Project Ara

Motorola Mobile, acquired by Google Inc. in 2011, recently revealed its new venture called Project Ara. This project is an open-source initiative for modular smartphones with the aim to create an ecosystem that can support third party hardware development

Getting Fancy in the Phone Department

With Google’s purchase of Motorola and Microsoft’s buy out of Nokia, the future of mobile devices is looking bright. Perhaps it is time to set the iPhones and Galaxys down folks because these two iconic companies are unleashing top notch, innovative phones.

Is Wearable Technology the Future?

As social media becomes more and more popular, people are looking for ways to stay connected with friends at all times and to share every moment of their lives. Sure, your cellphone is pretty much attached to your hip at all times,

SquareOffs: Choose Your Side

We all have debates with our friends with certain topics, such as: “Who should be voted President? Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?” or “What should we eat for dinner tonight? Pizza or Mexican?”

Hyperloop – The Fifth Mode of Transportation?

We all know about planes, trains, boats, and automobiles, but what do you call something that is described as being “a cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table?”

Get Smart! Understanding What Makes a Smart TV Special

There has been a lot of hype lately concerning a relatively new technology in the television industry called a smart TV. However, there are still a lot of people out there who don’t quite understand what a smart TV is, or what it can do.

Lima – The Future of Storage

Have you ever heard of a website called Kickstarter? Essentially, Kisckstarter provides small businesses and designers a means to actualize their dreams. Thousands of different inventors and innovators offer up their ideas through Kickstarter,

3D Printing Creates Consistent Copies

There are a multitude of different career paths that have been influenced by a new way of designing prototypes, models, and finished products. A moderately new technology is called 3D printing, and it is revolutionizing the way the world is developing new ideas.

Better Than a Touchscreen?

When the touchscreen came out, it was thought to be something of an amazing feat.  Now, something even better has come around.  Something that will give you the freedom of touchscreen navigation, but remove the need to get a new computer with a touchscreen.

Did Someone Say, “Wireless Upgrade”?

Some of you may think that the wireless on campus is getting a little slow from all of the new students we are welcoming onto the Northwest campus. Well, you won’t have to worry about that much longer because there is a campus-wide upgrade happening this spring semester!