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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...

Amazon

Amazon

Imad Uddin, Journalism Student

May 17, 2019

Amazon has been changing the way we shop, but are there any downsides to shopping on Amazon? The company has been rapidly growing and has a dramatically replaced the traditional way people do things like shopping and buying movies etc. Amazon dominates the online shopping market. According to TechCrunch,...

Technology over the decades

Technology over the decades

Bella Mittenthal, Journalism Student

May 17, 2019

In 2017, around 223 million American citizens owned a smartphone. Ten years prior, the first iPhone was released. In 1992, the first smartphone was released. This exemplifies that in only 25 years, smartphones went from being nonexistent to being essential in American society. Over the past five...

Airpods

Airpods

Reagan Rude, Cutting Edge Writer

April 24, 2019

It is a typical passing period at Glenbard South. You are walking down the hallway. Suddenly, something in your periphery catches your attention. You see a student strolling down the hallway with his/her AirPods in. She appears to be walking in slow motion, like a scene from a movie. All eyes are on h...

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