Saturday, October 19th 2019

China Gets Virtually Real

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer After commercials showing people’s reactions when wearing Samsung’s virtual reality headset, VR became a very popular Christmas gift. Not just in the...

Solar Powered Tent Caters to Refugees and Glampers Alike

Aryana Sherzai In today’s highly stratified world, modern innovations rarely cater to people across the economic spectrum. Yet, one classic human invention has undergone a...

SpaceX Shoots for Stars from Lompoc

Madison Hallam The first orbital class rocket capable of being reused was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc last Monday. The rocket belongs...

Tides Have Turned with New Shark Deterrents

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Beachgoers traumatized from hearing about the recent great white shark sightings and attacks in Santa Barbara should have less to...

Unlocking the iPhone 4S

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook unveiled the new iPhone 4S

iPhone 6s: Bigger, Better, Beautiful—But Worth It?

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Apple has recently unveiled its newest addition to the iPhone family: the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Since the release of the...

UCSB Professor Considers “Virtual Reality Field Trips” in the Journal Science

Eric Long Virtual reality (VR) is often thought of as a gimmick to the gaming industry, but UCSB assistant professor Douglas McCauley feels that it...

Waymo and Uber Settle Up on Theft Lawsuit

Annette Ding Staff Writer Following nearly a year of mudslinging between two of the largest companies in the autonomous vehicle industry, Google and Uber reached a...

Researcher at King’s College London Develops Electrode Pants

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Roger Ribas Manero, a researcher in King’s College London is developing a pair of leggings that measures muscle fatigue during physical activity. “Several...

Zab Zab: The Ultimate House Party App

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer Zab Zab, a new app that connects party-goers with party hosts, is coming to UCSB. Derived from the Polish word zabawa, meaning...