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Mace and Crown | May 27, 2018

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Gadgets Archives * Mace and Crown

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ revealed

March 3, 2018 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor


Samsung’s latest smartphones have been unveiled. The company spoke on their latest product at the Mobile World Congress 2018 held in Barcelona. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ come with a variety of new features that … Read More

Google to launch new “Made by Google” products

October 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor


Google is preparing to launch their new line of “Made by Google” products. At an event held on Oct. 4, the company took some time to show off their new products and their features.

One of these … Read More

The Ring that watches over the home

October 4, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

Ring is a new security method sweeping into Hampton Roads communities. This piece of technology is a not-so-simple doorbell. According to Neighborhoodscout, the surrounding Tidewater cities have high crime rates ranging from vandalism to homicide. They … 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

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

Samsung Galaxy S8 Details Leaked

March 24, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

After last year’s exploding phones, Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 phones are the company’s hope to come back from those issues. However, it doesn’t seem like the company will be able to get away from people … Read More

Tinder Alternatives for the Discerning Dater

February 23, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

It’s time to swipe left on Tinder. A new dating app has come onto the scene, and it’s more than just swiping left or right to find your match.

Hotline is a new dating app that requires … Read More

CES 2017 Round-Up

January 19, 2017 |

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

A new year brings on a whole world of new technology. The Consumer Electronics Show, which was held Jan. 3-8 in Las Vegas, brought many tech companies together to display the latest technological innovations. From kid-friendly technology … Read More

Apple Unveils New Macbook Pro

November 12, 2016 |

Audra Reigle Staff Writer

Apple has recently unveiled their new Macbook Pro at their fall event. A press release from the company says the Macbook Pro will have a variety of new features including a Touch Bar, Touch ID, larger touchpads … Read More

The ROBORanger: An Instant Response to Crime

October 27, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

ROBOCOPP, a San Fransico-based company that released a personal alarm device last year, has announced their next product, the “ROBORanger.” As an upgrade to the original Sound Grenade alarm, the ROBORanger is “a revolutionary way … Read More

The Short, Unfortunate Life of the Galaxy Note 7

October 12, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

As of Oct. 11, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 line of smart devices officially shut down. When it was first released in August, it seemed to be merely another smart phone upgrade for consumers. However, over the course of … Read More

Google Unveils “Pixel” Phones and More

October 12, 2016 |

Matthew Theis Contributing Writer

Google, a company known primarily for its search engine and software, recently held a press conference in San Francisco unveiling its new hardware products. After a brief introductory skit reminiscent of the “Silicon Valley” TV show, most … Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recalled Due to Risk of Exploding

September 15, 2016 |

Lyric Jones

Contributing Writer

Samsung’s newly released Galaxy Note 7 smartphone has experienced a rash of bursting into flames or exploding, which has elicited action from Samsung. Specifically, the battery of the new Note 7 is at risk of exploding. A Jeep … Read More

Pokémon GO Catches Success

July 13, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

“Pokémon GO,” the mobile game app released in beta on July 6, in less than a week has taken the world by storm. Developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, “Pokémon GO” is a mobile game … Read More

Five Gadgets Every College Student Should Have This Summer

June 26, 2016 |

Audra Reigle Staff Writer

Summer has arrived, and for most college students, it’s time to kick back. With no classes, students can go out, relax and have some fun! Below are five types of gadgets college students should have this summer.

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Deterring Campus Violence with the ROBOCOPP Sound Grenade

April 19, 2016 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

The widespread problem of campus sexual assaults and campus violence is one with no single solution and requires a change in the foundational perception of campus violence. In the meantime, a myriad of personal safety devices have … Read More