UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments
September 11, 2014 – 2:43 pm | No Comment

On Sept. 2, UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson resigned without giving any reason why on the matter. He will remain in the position until Sept. 15. In Peterson’s contract, his yearly salary with the school …

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Xbox One pairs expanded service with high prices, wages against competitors
November 18, 2013 – 3:18 pm | Comments Off

In November 2001, Microsoft released the Xbox. As a powerful, innovative system, the console competed well with the Nintendo GameCube and Sony’s Playstation 2. The Xbox 360 only furthered this standard, with hi-res graphics and …

High-tech basketball offers data, leaderboards and hefty price tag
November 18, 2013 – 2:42 pm | Comments Off

With basketball season already upon us and the holidays quickly approaching, the latest piece of basketball equipment may be the perfect gift for the sports fan and data enthusiast in your life.
94Fifty is a specially …

Sony PlayStation 4 ushers in next generation of video game consoles
November 4, 2013 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off

Sony’s latest video game system will be unleashed on the world Friday Nov. 15 (or for die-hards, Thursday at midnight).  The PlayStation 4 (or the PS4) will up the ante in the next-gen video game console wars. …

Tech Corner: Which Photo Apps Should I Use?
October 21, 2013 – 3:56 pm | One Comment
Tech Corner: Which Photo Apps Should I Use?

With Instagram continuing to rise in popularity, camera and photo-editing apps are becoming more essential for the typical smartphone user. Photography has proven to be a cornerstone of social networking, but sometimes effects, ranging from …

Google product offers refreshing alternative to more expensive items
September 4, 2013 – 2:14 pm | Comments Off

Last month, Google launched the new Google Chromecast device for smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
The Chromecast dongle, shaped much like a USB thumb drive,  is designed to take content from devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android …

Facebook entertains serious gamers with ‘Battle Pirates’
September 5, 2012 – 7:23 pm | Comments Off

Beta games are breathing new life into the old role playing and command and conquer genres. There are games out there to fit almost every taste from the futuristic to swords and sorcery. As the …

Google+ hangouts bring free business collaboration to the web
April 14, 2012 – 2:44 pm | Comments Off

By now you have probably heard of Google’s social network, Google+. Whether or not you’ve taken to it is another story.
 
But there is a trick up Google’s sleeve that may lead it to be the …

Never miss an assignment again with ‘myHomework’
April 8, 2012 – 1:43 pm | Comments Off

Are you one of those students who are enrolled full-time with 15 hours or more every semester and can’t seem to keep up with the due dates of your assignments. If you’re tired of missing …

Is the new iPad worth the upgrade?
March 22, 2012 – 5:38 pm | 4 Comments

The new iPad will be out March 16, to the chagrin of those of us holding on to our original iPads and iPad 2s.

Producing docs the free way
March 1, 2012 – 11:30 pm | 4 Comments

Writing papers is a necessary part of college. No matter your major, you will somewhere down the road need to put out some text.
That being said, most students consider Microsoft’s Office suite an essential college …

Spotify gives you all the music you could ask for
March 1, 2012 – 11:29 pm | Comments Off

Music is a huge part of my life. I have an extensive music collection but even with a 64GB iPhone, I’m only able to carry a tiny fraction of the music I actually own.
Apple and …

Three options to edit PDFs for free using any computer
February 17, 2012 – 4:47 pm | 6 Comments

Chances are you have encountered PDF formats in your academic career. Maybe you wondered, if only I could add some text to this instead of having to print it and scan it, especially a document …

App brings photo effects to iPhone
February 17, 2012 – 4:41 pm | 2 Comments

Do you like taking pictures of yourself? Are you tired of using those basic image options to style up your photos from your iPhone? Well, there’s an app that has grabbed a lot of attention. …

Free operating system a highlight to users
February 1, 2012 – 3:05 pm | One Comment
Free operating system a highlight to users

An ancient African word, Ubuntu translates  into “I am what I am because of who we all are.”