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Samsung S20

Samsung S20

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

March 24, 2020

The S20 Series is the newest line of high quality phones made by Samsung. This year’s phones are especially unique, being the line that completely supports 5G. Similar to last year, Samsung is releasing three phones in this line. However, they will not be releasing a budget version of the S20. Inst...

Nanorobots

Nanorobots

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

March 13, 2020

Nanorobotics is an emerging technology field creating machines or robots whose components are at or near the scale of a nanometer (10−9 meters). Essentially, it is on the basis of manipulating and controlling materials at the atomic and molecular level. Furthermore, they have wide potential uses i...

Microsoft going carbon negative

Microsoft going carbon negative

Sara Vangjeli, Cutting Edge Writer

February 3, 2020

Microsoft is the most popular software program and technology company. Recently, Microsoft has decided to go carbon negative by the end of 2030. Being carbon negative entails cutting off any product that has the usage of carbon dioxide. A wbopedia.com article states, “Carbon neutral, also called carbon neu...

Impossible foods

Impossible foods

Jason Lo, Cutting Edge Writer

February 3, 2020

There are many different choices for plant based meat. One of the most exciting and interesting one has to be Impossible Foods. Which has used its technology to trick the brain into tasting meat flavors in a purely vegan patty. In addition, its time of entering the market is perfect due to the rise of v...

David’s Disposable

David’s Disposable

Shayan Malik, Cutting Edge Editor

February 3, 2020

David Dobrik is a popular YouTuber known for his vlogs and antics with a group of creators known as the Vlog Squad. Dobrik got his start on Vine, a video-sharing app, in 2013, and is now worth an estimated $7 million. Dobrik expanded his market by releasing his new app called David’s Disposable on ...

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...

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