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Mace & Crown | March 19, 2018

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Technology Archives * Page 16 of 19 * Mace & Crown

London Calling: A Recap of TechCrunch Disrupt London 2014

October 29, 2014 |


By Victoria Wood Staff Writer


TechCrunch’s highly anticipated technology conference, Disrupt Europe 2014 wrapped up on Oct. 21 in London. From the Hackathon held before the event to the usual excitement surrounding the Startup Battlefield, the London Disrupt conference was a … Read More

Games to code by

October 29, 2014 |

By Seann Barbour Staff Writer


In recent years, coding has become a coveted skill, as more and more services move to a digital environment.

Professors preach its’ clout on an aspiring employee’s resume, and the number of books and websites on the … Read More

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor review

October 29, 2014 |

By Robert Williams Contributing Writer

“Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor” is an action role playing game for the PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One and 350, and PC set in the universe of “Lord of the Rings.” This game mixes “Assassin Creed” … Read More

Time to ditch those wallets, Apple Pay has finally arrived

October 28, 2014 |

By Victoria Wood Staff Writer

During the Sept. 9 launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple discussed plans for a refreshed approach to near field communication (NFC) payment, Apple Pay.  As of the app’s debut on Oct. 22, … Read More

Because Race Car

October 22, 2014 | 5

What drives the ODU Society of Automotive Engineers

Members of Old Dominion University’s Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, participate in yearly competitions where they are responsible for building, testing, and fine tuning a kit car from the ground up. ODU … Read More

Games to scare your pants off

October 22, 2014 |

Five affordable horror games


We all love a good horror game, but unfortunately often our wallets often cannot accommodate this love. Luckily, the internet is rife with affordable games filled with fear.

5. “Don’t Get Spooked”

Created by Jonathan Wojcik of Bogleech fame, … Read More

Have fun ending friendships with “Super Smash Bros. 3DS”

October 15, 2014 |

Nintendo’s decision to release the newest “Super Smash Bros.” game on the Nintendo 3DS struck me as weird and a little cautious. But I can reassure you that after putting countless hours into this game, it surely plays just like … Read More

The sound of silence: Intel’s response to Gamergate

October 15, 2014 |

Industry giant Intel came under fire from #Gamergate supporters recently for their latest ad campaign on gaming website Gamasutra. After receiving complaints from #Gamergate members for involving themselves with Gamasutra, Intel pulled them from the market. The issue with advertising … Read More

Tidewater Comicon: The big nerd party of acceptance!

October 15, 2014 |

On Oct. 18, all of Hampton Roads nerdom will meet for the first fall Tidewater Comicon at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Tickets start as low as $10.

With games, contests and guests galore, there is a lot to be explored. … Read More

Games to scare your pants off: Paranormal edition

October 15, 2014 |

Celebrating week two of our Gaming Spooktober, here are five paranormal games that will surely spook you out of your seat!

1. Paranormal

Imagine being trapped in your house every day, and that house just happens to be haunted. Next, imagine a … Read More

MOD Makes it to Madison Square Garden: DOTA 2 ESL Tournament

October 15, 2014 |

Eight teams duked it out in Madison Square Garden during a two-day ESL “Defense of the Ancients 2” tournament on Oct. 9 and 10. Hosted by Turtle Entertainment and sponsored by T-Mobile, Pizza Hut, Twitch and more, the tournament sported … Read More

First Look: HTC’s enters photo/video market with “Double Exposure” event

October 9, 2014 |

HTC’s announced its newest line of devices at its “Double Exposure” press conference on Oct. 8.  Yes, devices, not just smartphones. The small, Taiwan-based company unveiled the HTC Desire Eye and the HTC Re, emphasizing their respective camera performance.

The Eye … Read More

“Persona 4 Arena Ultimax” review

October 8, 2014 |

“Persona 4 Arena Ultimax,” the sequel to Atlus and Arc System Works’ “Persona 4 Arena,” is finally here and it is a vast improvement from its predecessor – full of tweaks, new additions and tons of fan service for the … Read More

It’s not me, it’s you: How to break up and move on from an old laptop

October 8, 2014 |

Whether they’re used for keeping in touch, passing the time or working on homework, lap tops have become part of our daily experience. Since we depend on them for so much, dealing with a laptop that has past its prime … Read More

Games to scare your pants off: Zombie Edition

October 8, 2014 |

In celebration of Halloween, the Mace and Crown technology section will be featuring a new horror-themed game list each week.

First up, a spooky staple: zombies.

Whether they are shambling, moaning corpses or freakishly fast monstrosities, zombies have appeared as the villains … Read More

Interactive and Networking Opportunities for ODU women in STEM

October 8, 2014 |

The Women’s Center held the “Networking for Women in STEM” event on Sept 30. The event offered women with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors the opportunity to network with faculty, on-campus organizations and other women with similar majors … Read More