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Blue light glasses

Blue light glasses

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

December 15, 2019

As the amount of time people spend in front of screens for school, work and pleasure increases, they may experience more problems with their eyes. According to visioncouncil.org, about eighty percent of American adults report using digital devices for more than two hours per day with nearly sixty seven...

New Tesla truck

New Tesla truck

Sara Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

December 15, 2019

Teslas have been a big hit in the car industry due to their high prices and eco-friendly maneuvers. Recently, Tesla has released a new model: the Tesla Cybertruck. There have been many varying comments on the new car.     Starting at about less than $50,000, the truck has some very new and unique fea...

What is 5G?

What is 5G?

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

December 15, 2019

    It has been 10 years since 4G was first introduced to the public. The G in 4G and 5G means generations. Currently, 4G is the mobile data people are using. Right now, society is being introduced to the next generation of wireless phone technology.      Firstly, 5G works by transferring data throu...

AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

November 19, 2019

    After launching the iPhone 11 in late September, Apple has released the brand new Airpods Pro. After two years of waiting for a new model of Airpods to come out, these are sure to cause excitement.     There are several new additions to the new Airpods Pro. Firstly, the biggest upgrade for the old...

Is the government watching us?

Is the government watching us?

Sara Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

November 19, 2019

Technology has greatly evolved in the past years especially with internet security.  Interestingly, a very common question has arisen throughout the years- is the government watching Americans through cameras such as phones?       According to eff.org, “The US government, with assistance from major telecommu...

Better safe than sorry!

Better safe than sorry!

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

November 19, 2019

As the internet has increasingly become a part of life today, one must take extra measures to remain cautious when using the internet. There are hundreds of consequences and risks of internet use including cyber bullying, interactions with predators and scams. Therefore, it is imperative that everyone ...

TikTok

TikTok

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

October 23, 2019

TikTok has become one of the fastest growing apps in today’s market of technology. Just last year, TikTok was named one of the most downloaded mobile apps for Apple and Android devices in the US and Europe according to imd.org.  TikTok is a video sharing platform, similar to the previously shut down, Vine...

iPhone 11

iPhone 11

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

October 18, 2019

Every year, Apple innovates and creates new phones. Its new phone, the iPhone 11 is certainly a phone to be hyped about. The new iPhone 11 has 3 models: 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max.  First, each model has its own niche to it. The standard 11 is the cheapest out of the three, costing $699 for 64GB mo...

Technology in Climate Change

Technology in Climate Change

Sarah Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

October 18, 2019

On September 20th, a climate strike took place around the world attracting mostly teens to participate. This strike had the motive of major climate change. Major climate change has been occurring for the past 40 years, but now we have a climate crisis. Technology has also been around for a while, but ha...

What will the iPhone 11 be like?

What will the iPhone 11 be like?

Sarah Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

September 6, 2019

iPhones have been known for their slick, simple and addicting design, as you can tell by the prices of all of their products. iPhones came out in 2007, and since then people tend to agree that there have been some major changes to the phones. Recently the new phone design, the iPhone 11, has been “leak...

Jump, Set, and Fortnite?

Jump, Set, and Fortnite?

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

September 6, 2019

This summer, a world wide Fortnite video game tournament took place with the winner, sixteen year old Kyle Giersdorf, taking home three million dollars.      This tournament sparked a new wave of sports, Esports. What is an Esport? Differing from your traditional form of sport, Esports are a ...

Samsung fold is actually a flop

Samsung fold is actually a flop

Evan Dede, Journalism Student

May 17, 2019

Folds in an object create a weak point in the structural integrity of an object. So Is wonder why consumers are giving Samsung so much backlash about the new foldable phone. According to a smartphone user it South Korea identified by his surname “lee” said he left his phone on a table when he noticed...

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