning a very special (somehow), Apple-certified product.E...

Samsung’s ‘Note 7’ exploding phone fiasco

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Carson Predovich

November 2, 2016

How one wrong move might bring the world's top technology manufacturer straight to the bottom. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was set to be the year's greatest smartphone. It received some of the best reviews of any device of 2016, beating the iPhone 7in many cases. There was just one flaw wit...

Apple is losing innovation

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Jeff Guzman and Briana Mcdaniel

September 22, 2016

Many people don’t know this, but Apple was the first company to bring the mouse to modern computers. Apple is also responsible for changing the music industry when they released the iPod, making thousands of songs available right in your pocket.This company brought touchscreen devices to the marke...

FBI vs. Apple: Privacy concerns without concern

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Sean Daly

April 27, 2016

The recent conflict over the government's access to digital information is developing between the FBI and the giant technological producer Apple. This battle involves two global forces who each say they fight for the common good but clearly fight for their own invested interests.The issue of the gover...

Readers, Digest: Cinnamon baked apples

Enjoy an apple stuffed with apples for dessert. Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Christina Saschin

April 1, 2014

Baking a whole apple pie just for your roommate and yourself is not practical. This apple dessert works great as a single serving and gives you the ability to play with different flavors. I got the idea for making individual baked apples because I like miniaturizing desserts, like with cupcakes. All you ...

Bug puts Flash Player users at risk

Users are encouraged to update their Adobe Flash Player following discovery of security risk. Visit:

Christine Lee

February 7, 2014

Mac and PC users are urged to immediately install an Adobe Flash update to protect themselves from hackers, according to a campus-wide email. Adobe software released a critical update for its Flash Player, according to the email sent Thursday. If users go to a site using an older Adobe Flash plug-in, their com...

Healthy apple cinnamon bars spice up school days

Apple cinnamon bars make a great snack for students on the go when school starts.Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Christina Saschin

January 17, 2014

2014 has arrived, and with that comes a new semester. Even though I am looking forward to this spring semester, the realization that my afternoons will no longer be filled with ice skating, watching "Elf", and drinking hot chocolate is settling in. Time is suddenly getting shorter and there is much to do including finding where my new classes...

Siri, show how iOS7 makes life easier

Siri, show how iOS7 makes life easier

Kayla Smith

September 23, 2013

The iOS7 software update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has everyone talking, but this guide will give you tips and tricks to get the most out of the new features. Multiple Pages of Apps Within Folders There is no limit to the amount of applications you can put into one folder now with the new fe...

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