Tag: Technology

Video Game Roundup Review: Platformers Special Part I

Article By: Michael Savich Hello, Michael Savich here, a writer for the Goucher Eye. As the local cyber-hipster, I play a lot of smaller, quirky games that nevertheless deserve a shoutout. The idea here is that if you see a game that interests you, you should feel free to look it up online and read

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Super Mario Odyssey Review

Article By: Michael Savich It’s fascinating that whenever a new 3D Mario game appears on the horizon, one question people don’t ask is “Will it be good?” To Nintendo’s credit, there hasn’t been a poorly-received 3D Mario game yet. Granted, Nintendo likes to take their time when making Mario. Odyssey is only the fifth 3D

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Cracks Found in Wifi Security

By Michael Savich  On October 16th, security researchers published a paper detailing a set of vulnerabilities they have dubbed KRACK, short for key reinstallation attack. KRACK exploits WPA2, which is the security protocol used on nearly all wireless networks. Although this is a major vulnerability, it can only be carried out if the attacker is

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An Apple a Day keeps the Doctor away

Written By: Michael Savich Apple CEO Tim Cook paced across the stage at the newly opened Steve Jobs theater, located in Apple’s equally new Apple Park headquarters.“iPhone 8 [is] a new generation of iPhone, and a huge step forward. But we’re not stopping there. We do have one more thing,” Cook said. Apple had just

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History of the Computer

By: Michael Savich It’s no secret that computers have undergone a breakneck-speed innovation since they were first invented. There have been plenty of timelines of computer history, but “The Evolution of Computer Screens,” sent in by a reader, Vince Nero, possesses an uncommon level of pizazz and polish. The focus of the timeline is on

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What the toot is Mastodon?

By: Michael Savich If you’ve been on Twitter recently, you might have heard whispers of a service called “Mastodon.” Whether it’s people asking what Mastodon is, or people saying that they’re leaving Twitter for Mastodon, the buzz has gotten to the point that major publications have covered it. So what is Mastodon, exactly, and why

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Apple (and no TV)

By: Michael Savich Recent rumors that Apple has finished filming its own documentary series “Planet of the Apps” suggest it’s time for to peer into the crystal ball and figure out what it all means. For those who haven’t heard, Apple has been making efforts to produce more video content, Planet of the Apps is

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