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Mace & Crown | July 22, 2017

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Technology Archives * Mace & Crown

A History of Home and Handheld Consoles

June 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft have been big names in the video game industry. All three have released consoles for gamers to play the latest games on over the years. Nintendo and Sony have even launched portable … Read More

A History of Operating Systems

June 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

A common factor between smartphones and computers is the use of an operating system. While the operating systems for cell phones and computers are different, both types of devices still use them. We’re going to take … Read More

How Technology Can Help the Disabled

June 10, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

Technology has progressed to the point where we can use a smartphone to navigate from a point to a destination, and highlight the fastest route and instruct the phone to send the estimated time of arrival … Read More

Facebook to Launch New Video Service

June 10, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

The idea of a video service has become Facebook’s next marketing strategy. The New York Post reveals that the feature will be called Spotlight. This service is being created with the help of popular websites such … Read More

Funimation Suing Kissanime Over DigitalOcean Server

June 10, 2017 | 1

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

Funimation has opened a lawsuit against Kissanime after tracking an IP address to DigitalOcean through the downloads of the One Piece anime.

Funimation is the most profitable anime distributor in the United States. This company obtains the … Read More

‘Prey’ Review: Popular Shooter Returns to Xbox One, PS4 and PC

June 9, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

“Prey” was released by Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Studios on May 26, 2017 on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. This open world game is a first person survival shooter. It was made as a reboot … Read More

Google I/O Shows New Features for Devices and Developers

May 23, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

May 17-19, developers met in Mountain View, California. for the Google I/O conference. Many new features for Google products and information about Android O was announced during the keynote on May 17.

There were two themes that … Read More

Cyberattack Strikes Countries Around the World

May 17, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

A cyberattack affected almost 100 countries, including the U.S., on May 13. This attack happened just days after President Trump signed his cybersecurity order.

Cyber-attackers encrypted information on computers and demanded $300 or more to unlock them, … Read More

Microsoft Shows Off Surface Laptop, New Features

May 7, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Technology Editor

Educators and students can look forward to new innovations by Microsoft. The company held an event at 12:30 p.m. EDT on May 2, where they revealed new products and features for already existing products.

“Today’s event is about … Read More

Summer Learning: Make Your Own Website

April 22, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

[Editor’s note: An abridged version of this article will be featured in the upcoming April 26 issue of the Mace & Crown newspaper.]

Programming is becoming an essential skill in the modern, developed world. Understanding how to … Read More

Improve Over the Summer: Learn Some HTML

April 21, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

Programming is becoming an essential skill in the modern, developing world. Understanding how to program can give someone the ability to “talk” to computers and give them a leg-up when finding a job. For instance, provided … Read More

Live Violence and Crime Appearing on Facebook

April 20, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Social media is a huge part of our day-to-day lives. From being able to share our achievements with the world to being able to vent about anything that has frustrated us during the day, social … Read More

DIY Computer: An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

April 19, 2017 |

Alex Beschler | Contributing Writer

The Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card, featuring a wireless card and the ability to connect to devices via Bluetooth. In addition, it has a massive array of physical connections that … Read More

Beware: FAFSA Hacked

April 14, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

If you’re receiving financial aid of some sort, you’re probably aware of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Each year, students are asked to fill it out in order to receive financial aid for … Read More

Scientists Are Running for Public Office

April 14, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Hearing that there are people who don’t believe in climate change is probably nothing new to proponents of climate change. Like every issue, there are two sides to it, and there are going to be people … Read More

Strome Entrepreneurial Center Hosts ODU Company Expo

April 12, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

The Strome Entrepreneurial Center recently held its “ODU Company Expo,” an event where more than 35 businesses started by students and alumni were showcased alongside a few community businesses. Established in 2013 thanks to a $10 … Read More