Amazon Smile

Hidden Gem: Review of Amazon Smile

A couple of days ago, I noticed an advertisement for a service that I had never heard of before – Amazon Smile. I buy everything from toothpaste to cell phone accessories on Amazon because it’s inexpensive, and combined with Prime two-day shipping, sometimes more convenient than going to Walmart or the grocery store. The fact …

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Play-i Robot Bo

Startup Play-i Robots Teaches Computer Science the Fun Way

In these modern times, computer-related careers can be found at almost every company in America (and possibly even the world). Toyota needs computer scientists to help develop new technologies for GPS systems, hybrid computer systems, and other car technologies. Apple needs computer scientists to develop tomorrow’s consumer technology. JC Penny needs computer scientists to build …

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Windows 8.1

First 24 Hours with Windows 8.1 Microsoft’s First OTA Update

Microsoft released Windows 8.1 on October 17th as an over-the-air (OTA) update for current Windows 8 users. Besides the minor updates and security patches Microsoft sends out with the Windows Update feature in Control Panel, this was Microsoft’s first major OTA update facilitated by a centralized hub (Windows Store). This is something that Android, Mac …

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