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Mace & Crown | July 26, 2017

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Technology Archives * Page 2 of 17 * Mace & Crown

DevCon Teaches the Ins and Outs of Making Games

April 8, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Contributing Writer

In its second year, Pixelfest, Norfolk’s own gaming festival centered around the art of gaming and all its concepts, was held at the Slover Library from April 7-9. Fans and video gamers from around the area … Read More

PixelFest Attracts Vendors, Hosts Game Jam

April 8, 2017 |

Daija Marrow | Contributing Writer

PixelFest, the rapidly growing, local video game convention held at Slover Library in Downtown Norfolk this weekend featured a family-friendly atmosphere welcoming guests to multiple floors of interactive workshops and games. It not only provided locals … Read More

Six Floors of Fun and Games at PixelFest!

April 8, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Gamers and vendors united under one roof this weekend at the Slover Library in Norfolk. PixelFest 2017 was a free event going into its second year featuring game developers, a developer’s conference, music and game … Read More

Student Startup Stories: Greek Global

April 8, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

Managing the technical intricacies of a fraternity or sorority can be a daunting task, but it can be made simpler by using a web-based online management system made and managed by two of ODU’s own student … Read More

Just in Time for Registration: Coursicle App

April 5, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart | Technology Editor

ODU may have access to a slick web interface for getting students registered for classes, but it’s not perfect and it certainly doesn’t keep students completely abreast of the availability of coveted seats in a class. … Read More

Cutting the Cord: Cable Alternatives

March 31, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

It’s probably safe to assume that you’re a broke college student or at least one on a fixed budget, and you want something to watch. Cable TV might be available to you, perhaps for free … Read More

The Latest in the Fight Over Climate Change

March 29, 2017 | 2

Brooke Nicholson Contributing Writer

There is an enormous amount of debate and discussion about the huge issue surrounding global warming in modern society. Is it purely myth, or stunning reality? American science has heavily pushed the fact that global warming is … Read More

Now Is the Time to Secure Yourself Online

March 29, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

Now that Congress has voted to kill the rules that would have required home internet and mobile broadband providers (an ISP) to get consumers’ consent before selling their private information and browsing history, Americans will need every … 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

The Rise of the Cyber Arms Race

March 24, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Assistant Technology Editor

Every day, we are putting our personal information out on the internet. We’re sharing our selfies on Facebook and Instagram, we’re tweeting about our days and we’re using the internet to buy what we want … Read More

PAX East Brings Gamers the Latest in the Industry

March 22, 2017 |

Brooke Nicole | Contributing Writer

One of gaming’s biggest and innovative technology conventions in the nation was recently held in Boston over the weekend of March 10-12. The convention, which is an east coast offshoot of the Seattle-based convention PAX West, … Read More

The Question of Filming the Police

March 16, 2017 |

[Photo credit: Seth Perlman/AP]

Audra Reigle Assistant Technology Editor

To film or not to film? That is the question citizens and lawmakers alike find themselves asking when it comes to matters surrounding law enforcement.

In Sept. 2015, Phillip Turner was arrested for failing … Read More

Lotsa App Brings Big New Update to ODU

March 15, 2017 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

If you’re active on the ODU campus and on social media, there’s a chance that you have encountered the new mobile app Lotsa. Created by friends Leopold Joy and Sasha Rudolf, Lotsa is the social media app … Read More

Uber: Too Popular Too Fast?

March 15, 2017 |

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Brooke Nicholson Contributing Writer

Uber, the app that absolutely revolutionized the way everyday people hail a quick ride faster than ever, has been crowned as the most profitable startup in the modern world. What seemed as an advancement in … 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

PixelFest 2017 Expectations From a 2016 Attendee

February 23, 2017 |

Daija Marrow Contributing Writer

PixelFest made its debut last year in the City of Norfolk with over 4,000 attendees. The convention is a free, three-day, family-friendly event held in the Slover Library. There are six floors of video game inspired activities … Read More