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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...

Many students seem to be always online or on their smart phones.

Column: Too much technology?

The Newtonite November 21, 2013

by Jared Perlo Two oblivious students round the same corner from opposite directions. Both hunch over their smart phones, texting away furiously without any regard for the outside world. Their footsteps...

Guest Column: Smartphones detract from learning

The Newtonite September 16, 2012

by Elena Schwartz It has finally arrived: the first day of school. Students crowd the hallways and cluster around lockers, admiring their friends new shoes, new backpacks and, sadly, new smartphones. Smartphone...

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