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Technology Today: Why is Apple ahead?

Technology Today: Why is Apple ahead?

Derek Krantz June 13, 2018

Someone suggested to me recently that Samsung phones were “cheap” compared to the $1000 iPhone X, or even the $800 iPhone 8 Plus. I was told that getting a Samsung device would be far easier than getting...

Technology Today: Why smart glasses may be on the rise

Technology Today: Why smart glasses may be on the rise

Derek Krantz March 12, 2018

As of late, smart glasses are hardly seen, but their promise was evident merely a few years ago. The announcement of the Google Glass in 2012 brought a shockwave of interest, with many hypothesizing that...

Technology Today: What is the Essential Phone?

Technology Today: What is the Essential Phone?

Derek Krantz October 10, 2017

There is a new smartphone on the market–not a new iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy, but something different entirely. The Essential Phone, or the Essential PH-1, is a brand new Android smartphone. What this...

Technology Today: Facebook's mission to become a tech giant

Technology Today: Facebook's mission to become a tech giant

Derek Krantz May 8, 2017

Facebook has recently displayed an interest in establishing itself as a technology company rather than just a social media platform, as seen in Mark Zuckerberg’s continued interest in virtual reality. After...

How soon will humans be on Mars?

How soon will humans be on Mars?

Derek Krantz December 7, 2016

It appears that us humans could possibly set foot on the Mars within the next decade. For so long, the idea of traveling to other planets had been confined to dreams and science fiction, but the time may...

iPhone 7 proves underwhelming, iPhone 8 will hopefully see redesign

iPhone 7 proves underwhelming, iPhone 8 will hopefully see redesign

Derek Krantz October 28, 2016

On Sept. 7, Apple unveiled a new set of devices that included the iPhone 7. Reactions to this new edition of Apple’s flagship product have been mediocre at best, as many Apple regulars find the new phone...

Uber Pursuing Self-Driving Car Technology

Uber Pursuing Self-Driving Car Technology

Derek Krantz April 2, 2016

by Derek Krantz It appears that the rapidly growing brand Uber is investing in the market of self-driving cars, news that could potentially revolutionize the way we travel. Uber is a taxi service that...

Technology Today: The iPhone 7's Rumored New Feature

Technology Today: The iPhone 7's Rumored New Feature

Derek Krantz March 2, 2016

by Derek Krantz Rumor has it that the new iPhone 7 may not have its classic headphone jack, and we may finally now know why. Most of you are probably familiar with the small, circular hole for you headphones...

Technology Today: Virtual reality to emerge in tech market

Technology Today: Virtual reality to emerge in tech market

Derek Krantz February 23, 2016

by Derek Krantz Have you ever been playing a video game or watching a movie and thought to yourself that you wish you could be experiencing it around you? That dream may very soon become real thanks to...

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