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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...

Deeply Fake

Deeply Fake

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

April 24, 2019

A strange new phenomenon has surfaced into the world today. Deepfake is a new source of technology that allows people to morphe videos and photos into one singular piece. These videos are created through a computer generated program that uses a technique called, “Generative Advising Network” (GAN). Furt...

Technology addiction

Technology addiction

Reagan Rude, Cutting Edge Writer

April 24, 2019

“Kids these days always have their faces glued to their phones.” We have all heard an older relative say this at some point. But are they wrong? Technology has become an essential part of our everyday lives. We use it to communicate with our family and friends, navigate car trips, and for entertainmen...

Going shopping?

Going shopping?

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

April 24, 2019

It seems like Amazon is always ahead in finding new ways of utilizing technology for the convenience of customers, especially with the invention of Amazon Go, a cashier-free store stocked with prepared meal items and a variety of kitchen staples. It eliminates the time-consuming hassle of the checkout line. Ho...

New Technology Comin’ Your Way in 2019

New Technology Comin’ Your Way in 2019

Reagan Rude, Cutting Edge Writer

April 24, 2019

  It is 2019, and the technology industry is bigger and better than ever. As the industry continues to grow, more and more inventions and gadgets are constantly coming out. Curious about what is in store for 2019? Look no further.   LG's New TV Rolls Away When Not In Use   ...

Scholarship money for playing video games

Scholarship money for playing video games

Reagan Rude, Cutting Edge Writer

December 11, 2018

All of those all-nighters (and all-dayers) spent playing video games can finally pay off...literally. Being a skilled video gamer no longer gets you just street cred, colleges are now offering scholarships for video gaming. Playing video games against other people is nothing new. This has been a popul...

New moon, and we are not talking about ‘Twilight’

New moon, and we are not talking about ‘Twilight’

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

December 11, 2018

For China, one moon was not enough. In October, Wu Chunfeng, the chairman of Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute, announced plans to launch an "artificial moon" in 2020.   Chenfeng said that the point of the fake moon, an illumination satellite, was t...

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