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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

A Closer Look at Snapchat Spectacles

Spencer Wu Staff Writer Marketing teams are always looking to expand a brand and push the boundaries of conventional marketing. The incredibly popular app Snapchat has...

iPhone SE Sees Superior Specs in Smaller Size

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Bigger doesn’t always mean better. This is the route Apple is taking with their new iPhone SE, which was introduced on Mar....

Drones: A Nuisance or an Advancement?

Jackie Caldwell When you hear the word “drone,” what comes to mind? The remote-controlled camera-carriers from Best Buy? The way your high school physics teacher...

Western Digital Debuts New Helium-Filled Hard Drive

Jennifer Kim On Nov. 4, developers at HGST, a Western Digital company, introduced their newest product, the 6 terabyte Ultrastar He6, the world’s first airtight...

New Possibilities Hovering In The Future

Gwen Wu Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator Back to the Future II was right: hoverboards will become a reality in 2015, and it’s all thanks...

UCSB Student Kickstarts Glowing Gloves

Alex Grant As Abraham Karplus explained the technology and development behind Kinetics--his new motion-reactive light gloves, members of University of California, Santa Barbara’s gloving club,...

Tiny Spaceships May Be On the Horizon

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Theoretical physics legend Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire entrepreneur Yuri Milner propose tiny spaceships are our closest celestial neighbors. People like to travel...

Coin, The Programmable Credit Card

Julian Levy Staff Writer Coin, an electronic card that can store and dynamically emulate your credit, bank, and rewards cards, may lighten your wallet in more...

Artificial Intelligence Makes Real Strides

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator One trend that will not be left behind in 2015 is the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI)....

Is Apple Pay the Future?

Pragya Parmita Staff Writer Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator With Apple Pay, Apple believes it can revolutionize mobile payments. The program was first introduced with the...