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PARROTT: Benefits of Apple’s Watch Questioned

Earlier this month, Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook delighted fans when he announced toward the end of a special media event that there was “one more thing” he wanted to discuss. By alluding to the famous line that the company’s co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs used to introduce revolutionary[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Drones Infiltrate Daily Life

In the past, military research and development have resulted in immeasurable impacts on consumer technology. From the Internet to GPS, technologies that have radically changed human society have stemmed from developments that began in the research labs of the armed forces and federally funded organizations like NASA. Known as spinoff[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Getting Fully Charged

In the United States, we aren’t very good with energy conservation. Our first instinct when we feel cold is to crank up the heat, and we complain about anything short of climate perfection. We leave the lights on and keep appliances plugged in when not in use. There’s a good[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Facebook Knows What’s Up

In the last decade there has been a movement away from communicating via SMS, which we call texting. Although unlimited texting plans are universal in the United States, in other countries, rates for texting are very high and it is an unpopular system. Enter WhatsApp, the international texting app with[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China

China is a massive country, far beyond what one person can possibly summarize or understand. Any one statement I could try to make about my impression of the country would be vague or incorrect. The best that I can do is describe how it feels to me. China somehow seems[Read More…]

by December 7, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized
Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China

HENRY PARROTT FOR THE HOYA China is a massive country, far beyond what one person can possibly summarize or understand. Any one statement I could try to make about my impression of the country would be vague or incorrect. The best that I can do is describe how it feels[Read More…]

by December 7, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Trying to Innovate the Land of Manufacturing

Technological innovation is often seen as a measure of international economic vitality. From the airplane to the iPhone, inventions have long been a source of pride for Americans. But looking to the future, what could be in store for the world’s second-largest economy?   China’s explosive economic growth has drastically[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments News

Trying to Innovate the Land of Manufacturing

Technological innovation is often seen as a measure of international economic vitality. From the airplane to the iPhone, inventions have long been a source of pride for Americans. But looking to the future, what could be in store for the world’s second-largest economy?   China’s explosive economic growth has drastically[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Mind Control: Making Science Fiction a Reality

Consumer technology has seen incredible improvement and innovation in recent decades. From room-sized computers capable of only simple tasks to a smartphone in every pocket, the true scope of technological progress can be difficult to comprehend fully. Throughout its entire history, however, technology has been characterized by a firm separation[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Apple Recaptures a Slice of the Pie

Earlier this month, Apple announced the long-awaited iPhone 5S. For the first time in the company’s history, they also released a second phone at the same time: the 5C. Designed to compete witharchrival Samsung in emerging markets like India and China, the 5C opts for a plastic shell over the pricier aluminum, a variety of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide