I’m a MAC, and I’m a PC

Comparing and Contrasting PCs and MACs  “I’m a MAC” and “I’m a PC” are phrases you may have heard over the years through endless advertising campaigns on television. Rival companies Apple and Microsoft both devised these campaigns to display what their own product was capable of.

Where’s the cloud? Are we in the cloud now?

Cloud computing has become quite the buzzword in computing as of lately, but what is cloud computing? Where is this cloud? Cloud computing is basically accessing computer resources over the internet or any other network.

Laptop vs. Tablet: You Decide!

Ah, the age old rivalry, laptop vs. tablet! In one corner, laptops with their built in keyboards, large storage capacities, and low cost-to-performance ratio. In the other corner, tablets with their long battery life, comparatively small size, and touchscreen input.

What to Expect for 2013

If the world stays as it is then 2013 is going to be a year for new trends, gadgets and some really amazing gizmos that will easily overshadow the PCs and Macs. So what new tech are we looking forward to testing this year? Here’s my pick of the gadgets I’m most excited about in [more…]

Out with the Old, in with the New

Windows 8 is the new user interface that came out on October 26, 2012 that closely resembles the interface of the Windows 8 phone. The new high-tech operating system of Windows 8 is packed full of great features from the cool live tiles that allows each user to stay up to date on stock exchange [more…]

StudyBlue: Embrace the Blue

Are you tired of making tons of flash cards to study? Do you always find yourself swamped because you haven’t studied enough?  Then you should sign up for StudyBlue.com.

Did you know your Northwest laptop can do…?

Now that Northwest has just awarded you for your decision to attend this fine University with your own personal laptop, you need to discover what this technological device is capable of doing. One great benefit of your own laptop is the ability to access the internet from all over campus. This will come in handy [more…]

iMacs In The Library!

The library now has six new 27” iMac computers available for use, and their purchase was made possible by the cooperation of three departments on campus.  The departments wanted to allow for extended access to Mac computers and the software that is native to Mac OSX, along with other popularly used software.  The new Macs [more…]

Facebook Timeline: Creepy or Creative?

Many will argue that the new Facebook Timeline is creative, unique, and awesome. Others will argue a very different side of the argument. Is Facebook becoming too creepy? With the new Timeline feature, some may worry that some of the past will come back up and be shown to the whole world. Some articles say [more…]

To tablet or not to tablet

The media says that it is all about smaller and more portable technology these days. We see the computer industry start to switch from bulky desktops and laptops to tablets, and people have to be wondering. Is the tablet the personal computer of the future? The answer: not yet. While the Apple and its competitors [more…]