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Mace & Crown | December 17, 2017

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Technology Archives * Page 17 of 18 * Mace & Crown

ODU Gamers Locked-In for Charity

September 24, 2014 |

Virginia House experienced a 24-hour gamer lock-in on Sept. 19 and 20 when the Video Game Design and Development Club and the Street Fighter Association hosted a daylong session of gaming for their Extra Life charity.

Participants brought their own systems … Read More

Your data is the government’s data

September 24, 2014 |

Governments around the world are increasingly demanding their citizens’ data, or rather the user data stored by companies such as Yahoo and Google. These demands have been justified under the veil of national security, tied to the NSA surveillance program … Read More

Whirr comes to Virginia

September 24, 2014 |

What? What’d you say? Sorry, I couldn’t hear you that well.

The Whirr show was louder than I had anticipated. My ears were ringing and my head was spinning afterwards.

When I tell you it … Read More

Watch out for Apple’s Latest Peripheral

September 17, 2014 |

Apple CEO Tim Cook elated fans when he stole a line from Steve Jobs’ own book and announced he had “one more thing” to show the audience at Apple’s keynote on Sept. 9 before unveiling the Apple Watch.

Three versions of … Read More

Destiny: The Dawn of a New Generation

September 17, 2014 |

Creator of the Halo series, Bungie, released their most recent game on Sept. 9, revealing the new face of next generation gaming with “Destiny,” a first person shooter with role-playing and massively multiplayer online (MMO) characteristics.

The premise of “Destiny” surrounds … Read More

Fall Fever? I’d rather be at GameStop

September 17, 2014 |

The gaming slump of the summer is coming to an end, as game developers prepare to ship the titles they’ve been hyping all year. In the upcoming months, gamers can expect a heap of releases, so get ready to set … Read More

Finally, an Apple launch that we can sink our teeth into!

September 16, 2014 |

Sept. 9 marked the date of Apple’s 2014 Mobile Device launch. This year’s announcement was far more packed then the previous year’s keynote due to the arrival of not only the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, but Apple … Read More

Nintendo’s Smashstream

September 16, 2014 |

Nintendo recently held an eight hour livestream showing off a few upcoming games including “Captain Toad: Treasure Trackers,” “Ultimate NES Remix,” “Hyrule Warriors,” “Bayonetta 2,” “Fantasy Life,” and the title everyone was waiting for, “Super Smash Bros.” for 3DS. Nintendo … Read More

Watch Windows 9 in Action, but Only in German

September 16, 2014 |

The sheer number of gripes against Windows 8 may have been all it took for Microsoft to green light its next operating system, Windows 9. Now videos purportedly showing the many changes between 8 and 9 have appeared on YouTube … Read More

Out with the old, in with the new

September 10, 2014 |

Soccer Monarchs Looking for Fifth Straight NCAA Berth

Old Dominion men’s soccer lost a wealth of talent at the end of the 2013 season, but added a plethora of players to counter the losses this season.

The season got underway with Old … Read More

Wearables: Designs for the everyday user

September 10, 2014 |

Consumers were quick to rejoice over the arrival of smart devices as wearable technology earlier this year. The research firm IDC performed a study in early 2014 on the market trends behind wearable technology, and estimated that as many as … Read More

Too many games, too little time: A rundown of PAX Prime

September 10, 2014 |

Seattle hosted the 2014 PAX Prime during the weekend of Aug. 29through Sept. 1. During the four day event, all of the big names in gaming, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo gave demonstrations and early gameplay opportunities for some of the … Read More

Fingers crossed for handheld gold

September 10, 2014 |

In a live stream from Japan on Aug. 29, gaming giant Nintendo announced two of its newest handheld consoles: the New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL. This move comes at a time where Nintendo has embraced the fact … Read More

What You May Have Missed at Sony’s Pre-TGS Conference

September 10, 2014 |

Update:

The annual Tokyo Game Show, a gaming expo focusing primarily on Japanese games, does not start until Sept. 18 but Sony recently had an early conference focusing on the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita on Sept. 1.

Starting the conference … Read More

Let’s Talk About Specs: Apple iPhone 6 Announcement

September 9, 2014 |

At 1:00 today, the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus were announced to the world.  Now with the long awaited Apple keynote concluded, it’s time to dish out all of the juicy details!

Both the iPhone … Read More

It’s not new unless it’s New

September 4, 2014 |

Nintendo has announced two new handhelds, the New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL. This move comes at a time when the Japan-based gaming company has been experiencing financial difficulties, particularly in selling one of its newer systems, the … Read More