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Top 5 Mobile App Development Trends to Watch For in 2020

Trying to successfully manage your finances while attending college can often be quite difficult. Smartphones are developing pretty fast, and the next big technology thing is almost always related to mobile phone development. In parallel with improving phone features and capabilities, the race among companies continues with new mobile app development trends. The last decade […]

Is Your Software Ready for College?

These days, when you are getting ready to go to college, it’s all about technology. Long gone are the days of taking only a pen and a pad of paper to class. Now, everyone is bringing their laptops, tablets, and cell phones while looking for the best way to retain the onslaught of knowledge so […]

3 Ways to Stay Safe Online On Campus

Heading off to college is a double-edged sword of excitement and fear of the unknown. It won’t be anything like high school and, similarly, hardly at all like the adult life awaiting you after graduation. Nevertheless, all these stages of life require a certain awareness and responsibility for your personal safety. No more so than […]

How to Use Technology to Enhance Your Lectures

There was a time not long ago when lectures were strictly personal affairs; if you didn’t attend the lecture in person, there was no way of ever seeing it again. That is no longer the case. With technology, not only do you not have to be present to view a lecture, but you don’t even […]

Here’s What to Do if You Have a Galaxy Note 7

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that all Note 7 devices sold prior to September 15th of this year have been recalled, both by Samsung and the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC). The good news is that if you own a Note […]

4 Smart Ways to Use Your Smartphone in College

If you don’t like the idea of lugging a laptop around campus but you’re not nuts about buying a tablet either, think about purchasing a top-of-the-line smartphone instead. Tablet sales have declined in recent years; even the mighty iPads aren’t selling so briskly, as How-To Geek reports. And while they aren’t going to entirely knock […]

Five Tech Items Every College Student Needs To Thrive

College is a great time in every young adult’s life as they take on new responsibilities and embrace learning subjects that could determine their career paths. Here are six items all tech-savvy college students will love. Smart Coffee Maker Sure, a standard, programmable coffee maker is good enough, but a Bluetooth enabled, or SMART, coffeemaker […]